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Standard Motor Products Releases 250 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

April 1, 2016

NEW YORK, – Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 250 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2016 model year covering more than 200 million additional VIO. The company increased switch coverage by 40 million VIO with the introduction of 90 SKUs, including 25 combination switches and 20 instrument panel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motor Stages offer linear velocities up to 900 mm/s.

April 1, 2016

Featuring fully sealed design measuring 20.866 x 8.075 x 2.441 in., LM3 Series provides 300 mm travel with 15 µm accuracy, 1 µm repeatability, 5 µm flatness, and 5 µm straightness. Low-profile units include ironless linear servomotors and recirculating ball linear ways, linear SS scale encoder, optical limit switches, hard coverings with side seals, and integrated cable... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Retrofit of Controls at Ulbrich on Steel Rolling Mill Increases Power Factor from 0.2 to 1.0

April 1, 2016

Advanced motors and drives replace old equipment, with estimated total cost of upgrade being recouped in less than two years of energy savings alone, thanks to regenerative drive technology from Siemens    Most coil steel companies spend considerable time repairing and replacing their line equipment, owing to all the factors one would expect in the heavy-duty world of coil... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drop-In Truck Engine Starting System eliminates stranded trucks.

April 1, 2016

Available for Class 3–6 vehicles, uSTART™ provides jump start system that lets users charge capacitor from adjacent "dead" batteries. Ultracapacitor-based, drop-in product does not require any special wiring and provides vehicle with a start regardless of condition of existing batteries or external temperature (-40 to +85°C). In addition to increasing vehicle bus voltage by >10%... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

FCC-Certified 4G/LTE Amplifier increases in-building coverage.

March 31, 2016

Promoting increased connectivity within buildings/structures, HA72170-NF can capture weak cellular signal and strengthen it to provide clear calls and fast, consistent data speeds while also reducing dropped calls. This 4G/LTE booster can wirelessly connect >25 mobile devices and works with 2G/3G/4G networks on U.S. cell carriers. While AGC enables consistent coverage, integral LED control... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Import Motor Parts cover greater than 16 million VIO.

March 28, 2016

Intermotor® Import includes 67 part numbers that expand coverage for 2015 model year with >16 million VIO. While 12 turbocharger SKUs include new and remanufactured units for gasoline applications, there are 3 diesel fuel injectors, 4 power door lock actuators, and 11 fuel vapor canisters that provide coverage for 3 million VIO. Examples of 23 switch SKUs, which increase coverage by 5... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Linear Motor Scanning Stage offers 8 x 8 in. travel.

March 24, 2016

Driven by ironless direct drive linear motors, Model L-731 offers solid velocity to 100 mm/sec for inspection, automation, photonics, metrology, and microscopy applications. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist provide guiding accuracy of 1.5 µm straightness/flatness for loads up to 20 kg. Integrated optical reference encoder and limit switch provide further... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

When the Industrial(TM) Label Matters - Deutsche Windtechnik Discovers the Pitfalls of Commercial Grade Equipment

March 24, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – While many forms of raw renewable energy are free and seemingly infinite, the equipment needed to collect, process and transport the energy is not. With many wind farms located in difficult to reach offshore and hill-top locations, where wind can be harvested without physical interruptions, it is imperative to invest in infrastructure products that are able to withstand... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hy-Mag Circuit Breaker is offered with recessed paddle actuator.

March 22, 2016

Designed for precision operation in OEM markets requiring general-purpose as well as full-load amp applications, A-Series hydraulic-magnetic (Hy-Mag) circuit breakers are available with visi-rocker or paddle actuators. Sealed toggle actuator style suits harsh environments, while optional rocker-guard and push-to-reset bezels help prevent inadvertent actuation. With 1–6 poles and 0.02–50 A... Read More

Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brake Motors operate in fixed or variable speed applications.

March 22, 2016

Based on IMfinity® induction motor, Leroy-Somer FFB Brake Motors withstand severe stresses encountered in handling applications. Units offer total control of noise level, for both pick-up and engagement, as well as optimum control of application and release. Available in frame sizes 71–160, motors are sized for dynamic braking, and are based on failsafe operation. Products feature... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Velmex BiSlide® Pan and Tilt System Used on Several Shots for Oscar Nominated Anomalisa

March 18, 2016

Dick Kaneshiro, an owner of Velmex positioning systems for stop-motion photography, recently completed camera work on the film Anomalisa. The film, nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category, was shot in part using a camera rig Kaneshiro designed and comprised of several Velmex BiSlides Stages and Rotary Tables. In additional to rotating movement through the Rotary Tables, the rig... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Profile Belt Drive Actuator solves automation issues.

March 17, 2016

LEZ 1 (Automation stick), driven by 9 mm HTD belt, has max speed of 1.5 m/sec and can be ordered without motor or with either 50 Ncm stepper motor or 160 Ncm stepper motor with 2:1 belt drive. While 44 x 30 mm cross section and standard travels from 153–2,853 mm accommodate use in tight spaces, 70 mm wide carriage facilitates mounting of objects. Slide comes standard with limit... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

BWD Automotive Releases 197 New Part Numbers

March 16, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its BWD® engine management line, covering domestic and import vehicles. The BWD line expansion features more than 60 million additional VIO with new key category coverage through the 2015 model year. BWD® added 110 new parts to its diesel category, including several new product categories and... Read More

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

Driver Amplifier offers high gain over wide bandwidth.

March 11, 2016

Featuring frequency range of 2–9 GHz, Model CMD232 is suited for military, space, and communications systems that require small size and high linearity. At 6 GHz, GaAs MMIC driver amplifier delivers greater than 15 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm and output IP3 of 23 dBm. Device's 50 Ω matched design eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF... Read More

Lubricants, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Milacron's CIMCOOL® Fluids Approved for Use by Leading Aerospace Manufacturer, Pratt & Whitney

March 11, 2016

CINCINNATI – Milacron Holdings Corp. (“Milacron”) (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing and industrial fluid industries, announced that its CIMCOOL brand; the leader in fluid technology, has communicated that four of its innovative fluids have received Pratt Whitney approval. These fluids are used in the manufacture of gas turbine... Read More

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

Standard Motor Products Releases 197 New Parts for Standard® and Intermotor®

March 9, 2016

NEW YORK - Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announces the addition of 197 new part numbers to its Standard® and Intermotor® lines. The release expands coverage through the 2015 model year covering more than 60 million additional VIO. The highlight is the addition of 110 SKUs to the company's diesel line, including both new product categories and line expansions to existing... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Linear Positioning Stage supports up to 22 lb payload.

March 8, 2016

Available with travel ranges of 26, 52, and 102 mm and velocity to 20 mm/sec, L-509 positioner delivers smooth motion with unidirectional repeatability down to 0.1 micron. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist lend to guiding accuracy with minimum backlash, while noncontact optical limit switches and reference point switches with direction sensing in middle of travel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane Technology Demonstrator

March 8, 2016

Aurora's Revolutionary Aircraft Design Includes the First-Ever Distributed Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System MANASSAS, Va. - Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company the prime contract for Phase 2 of the Agency's Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. Experience the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Portescap's Ultra EC(TM) Brushless Mini Motor Platform Wins 2016 Golden Mousetrap Award from Design News Magazine

March 8, 2016

Portescap’s Ultra EC™ Brushless DC Mini Motors have been recognized with a Golden Mousetrap Award in the Automation and Control: Motors and Mechanical Motion category. The annual awards are sponsored by Design News to recognize and celebrate the companies, products and people energizing North American design, engineering and manufacturing. Winners were announced at the Golden Mousetraps... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Motor Clutch/Brake provides precise repeatability, control.

March 7, 2016

Designed for fractional to 3 hp drives, Posidyne® size 1.5 totally enclosed clutch/brake has double C-Face mounted package and maximizes oil shear durability. Multiple-disc design promotes accuracy and enables up to 300/min cycle rates and 20,000,000–40,000,000 cycle life expectancy. While negating adjustment requirements, oil shear technology allows rapid and precise stopping,... Read More