SpaceX Dragon Utilizes Cooper Interconnect Non-Explosive Actuators

SpaceX Dragon Utilizes Cooper Interconnect Non-Explosive Actuators

CAMARILLO, Calif. - Cooper Interconnect, a leading manufacturer of interconnect solutions, today announced that Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) utilized Cooper Interconnect non-explosive actuators on the Dragon Spacecraft to support the mission to become the first commercial vehicle in history to attach to the International Space Station. Non-explosive actuators enable containment and...

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Cebu Pacific Air Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A321neo Aircraft

LONDON - FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines' largest carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower-® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 30 firm and 10 option A321neo aircraft. The agreement also includes a ten-year PureSolutionSM maintenance package for each engine. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies...

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Pratt & Whitney Delivers First Engines for Boeing C-17s to India

LONDON - FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first four F117 engines for the Indian Air Force to power its fleet of Boeing C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft. India's Ministry of Defence signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government in 2011 to acquire 10 C-17s. India will take delivery of its first C-17s...

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Integrated Stepper Motors support Ethernet communications.

Integrated Stepper Motors support Ethernet communications.

Fusing motion controller with 100 MBit Ethernet communications to NEMA23 step motor, STM23 Series connects to Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, CompactLogix, or MicroLogix PLC. Model STM23Q-2Ex provides 125 oz-in. of torque, while Model STM23Q-3Ex produces 210 oz-in. Both are available with optional 4,000 count/rev optical encoder that can detect and prevent motor stalls using stall prevention...

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Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo Finalize Agreement for 300 PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines

LONDON - FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - Pratt & Whitney and IndiGo signed a definitive agreement for PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for 150 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The agreement includes 300 firm PurePower PW1100G-JM engines with additional options and a long-term PureSolutionSM maintenance agreement. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2015. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies...

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Selects Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM Engines to Power Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

LONDON - FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - Pratt & Whitney and Norwegian Air Shuttle signed a memorandum of understanding to power 50 firm Airbus A320neo family aircraft with PurePower PW1100G-JM engines with first delivery scheduled in 2016. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. We chose the PurePower engine because we believe it offers the greatest long-term benefits in terms...

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Inline Planetary Gearbox features helical gearing.

Inline Planetary Gearbox features helical gearing.

Designed for dynamic and cyclic motion control applications, SPH series offers ratios up to 100:1 and several output configurations: shaft (smooth or keyed), hollow with housing, and integrated coupling. Gears are cut at angle that reduces axial forces and are ground for minimal noise as well as optimal smoothness and accuracy. Width of gear teeth increases permissible torque capacity relative to...

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easyJet Signs 10-Year Contract Extension with Goodrich Wheels and Brakes for A319/A320 Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., - Farnborough Airshow - Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Aircraft Wheels and Brakes has signed a 10 year contract extension with easyJet for the provisioning and MRO support of wheels and carbon brakes for their A319/A320 fleet. easyJet operates the world's largest fleet of A319/A320 aircraft with over 200 aircraft in service and 15 aircraft on order. Goodrich's A320 carbon...

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Navistar Announces Advanced Clean Engine Technology to Meet Emissions Regulations

Company working with EPA, CARB on transition plan LISLE, Ill. - Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced that it will introduce its next generation clean engine solution - In-Cylinder Technology Plus (ICT+) - to meet 2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions regulations and position the company to meet greenhouse gas (GHG) rules in advance of 2014 and 2017...

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Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Systems at Farnborough International Airshow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) will showcase a full range of advanced systems for commercial aircraft, defense and space applications at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012, which takes place in Farnborough, UK on July 9-15. The Goodrich pavilion (outside OE4, located between hall 1 and chalet rows A and B) will prominently feature a fully inflated life raft from its...

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