Drives

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

84855104 BDE PRO Motor Drive comes with overvoltage protection.

January 19, 2017

Featuring red/green LED indicators for operation status, 84855104 BDE PRO Motor Drive controls speed and torque of motor. Having performance characteristics ranging from 25A peak current and 15A continuous current, unit supports Hall-effect sensor and incremental encoder type feedback. Designed to optimize operation of 15W to 100W DC mind brushed motors, drive is suitable for medical... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Economical, Custom, Modular Motors and Gearbox Drives

January 16, 2017

ABM drives are tailor-made specifically for the application whether it requires compact design, low-noise operation or maximum operating safety. A flexible modular design system allows cost-effective low volume production runs. Custom motors and drives are available for a wide range of application types: forklifts, electric vehicles, lifting technology, biomass heating systems, textile... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Type- C USB Drives available in 64GB to 128GB storage capacity.

January 6, 2017

Available in Stellar-C Vertical and Stellar-C Pass-Through designs, Type-C USB Drives are designed to provide users with high capacity, portable storage solutions. Providing up to 225MB/s read and 25MB/s write transfer rate, STC-Vi provides low profile, plug-and-stay and drive for use in smartphones or tablets and MacBook. Offering 130MB/s read and 20MB/s write transfer rate, STC-Ti enables... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Miniature Beam Steering, Mirror Positioning Developers’ Kits Now Available for Purchase at Digi-Key and Mouser

December 23, 2016

Rotary piezoelectric smart stages with embedded controllers make the system smaller, easier to use than galvo systems

Victor, NY - December 20, 2016 - New Scale Technologies’ miniature beam steering kits and mirror positioning kits are available for purchase at Digi-Key and Mouser. The kits feature New Scale’s miniature M3-RS-U Rotary Smart Stage, a piezoelectric stage with embedded... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

6-Axis Motion Hexapods provide sub-micron precision.

December 23, 2016

With bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, 6-axis parallel positioning hexapods provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. Ranging rotation to 60 degrees with sub-micron precision, H-850KML combines up to 100mm linear travel and offers 400kg self-locking capability. H-850KML is ideal for many automation and test applications. Providing linear travel range to 45mm and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Axis Positioning Family comes with high-resolution encoders.

December 10, 2016

Supported with extensive software packages, Multi-Axis Positioning Family of Linear, Vertical and Rotary stages are used in high duty cycle applications, industry and research fields. Product comes with choice of stepper and servo motors. Linear stage can travel up to 155mm and has motion increments from 0.6microns down to 20nm. Vertical stage travels up to 1 in. with incremental motion to... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Amprion and Elia Award Siemens with HVDC Contract for ALEGrO Interconnector

December 1, 2016

Erlangen/Dortmund/Brussels, 2016-Nov-29

  • Contract volume €273 million including a five-year maintenance agreement
  • Two converter stations at both ends of a 90 km underground cable with a capacity of 1000 MW
  • ALEGrO creates value for society: security of power supply, renewable energy and European market integration

Amprion and Elia have signed... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems Establish Japan Radiotherapy Education Center

November 30, 2016

TOKYO, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016  Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new advanced radiotherapy education center in Japan. Located on the Komazawa campus in Tokyo, the education center is equipped with a fully functional Varian TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator and offers hands-on educational courses for medical professionals and... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive Nut Runs on Threadless Shaft - Eliminates Risk of Jamming, Enhances Clean Operation

November 19, 2016

November 2016, Aston PA - Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nuts provide smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design. Unlike a screw, the RS drive nut runs on a smooth shaft. This eliminates the potential for debris to become trapped in threads which could then clog or jam. If material does fall onto the shaft, it is easily removed by wiping the shaft with a clean cloth. Should an object... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Ratio Transmissions for accurate operation in seeding.

November 17, 2016

Designed to work in harshest environments, Zero-Max’s VRT Transmissions are enclosed in aluminum housing locks in mechanical drive components. Product provides accurate dispensing rates of seed and fertilizer in agricultural equipment. Seed dispensing accuracy is maintained even when equipment ground speed varies. Zero-Max’s ground-driven system is main operating link between GPS and... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

101 Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches offer zero backflush designing.

November 14, 2016

Available in bores ranging from 12mm to 60mm, 101 Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches offers brake torques ranging from 3.68 ft. lbs. to 236.02 ft. lbs. Utilizing corrosion resistant materials, Clutches operate well in temperatures from +14°F to +104° (-10°C to +40°C). Including clutch stator, rotor and armature, device functions utilizing magnetic force generated by the energized coil... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller housed in TQFP package.

November 13, 2016

Designed for buck and boost power conversions between 12V and 48V automotive buses, 6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller delivers up to 3.75kW. Unit maximizes system efficiency by adding or dropping phases as per load requirements. Unit manages abrupt change in power conversion direction by regulating voltage and current. Features master/slave design supporting up to 4 ICs in parallel, current... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

PowerFlex 755TM,755TR,755TL offers adaptive control of velocity.

November 13, 2016

Available in three models, PowerFlex 755TL, 755TR, 755TM, drive systems offer harmonic mitigation, regeneration and modularity. Compliant to IEEE 519 specification, 755TL drive is available from 250 to 1800 Hp. With regeneration and coordination of multiple motors in common bus configurations, 755TM drive enables power range from 250 to 3000 Hp. Offering regenerative and harmonic mitigation... Read More

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

Helsinki University Hospital Orders Four Advanced Varian Systems in Country's Largest Radiotherapy Project

November 8, 2016

HELSINKI, Nov. 1, 2016 - Cancer patients in Finland will gain access to the latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments with the news that Helsinki University Hospital has ordered four advanced medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). The decision to acquire two Edge™ Radiosurgery systems and two TrueBeam™ systems from Varian represents the largest order ever... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

October 28, 2016

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help produce... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor/Drive/Controller supports single-axis applications.

October 27, 2016

Creating space-saving, integrated servo motor/drive/controller electric actuator solution for single-axis applications, ACSI is suitable for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. IP65-rated unit creates linear motion in desired units (mm or inch) via USB or Ethernet port. Available in NEMA 23 and 34 sizes, ACSI features variety of operating modes, such as digital I/O... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Motorized Goniometer Stage has low-profile design.

October 27, 2016

Used to measure angles or rotation of object to precise angular position, 2.362 in. high AK130-15 has 4.724 in. high center of rotation. Table (4.724 x 5.118 in.) offers ±15° of rotation at speeds up to 10°/sec and has precision ground worm gear with 304:1 ratio and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. This and crossed roller... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Tooth Clutch delivers high torque in compact package.

October 24, 2016

Able to operate dry or in oil, 2.07–6.18 in. long Stationary Field Tooth Clutch (SFTC) Series has bearing-supported design. Positive engagement, <1° backlash, static torque from 40–5,200 lb-ft, and max speed from 1,400–3,500 rpm enable diverse application. Held stationary via anti-rotation screw or post anchored to provided hole, 3.16–10.65 in. dia magnet body is typically... Read More

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

Regenerative SCR Control supports OEM applications.

October 19, 2016

Intended for use with permanent magnet DC motors only, MGB Series features streamlined design with power in, power out, speed pot, direction switch, and stop/start switch. Microprocessor allows for custom programming where needed. Featuring 115/230 Vac input, 90/180 Vdc armature output, and 8 A armature current, series is engineered for OEM applications that require controlled deceleration,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC/DC Drives From Control Techniques Give Crane Overhaul Specialist A Lift

October 3, 2016

A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a landmark $500,000+ order involving the upgrade of 10 LeTourneau cranes. Three cranes have already been completed with no reported down-time in the first 18 months of operation, whereas prior to the upgrade, maintenance would be required on a weekly or... Read More