Voice Coil Positioning Stage supports oscillatory applications.
Actuators

Voice Coil Positioning Stage supports oscillatory applications.

Used for high force, oscillatory applications requiring sinusoidal motion, Part No. VCS12-1000-LB-C consists of open loop system driven by NCC moving coil type linear actuator and guided by 2 ceramic coated shafts sliding within 2 precision linear bushings. Each voice coil has 1.2 in. stroke and generates 100 lb continuous force (300 lb peak). Solution can be supplied with springs so that voice...

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Motors

Hannover Messe 2012: Efficient Production Solutions from Siemens Support the Energy Turnaround and Strengthen Competitiveness

Increased energy and resource efficiency for producing industries are in the focus of the Siemens exhibit at this year's Hannover Messe. Greater efficiency does not have to mean less productivity. The two goals are compatible," said Siegfried Russwurm, CEO of the In-dustry Sector, at the Siemens press conference in Hanover. The savings achieved by modern, sustainable production make an important...

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Ring Drive suits indexing and rotary positioning applications.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Ring Drive suits indexing and rotary positioning applications.

Merging Roller Pinion System technology with precision-grade bearing and gearhead, Precision Ring Drive can reach speeds up to 300 rpm and handle peak torques at all times. Unit offers indexing precision up to ±11 arc-sec with repeatability up to ±1.2 arc-sec. Supported by high-capacity cross-roller bearing, drive is rated for loads up to 1,575 kN, making it suited for demanding...

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Motors

BRABUS Hybrid Sedan Powered by Protean in-Wheel Motors Debuts in Detroit

DETROIT- Protean Electric, the global leader in electric in-wheel motors, will showcase its award-winning Protean Drive(TM) system in a BRABUS Hybrid at the SAE 2012 World Congress April 24-26 at Cobo Center. The event will mark the BRABUS Hybrid's premier North American appearance. In addition, Protean will host a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Booth#801. Protean Electric Chairman and...

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Bergen Engines Wins $70M in Asian Power Generation Contracts
Engines

Bergen Engines Wins $70M in Asian Power Generation Contracts

Bergen Engines AS, trading as Rolls-Royce Reciprocating Power Systems, has secured orders with a combined value over $70 million to supply 26 Bergen engines, associated power plant equipment and design services to customers in Bangladesh and Indonesia to increase electrical power generation. Graham Gate, Vice President - Bergen Engines said: Many countries in Asia face a pressing need for...

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Pumps

GE's Power Conversion Technology Drives Innovative 'Pumped Storage' Hydropower Project in Portugal

o Voith to Install GE's Power Conversion Technology in Variable Speed Pump Turbines for Portugal's Frades II Plant o Variable Speed Pump Turbines Offer Greater Control of Plant Output to Meet Grid Conditions o GE's Energy Management Solutions Help Utilities Stabilize Grid, Supply More Renewable Energy in Europe BERLIN, GERMANY - With more European countries harnessing their hydropower resources...

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Turbines

GE Wind Turbines Selected by Chinese Wind Power Developer for 100-Megawatt Project in Canada

o Broad GE Wind Portfolio Providing 1.6 and 2.75 GE Wind Turbines to Power Dufferin Wind Farm o GE Supporting China Long Yuan Power Generation's First Wind Project Outside of China o Ontario Continues to Lead Canada in Wind Power Development SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - GE's (NYSE: GE) broad and competitive portfolio of advanced technology wind turbines will power a new wind project in the province of...

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L-com Adds Mil-Spec and Ruggedized ST Fiber Optic Adapters, Connectors, and Covers
Electric Wire, Cable and Cable Assemblies

L-com Adds Mil-Spec and Ruggedized ST Fiber Optic Adapters, Connectors, and Covers

NORTH ANDOVER, MA - L-com, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has added new products to its lineup of industrial, ruggedized, and mil-spec fiber optic products, including connectors, adapters, and connector/adapter dust covers. The new products, all designed for the ST" fiber connector type, are specifically designed for military, aircraft, spacecraft,...

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Exoskeleton Hand fosters facilitated human-machine cooperation.
Actuators

Exoskeleton Hand fosters facilitated human-machine cooperation.

To meet challenges of ageing population, ExoHand fosters future human-machine cooperation in industrial environments by functioning as assistance system for assembly tasks in production. Force feedback system can extend worker's scope of action in production environments. Platform may also be used to develop service robotics and personal assistance systems applications. Exoskeleton is...

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Actuators

Vertical Arresting System supports belt-driven actuators.

Available as option or retrofit on vertical automation applications using Macon belt-driven actuators, CLAWS(TM) Cam Lock Arresting Wedge System prevents cart freefall in event of belt breakage. System uses carbon fiber impregnated Poly Chain® toothed belt, which is housed in actuator's aluminum beam t-slot, and coupled with wedge device, which integrates with tensioning mechanism under...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
Sponsored

Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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