Mechanical Power Transmission

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Learning Soft Starters suit motor applications up to 100 hp.

August 29, 2016

Supporting use with AC induction motors up to 100 A, 75 mm wide RSGD Series (220–600 Vac) employs self-learning algorithm that works with different applications without requiring adjustment of initial torque. These 3-phase soft starters, along with integrated electronic overload protection, PTC input, and diagnostic functions, provide Modbus 2-wire serial communication protocol for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Voltage Motor Control uses single phase AC line source.

August 29, 2016

Combining regen-capable switching power supply with low voltage drive, Model DCH403-10 controls low voltage motors without negative effects of current spikes or large BUS voltage associated with typical 115/230 Vac controls. Built-in circuitry diverts regenerative current to dump resistor, allowing for quick braking. Additional features include NO or NC contacts for alarm output, torque mode... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

CD® Couplings from Zero-Max with High Power Density Facilitate Smaller Machine Footprint Designs

August 29, 2016

Plymouth, Minnesota: The quest for smaller machine footprints continues as designers seek new ways to reduce machine size while increasing output. The Zero-Max CD coupling pictured provides precise and reliable shaft connections in less space than other couplings. It operates without fatigue for reliable 24/7 operation required in the latest machine designs. Key to this CD coupling design is the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

CINCINNATI to Launch New Fiber Laser and Portable Electric Press Brake at FABTECH 2016

August 26, 2016

AUGUST 23, 2016; HARRISON, OH; USA - Cincinnati® Incorporated (CI) a leading provider of built-to-order machine tools, announces its participation as an exhibitor at FABTECH 2016 (November 16-18, Las Vegas, NV). Located in booth C31102 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the exhibit will feature the company’s latest product lines - the CL-960 fiber laser, the MAXFORM high... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

August 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Durable Truck Suspension/Steer Axle conserves weight and fuel.

August 24, 2016

As available option for Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models, SOFTEK® NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system combines STEERTEK NXT axle and monoleaf spring technology with integrated clamp group design. Design conserves weight, promotes ride quality and durability, and facilitates maintenance. Axle, with 2-piece knuckle assembly, also includes double lip... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

August 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque 17 mm Brush DC Motor has energy efficient design.

August 22, 2016

Featuring coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit, Athlonix™ 17DCT offers torque carrying capabilities up to 6.14 mNm and efficiency up to 85%. Torque per ampere performance promotes battery life, and constant force spring design for carbon brush provides consistent performance. This 17 mm dia motor is available in variations that include precious metal... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

August 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.

August 19, 2016

Targeting applications requiring low friction and high force accuracy, 38 mm dia x 48.3 mm long LAH1-19-000A provides low hysteresis/low friction with consistent bi-directional position control. Symmetrical flex circuit prevents friction caused by movement to ensure consistent results, and solid brass ball cage with captured steel balls further reduces friction. Along with hysteresis of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

New High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages from Primatics

August 19, 2016

High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages, from Primatics, Inc., are used in applications where high accuracy and repeatability and/or smoothness are critical.  All sub-assembly components are machined to very tight tolerances in order to achieve the required accuracy and repeatability.  Typical precision for these types of stages are measured in the sub-micron or nanometer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque operates in aircraft starter generators.

August 19, 2016

Available as FAA PMA replacement part, Torque Shaft P/N P6630 is part of armature and has installation application on Thales Starter Generators P/N 8260-121 and 8260-123. Thales Starter Generators are installed in ATR42 and ATR72 Series aircraft. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Centering Shaft accelerates production.

August 18, 2016

Designed to deliver speed, reliability, and usability, Tidland Cyclone™ Series centers and grips cores concentrically about shaft to accelerate production. This high-speed centering shaft, engineered for optimal torque capability, also increases throughput by minimizing roll loping and machine vibration. Single-circuit air system and bladders, which can be replaced in <5 min, minimize... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Supplies Multiple Motors to a Petchem Plant in Mexico

August 16, 2016

Following the corporate strategy of serving the petrochemical market with premium stand-alone products and electric solutions, WEG has delivered over 150 electric motors to a grassroots ethylene plant in Mexico. In cooperation with the EPC contractors and global mechanical rotating equipment vendors, WEG motors will drive pumps, compressors and fans, which will allow the production of... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Network Appliance supports shared storage services.

August 15, 2016

Offering usable capacity of 13 TB, Model FSAn-2 is capable of processing hundreds of thousands of concurrent data-access requests per second for I/O-intensive applications in datacenters. Appliance also frees administrators from complications of managing excessive features not in need. Unit provides performance of more than 600,000 IOPS for 4 KB random writes in 2U rack space. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Network Appliances supply 200 TB PCIe NVMe flash.

August 15, 2016

Offered in commercial and rugged versions, respectively, 4U Models FSAn-4 and FSAn-4R are used in datacenters for accelerating high-performance databases, Hadoop clusters, and HPC applications with large data sets. Rugged version is deployed in broadcast trucks, ground stations, and surveillance aircraft. Providing hot swap and front loading features, devices use high performance PCIe NVMe flash... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe operation of MCC bucket.

August 11, 2016

Portable RSA-35 lets technicians remotely close or trip Westinghouse 11-300 motor control center bucket from safe distance (up to 300 ft away) and remain stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any need for modification to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional features include radio remote (300 ft range), 24 Vdc LED light,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

August 11, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies VTG Turbocharging Technology for Diesel Engines from Hyundai Motor Company

August 10, 2016

BorgWarner's Advanced Variable Turbine Geometry Turbochargers Boost Performance and Fuel Economy for Hyundai Motor Company's Efficient and Powerful Diesel Engines AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner provides its latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbocharging technology for a wide range of Euro 6 diesel engines used for numerous Hyundai and Kia models of the Hyundai Motor Company... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Nine Compact Steam Turbines to Great Britain and the United States

August 10, 2016

Within a period of just a few weeks, Siemens has received orders from customers in Great Britain and the United States for a total of nine compact steam turbines. The turbines are to be manufactured at Siemens’ production site in Frankenthal, Germany. Three SST-040 turbines have been ordered by the Dutch energy provider Kara Energy Systems B.V. for biomass power plants in Great Britain, while... Read More