Mechanical Power Transmission

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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Inductive Linear Position Sensors suit factory automation.

May 10, 2016

Featuring contactless operation, Model LR-27 has 6 ranges from 1–8 in., while Model LRL-27 has 5 ranges from 10–18 in. Units feature 1.05 in. diameter anodized aluminum housing sealed to IP67. Radial cable exit version comes with swivel rod eye ends, while axial termination versions utilize M-12 connector or 1 m cable. Operating from variety of DC voltages with choice of 4 analog outputs,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Linear Stage handles payloads up to 22 lb.

May 9, 2016

Available with travel ranges of 1, 2, and 4 in. and velocity to 0.8 ips, Model L-406 delivers smooth motion with minimum incremental motion and repeatability down to 0.2 microns. Recirculating ball bearings ensure optimized guiding accuracy with minimum backlash. Compact DC servo motor with gearhead is offered for high torques and resolution, while 2-phase direct-drive stepper motor delivers... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Custom Rigid Shaft Couplings solve mating problems.

May 9, 2016

Available in 1-, 2-, and 3-piece designs, Stafford Custom Couplings can be made from steel, stainless steel, and aluminum with various bores to solve range of mating and mounting problems. Dual-keyed couplings feature axial and annular keyways to transmit torque while retaining lateral motion. Offered in sizes from 1/8 to 6 in. ID, couplings can incorporate different sized round, square, and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software

John Deere Ensures Engine Reliability with Global NVH Tools

May 5, 2016

Machinery manufacturer John Deere has improved the design processes of its engines with PULSE Reflex analysis software. The company’s engines are used for many different applications, such as harvesting forests, digging foundations or propelling ships. As each application places unique stresses on the engine-mounted components, the Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) team must anticipate... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

MPU-Based Motor Controller extends device run time.

May 4, 2016

Suited for mobile equipment and linear actuators, DCR Series provides control of PMDC motors. Ability to maintain variable speed control while batteries discharge increases run time for battery-powered devices. Along with 12–48 Vdc input and 1/100–7.5 hp ranges, this 4-quadrant drive features microprocessor-based design that offers flexibility for customized OEM solutions with... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Burn Protection System safeguards patients during laparoscopy.

May 4, 2016

Based on Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM®) Technology, EndoShield® 2 Burn Protection System safeguards patients and hospitals from potentially tragic outcomes and complications of stray monopolar energy burns during standard laparoscopic surgical procedures. Plug-and-play system features reposable design that provides flexibility for hospitals to perform laparoscopic procedures in any open... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature BLDC Motor balances high speed and high torque.

May 2, 2016

Available in 45 and 60 mm lengths with Hall sensors and 3 different coils to match speed and voltage requirements, Ultra EC™ model 22ECP utilizes Ultra coil technology for optimized torque and power density from low to high speed. This brushless slotless 2-pole mini motor, suitable for medical and industrial markets, supports customization via gearbox, encoder, coil, and mechanical interface... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Trident LC Column Protection System Redesigned for Ruggedness and Ease of Use

May 2, 2016

BELLEFONTE, PA – Unlike “one size fits all” guard systems, the Trident LC column protection system gives you the power to select the right level of protection for your analysis (filter only, guard cartridge only, or filter and guard cartridge). With three levels of protection and a variety of guard cartridges and cap frits, you can select the best combination to match your specific... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Permanent Magnet Brake has high-torque, zero backlash design.

May 2, 2016

Offering efficiency-optimized alternative to spring engaged brakes, PMB brakes come in 9 frame sizes, mount to motors and frames in any orientation (vertical, horizontal, and any angle in between), and have zero drag when energized. Hub is rigidly connected to shaft for zero radial movement between shaft and brake surface, allowing high-speed running without any noise, runs from 4–90... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

In Vacuum Amplifier works with vacuum UV silicon diodes.

April 29, 2016

High-vacuum-compatible, current-to-voltage converting amplifier 671MX is intended for use with vacuum UV silicon photodiodes. With integral socketed photodiode mount, combination detector/amplifier hybrid can be used to measure small photo-generated currents with resolutions of 10 fA and dynamic ranges of 4 orders of magnitude. Solution consists of low-noise op-amp with selectable feedback... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Stepping Motor Driver can run 2 motors simultaneously.

April 28, 2016

With 2-channel drive function, Model TC78S122FNG can run 2 stepping motors independently in high-voltage, low-power MOS process. Bipolar IC also provides interface for driving brushed DC motors, enabling use of stepping motors and brushed DC motors together in 6 combinations. Channels can be paralleled to double power handling. Housed in HTSSOP package with max ratings of 40 V and 2 A, device... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Engine Mounting Systems reduce vehicle weight.

April 26, 2016

With almost all functional components made of polyamide, hydraulic mounts for 2016 Chevrolet Malibu engine contribute to lightweight construction and thereby help reduce fuel consumption and improve driving experience. Crash-relevant parts are made of aluminum. Current vehicle models can be supplied with 3 engine mounts and their attachments: engine mount, transmission mount, and torque rod... Read More