Mechanical Components and Assemblies

More Decorative Bollard Cover Options from Ideal Shield

More Decorative Bollard Cover Options from Ideal Shield

Detroit - May 12, 2009 - Ideal Shield® now offers its popular ten inch Cinco Bollard Cover in a six inch option. This cover accommodates a wider variety of bollard sizes without needing an insert for secure installation. The six inch Cinco Bollard has five distinctive rings around the top of the cover for an updated, distinctive look. The new cover can be found at The Dequindre Cut Greenway,...

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Live Tooling for Turret Lathes

Planet live tools were designed to overcome the limitations of existing live tool technology used in our own production department. Most live tools are limited to running only a few minutes at a time, requiring duplicate tools, or stopping in the middle of the cycle to allow the tool to cool. Planet's tools have bearings that are cooled and lubricated by filtered machine coolant, allowing almost...

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Retainers feature torque-limiting design.

Retainers feature torque-limiting design.

Designed to prevent damage to board module due to over tightening, Calmark(TM) Series 223 and 224 five-piece Card-Lok retainers suit cold plate-heat exchanger applications. Standard hex wrench can be used to lock board module assembly into cold wall, while wedge action design provides maximum contact between thermal paths on board module assembly and heat-sinking surface for maximum thermal...

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Heavy-Duty Slide handles cantilevered loads.

Heavy-Duty Slide 2 features 225 mm wide, modular design available in travels from 122-2,722 mm and is constructed from single rigid aluminum extrusion profile. Wraparound motor mounting kit maximizes travel length. Unit features T-slots on 3 sides to simplify mounting and it also includes 4 precision rails, 4 bearing blocks, home reference, and end limit switches. Slide's 16 mm antibacklash ball...

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Linear Slide Assembly features Haydon(TM) size 17 stepper motor.

Linear Slide Assembly features Haydon(TM) size 17 stepper motor.

Incorporating Kerk® Rapid Guide Screw linear slide and hybrid stepper motor, MotoRGS(TM) motorized linear slide assembly suits application in material transport for packaging and assembly, sample delivery for life science, compact syringe drive dispensing, slicing, and cutting. Slides feature standard wear-compensating, anti-backlash driven carriages, and integral mounting base for support over...

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CNC Router Bits economically advance learning curve.

CNC Router Bits economically advance learning curve.

Economy Tooling Line is designed to reduce replacement tool costs while novice CNC router users are gaining knowledge on how to cut properly. Made of solid carbide, hand-picked tools include various Flat and Ball End Mills that are available in both standard and long lengths. Heat-resistant products, offered with 9 cutting edge length options from 3/32-3 in., maintain sharp cutting edge and can...

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Deep Groove Ball Bearings reduce noise in electric motors.

Deep Groove Ball Bearings reduce noise in electric motors.

Generation C deep groove ball bearings have optimized raceway curvature between balls and rings, minimizing chance of misalignment between inner/outer ring. Operating in temperatures from -30 to +120°C, units offer minimal heat generation at high speeds as well as minimized noise and shock sensitivity. Bearings feature HRS seal with double lip geometry as well as axial contact between inner...

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Using National Instruments LabVIEW(TM) with Dyne Systems Controls

Using National Instruments LabVIEW(TM) with Dyne Systems Controls

Dynamometer test cell operators who are already comfortable using LabVIEW(TM) will be glad to hear that all Dyne Systems dynamometer and throttle controllers are LabVIEW compatible. Although any programming environment (C, C++, Visual Basic, Dyne Systems' Cell Assistant, etc.) can be used, many non-programmers prefer the popular LabVIEW for its ease of use. For the Inter-Loc V multi-loop...

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DOT® Launches Full Line of American Made Grommets & Washers

Clarkesville, GA - DOT Fasteners, an operating unit of Scovill Fasteners Inc. announced today the launch of a full line of American manufactured grommets and washers to its product portfolio. DOT grommets and washers are available in a full range of sizes and styles including sheet metal with flat, telescopic, and tooth washer constructions and rolled rim and spur washer designs. Standard...

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Coated Spherical Roller Bearings Improve Efficiency and Safety of Luxury Cruise Liner

Coated Spherical Roller Bearings Improve Efficiency and Safety of Luxury Cruise Liner

18th May 2009 One of the world's largest luxury cruise liners is using special coated spherical roller bearings to help ensure the smooth, safe maneuvering of the ship, while also reducing vibration and noise levels, leading to reduced fuel consumption. Luxury cruise liner 'Celebrity Solstice', which was put to sea for her maiden voyage at the end of 2008, uses drive technology that incorporates...

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