Drives

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Transmission increases bus fuel economy.

May 5, 2015

Designed to enable first range lock up, maximize lock up operation, and operate at lower engine speeds in higher ranges to improve fuel economy, B3400 xFE™ fully automatic bus transmission incorporates optimized gear ratios coupled with FuelSense® Max package. Gear ratios promote fuel economy in start-stop dense, low-average speed duty cycles, such as those experienced by transit and city buses, and transmission is also compatible with alternative fuel engines. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Programmable 3-Phase Brushless Motor Drive produces smooth motion.

May 1, 2015

Refining motion by incorporating trapezoidal and s-curve profiles, PBL4850E IDEA drive™ utilizes sinusoidal commutation to produce smooth motion with minimum torque ripple. GUI offers automatic motion profile parameter population, facilitated application prototyping, and on-screen button-based motor programming. Accepting 12–48 Vdc input, this 4-quadrant brushless controller offers programmable current control of up to 5.6 A peak with optional current boost during ramping of up to 6.5 A peak. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Elevator Drive combines facilitated integration, reliability.

April 29, 2015

Suitable for modernization projects, M1000 provides control functions required for high-performance elevator controllers involved in operation of Induction Motor (IM) and Permanent Magnet (PM) motor applications. Features include elevator-specific application software, adjustable parameters, and serial interfacing consistent with Magnetek’s Quattro® and HPV® elevator drives. Product delivers 70,000+ hr of maintenance-free operation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drive targets notebooks and ultra compact PCs.

April 28, 2015

Featuring case-free design measuring 22 x 80 mm, M2 Ignite SSD provides sequential read and write speeds up to 560/320 MBps and 4 KB random read and write speeds up to 90/70K IOPs. Unit is powered by Phison S10 controller and connects via M.2 SATA 6 Gbps interface. Available in 240 GB and 480 GB capacities, drive includes end-to-end data protection, advanced wear-leveling, advanced Garbage collection, smartECC, and Smart Refresh. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hydrostatic Transmission improves mobility via disconnect option.

April 27, 2015

Designed for hydrostatic-driven, off-highway vehicles, 2-speed Spicer® Model 367 shift-on-fly hydrostatic transmission helps reduce power loss, fuel consumption, and tire wear by offering disconnect option for disengaging one axle. Gear-shifting technology offers slow working speed and fast speed for traveling. Able to be remote mounted or directly flanged to Spicer components drivetrain system includes hydraulic 55–110 cc motor and offers several options. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Planetary Gear Units offer up to 5,450 kNm torque.

April 22, 2015

Available in 10 sizes with torque range from 1,700–5,450 kNm, Planurex 3 Series features compact design that enables space-saving, high transmission ratios to be achieved. Size grading is harmonized to minimize jump in power ratings between different sizes. All sizes can absorb peak loads up to twice their nominal torque. Part of Integrated Drive System, planetary gear units are typically used as roller press and central drives for tube mills in mines and cement plants. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless DC Motor/Driver delivers up to 610 lb-in. max torque.

April 20, 2015

Available in round shaft or geared type with inch or metric output shafts, BMU 200 W (1/4 hp) brushless DC motor and driver package supports 200–240 Vac, single- or 3-phase input power. Starting torque and continuous running torque foster adoption into larger-load applications. Flat speed torque (continuous duty) is 3,000 r/min, with total speed torque range of up to 4,000 r/min, and max output torque reaches 610 lb-in. when combined with gear head. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Silicon Carbide XY Air-Bearing Stage is built for precision.

April 13, 2015

Used for semiconductor manufacturing and advanced test/inspection, PlanarHDX is available with passive or active isolation systems. FEA-optimized silicon carbide structure and optimized air-bearing compensation maximize dynamic performance while maintaining geometric characteristics and positioning accuracy. This planar air-bearing platform is capable of 1.5 m/sec scan speeds and 5 g peak acceleration with payload of up to 20 kg while maintaining dynamic tracking and geometric performance. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Transmission is designed for pressure pumping.

April 7, 2015

Carrying 3,200 hp (2,386 kW) rating, 9832 Oil Field Series™ (OFS) model delivers continuous torque and maximum horsepower for pressure pumping in difficult environments. Design and power enable extraction of shale oil and gas deposits at deeper levels, while size and weight address transportation limitations imposed by poor road conditions and mountainous terrain. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Gear Drive is rated for 1/8 hp at 1,800 rpm.

April 6, 2015

Measuring 1.25 in.³, Miniature RA-300 Gear Drive has 0.250 in. diameter single input shaft, and single or double output shaft mounted in radial ball bearings. Unit is constructed with machined aluminum housing and steel case hardened helical gears in 1:1 and 2:1 ratios. Weighing just 6.1 oz, RA-300 provides output torque of 4.4 lb-in. (1:1 ratio) and 8.8 lb-in. (2:1 ratio). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Sealed Linear Stage handles light loads.

March 30, 2015

Measuring 80 x 120 mm, SLS Light offers max dynamic payload of 15 kg for direct drive linear motor version and 30 kg for ball screw version. Both sizes have proprietary linear lip seal design that integrates with stage’s anodized aluminum housing. Made from ruggedized polyurethane elastomer, seal resists chemicals, temperature extremes, and mechanical wear, and keeps out contamination such as manufacturing debris, particulate, or liquids. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Stages offer positioning accuracy to 1 micron.

March 26, 2015

Measuring 13.5 x 4.00 x 3.755 in., VCDS-051-089-01 series features voice coil motor, ball bearing linear slide, home switch, and integral optical quadrature encoder with differential outputs. Standard models have 4.005 x 3.000 in. stage and positioning resolutions of 1, 12.7, 25.4, and 29.95 microns. Suited for manufacturing, medical, aerospace/defense, and inspection applications, products offer 2.20 in. linear travel, 6.0 lb continuous force, and 19 lb peak force (at 10% duty cycle). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure 64 GB Solid State Drive is optimized for data protection.

March 25, 2015

Intended for applications where data protection is crucial, 64 GB SSD BGA (32 x 28 mm) overcomes malicious attack concerns with factory firmware lockdown technology that prevents covert firmware repurposing. Self-encrypting drive delivers multiple key management methods and security features based on Armor™ III processor technology. For sensitive applications, encryption key can be erased in <30 msec, and second security layer can be activated to erase entire storage media in <10 sec. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Material Handling & Storage

Miniature Piezo Nanopositioners offer 1/2 to 1 in. travel.

March 20, 2015

Measuring just 22 mm wide and based on piezo inertia drive motor, Q-Motion Linear Positioning Stages provide precision positioning and alignment of opto-mechanical components both in research and OEM instrumentation. Self-clamping motor provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Several options are available for Q-522 stage series, from open-loop designs to closed-loop versions and high-end feedback sensors providing 1 nm resolution. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Air Bearing Stages target research and industrial markets.

March 16, 2015

Frictionless for smooth, accurate motion, Air Bearing Systems include motorized linear and XY stages, rotary tables and stages, spindles, non-motorized components, and machining systems. As opposed to mechanical bearings, air-bearing positioners literally float on air, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error, as well as optimal straightness, flatness, and velocity stability, which are prerequisites for high-end industrial inspection and manufacturing operations. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Integrated Drives feature synchronous reluctance technology.

March 5, 2015

Combining Simotics reluctance motors and Sinamics converters, Integrated Drive Systems offer efficiency in full and partial load range. Reluctance motors, available with aluminum or gray cast-iron enclosure, cover output range from 5.5–30 kW. Sinamics G120 converter incorporates vector control designed specifically for reluctance motors. Identification of pole positions prevents jerking movements of drive on activation, while flying restart enables synchronization with running motor. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Positioning Stage delivers backlash-free motion.

March 5, 2015

Building on rack-and-pinion design, ServoSpline™ employs drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. Product provides simple motion commands and positions stage in x- and y-axis by independently driving 2 splines. In addition to facilitating deployment/implementation, design ensures zero backlash and extended wear properties to provide engineers with reliable stage. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

Compact AC Drive conserves energy in elevator applications.

February 16, 2015

Suited for new elevator drive installations and modernization projects, Quattro® AC Cube is all-in-one, regenerative, clean power elevator drive that maintains minimal harmonics and meets building power requirements. All drive- and regeneration-related power control components, including line and motor contactors, harmonic filters, and fusing, are integrated into space-constrained package. Voltage boost feature supplies additional voltage for operation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Hollow Shaft Stage comes in NEMA 23-compatible package.

February 13, 2015

Customizable, precision, hollow bore, direct drive servo motor system has NEMA 23 footprint and scalable encoder paired with precision bearings. This rotary stage enables automation and OEM engineers to add hollow shaft precision stage and realize precise positioning and smooth motion. Suited for fine positioning applications, product supports multiple options for encoder resolutions as well as choices between higher torque ULT or smoother UTS slotless motor technologies. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Combination Drives offer optical and HDD storage.

February 9, 2015

Sapphire Combo Blu-ray/HDD and DVD-RRW/HDD combine optical and hard drive storage into one package to address situations requiring addition of optical storage capability or external storage to computing devices via eSATA or USB 3.0 connection. Both models let users play movies or access data stored on all optical media as well as burn video/data onto DVDs or CDs. Snap-In Mobile Rack allows any 3.5 in. SATA HDD to be added or removed from Sapphire drive, and encryption capability is optional. Read More