Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motors range in torque from 0.04 to 8.5 Nm.

October 18, 2016

With torque from 6–600 oz-in. and speeds from 40–4,500 rpm, 44 mm Series EC044A is available in range of lengths and windings to accommodate application requirements. Series EC042B, measuring 42 mm in diameter, delivers 9–1,200 oz-in. of torque and speeds from 40–4,500 rpm. Both are equipped with E30 encoder and PLG42S planetary gear. Stock gear ratios range from 4–100:1, with optional... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Meritor® Opti-Lite Brake Drums feature lightweight drum options.

October 18, 2016

Suitable for line haul and weight-sensitive applications such as tankers, trailers and freight vehicles, Opti-Lite brake drums reduces vehicle weight by more than 200 pounds. Having the same base nomenclature as STEELite X30 with prefix 50 for product clarification, brake drums are offered in various wheel-end configurations for steer, drive and trailer axle applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Linear Voice Coil Motor has high force to size ratio.

October 17, 2016

Along with 14.5 oz continuous force and 45.7 oz peak force, 0.875 in. dia x 0.50 in. long LVCM-022-013-01 offers zero cogging, 0.25 in. stroke length, and precision drilled and tapped 4-40 UNC-2B mounting holes. This clean, quiet, low-inertia, high-acceleration, high-speed motor delivers repeatability to <0.00004 in. when operated in closed loop as DC servo motor. Uses include... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Corrosion-Resistant Bearings promote food safety, reliability.

October 14, 2016

Along with EC approval, Food Line deep groove ball bearings feature stainless steel rings, rolling elements, cages, and seal backing plates. For demanding environments, MRC Ultra corrosion resistant range uses high nitrogen corrosion resistant (HNCR) stainless steel rings and ceramic rolling elements for improved fatigue life. Bearings in both ranges are pre-lubricated with NSF in category H1... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply Compact Steam Turbines to Russia and Turkey

October 14, 2016

Siemens has received two orders from Russia and Turkey for a model SST-111 compact steam turbine. One turbine was ordered by the Russian aluminum producer Rusal for a production facility in Volgograd and is to be delivered at the end of April 2017. The other turbine is to be supplied to the Mimsan boiler manufacturer in Turkey. This turbine is to be used in a biomass plant of the owner Oltan... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Metal Detectable Polymer Bearings enhance food safety.

October 12, 2016

Featuring metal-detectable construction, Poly-Round® polymer plane bearings directly interchange with industry standard mounted bearings and do not have any balls, grease, cage, or seals. Clean-operating design carries USDA acceptance. Further food safety for edible products is enhanced when these bearings are made from ON metal detectable, x-ray detectable, and optically detectable... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring Engaged Brakes offer several customizable options.

October 11, 2016

Spring engaged and electromagnetically released for use dry or in oil, Spring Engaged Brake (SEB) series comes with friction materials featuring higher torque density for both static and dynamic engagement. Multiple disc configurations are available when higher torque is required. Options also include custom coatings, enclosures, and materials for varied conditions. Custom voltages as well... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator for N-Frame MCCB keeps operators safe.

October 7, 2016

Portable RSA-57T remote switch actuator (RSA) lets technicians remotely close or trip Square D N-Frame molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Unit is compatible with flush-mounted N-Frame breakers... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Brushless Motor suits medical devices/equipment.

October 6, 2016

Designed primarily for medical ventilator and respirator use, ResMax 28 achieves speeds up to 90,000 rpm with dynamic responsiveness of 0–50,000 rpm in 20 ms (unloaded). Operating life is 30,000+ hr at 40,000 rpm (average speed), and maximum efficiency is 90%. Along with rated power of 46 W, these 28 mm, 24 V motors feature integrated Hall-effect sensors that provide commutation information... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Drive System suits demanding geared motor applications.

October 6, 2016

Designed for use with Sinamics S120 Drive System, Simotics S-1FG1 Servo Geared Motor features low torsional backlash for precise, dynamic motion sequences. Motor is available in helical, parallel shaft, bevel, and helical worm gearboxes with up to 25 transmission ratios. Sinamics S120 Drive System comes in blocksize and booksize hardware types for use with servo geared motors. Pre-fabricated... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Aluminum Bronze Alloy Bearings resist corrosion.

October 6, 2016

Combining cast bronze base metal and proprietary solid lubricant plugs, A Series Enduralube Bearings are maintenance-free and able to withstand extreme environments. When exposed to corrosive environments, aluminum bronze creates aluminum oxide coating that further protects metal. Operating in temperatures from -450 to +750°F, self-lubricating bearings feature tensile value of 90,000 psi, max... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Turbine Engine Company Selected to Demonstrate Innovative Capability for Future Vertical Lift Helicopters

October 6, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Department of the Army has awarded a contract to the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) – a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney – for the development and demonstration of advanced engine capabilities that could be applicable to a new fleet of future vertical lift combat helicopters. The contract, part of the Army's Alternate Concept Engine (ACE)... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rigid Couplings with Step Bores come in metric sizes.

October 5, 2016

Suited for equipment manufacturers designing precision servo driven systems or shaft-to-shaft connections, metric rigid couplings with step bores are available in 1- and 2-piece clamp styles with or without keyways. Rigid coupling hardware features Nypatch coating to resist vibration and maintain holding power. Available from 3–50 mm, these RoHS2- and REACH-compliant products are made from... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC/DC Drives From Control Techniques Give Crane Overhaul Specialist A Lift

October 3, 2016

A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a landmark $500,000+ order involving the upgrade of 10 LeTourneau cranes. Three cranes have already been completed with no reported down-time in the first 18 months of operation, whereas prior to the upgrade, maintenance would be required on a weekly or... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Wins Another Service Order for the Veja Mate Offshore Project

October 3, 2016

•Â Maintenance agreements signed • BorWin2 DC grid connection already in operation • Siemens will install 67 offshore wind turbines, starting in January 2017 • 400 megawatts to be fed into the grid by the end of 2017 Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project. Siemens will... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Wind Turbines address low/medium wind and low noise site needs.

September 30, 2016

Onshore direct drive wind turbines include models SWT-3.15-142, SWT-3.6-130, and SWT-3.3-130LN, which are respectively optimized for low-wind, medium-wind, and noise-sensitive sites. While all 3 machines share same nacelle design due to shared modular platform concept, different controller settings and rotor diameters allow turbines to adapt to specific wind and site conditions. Based on direct... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Onshore Wind Turbine features low-noise design.

September 30, 2016

With aerodynamic rotor blade add-ons, Model SWT-3.3-130LN can be operated at noise level of 104.9 dB. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges are equipped with combination of serrations and combs. Each combed teeth element creates fine vortices at point where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower air stream below, resulting in high performance at low... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner Supplies Latest Alfa Romeo Gasoline Engine With Advanced Engine Timing System

September 29, 2016

BorgWarner's Engine Timing System with Silent Chain Technology Reduces Friction and Improves Engine Efficiency and Performance AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - BorgWarner's advanced engine timing system drives Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' (FCA) all-new aluminum 2.0-liter gasoline engine. This Alfa Romeo exclusive engine debuts in the new Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan and will also be available for the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures First LTP Order for Industrial Gas Turbines in China

September 29, 2016

Siemens and Hangzhou Steam Turbine Co., Ltd. (HTC) have secured a long term service program (LTP) order from Kunshan GCL Blue Sky Distributed Energy Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Golden Concord Power Group Limited (GCL). Siemens and HTC will provide service and maintenance for two Siemens SGT-800 gas turbines located at the Kunshan GCL Blue Sky distributed energy project located in Kunshan City,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Xylem Specifies Volvo Penta Industrial Open Power Units for Godwin Dewatering Systems

September 29, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Sept. 26, 2016 – Volvo Penta is supplying its new PowerPac industrial open power units for use in Xylem’s Godwin brand dewatering pumps. Godwin, a brand of Xylem and global leader in the supply of fully automatic self-priming pumps, has selected Volvo Penta to provide Tier 4 Final diesel PowerPac units that will drive various Godwin pump systems in mining, sewage,... Read More