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...Read More »
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 -Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
Direct Drive Linear Motors for Food/Beverage, Medical/Pharma & Packaging Applications
This eBook provides an overview of how direct drive linear motors can be an essential part of an efficient design ensuring the equipment operates and performs as intended.Read More »
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...Read More »
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,...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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 cart....Read More »
Lightweight Planetary DC Gearmotor accepts any 48 Vdc source.
Weighing ~10 lb and measuring 3.2 in. dia x 8.4 in. long, Model No. MMP-D33-455D-48V GP81-03.7 has 19 mm dia x 40 mm long keyed output shaft and is suited for solar tracker, robotics, and automation applications. Output of this IP54-sealed unit is rated for 18 lb-in. continuous torque at 782 rpm and 354 lb-in. peak. Requiring 5.1 A @ 48 Vdc to generate full-load torque, fully reversible gearmotor...Read More »
Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.Read More »