Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

King Pin Kit minimizes front axle repair time.

February 1, 2016

Offering quick solution for aftermarket king pin replacement, FastSet™ King Pin Kit eliminates need for reamers, special tools, and presses. King pin bushings do not need to be reamed after they are installed into steering knuckle. Instead of pressing in bushings during installation, customers can use kit to install spiral bushings by hand. In addition, king pin's special groove pattern... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscope tests VFD-controlled motors.

January 28, 2016

Designed to check in-service motors for damaging VFD-induced shaft voltages, AEGIS® Shaft Voltage Tester™ Digital Oscilloscope comes with conductive microfiber tipped probe, probe holder with magnetic base, and carrying case. Two-channel, 100 MHz oscilloscope features 5.7 in. color TFT LCD, multi-language user interface, and 5-hr rechargeable/replaceable lithium-ion battery pack. Capable of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

BLDC Motors feature high torque density.

January 28, 2016

Suited for embedded applications, Models RPX22 and RPX32 measure 22 mm and 32 mm in diameter, with peak torque of 25.2 and 62.0 oz-in. respectively. Both are available in 12, 24, and 48 V versions with 8-pole encapsulated core and environmental rating up to IP65. Motors are fully customizable with radiation tolerant, high temperature, and high altitude versions available on request. Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Energy-Efficient EC Motors target refrigeration, HVAC markets.

January 27, 2016

While increasing energy efficiency in commercial refrigeration and HVAC markets, EConomy and EXRi50 also improve reliability by reducing warranty costs due to IP rating. Profile of EXRi50 global-voltage, single-speed, single-direction, EC fans assembly, available as fan-pack with integrated fan ring, allows use in applications where current EC motor technology cannot physically fit. EConomy... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

TM4 Announces Partnership with PSA Peugeot Citroën, Exagon Motors and the Gouvernement du Québec for the Development of a New Drivetrain

January 26, 2016

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec - TM4 is proud to announce its participation in the new joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroën, Exagon Motors, Hydro-Québec and the Gouvernement du Québec.  TM4 will act as the developer of the electric powertrain in the pre-development phase of the project. During this process, TM4 will develop a new, highly efficient and high performance drivetrain. This... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

SATA 6G SSD (2 TB) sustains performance under heavy load.

January 25, 2016

Along with 2.0 TB capacity, Mercury Electra MAX 2.5 in solid state drive (SSD) uses MLC flash and offers SATA 3.0, 6G speed fully compatible with SATA 2.0 (3G) and SATA (1.5G). Controller technologies include global wear leveling algorithms, free space management, hardware error-correcting code, and security protocol support, including 128/256-bit-AES full-disk encryption. Respective read... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

PSI Engines Featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology(TM) Recognized as Plant Engineering Product of the Year Finalist

January 21, 2016

Technology Allows Users to Increase ROI by Balancing Power and Fuel Economy GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company announces that its PSI engines featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™ have been recognized by Plant Engineering as a Product of the Year finalist in the material handling systems category. The competition celebrates innovation and identifies new product designs that help... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Customizable Precision XY Motion Platform offers 150 mm travel.

January 20, 2016

Capable of operating in any orientation, 306 x 358 x 66 mm CXY-BS Series attains linear velocities to 150 mm/sec and has clean design with apertureless frame. Components include brushless servo motor directly coupled to zero backlash precision ground ball screws; crossed roller bearings; hi-res (0.1 µm) linear SS scale encoder; and optical limit switches with home. Orthogonality (10 arcsec)... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Scaleless Linear Motor features built-in encoder.

January 20, 2016

Offering up to 5 µm resolution and repeat accuracy for positioning applications, SL083 integrates non-analog magnetic linear encoder and has 2-part design – tubular stainless steel shaft and non-contact forcer – that simplifies installation and configuration. Solution also has built-in interpolator and Hall sensors and offers real-time single processing and high dynamics without any... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Actuators offers through-hole design, customization.

January 19, 2016

Offering strokes from 0.25–0.45 in. and peak forces from 14–45.2 lb, linear unhoused Voice Coil Actuators (VCAs) with aperture sizes of 15, 20, and 24.9 mm simplify assemblies and conserve space. Through-hole design lets OEM assembly pass directly through middle of actuator to reduce weight and parts requirements as well as end-product size. Available in 3 standard models, these... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drives support streaming content distribution.

January 18, 2016

Equipped with Fixstars proprietary SSD controller, 10 TB Fixstars SSD-10000M and 13 TB Fixstars SSD-13000M provide fast, sustainable I/O performance with read speeds up to 540 MBps and sequential write speeds up to 520 MBps throughout lifetime of drive. Typical applications include object storage, streaming content distribution, CG/VFX productions, 4K/8K video processing, and other use cases in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator helps keep technicians safe.

January 18, 2016

Installed and operated without requiring any modifications to existing electrical equipment, portable RSA-39B lets technicians remotely close or trip circuit breaker while remaining stationed safely outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system is standard, and options include radio remote with range up to 300 ft, 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and... Read More

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

Stepper Motor Drivers facilitate spinning motor design.

January 15, 2016

Along with respective step/direction and phase/enable control interfaces, DRV8880 and DRV8881 have 2.0 A FS capacity and feature AutoTune™ on-chip intelligence. Latter monitors motor performance under varied conditions over lifetime and adjusts decay settings appropriately. Featuring step/direction interface, DRV8885 (1.5 A FS) and DRV8884 (1 A FS) bipolar stepper motor drivers... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

SEPAC MSEB Spring Engaged Brake Delivers Results.

January 15, 2016

Designed for dry operation, MSEB Series comes in 9 frame sizes and supports 24, 90, and 190 Vdc operation; 48 Vdc is available upon request. Handle enables manual release of brake when power is not available, and other features include torque adjustment collar and UL Class F insulated coil assembly. While steel plates and forged/cast steel coil housings promote heat dissipation,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Feed Through Panel/Plate handles up to 37 cables.

January 15, 2016

Offering panel feed-through solution especially suited where panel-mounted connectors are not preferred, Cable Entry System (CES) Multigates consist of space-saving, metal-reinforced cable entry plates. Double-membrane sealing ensures IP66/67 protection, and oil-resistant construction features UL 94 V0 flame rating and -40 to +100°C temperature rating. Products handle up to 37 cables... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor (3-Phase) comes in 200 W version with hypoid gear.

January 14, 2016

Optimized for inverter combination (VFDs), 200 W (¼ hp) KIIS Series 3-phase AC motor features hypoid right angle gearhead that produces up to 1,680 lb-in. of permissible torque and, along with terminal box, provides IP66 protection. High-efficiency (77.8%) unit has fan-less motor design with optimized steel laminates and wind space factor. Hollow or solid shaft is available in L... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Zero-Backlash Coupling helps prevent positioning errors.

January 13, 2016

Available in single and double flex models with optimized torsional stiffness, ServoClass® couplings handle high-speed reversing load and positioning precision requirements in servomotor applications. Single- and double-disc models handle bore diameters from .375–1.125 in. and designed with 304 stainless steel disc packs as well as aluminum hubs and center members. All models and sizes... Read More

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

Mobility for Tomorrow: Schaeffler at the North American International Auto Show 2016

January 13, 2016

Systems expertise down to the last detail DETROIT - The future of the automobile will be determined by increases in efficiency and progressive electrification of the drivetrain, as well as changing patterns of mobility and continuous digitalization. This paradigm shift in automotive engineering is increasing both the complexity and demands of a holistic, systemic way of thinking. As an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Flange Bracket Bearing meets unit handling industry needs.

January 12, 2016

By offering 3 most commonly used flange sizes, Baldor-Dodge® S-2000 Flange Bracket bearing meets challenges of unit handling industry. Flange Bracket bearing, available with Trident or Labyrinth seal options, accepts standard end caps for S-2000 bearings. Industry standard dimensions foster interchangeability. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

ABB Drives and Controls Names B&D Technologies as First U.S. Authorized Value Provider

January 8, 2016

The coveted Authorized Value Provider designation is a sign of consistent and quality services from the official members of the ABB Value Provider Program. Macon, GA  –  Newly released within the United  Sates, ABB's Authorized Value Provider label distinguishes the best of ABB Drives partners and carries the full support of ABB, Inc.  B and D Technologies is pleased to be the... Read More