Engines

Cummins Westport Announces New Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine

~ISX12 G Natural Gas Engine Targets Regional Trucking, Vocational and Refuse Markets in North America~ VANCOUVER - Cummins Westport Inc., announced today the ISX12 G, a 12 litre heavy-duty, factory built dedicated natural gas engine for regional haul truck / tractor, vocational and refuse applications. The new ISX12 G is currently in field trials with full production expected to commence in early...

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Induction Hardened Rack Gears combine precision, strength.
Gears

Induction Hardened Rack Gears combine precision, strength.

Designed for use in pinion (spur gear) mechanisms, Induction Hardened Rack Gears feature 1045 Carbon Steel construction and create linear actuator that converts rotational motion of pinion into linear motion. RGEAH (Ground) gears offer no hole, bottom tapped, side tapped, or side counterboard tapped hole machining options, while RGEAHL (Ground, Hole Position Configurable) gears offer...

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Maintenance-Free Brakes for Wind Turbines
Brakes

Maintenance-Free Brakes for Wind Turbines

The application of safety brakes in wind turbine pitch drives requires extremely conscientious dimensioning and precise knowledge of braking torque tolerances. If these prerequisites are fulfilled, high-quality brakes will work without requiring any maintenance across their entire service lifetime. The pitch drive brakes have the task of securing the rotor blades against twisting once they have...

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Controls and Controllers

CAN2GO Launches New Line of Smart Wireless Peripherals, Including a Damper/Valve Actuator Based on the Belimo MP-bus Platform

MONTREAL, QC & CHICAGO, IL - SCL Elements, manufacturer of CAN2GO products, officially launched its new line of smart wireless peripherals today at the AHR Expo in Chicago. The line includes the TE2 terminal unit and the DA2 proportional damper/valve actuator, based on the Belimo MP-Bus platform. The DA2 received a 2012 AHR Expo Innovation Award honorable mention. The TE2 and DA2 are both...

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ATC Alignment Tool keeps spindle taper free from damage.
Aligners

ATC Alignment Tool keeps spindle taper free from damage.

By ensuring ATC gripper aligns tool with extreme precision, ATC Alignment Tool prevents collision and potential damage, extending machine tool, cutting tool, and tool holder life. Tool may also be used to align ATC gripper to magazine tool pockets. Unit has built-in stylus that determines high/low values when plug is slowly rotated. Values are displayed on 10 micron/div dial indicator and reveal...

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Microslide Linear Actuator suits pipetting applications.
Actuators

Microslide Linear Actuator suits pipetting applications.

With 0.0006 in./step resolution and max load of 3 lb-ft, Microslide Linear Actuator is optimized for microfluidics and optical positioning applications. Microslide is 0.87 in. W x 1.0 in. H and provides up to 2.5 in. stroke. Equipped with 15000 Series 0.59 in. can-stack stepper motor, unit has self-lubricating polyacetal load carriage, supported by stainless steel guide rods with Black Ice®...

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Gearheads and Gearboxes

Siemens Starts Operating Its First 6 Megawatt Wind Turbine Equipped with Bonfiglioli Yaw Drives

Lippo di Calderara, Italy - Bonfiglioli Group, a worldwide leader in renewable energy applications, has announced that it has designed and tailored a yaw drive solution for the new Siemens 6MW wind turbine. The company's yaw drives were specifically designed for this application and according to Siemens' specifications and necessities. Siemens requested all components of this turbine size be the...

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Hoists

Goodrich to Showcase Advanced Systems at Singapore Airshow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) at next week's Singapore Airshow will showcase a full range of advanced systems for commercial aircraft, defense and space applications. The 2012 Singapore Airshow takes place at the Changi Exhibition Center, Singapore on February 14-19. The Goodrich pavilion (CD-07) will prominently feature an engine nacelle inlet cowl displayed on the outside of...

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Transmissions

At Agritechnica, Bonfiglioli Presents a New Hybrid Drive Solution for Agricultural Vehicles, Co-Engineered with Magneti Marelli.

(Bologna, Italy) - Bonfiglioli Riduttori SpA, the Bologna-based leader in power transmission for mobile and self-propelled machines, is presenting a brand new hybrid drive solution for agricultural sprayers (crop irrigation and treatment machines) at Agritechnica in Hanover (from the 13th to the 17th November). The new drive has been developed in co-engineering with the Powertrain division of...

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Compact Size Worm Gear Still Proves Robust Specifications
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Compact Size Worm Gear Still Proves Robust Specifications

New Worm Gear from WITTENSTEIN: V-Drive Size 040 The alpha V-Drive family has grown by one member with the addition of the size 040. The VDH 040 from WITTENSTEIN alpha expands the current servo worm gear offering and is aimed at meeting the compact design demands of customers. This product boasts the following servo worm gear benefits: o High duty cycle (> 60%) o High rated speed o Highest power...

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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary
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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary

For over 35 years our Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings, have been at work in oil fields across the globe. Our products are engineered to extend the service life of sucker rods and tubing, delivering cutting-edge innovation that enhances oilfield operation, maximizes output, and enhancing overall operations. To learn about the advantages of using Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings in your wells, see our video.

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