Motors

ATK Conducts Third Successful Test of Next-Generation Solid Rocket Motor

PROMONTORY, Utah, Sept. 8, 2011 -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today conducted a third successful ground test of the next-generation solid rocket motor. The successful test, known as Development Motor (DM-3), is an important milestone in further validating the rocket's potential use in heavy lift and commercial launch vehicles. Initial test data indicate the motor performed as designed, producing...

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Mpact® Downhole Motors Provide Increased Power and Reliability
Motors

Mpact® Downhole Motors Provide Increased Power and Reliability

Conroe, Texas - Mpact® Downhole Motors are designing downhole drilling motors that can operate under increasingly higher loads to maximize performance and reliability. Mpact Downhole Motors combines advanced technology, engineering expertise, quality manufacturing capabilities and application experience to continuously increase its downhole motor run success ratio. Mpact Downhole Motors has...

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Motors

China's Leading Construction Machinery Maker Selects Eaton Components for Its First Compactors with Hydraulic Transmissions

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that XCMG Group of Jiangsu Province, China, the country's leading construction machinery producer, has selected Eaton components for its first vibratory compactors with hydraulic transmissions. Each hydraulic transmission will be equipped with an Eaton® hydrostatic heavy-duty variable pump and motor...

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Bearings

Enhancing the Movie and Gaming Experience

igus' plastic bushings and self-aligning bearings for entertainment seating East Providence, RI - September 20, 2011 - D-BOX Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of sophisticated motion systems for the entertainment industry, uses iglide® plastic bushings and igubal® pillow block bearings in its home theater, gaming and movie theater seats. The company replaced expensive...

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Aptiv® Film Replaces Metal and Improves Performance
Brakes

Aptiv® Film Replaces Metal and Improves Performance

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, USA - Victrex Polymer Solutions, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance polyaryletherketones, and ROJ Electrotex, Biella, Italy worked together to develop an innovative thermoformed braking cone designed with APTIV®; film made from VICTREX®; PEEK(TM) polymer. The high performance thermoplastic film was selected to replace metal which suffered from...

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Brakes

ROBA®-Linearstop: A Safety Brake for Dynamic Linear-Motion Braking Actions

Most of the brake elements available on the market today work purely as clamping units. They are only designed to secure the axes at a standstill, and are not suitable for dynamic braking procedures. The ROBA®-linearstop, however, is a fully adequate safety brake according to the Trade Association testing requirements. It enables reliable braking of axes in motion. The dynamic safety brakes...

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Marine Clutches are available in 2 styles.
Clutches

Marine Clutches are available in 2 styles.

Available in EWA versions for oil-immersed application or EDA units that run as dry friction clutches, Model HC/CH features key seal that allows for use of standard O-rings and facilitates installation in current configurations using double keyway and single drilled actuation hole. Forced oil-cooling provisions accommodate high-energy engagements, and Disc-Pac cores are designed using extra heavy...

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Engines

New Power Plant in Modesto, California Utilizes Wärtsilä Gas Engines to Meet the State's Environmental Targets

HELSINKI, Finland, August 18, 2011 -- The newly commissioned power plant located in Modesto, California, provides the community with the needed flexible, fast-start peaking generation to balance the expected increase in intermittent renewable generation resources. Modesto Irrigation District (MID) built the peaking plant to support their goal of meeting California's mandated 33 percent renewable...

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Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes suit Pittman® DC motors.
Brakes

Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes suit Pittman® DC motors.

Available for Pittman® brush-commutated and brushless DC motors, Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes feature factory-set air gap, rigid molded friction disk, compression springs, and drive nuts with set screw. Power-off models suit parking brake applications with ability to decelerate and hold load in position when power is deactivated, while holding brakes promote fail-safe operation by...

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Engines

Nexcelle Brings Its Next-Generation Integrated Propulsion System Concepts to Aviation Expo/China 2011

BEIJING - The industry-leading integrated propulsion system (IPS) concepts being developed by Nexcelle, some of which are to be implemented on COMAC's C919 twin-engine jetliner, will be demonstrated for the first time in China as the company brings its functional IPS scale model to this month's Aviation Expo/China 2011 exhibition in Beijing. Nexcelle's half-scale model highlights many of the...

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