Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

Aug 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

Aug 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

Aug 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motion Drive features 7-800 lb thrust capacity.

Aug 08, 2016

Integrating Model RG rolling ring linear drive with motion controller, Precision Motion Drive is fully programmable and meets requirements for precision winding/spooling, pick-and-place machines, X-Y coordinate tool movement, and other machinery providing accurate positioning and reciprocating linear motion. Linear movement of drive head is defined via software and monitored by sensors feeding... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Quick Disconnect Couplings reliably serve oil, gas applications.

Aug 05, 2016

Offered in 1 ¼ and 2 in. body sizes, thread to connect couplings of FD85 Series help prevent downtime caused by leakages, pressure drops, contamination, and difficult assemblies in industrial and mobile equipment, oil and gas, and construction applications. Lloyd's Registry Certificates for oil and gas and fire ensure couplings perform to industry standards, and each mating part carries... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

Shaft Collars and Couplings support maintenance applications.

Aug 04, 2016

Designed to meet special repair and retrofit requirements, Stafford Maintenance Group of products includes weldable- and paintable-shaft collars, along with machineable collars and conversion couplings for joining dissimilar shafts. Micro-adjustable end stops and axial thrust designs for releasing frozen shaft components are also offered. With SPARC™ Stafford Prototype and Repair Collar System,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake has contamination preventing design.

Aug 04, 2016

Targeting food-production machine builders, BISSC-approved FMCBE (Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed) suits any environment where cleanliness is of primary concern. Smooth nickel-plated finish resists corrosion; stainless steel, hex-head bolts do not have any exposed threads or sockets as to protect against bacteria build-up; and all machined mating surfaces are sealed with O-rings to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Steam Turbines Supply Electricity and Process Steam for Pulp Factory in Brazil

Aug 03, 2016

Two Siemens SST-800 steam turbines are supplying electricity and process steam to a pulp factory in Brazil. The SST-800 has a capacity of 190 megawatts (MW), making it among the largest steam turbines in use in the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The plant has a total capacity of 270 MW. The customer is Klabin, a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper and packaging. An extraction... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Environmentally-friendly, Economical, Reliable and Simple: Parallel Hybrid Propulsion Offers Nothing But Advantages.

Jul 29, 2016

  • Environmentally-friendly, economical, reliable and simple: parallel hybrid propulsion offers nothing but advantages.
Electric propulsion generates no emissions and is extremely user-friendly: the vessels that use it are silent, experience much lower levels of vibration and are easier to handle. Last but not least in terms of its advantages: parallel hybrid represents an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens Secures follow-up Onshore Wind Project in Australia

Jul 28, 2016

  • 32 SWT-3.2-113 Direct Drive wind turbines for Hornsdale Stage 2
  • Clean renewable energy for more than 70,000 households
  • Long-term service contract included
Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drives support multiple industries.

Jul 27, 2016

Featuring modular design, Model AD1000 can reduce energy consumption by automatically adjusting to changing operating conditions in water, wastewater, irrigation, and other pump applications. Low-voltage Model AD700E, providing precise motor control for variable speed applications up to 30 hp, is suited for food/beverage and packaging industries as well as conveyors, pumps, and fans. Integrated... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Induction Motors feature liquid cooled design.

Jul 27, 2016

Available in 315–500 mm frame sizes, IMfinity® LC Series is rated 400 V for 315–450 mm sizes and 690 V for 500 mm size. Motors range from 150–1,500 kW with frequency of 50/60 Hz. Use of water circulation over frame housing for cooling maintains thermal efficiency and enables use with variable speed drive for heavy-duty applications that require constant torque. Offered with optional IP56... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Integrated Heat Recovery Module improves generator efficacy.

Jul 27, 2016

Integrated exhaust heat recovery module increases efficiency and performance of GT333S microturbine powered electric generators. Allowing GT333S to achieve >80% total system efficiency, this Combined Heat and Power (CHP) module allows recovery of up to 545 additional kilowatts of thermal energy to be used as part of process hot water or in absorption chiller. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

15,000 Metric Gears - Shipped Factory Direct

Jul 27, 2016

The largest selection of stock metric gears now available within 3 business days Mineola, NY – With the largest selection of stock metric gears, KHK USA is now able to meet the needs of industrial automation designs with off-the-shelf gears with the fastest of lead times. KHK USA based in Mineola NY, stocks approximately 4,500 skus in the New York warehouse for same day warehouse shipping and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring Engaged (Power Off) Brake features thin design.

Jul 26, 2016

Targeting OEM applications, Thin Spring Engaged Brake (TSEB) offers reversible mounting with shaft extending past brake or within brake body. Friction disc/rotor and hub are constructed from lightweight metal to allow lower inertia, while splined hub for shaft connections typically provides <1.5° backlash. Product is RoHS compliant and also features UL Class F insulated coil system. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ejector Tie-In System accelerates IMM ejector coupling, release.

Jul 22, 2016

Intended for 1,500+ ton injection molding machines (IMMs), Smartflow® 3 in. FasTie® Quick Ejector Tie-In System offers max ejector force per knock-out position of 15 tons. Accelerated ejector coupling and release supports SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) practices and reduces mold change times in most IMMs. Couplers reside on press ejector plate, while molds in storage may be... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Thomson Provides Motion Control Products for Student Tractor Design Competition

Jul 20, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, was a silver sponsor of this year’s International Quarter Scale (IQS) tractor design competition of the American Society of Agricultural Biological Engineers (ASABE).  In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Pratt & Whitney Signs Deal for Up to 64 Engines; Split Order Between PurePower® Geared Turbofan(TM) and V2500® Engines

Jul 18, 2016

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Pratt Whitney today signed a deal for PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines to power up to 32 A320 family aircraft with an undisclosed leasing company. The PW1100G-JM engine is offered by Pratt & Whitney. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Moving Voice Coil Actuators have miniature form factor.

Jul 14, 2016

At 0.735 in. long with 0.40 in. OD and 0.10 in. stroke, NCM01-04-001-2IB moving magnet voice coil actuator generates continuous force of 0.10 lb and peak force of 0.30 lb. Unit utilizes hardened shaft and sliding contact bushing and is suited for oscillatory motion. At 0.36 in. long with 0.44 in. OD and 0.13 in. stroke, NCC01-04-001-1X moving coil voice coil actuator generates 0.06 lb... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

Jul 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More