Brakes

ROBA®-Linearstop: A Safety Brake for Dynamic Linear-Motion Braking Actions

Most of the brake elements available on the market today work purely as clamping units. They are only designed to secure the axes at a standstill, and are not suitable for dynamic braking procedures. The ROBA®-linearstop, however, is a fully adequate safety brake according to the Trade Association testing requirements. It enables reliable braking of axes in motion. The dynamic safety brakes...

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Marine Clutches are available in 2 styles.
Clutches

Marine Clutches are available in 2 styles.

Available in EWA versions for oil-immersed application or EDA units that run as dry friction clutches, Model HC/CH features key seal that allows for use of standard O-rings and facilitates installation in current configurations using double keyway and single drilled actuation hole. Forced oil-cooling provisions accommodate high-energy engagements, and Disc-Pac cores are designed using extra heavy...

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Engines

New Power Plant in Modesto, California Utilizes Wärtsilä Gas Engines to Meet the State's Environmental Targets

HELSINKI, Finland, August 18, 2011 -- The newly commissioned power plant located in Modesto, California, provides the community with the needed flexible, fast-start peaking generation to balance the expected increase in intermittent renewable generation resources. Modesto Irrigation District (MID) built the peaking plant to support their goal of meeting California's mandated 33 percent renewable...

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Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes suit Pittman® DC motors.
Brakes

Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes suit Pittman® DC motors.

Available for Pittman® brush-commutated and brushless DC motors, Power-Off and Fail-Safe Holding Brakes feature factory-set air gap, rigid molded friction disk, compression springs, and drive nuts with set screw. Power-off models suit parking brake applications with ability to decelerate and hold load in position when power is deactivated, while holding brakes promote fail-safe operation by...

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Engines

Nexcelle Brings Its Next-Generation Integrated Propulsion System Concepts to Aviation Expo/China 2011

BEIJING - The industry-leading integrated propulsion system (IPS) concepts being developed by Nexcelle, some of which are to be implemented on COMAC's C919 twin-engine jetliner, will be demonstrated for the first time in China as the company brings its functional IPS scale model to this month's Aviation Expo/China 2011 exhibition in Beijing. Nexcelle's half-scale model highlights many of the...

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Power Plants

Gas Turbine meets needs of 60 Hz markets.

In 2 on 1 configuration, KA24 combined-cycle power plant based on 60 Hz GT24 Gas Turbine can start up in less than 30 minutes and provide more than 450 MW of power in 10 minutes to make up for fluctuations in production inherent in some renewable energy sources, such as wind power. Power plant is capable of delivering over 700 MW of electric power, with gross electrical efficiency of over 60%....

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Process Equipment Manufacturer Introduces Twin Shaft Drive for Vibrating Fluid Bed Dryers and Coolers
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Process Equipment Manufacturer Introduces Twin Shaft Drive for Vibrating Fluid Bed Dryers and Coolers

New Witte Vibratory Drive Delivers Powerful Linear Motion For Its High Capacity Equipment Washington, NJ: A new twin shaft vibratory drive from process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, New Jersey (www.witte.com), features a proprietary design that produces the robust linear vibration required to deliver consistent motion to its large, high capacity fluid bed dryers, coolers,...

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Maintenance and Repair Services

PSI Repair Services to Showcase Off-Warranty Repair Support at CANWEA 2011

LIVONIA, Mich. - PSI Repair Services, Inc., the world's leading independent repair company for electronics, hydraulics and precision mechanical assemblies, will showcase its off-warranty repair support for wind energy operations and maintenance (O&M) professionals at the CANWEA 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition. According to an October 2010 iNews Connect article by Gillian Moore, 79% of wind...

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Miscellaneous Drives

Electronic Traction Drive uses software-based synchronization.

Dual-speed Geared Traction Drive (GTD) shifts electronically, using software-controlled motor synchronization, and provides respective max output torque values of 1,893 and 810 lb-ft per wheel in first and second gear (180 mph max). Featuring integrated inverter, electric motor, and 2-speed transmission, solution can fit many architectures and enables optimal performance by eliminating...

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Integrated Stepper Motors feature CANopen connectivity.
Motors

Integrated Stepper Motors feature CANopen connectivity.

Integrating NEMA step motor, microstepping drive, and controller, STM24 Series provides holding torque up to 340 oz-in. Profile Position, Profile Velocity, and Homing modes are fully supported at data rates up to 1 Mbps. S versions accept step and direction, analog input, joystick control, and streaming host commands using SCL language, while Q versions add stand-alone programmable operation...

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Simple Connection MGB with EtherNet/IP

The new MGB with EtherNet/IP is a leap forward in access door safety. Designed for easy installation, flawless performance, and long service life, it is engineered with robust features and cutting-edge technology that places it firmly at the leading edge of the door safety device industry. To learn all about the benefits of the Euchner MGB, see our video.

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