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Advanced Braking Technology for Grinding Mills
Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Braking Technology for Grinding Mills

Twiflex Limited/Hilliard Corp. have recently supplied their largest grinding mill braking system to Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. for installation on the Boliden Mineral AB, Autogenous (AG) gearless driven mills. Discovered in the 1930's, the Aitik mine in Northern Sweden is the largest open pit copper mine in Europe. Mining predominately copper the recent expansion (Aitik 36) will see...

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Caliper Brakes have braking force from 30-200 kN.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Caliper Brakes have braking force from 30-200 kN.

Capable of both static holding and emergency stopping of AC and DC draw works, MCB Series caliper brakes come in 6 models with corrosion protection that can withstand harsh marine environment of offshore platforms. Available either as positive direct-acting brake or spring-applied hydraulic-released version, each brake comprises of caliper body with choice of actuators fitted between arms. Brakes...

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K2x Linear Actuators Optimized for Special Applications
Mechanical Power Transmission

K2x Linear Actuators Optimized for Special Applications

Warner Linear, Belvidere, IL, has recently optimized its BTrack family of rugged-duty electric linear actuators for two new customer applications requiring capabilities to withstand harsh environmental conditions. To meet the demanding requirements of the construction industry, Warner Linear engineered a new, bi-directional mechanical clutch that allows the K2x type actuator to raise the dump box...

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Boston Gear Offers Open Gearing from Stock, Free CAD Drawings
Mechanical Power Transmission

Boston Gear Offers Open Gearing from Stock, Free CAD Drawings

February 25, 2009 Boston Gear offers a comprehensive range of standard open gearing products including spur, helical, miter, bevel, worms and worm gears. Thousands of gears are available for immediate shipment from the company's extensive inventory at distribution centers in North Carolina, Nevada and Ontario, Canada. Boston Gear also provides stock altering services (reboring, keyways and...

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Varistop(TM) Forklift Brake Offers Variable Torque
Mechanical Power Transmission

Varistop(TM) Forklift Brake Offers Variable Torque

February 5, 2009 Variable torque braking is at the forefront of electric forklift braking technology, and the Varistop permanent magnet brake from Matrix International applies this technology to address the challenge of increasing truck speed while reducing turning radius. The spring-applied motor and load wheel brake acccomplishes this by taking into account the changes in center of gravity with...

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AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning
Mechanical Power Transmission

AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

January 28, 2009 AquaMaKKs water-cooled clutches and brakes from Wichita Clutch are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated and feature non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates that are optimized for heavy-duty continuous slip tension applications. The AquaMaKKs family of clutches and brakes is ideally suited for tension control applications in mining,...

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Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options
Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

January 28, 2009 Altra Industrial Motion offers a comprehensive series of electric forklift motor brakes, wheel brakes and permanent magnet brakes for OEM forklift manufacturers through its industry-leading brands, Warner Electric and Matrix International. The standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping is the electrically-released dynamic (ERD) brake. The ERD can be hydraulically...

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Disc Couplings overcome failures due to fretting.
Electronic Components & Devices

Disc Couplings overcome failures due to fretting.

Suited for process pumps, compressors, and motors, Torsiflex Disc Couplings are rated for operation at loads from 0.26-85 kNm and speeds from 8,000-3,600 rpm. Backlash-free units incorporate anti-flail feature and will accept significant levels of angular, radial, and axial misalignment without loss of operating performance. Compliant with API 610 and ATEX, maintenance-free couplings have no...

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Altra Industrial Motion Launches New Website for the Aerospace and Defense Industries

Altra Industrial Motion announced it has launched a new website, www.Altra-Aerospace-Defense.com, that gives engineers and technical professionals in the aerospace and defense industries an application-specific resource for power transmission and motion control solutions. The website is organized in four sections: commercial and military fixed wing aircraft and rotary wing aircraft, naval...

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Advanced Braking Technology for Grinding Mills
Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Braking Technology for Grinding Mills

Twiflex Limited/Hilliard Corp. have recently supplied their largest grinding mill braking system to Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. for installation on the Boliden Mineral AB, Autogenous (AG) gearless driven mills. Discovered in the 1930's, the Aitik mine in Northern Sweden is the largest open pit copper mine in Europe. Mining predominately copper the recent expansion (Aitik 36) will see...

Read More »
Caliper Brakes have braking force from 30-200 kN.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Caliper Brakes have braking force from 30-200 kN.

Capable of both static holding and emergency stopping of AC and DC draw works, MCB Series caliper brakes come in 6 models with corrosion protection that can withstand harsh marine environment of offshore platforms. Available either as positive direct-acting brake or spring-applied hydraulic-released version, each brake comprises of caliper body with choice of actuators fitted between arms. Brakes...

Read More »
K2x Linear Actuators Optimized for Special Applications
Mechanical Power Transmission

K2x Linear Actuators Optimized for Special Applications

Warner Linear, Belvidere, IL, has recently optimized its BTrack family of rugged-duty electric linear actuators for two new customer applications requiring capabilities to withstand harsh environmental conditions. To meet the demanding requirements of the construction industry, Warner Linear engineered a new, bi-directional mechanical clutch that allows the K2x type actuator to raise the dump box...

Read More »
Boston Gear Offers Open Gearing from Stock, Free CAD Drawings
Mechanical Power Transmission

Boston Gear Offers Open Gearing from Stock, Free CAD Drawings

February 25, 2009 Boston Gear offers a comprehensive range of standard open gearing products including spur, helical, miter, bevel, worms and worm gears. Thousands of gears are available for immediate shipment from the company's extensive inventory at distribution centers in North Carolina, Nevada and Ontario, Canada. Boston Gear also provides stock altering services (reboring, keyways and...

Read More »
Varistop(TM) Forklift Brake Offers Variable Torque
Mechanical Power Transmission

Varistop(TM) Forklift Brake Offers Variable Torque

February 5, 2009 Variable torque braking is at the forefront of electric forklift braking technology, and the Varistop permanent magnet brake from Matrix International applies this technology to address the challenge of increasing truck speed while reducing turning radius. The spring-applied motor and load wheel brake acccomplishes this by taking into account the changes in center of gravity with...

Read More »
AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning
Mechanical Power Transmission

AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

January 28, 2009 AquaMaKKs water-cooled clutches and brakes from Wichita Clutch are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated and feature non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates that are optimized for heavy-duty continuous slip tension applications. The AquaMaKKs family of clutches and brakes is ideally suited for tension control applications in mining,...

Read More »
Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options
Material Handling & Storage

Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

January 28, 2009 Altra Industrial Motion offers a comprehensive series of electric forklift motor brakes, wheel brakes and permanent magnet brakes for OEM forklift manufacturers through its industry-leading brands, Warner Electric and Matrix International. The standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping is the electrically-released dynamic (ERD) brake. The ERD can be hydraulically...

Read More »
Disc Couplings overcome failures due to fretting.
Electronic Components & Devices

Disc Couplings overcome failures due to fretting.

Suited for process pumps, compressors, and motors, Torsiflex Disc Couplings are rated for operation at loads from 0.26-85 kNm and speeds from 8,000-3,600 rpm. Backlash-free units incorporate anti-flail feature and will accept significant levels of angular, radial, and axial misalignment without loss of operating performance. Compliant with API 610 and ATEX, maintenance-free couplings have no...

Read More »

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