SKF Wins Contract to Supply Giant Main Bearings and Related Technologies for World's Tallest Observation Wheel Run by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas
Bearings

SKF Wins Contract to Supply Giant Main Bearings and Related Technologies for World's Tallest Observation Wheel Run by Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas

LANSDALE, PA, USA- SKF has been awarded the contract to supply the two giant main bearings and related technologies for Caesars Entertainment Corporation's (NASDAQ:CZR) Las Vegas High Roller observation wheel expected to soar at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip in late 2013. The 550-foot-tall wheel, eclipsing the famed 443-foot-tall London Eye, will be equipped with two SKF spherical...

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Motors

Collaboration Speeds Development of Glass Screen Finishing Machines

Customized CNC systems and in-depth engineering support from NUM are enabling specialist machine manufacturer Viewtrun Technology to enter and compete in fast-growing markets in Asia. Based in Taipei, Viewtrun is developing a range of glass finishing machines for consumer electronics products that set new cost/performance levels in this highly competitive automation sector. This market is...

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Stainless Steel 3-Phase Motors withstand washdown applications.
Motors

Stainless Steel 3-Phase Motors withstand washdown applications.

Available in 0.33-2 hp ratings with speeds of 1,800 and 3,600 rpm, IronHorse(TM) general-purpose AC motors are electrically reversible and equipped with junction box with fluorinated silicone rubber gasket and stainless steel cable gland. Each industrial-duty, 56C-frame, TEFC motor features 304 stainless steel frames and stainless steel shafts Rated to IP56, NEMA design B motors are available...

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Controls and Controllers

Moog Animatics Improves SmartMotor with Machine Builders in Mind

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Moog Animatics, a division of Moog Inc., announced today a significant improvement to their NEMA 23 frame SM23165D and SM23165DT model SmartMotorsTM based on machine builder recommendations. The -CDS option SmartMotor upgrade provides users the option of employing CAN communications through the D-Sub connector on the top of the motor instead of through the 5-pin connector...

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Plain Bearings (Bushings)

Triangle Develops Cost-Reduced Cushioned HVAC Bearings for Evaporative Cooler Applications

The NAH10A is an example of Triangle's line of cushioned bearings that suppress vibrations in an array of HVAC applications, including evaporative coolers. Triangle is an indispensable supplier for swamp cooler and HVAC manufacturers in the Middle East, due to their durable cushioned pillow block mounted bearings. They are currently developing a bronze alloy sleeve bearing in response to requests...

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Bearings

Reali-Slim® Bearings Begin Work on Mars for the Third Time

Muskegon, Mich., USA... The Curiosity rover that landed on Mars on Aug. 6 features the largest, most advanced scientific payload of any Mars mission yet - and, as usual, Reali-Slim® thin section bearings. The five pairs of duplexed bearings from Kaydon Bearings Division save space and weight in two important areas: preparing rock material samples for analysis and supporting the steering...

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Motors

KLD Energy Technologies, Inc. and Samsung SDI Announce Relationship

- Cooperation to Develop Battery Solutions for Two-Wheeled Electric Vehicles and Other Markets - AUSTIN, Texas - KLD Energy Technologies, Inc. (KLD) and Samsung SDI announced today they have entered into a cooperative relationship to jointly develop state-of-the-art battery systems which will incorporate Samsung SDI's industry-leading lithium-ion battery cells and KLD's innovative electric...

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GE Technology Powers First Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Alaska
Engines

GE Technology Powers First Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Alaska

Â-· Power Produced by GE's Jenbacher J420 Gas Engines to Save Military up to $50 Million · Located on the Joint U.S. Army-Air Force Base, Doyon Utilities' Project Helps Improve Energy Security for U.S. Military · Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held in Anchorage to Celebrate Opening of Plant ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - Doyon Utilities, LLC (Doyon) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to...

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Power Distribution Systems

ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil as Renewable Energy Demand Grows

Substations and transmission infrastructure to increase wind generated electricity in energy mix CARY, N.C. - ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally...

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Cameras

Camera System brings surveillance to small unmanned aircraft.

Equipped with electro-optical and infrared imaging sensors as well as optional laser illuminator, Perceptor(TM) provides continuous 360° panning and HD video imagery, day or night, in all weather conditions. Gimbal's size and 7 oz weight allows for payload to be integrated into unmanned systems small enough to fit into backpack. Package also includes high-speed, high-bandwidth digital...

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Delivery Equipment That Really Delivers
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Delivery Equipment That Really Delivers

Are you in need of safer, more efficient transportation equipment? Do you feel like your delivery equipment could really use an upgrade? Check out this video, and learn about Halo Ramp Company's patented safety platforms, and how they help you bypass your trickiest delivery challenges.

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