Motors

GE Power Conversion Helps Propel US Navy into the Future with First All-Electric Warship

Next Generation Destroyer USS Zumwalt Recently Launched in Bath, Maine GE Power Conversion Provides Electric Propulsion and Power Management Systems for U.S. Navy's Most-Advanced Multi-Mission Destroyer First All-Electric Design Sets the Standard for Future Naval Shipbuilding PITTSBURGHÂ- – The USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), 610 feet long and with a displacement of 15,656 long tons, is the...

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Software

GE High-Voltage Technology Helps Global Utilities Meet Growing Energy Demand

Proven GE Technology Helps Customers Meet High Energy Demands, Improve Grid Reliability and Efficiency GE's End-to-End, Comprehensive Transmission and Distribution Offering Now Includes High-Voltage Equipment and Services 3-D Interactive Power System Tools Transform How Utilities Explore and Address Challenges to Enable a Modern, Connected Grid CHICAGOÂ- – With the global population...

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Motors

VFD-Rated Electric AC Motors power fracking pumps.

Rated from 2,000–6,000 hp,Â- AC Induction Electric Motors offer continuous duty operation and are designed for use with medium-voltage, variable frequency drives. Whereas diesel engines require use of transmission, electric motors are direct coupled to fracking pump. Rated torque is delivered from 0 rpm through rated rpm, and can be shut down immediately. Virtually...

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Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II
Actuators

Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II

Chanhassen, MN — Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that its Exlar business units will implement the PROFINET IO with its Tritex II actuators. PROFINET is the Ethernet based automation standard of PROFIBUS International. The Tritex II integrated actuator line has passed the PROFINET IO Conformance testing performed by the PROFI Interface Center.Â-  This communication link...

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In-Line Slip Clutches feature low-backlash operation.
Clutches

In-Line Slip Clutches feature low-backlash operation.

Featuring all-mechanical design, Slip-Ease® S98CA7 Multi-Plate Clutches are commonly used for overload protection to prevent injury and machine failure. Slip plates are layered with friction pads, and adjusting nut sets slip torque by squeezing plates together. Outer plates are tabbed to fit into output housing and inner plates are connected to input hub, so that ends disengage from one...

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Linear Drives are available with fourth rolling ring bearing.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Linear Drives are available with fourth rolling ring bearing.

Amacoil-Uhing Model RG3 linear drives with 3 rolling ring bearings can be fitted with 4th, adding 2 more bearing-to-shaft contact points and doubling thrust of units. Products come in range of sizes with side thrust ranging from 7-800 lb. Travel speed and direction are mechanically controlled, suiting drives for use in equipment needing reciprocating linear motion component. They also suit...

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Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.
Controls and Controllers

Remote Switch Actuator fosters safe circuit breaker operation.

Without requiring any modification to breaker, RSA-69A lets technicians safely close or trip ABB/Sace Megamax F-Series (F1 to F6) low-voltage power circuit breakers (1,200–6,000 A) outside of arc-flash hazard boundary. Applicable CBS ArcSafe® Remote Switch Operator (RSO) control unit enables open and close operation from up to 300 ft away. Utilizing strong magnets, actuator requires no...

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Models

FEV North America Combines Strip Friction Process and Benchmarking Capabilities to Meet Customer Needs Regarding Improved Fuel Consumption and Product Target Setting

Multi-disciplinary optimization approach is unique in the industry AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - A reduced-friction gasoline engine mock up will be exhibited by FEV North America, Inc. (FEV) at the upcoming SAE World Congress at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. on April 8 - 10, 2014.Â-  The displayed engine is a technology carrier that demonstrates how a combination of FEV capabilities - its unique...

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Transmissions

FEV Exhibits Innovative Plug-in Hybrid Transmission at SAE World Congress

Downsizing, hybridization requires new thinking in transmission development and FEV's transmission development capability delivers AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - FEV North America, Inc. a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle system technologies will be exhibiting its most recent transmission design advancements at the SAE World Congress, April 8 - 10, 2014 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich....

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Turbines

GE Strengthens India's Localization Efforts in Wind Energy

Launches Advanced 1.7-103 Low-Wind Speed Turbine in India Developed and Engineered in India for India’s Wind Conditions GE’s First ‘for India’ Wind Turbine to Help Meet India’s Unmet Energy Needs MUMBAI, INDIA—GE (NYSE: GE) today introduced the 1.7-103 wind turbine, its first wind turbine developed and engineered specifically for India’s low-wind speed conditions. For wind farm...

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