Controls and Controllers

Isotec Security Announces Auto Attendant Operating System

WESTMINSTER, Colo. -- Isotec Security announced incorporation of its patent pending Auto Attendant software operating system as a standard feature for its Automated Weapons Control portals. The Auto Attendant's software and technologies are designed and proven to drastically reduce operator workload while elevating a facility's safety and security. A particular facility's security protocols will...

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Hand (Tool) Clamps

CDM Electronics Now Offers Amphenol PCD Backshells and Accessories

TURNERSVILLE, N.J. - CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor for manufacturers of electronic connectors and cables, now offers the full line of backshells and accessories from worldwide leader Amphenol PCD to meet virtually every application need. CDM Electronics has added a selection of nearly 10,000 Amphenol PCD backshells, adapters, strain reliefs, and other accessories to its...

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Guides

Plastic Bushings Are the Backbone of Students' Robot

The 21st annual FIRST® Robotics Championship came to a close on April 28th in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 30,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered for the week-long event, which celebrated the engineering and robotics accomplishments of more than 600 student teams from all over the globe. igus®, a diamond-level sponsor for the organization,...

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Rolls-Royce Gas Turbines Successfully Enter Service at New EDF Luminus Plant in Belgium
Turbines

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbines Successfully Enter Service at New EDF Luminus Plant in Belgium

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, announced today that two of the Group's Trent 60 gas turbines have successfully entered service at the new EDF Luminus power plant located at Angleur in the city of LiÃ-¨ge, Belgium. The Trent 60 gas turbines, each capable of producing 64 megawatts (MW) of power, can achieve fast start-up in just nine minutes, helping EDF Luminus deliver...

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Actuators

Miniature Integrated Actuator offers speeds up to 120 mm/sec.

Providing backlash-free positioning, Miniature Integrated Actuator combines precision ball screw with 8 mm diameter and 2 mm pitch, Faulhaber DC motor with graphite commutation, rotary encoder, and gearless coupling. Unit is available in travels ranging from 10-300 mm, with 1 micron resolution, and handles peak axial loads to 800 N. Available with compatible drive/controller, actuator is suited...

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Miscellaneous Rings

Saint-Gobain to Showcase Customised Automotive Solutions at Vehicle Dynamics Expo 2012

To help manufacturers enhance efficiency and improve the consumer's driving experience, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics will showcase its NORGLIDE® composite bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings at the Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgart, Germany, 12-14 June 2012 in Hall 1, booth V1165. Saint-Gobain's NORGLIDE® range has been developed to enhance friction control in automotive...

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Miscellaneous Rings

Saint-Gobain to Showcase Customised Automotive Solutions for Friction Control and NVH Reduction at Vehicle Dynamics Expo

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics will showcase its innovative range of NORGLIDE® composite bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings at the Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgart, Germany, 12-14 June 2012 in Hall 1, booth V1165. Utilising a variety of applications for powertrain, chassis, and the interior and exterior of the vehicle, Saint-Gobain's representatives at the booth will...

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Motors

Eaton's New HP30 Motors Enhance Overall Performance of SIMCO Drilling Rigs

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. of Osceola, Iowa, has selected Eaton's new Char-Lynn® HP30 Series motors for its SIMCO® 2800 HS (HT) drilling rigs, resulting in enhanced overall performance. The HP30 high-pressure disc valve motors power standard drillheads on the all-hydraulic,...

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Turbines

GE Technology to Boost Output of Poland's Next Utility-Scale Wind Projects

o GE 38 2.5-Megawatt Wind Turbines with 103-Meter Rotors to Power Four Polish Wind Projects o Supporting Poland's Renewable Energy Efforts o GE Opening Polish Service Center to Provide Local, Long-Term Support SALZBERGEN, GERMANY - GE (NYSE: GE) will supply 38 wind turbines for four wind projects in construction in Northern Poland. When operational, these projects, referred to collectively as...

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Engines

Briggs & Stratton Launches Industry-First Solution to Solve 'Missing Operator Manual' Problem

Introduction of serialized quick response code labels enables homeowners to find important engine information quickly and easily. MILWAUKEE -- Each year, when spring arrives, homeowners across America resume old, familiar rituals such as cleaning out the garage, picking up yard debris, and going to the local garden center to pick up a bag of weed & feed" for the lawn. Tuning up the lawnmower is...

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