Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Raytheon Next-Generation GPS Receiver Tracks Live Satellite M-code for the First Time

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2006 // -- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) has achieved a key milestone on the Modernized User Equipment program by successfully acquiring and tracking for the first time a new M-code military signal transmitted by the latest-generation global positioning system satellite. Although the first modernized satellite, GPS Block IIR-14(M), has been operating with legacy signals...

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Polymer Sliding Bearings feature maintenance-free design.

Polymer Sliding Bearings feature maintenance-free design.

Supplied in complete housings, DrylinÂ-® linear bearings eliminate need to connect 2 or more complex components via aluminum adapter. Designed with bearing clearance of 2/100-9/100, housings correspond to conventional housings in terms of external and connection dimensions and can be directly interchanged. Both closed and open configurations are available.

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Firefighter Heat-Dissipation Protection Now Standard on All Frommelt-® Loading DockSeals

Milwaukee - November 14, 2006 - Based on a growing demand for its technology and the continuing need to combat burned dock seals caused by heat build-up of semi-trailer marker lights, Rite-Hite Corporation has announced that all Frommelt dock seals will now be equipped with Firefighter(TM) heat-dissipating technology as a standard safety feature in head pads and head curtains. Frommelt introduced...

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ExxonMobil Exxtral(TM) BMU133 Polypropylene Chosen for Renault Espace Bumper

HOUSTON -- June 19, 2006--Renault has selected ExxonMobil Exxtral(TM) BMU133 polypropylene for the front bumper fascia on its new Espace multipurpose vehicle, highlighting ExxonMobil Chemical's debut in this application segment and the appeal of its latest generation of specialty polypropylenes. Chosen by Renault and equipment manufacturer Plastic Omnium to meet both technical and aesthetic...

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Knobs and Handles are coated with antimicrobial compound.

UltraGuard(TM) knobs, handles, and handwheels are coated with AgION(TM) antimicrobial compound, preventing growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew in work environment. Compound combines silver with inorganic ceramic permitting continuous, controlled release of ionic silver. Products are suited for hospital, pharmaceutical, and restaurant equipment, as well as other industries subject to rigorous...

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Heated Enclosures protect wide range of devices.

Heated Enclosures protect wide range of devices.

Designed to maintain temperature above freezing, Heated Polycarbonate Enclosures protect keypads, annunciators, and other electronic products from vandalism and accidental damage, as well as weather, dirt, and dust. Offering choice of 12, 16, or 24 V, enclosures have control thermostat, over-temperature safety thermostat, and low temperature warning that can connect to supervisory panel. With...

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AirLoc -®Wedgmount Precision Levelers Save Days on Steam Turbine-Generator Install

Recently, Mr. Ross Hill, P.E., Project Manager for ESI of Tennessee approached AirLoc for assistance on an installation technique that could reduce or eliminate the grouting on a 5 MW, skid mounted, steam, turbine/gearbox generator. The standard approach of grouting with a cementitious grout would take the better part of a day to construct forms, then a day to pre-soak the concrete, a day to mix...

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Ball Bearing Mounting facilitates maintenance in field.

Ball Bearing Mounting facilitates maintenance in field.

Providing alternative to traditional mounting of ball bearings, Torksleeve B mounts variety of bearings, including roller, needle, linear, and plain to metal or plastic walls, and provides self-locking and vibration-resistant performance. Tightening nuts causes slotted sleeve to contract, gripping bearing and clamping it to frame.

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Rebar Splice requires no bar-end threading.

Rebar Splice requires no bar-end threading.

Suited for new construction, repair, or retrofit applications, in-situ LENTONÂ-® LOCK coupler features gripping technology that provides for development of full rebar strength and structural integrity in tension, compression, stress-reversal, and dynamic applications. Coupler can be installed with standard wrench or impact wrench, depending on coupler size. Bolt heads shear off when proper...

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BorgWarner Brings First Dual-Clutch Transmission Technology to China

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 31 -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) will provide its industry-first DualTronic-® transmission technology to Shanghai Automobile Gear Works Co. Ltd. (SAGW), a subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Co. Ltd. (SAIC), for the development of China's first dual-clutch transmission. As a global powertrain technology leader, BorgWarner is proud to participate in introducing...

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