Mechanical Power Transmission

Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Automotive Aftermarket Parts include pumps, belts, and more.

June 1, 2016

Original Equipment (OE) quality automotive products include 255 new part numbers, which cover 6 heavy-duty water pumps for diesel truck applications, 300-psi working pressure Fiber Braid Lock-On Hose (5LOC) in 300 ft bulk reel and 50 ft packaging, and Variable Valve Timing Solenoids. Expanded SKUs also include RPM (Race, Performance, Muscle) Micro-V® belts, which utilize multiple... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Closed Loop Linear Stepper XY Stage integrates absolute encoder.

June 1, 2016

Low-profile LSS-012-12-060-XY-01A-M integrates absolute linear encoder into single-axis linear stepper motor stage to operate linear stepper motor as 2-phase brushless linear motor when coupled with H2W motion control electronics package. Able to run in horizontal or vertical orientation, this open type positioning stage uses H2W linear stepper motors to generate 6.0 lb of force... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Presents New Geared Motor Product Line

May 31, 2016

WEG presents the new WG20 geared motor product line, which boasts worldwide interchangeability along with extremely high efficiency and reliability, at this year’s Hannover Messe. WEG, a leading global vendor of drive technology, is presenting the new WG20 geared motor product line at Hannover Messe 2016. It includes helical, parallel-shaft and helical bevel gear units with rugged pressure-cast... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Quarter Turn Electric Actuators combine usability and performance.

May 31, 2016

Supplied in NEMA 4/4X/IP67, powder-coated, aluminum alloy housing, HRS Series provides multiplication of motor power to produce compact torque ranges from 300–177,000 lb-in. Larger models feature epicyclic transmission system, and clutch-free manual override system provides full-time override capabilities during powered or un-powered events. Features include on/off or proportional control... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rotary Bearings suit CNC turntable applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring predrilled, evenly distributed holes and screws, YRT Series Rotary Bearings provide high axial and radial load capacity as well as high tilt stiffness and accuracy. Multidirectional load capability, along with high rigidity and high precision, make bearings suitable for CNC turntable applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Press Brake is available with 40 ton capacity rating.

May 26, 2016

Designed to bend parts at speeds up to 59 ipm, Dyna-Press 40/15 Plus compact electric press brake features 60 in. working length, precision 4-axis back gauge, and TOUCH-B 15 in. touchscreen CNC control. Latter facilitates setup and 2D creation/3D simulation. Coupling of electric ram and servomotors via 2 heavy-duty ball screws distributes force and tonnage evenly across working length, and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Offset Couplings Ensure Constant Speed at Connection Locations - They Ensure Accurate Registration for Roll Forming, Paper Converting, Printing and Similar Applications

May 26, 2016

They Ensure Accurate Registration For Roll Forming, Paper Converting,  Printing And Similar Applications Plymouth, Minnesota: Constant speed couplings improve registration and system accuracy when machine function requires driven shaft offsets. Using Schmidt Offset Couplings from Zero-Max, these couplings provide machine designers with a proven method to ensure constant speed at both ends of... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

MD Anderson and Varian Expand Relationship with Acquisition of TrueBeam Systems

May 26, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has announced The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center signed an agreement to acquire six TrueBeam™ linear accelerators. Scheduled for delivery over the next 24 months, the six TrueBeam systems will be added to the 24 Varian linear accelerators already treating patients at the cancer center. "We have been able to deliver critical... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt

May 26, 2016

AGAWAM, Mass. – Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands. "The client was originally using mesh metal belts, which met their heat-resistance requirements but left unsightly marks on the end product... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

ABB Highlights High Performance Wind Technologies at AWEA Windpower 2016

May 26, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana – Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), microgrids, control systems and grid integration solutions on display to help wind developers and operators across the wind value chain leverage new technologies from source to socket. ABB, the wind industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new wind farm applications and best practices at AWEA Windpower... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automation Delivers 75% Energy Savings for Extrusion Application

May 26, 2016

For many manufacturing plants, the opportunities to achieve savings on energy consumption are plentiful. Businesses consider options ranging from simply adopting best practice in terms of switching off energy sources when not required, to making significant changes to machinery. Maintenance personnel are often the individuals tasked with making the savings. However these teams often come up... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

May 23, 2016

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer's Kit includes 6 actuators with ODs from 32–113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56–1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35–31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate prototype building for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to build operational actuation system. Built-in feedback sensor and programmable... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

May 23, 2016

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor Output Filters increase service life, reliability.

May 19, 2016

To increase service life and system reliability, FN5060 dv/dt filters protect AC motors from destructive effects of peak voltages and inrush amps. Design does not employ capacitors or resistors, which facilitates installation. Reducing high-output dv/dt from IGBT motor drives and eliminating over-voltages caused by line reflections on motor cables, products offer typical dv/dt reduction... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

May 19, 2016

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Electric Vacuum Pump for Brake Systems helps reduce car emissions.

May 19, 2016

Providing on-demand brake-system vacuum for high-efficiency gasoline engines, diesels, and turbo-/super-charged engines as well as hybrid or full-electric powertrains, UP5.0 meets vacuum requirements for brake boosters under demanding applications. Functionality helps car makers meet emissions marks while satisfying consumer demand for brake-pedal feel and performance. Increasing vehicle fuel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

National Bearings Designs and Manufactures Custom Bearing with One Way Ratcheting and Audible Indicators

May 18, 2016

A leading tool manufacturer required a bearing that would allow one-way ratcheting, be compact in size, and make an audible “clicking” sound to signal the end user that the drill bit was tight in the chuck. In addition, the bearing had to be designed for precise and cost-effective manufacturing at high volumes. National Bearings was challenged with creating a bearing that included aesthetic... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

May 17, 2016

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Positioning Stage uses self-locking principle.

May 13, 2016

Measuring 35 x 35 x 15 mm and driven by ultrasonic piezo linear motor, Model U-521 can be integrated into industry and research applications, including automatic micromanipulation, positioning of samples, or when adjusting optical components, such as objectives and camera lenses. Unit offers speeds up to 200 mm/sec with low inertia that allows for dynamic start-stop behavior with settling times... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Direct Drive Rotary Servo Motors provide 3-160 Nm torque.

May 13, 2016

Suited for demanding OEM and end-user applications, Series PM-DD includes 13 models covering 5 frame sizes of 135, 175, 230, 290, and 360 mm. Motors provide rated speeds of 150 and 200 rpm with accuracy of ±30 arc sec and repeatability of ±1.3 arc sec. Equipped with 20-bit, BiSS-C absolute encoder, motors are suited for robotic, indexing table, and inspection equipment applications. Read More