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Precision Bearings on Nuclear Fusion Equipment Run for 16 Hours a Day for More than 25 Years

Precision Bearings on Nuclear Fusion Equipment Run for 16 Hours a Day for More than 25 Years

Precision deep groove ball bearings from the Barden Corporation have been operating continuously for more than 25 years on critical nuclear fusion diagnostics equipment at the world's largest nuclear fusion facility. Deep groove ball bearings are about to be replaced on critical diagnostics equipment at the world's largest nuclear fusion centre based in Culham, Oxfordshire. The bearings have been...

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Large Bore Shaft Collars and Couplings in Stainless Steel for Hostile Environments

Large Bore Shaft Collars and Couplings in Stainless Steel for Hostile Environments

A full line of standard shaft collars and couplings made in large sizes from stainless steel for applications in harsh and wet environments is available from Stafford Manufacturing Corp. of Wilmington, Massachusetts. Stafford 303 and 316 Stainless Steel Shaft Collars and Couplings feature a wide range of sizes from 1/4 to 10 I.D. and 1/4 to 3 I.D. respectively and can be modified with threads,...

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Accessories Enhance the Productivity of Vi-Cas Vacuum Cups

Accessories Enhance the Productivity of Vi-Cas Vacuum Cups

Cincinnati, OH - Vi-Cas Manufacturing offers a wide variety of accessories including vacuum valves, swivel joints, and level compensators which can make their replacement vacuum cups more productive and energy efficient. When used with lifters, manipulators, pick-and-place systems, packaging, label applicators, and other vacuum equipment, applicable vacuum cup accessories can speed material...

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Air Amplifiers and How They Work
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Air Amplifiers and How They Work

Air amplifiers are pneumatically driven devices that use shop air to provide the motive power for increasing air pressure. This white paper provides an in-depth overview into the air amplifiers and how they work.

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Laser Engravable Plates handle full spectrum of graphics.

Laser Engravable Plates handle full spectrum of graphics.

Designed to accommodate CO2 or YAG laser etching systems, Laser Engravable Plates come in 3 types. AccuLaze Plates, designed for small graphics, fine lines, and process images, have fixed depth of .00085 in. Cobalt Ultra Plates consist of thick, damage-resistant material suited for large bold images and ink cups with steel rings. Developed for extended production runs, Cobalt Steel Back Plates...

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Han® Q 8/0: Now Ready for Field Assembly

Han® Q 8/0: Now Ready for Field Assembly

Now that a number of products from the Han® product range have already been equipped with the new and innovative Han-Quick Lock® termination technology, this technology is also being deployed on the Han® Q 8/0 contact insert. Consequently, this contact insert is currently also available with the quick-to-assemble Han-Quick Lock® termination technology, in addition to the proven crimp...

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Rolling Bearings Improve Life of Crane Cable Sheaves

Rolling Bearings Improve Life of Crane Cable Sheaves

Over many centuries, block-and-tackle systems, or rope and pulley systems as they are more commonly known, have been used to help construct a variety of famous buildings, including the Colosseum in Rome. These devices have also helped generations of students to understand the basics of mechanics and were even sketched by Leonardo da Vinci in some of his famous detailed engineering drawings....

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NSK Precision America Demonstrates Six Next Generation Products at Semicon

NSK Precision America Demonstrates Six Next Generation Products at Semicon

Franklin, Indiana, July 9, 2009 - The best of NSK's innovations for the solar and semiconductor industries will be on display at Semicon West 2009 from July 14 to 16 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. The leading manufacturer of world class precision ball screws, linear guides, linear actuators and bearings will demonstrate a variety of next generation products and solutions in...

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Dually Wheels handle heavy loads.

Suited for -¾ and 1 ton trucks, Classic Dually Wheels come in 17 x 6.5 in. for front and rear fitments on 8-lug dually pick-up trucks. Units are made from one-piece forged aluminum with polished finish. Designed, manufactured, and tested for heavy load applications, wheels carry 3,200 lb load rating.

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100% Visual Grease Identification...Done Correctly L.E. Launches Clear Grease Guns to the Global Market

100% Visual Grease Identification...Done Correctly L.E. Launches Clear Grease Guns to the Global Market

FORT WORTH, Texas (17 April 2009) - The position of Lubrication Engineers®, Inc. (L.E.) as the industrial marketplace's 'The Lubrication Reliability Source(TM)' has been further strengthened due to their appointment as the global distributor of Clear Grease Guns. These patented clear grease tubes allow users to have 100% visual grease identification, therefore avoiding costly grease cross...

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