Power Plants

Meeting Iraq's Electricity Needs: Baghdad's Newest Power Plant Enters Service with GE Technology

o Taji Plant Adds 160 Megawatts of Critical Capacity to the Iraqi Grid o Project Underscores GE's Commitment to Iraq's Continued Development BAGHDAD, IRAQ - Featuring GE (NYSE:GE) technology, the Taji Power Plant has become the newest power project in the greater Baghdad area to begin producing electricity to help Iraq's Ministry of Electricity (MOE) meet the country's urgent energy needs. The...

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Device Operators

Low Energy Swinging Door Operator complies with ANSI 156.19.

Designed for opening and closing heavy commercial and industrial type doors, NB-500-LE delivers drive train ratio and forward/reverse current limit resolution that enable operator to meet/exceed manual force requirements of 30 lb/15 lb. Product can be fine-tuned to stall with less than 15 lb of max force while supporting adjustment for moving doors with as much torque as 1,000 lb-in. when...

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Brushless 90 mm Flat Motor integrates MILE encoder.
Motors

Brushless 90 mm Flat Motor integrates MILE encoder.

Offering resolutions up to 3,200 impulses/turn and nominal torque of 517 mNm, EC 90 is equipped with MILE (Maxon's Inductive Little Encoder) encoder. Operating principle is based on detection of high-frequency inductivity, which generates eddy current in electrically conducting target. Inductive rotary encoder exhibits robustness towards dust or oil vapor as well as insensitivity regarding...

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Motors

ATK and United Launch Alliance Successfully Test GEM-60 Motor

Test Conducted at Cold Temperatures and Validates New Nozzle PROMONTORY, Utah - ATK (NYSE: ATK) and United Launch Alliance (ULA) conducted a successful cold-temperature ground test today of a Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM-60) solid rocket motor used to boost ULA Delta IV launch vehicles. The main test objectives from today's static motor firing were measuring the rocket motor's performance at cold...

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Actuators Buying Guide
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Actuators Buying Guide

There is a wide variety of actuators available on the market, including manual ones such as rotary and linear and electric and fluid power. In this buying guide, you'll learn all there is to know about actuators to ensure you can make the right selection.

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Shafts

Dana Strengthens Commitment to Russian, CIS Construction Markets with Leading-Edge Drivetrain Solutions at CTT 2012

Expanded Regional Footprint Now Includes Dedicated Business Development Team MOSCOW - At CTT 2012 this week, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will demonstrate its leadership as a Tier 1 supplier to OEMs in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States by introducing new, technologically advanced drivetrain systems, as well as new Moscow-based business development resources dedicated to...

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Motors

Brushless DC Motors suit robotics applications.

Available in sizes 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, and 33, Specialty Brushless DC Motors with Gear Boxes are environmentally protected and can operate where hazardous conditions such as fumes or particles may be present. Supplied with class H insulation and vacuum impregnated, motors are suitable for pumps, packaging, medical, industrial, aerospace, robotics, and oil drilling applications.

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Servo Drive Electric System offers remote operation.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Servo Drive Electric System offers remote operation.

Using 3.8 kW electric drive motor to power Low Clearance Split Frame or EP424 end prep machine, SDE System removes need for intermediate air or hydraulic power source. Unit comes in 200-240 V, 380-480 V, and 575 V electric configurations. Cart-mounted for portability, UL 508A labeled power control cabinet incorporates Baldor Flex Drive System with DSP to regulate power on demand to motor. OSHA...

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Gates Corporation Announces New Automotive Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS) Display
Pulleys

Gates Corporation Announces New Automotive Accessory Belt Drive System (ABDS) Display

The educational tool demonstrates how servicing entire belt drive system ensures optimum performance. DENVER, Colo. - The Automotive Aftermarket division of Gates Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial and automotive products and the world's largest manufacturer of accessory drive belts and related components, today announced the release of its new interactive Accessory Belt...

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Actuators

SMAC Is Launching the LCS30 Series of Electric Linear Slide Actuator, Which Is the Latest Addition to SMAC's Line of Moving Coil Actuators Delivering Benchmark Price/Performance to Its Customers

Carlsbad, CA, USA - The latest in the new series of SMAC actuators is the most technologically advanced yet, combining a very compact package with impressive performance. The LCS30 has a compact size of 30mmx50mmx30mm, yet can still deliver a peak force of 4N and 6N with acceleration of 20G. SMAC's LCC-10 and LAC-1 controllers can be used to program and configure the LCS30 series. As with all of...

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Progress in the Wind
Cranes

Progress in the Wind

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental Helps Raise Iowa's Largest Wind Farm-and Energy Profile Want to see which way the renewable energy wind is blowing? Check with Iowa. No longer a novel sight, wind farms in Iowa are becoming as commonplace as the windy farmland they are built on. And Mortenson Construction, partnered with Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, brings the power to raise many of them. As of June...

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