Mechanical Power Transmission

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

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dana Bolsters Efficient Drivetrain Solutions for Load Haul Dumpers, Underground Mining Trucks

September 28, 2016

Robust New Systems Improve Performance, Durability, Safety LAS VEGAS - Today at MINExpo 2016, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) unveiled two new drivetrain systems for small- and medium-sized load haul dumpers (LHDs) and articulated trucks used in underground mining operations.  These offerings improve precision and efficiency, facilitating the loading and hauling of material in higher... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Aerodynamic Blade Add-On reduces wind turbine noise.

September 28, 2016

DinoTail Next Generation, inspired by an owl wing's trailing edge fringe, optimizes aeroacoustic performance of wind turbine rotor blades without negatively affecting annual energy production. In addition to vortex generators on blade surface, trailing edges have serrations and combs. Combed teeth concept creates fine vortices where fast air stream from above blade profile meets slower... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

PumPac® Angular Contact Ball Bearing Arrangements from SKF Integrate Optimized Internal Design for Ideal Performance

September 21, 2016

The MRC PumPac® series of angular contact ball bearing arrangements from SKF integrate optimized internal designs and uniquely engineered contact angles to reduce operating temperatures and vibration while helping to prevent ball sliding and shuttling in demanding pump applications.  These bearings ultimately can deliver ideal performance for centrifugal pumps and other systems typically... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Instrument Enclosures support portability accessories.

September 20, 2016

Fostering increased portability, CARRYTEC instrument enclosures support shoulder strap and bracket accessories. Black adjustable strap, measuring 62.99 x 2.17 x 0.20 in., is wedge-shaped to optimize load distribution and prevent slippage from shoulder. Each bracket kit contains 2 black (RAL 9005) plastic brackets, 4 screws, and 4 washers. Each bracket has 2 mounting holes,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Motors target direct drive applications.

September 19, 2016

With 200 mm active length for each diameter, TMB+ series includes 62 standard model sizes with four different windings each. These motors, compatible with most CNC controllers, achieve peak torque of up to 42,900 Nm and utilize flux weakening to increase speed capabilities. Optional IMTHP thermal module provides users with precise and reliable temperature monitoring, while no backlash... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line

September 19, 2016

Capacity Trucks Selects Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Solution for Terminal Tractor Line CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Capacity Trucks has chosen Volvo Penta to be a supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its line of Sabre terminal tractors. A Volvo Penta 173 hp engine was recently installed into a Capacity truck that made its debut at the Capacity Dealer Meeting in early June and will be deployed at several... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Safety Gate System provides holding force of 7,500 N.

September 19, 2016

Suitable for small and light as well as large and heavy doors and gates, PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for protection of personnel and processes to highest PL e in one device. Currentless guard locking system uses bistable magnet, minimizing energy consumption. With holding force of 7,500 N and integrated latching force of 30 N, safety gate system prevents guard... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Valve Actuators feature LED status monitoring.

September 15, 2016

Featuring limit switches and middle position, Type EA25-250 All-Digital Electric Actuators can automate wide range of ball and butterfly valves in applications such as chemical processing, water treatment, and refrigeration. Devices operate valves with rotating angle from 90–180°, delivering nominal torques from 10–100 Nm and peak torques from 25–250 Nm. Clear display with LED indicators... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

September 15, 2016

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integration flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia holes, 5.0 x 5.0 mm to... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

Delta Presents Integrated Automation Solutions for Industrial Machinery at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

Bring your "Delta Passport" to booth E-4338 to join Delta's journey to smart manufacturing and experience hands-on floor demos CHICAGO - Delta Group, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today invites International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) attendees to join it on the journey to smart manufacturing. At booth E-4338, visitors will see first-hand how Delta's... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

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

September 14, 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

Powerphase Issued Patent for Transformational Gas Turbine Upgrade

September 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Powerphase, a developer of upgrades for gas turbines, has been issued a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), US Patent No. 9,388,737 for a new type of technology that improves the output, fuel efficiency and responsiveness of gas turbines, including those used in electric power generation, gas processing plants and industrial processes. The gas turbine... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Linear Motors deliver high acceleration, precision.

September 12, 2016

With precision to <1 micron, LBIM-021 Series includes cleanroom-compatible, non-contact, 3-phase servo motors featuring 4 sizes of ironless forcers that provide cog free motion. Matching magnetic tracks creaties forces of 8.7, 16.3, 23.1, and 31.0 lb at 10% duty cycle. Available in 4 standard and custom lengths, modular magnetic tracks can be assembled to create unlimited stroke lengths.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Military Aircraft - Airbus Defence and Space and Pratt & Whitney Canada mark Delivery of 400th PW127G Engine

September 12, 2016

PW127G engine powers market-leading C295W aircraft offered for FWSAR MONTREAL - Pratt and Whitney Canada (PWC) has delivered the 400th PW127G turboprop engine for the C295W aircraft produced by Airbus Defence and Space. The engine is assembled at (P&WC's) Longueuil, Quebec facility and is the exclusive powerplant for the market-leading Airbus C295W maritime patrol and medium transport... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Maxcess to Showcase Industry-Leading Technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

September 12, 2016

One-stop-shop for all of your web handling needs on display at booth 717 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, will showcase industry-leading technology from Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex and Valley Roller September 13-15 at Labelexpo 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. “2016 has been a busy year for new product development... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shaft Collars, Couplings & Mounts Weldable to Create Custom Designed Assemblies

September 9, 2016

A line of weldable shaft collars, couplings, and mounts that let users modify them to fit their own mechanical and structural applications is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Stafford Weldable Components include shaft collars, couplings, and mounts which are available made from ANSI 1018 steel and stainless steel to allow users to modify parts and create... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Industrial Linear Stages increase performance via feature set.

September 6, 2016

Available in cleanroom prepared and vacuum versions, PRO-LM linear motor stages and PRO-SL/SLE ball-screw linear stages employ recirculating linear guide bearing system and low-friction sealing solution for extended life in industrial applications. Design provides protection from debris, while ThermoComp™ embedded temperature compensation unit ensures accurate positioning in variable... Read More