Motors

Brushless DC Servomotors feature electronic commutation.

Featuring modular design, BX4 Series 2232 eliminates need for adhesive-bonded joints. Four-pole units provide continuous torque up to 12 mNm and speeds to 10,400 rpm. In basic version, commutation is provided by external control. Encoder version, available with optional line driver and differential output signal, comes in 4 preset resolutions of 32, 64, 128, or 256 quadrature impulses per...

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Maintenance-Free Spherical Plain Bearings Support New Retractable Roof at Olympic Stadium in Kiev
Bearings

Maintenance-Free Spherical Plain Bearings Support New Retractable Roof at Olympic Stadium in Kiev

A total of 240 maintenance-free spherical plain bearings supplied by the Schaeffler Group are to play a vital role in supporting a new retractable roof for the new Olympic Stadium in Kiev. Built in 1923, the Ukraine's Olympic Stadium in Kiev has been renovated on several occasions but is currently undergoing a thorough, comprehensive modernisation programme in preparation for the UEFA Euro 2012...

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Motorized Linear Actuator combines drive, guidance functions.
Actuators

Motorized Linear Actuator combines drive, guidance functions.

Model SAA06 Motorized SplineRail(TM) utilizes precision rolled lead screw, supported by bearings and contained within concentric extruded aluminum spline, driving integrated composite polymer nut/bushing. KerKote® TFE coating and self-lubricating Kerkite® nut/bushing material lend to extended life expectancy. When mounted vertically, SplineRail can also be used to simultaneously lift...

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Motors

Linear DC Servomotor features peak force up to 27.6 N.

Measuring 20 x 28 x 70 mm, Model LM 2070 is suited for variety of positioning applications. Unit offers stroke lengths from 40-120 mm, maximum acceleration of 90 m/sÂ-², and maximum speed of 2.6 m/s. Version One uses 3 analog halls sensors for feedback, while Version Two, designed for sin/cos control, uses 2 analog Hall sensors. Motion controller is available with Serial or CAN interface.

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Turbines

Denmark's Rodsand II Offshore Wind Power Plant Begins Operations

One of the world's largest offshore wind power plants has begun operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. E.ON opened the Rodsand II project, with 90 Siemens offshore wind turbines with a ceremonial act. Siemens erected the 90 wind turbines, each with 2.3 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor diameter of 93 meters (300 feet), in just 122 days, six weeks ahead of schedule. E.ON will use...

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Engines

Ricardo's New Heavy-fuel Wolverine3 Engine Takes Flight at Nevada Test Site

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, announced today that its new Wolverine3 heavy fuel engine has completed its first in-flight tests at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada...

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Gearboxes are designed to deliver quiet, smooth operation.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Gearboxes are designed to deliver quiet, smooth operation.

Supplied in heavy-duty metal housing, GDR1 and GDR2 Series offer gear ratios from 25:1 to 650:1, continuous torques up to 6 Nm, and speeds from 4-100 rpm. Frame footprint is 3.21 x 2.52 in., with respective thickness of 2.56 or 1.38 in. for GDR2 and GDR1. Both RoHS-compliant series serve medical, commercial, and industrial automation applications requiring smooth performance and continuous duty...

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Pulleys and Belts suit power transmission applications.
Pulleys

Pulleys and Belts suit power transmission applications.

Available with pitch from 2.5-10 mm, T Type Pulleys are made of aluminum with zinc-plated steel flanges and are either center-drilled or pilot-bored. Synchronous timing belts that accompany pulleys range in width from 6-32 mm and are double sided with Aramid tension members. Special polyurethanes, anti-static, machined, ground, and punched belt options are available.

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Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.
Sleeves

Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.

Made of polyamide suitable for use in temperatures from -30 to +85°C, hexagonal spacing sleeves exhibit mechanical stability due to internal and external thread inserts that are made of brass and are electrically insulating. Various combinations of threads and sleeve lengths, from M2.5-M6, are available, and dielectric strength is rated at ~40 kV/mm. Accommodating use of socket wrenches and...

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens Receives Major Order from Oman for Two Turnkey Combined Cycle Power Plants

Siemens Energy is to build two turnkey combined cycle power plants in Oman. Purchaser of the project-financed plants is a consortium led by the French utility GDF SUEZ. Siemens will build the two 750-megawatt plants Barka III and Sohar II as consortium leader together with its South Korean partner GS E&C. In May 2012, both units are planned to go on in operation in simple-cycle mode, with the...

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PDS is an established leader in progressive die stamping, with a reputation for providing precision and value that dates back more than half a century. Through extensive capabilities and a staff of seasoned professionals, we set the standard for quality, delivering flexible services that can meet the needs of the most challenging requirements. See our video to learn more.

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