Ultra-Precise Positioning Achieved with Zero-Backlash Rack & Pinion Drive Systems
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Ultra-Precise Positioning Achieved with Zero-Backlash Rack & Pinion Drive Systems

ATLANTA Drive Systems, Inc. offers a complete range of Zero-Backlash Rack & Pinion Drive Systems that eliminate all axis backlash, providing ultra-precise positioning and repeatability. Positioning accuracy is maintained during acceleration and deceleration, as well as during changes in direction of travel. The axis backlash is eliminated by using two pinions - one to drive the axis and the other...

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Pneumatic Rotary Actuators feature output flange stops.
Actuators

Pneumatic Rotary Actuators feature output flange stops.

Delivering 7-310 lb-in. torque, Series AGR offers 5 bore sizes of .5, .75, 1.0, 1.25, and 1.625 in. with 2 standard rotations of 90 and 180°. Units feature bearing supported flange, enabling payload to be connected directly to flange without need for extra support. Suited for tight space applications, all units include standard angle adjustment of ±5° in each direction and...

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Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Services

Honeywell Signs $51 Million Agreement with EasyJet Airline to Provide 131-9A APU and Maintenance

Agreement to Cover easyJet's Entire A320 Fleet FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW, UK - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that easyJet Airline Company Ltd. has selected Honeywell's 131-9A auxiliary power unit (APU), and extended maintenance service for their Airbus A320 family of aircraft in a 10-year $51 million contract. "Honeywell's 131-9A APU reduces fuel consumption by 5 percent, and offers 25 percent...

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Motors

Maxon Motor has Introduced Its Newly Rebranded EC-4pole Brushless Motor, Previously Known as the EC-Powermax Range

The EC-4pole offers engineers the same reliability and versatility with a name that, according to the company, better reflects the high-performance capability of its four-pole magnet construction. As with the EC-powermax, the EC-4pole operates at speeds of up to 25,000rev/min and with an efficiency approaching 90 per cent thanks to the patented ironless winding technology at its core. Thanks to...

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Ratchet Clutches Provide Versatile, Four-Way Motion Control
Clutches

Ratchet Clutches Provide Versatile, Four-Way Motion Control

Worcester, MA - Ratchet clutches from Lowell Corporation offer users several options in controlling motion: one-way left, one-way right, freewheeling, and fully locked. Among the applications for Lowell ratchet clutches are manual backstopping for conveyor belts, overrunning capabilities for dual motor set-ups, and indexing for machinery. Each standard Lowell clutch body contains only a gear, two...

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Offers Robust Altenative to Optical Encoder
Actuators

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Offers Robust Altenative to Optical Encoder

Magnetic Encoder Technology Comes to the Can Stack Linear Actuator WATERBURY, CT - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision linear motion products, offers an integrated magnetic encoder available on the 1 25000 Series linear actuators. The extremely compact and fully enclosed incremental encoder utilizes solid state technology and includes both analog detection...

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Bevel Gearboxes feature 0.035-4.032 Nm torque capacity.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Bevel Gearboxes feature 0.035-4.032 Nm torque capacity.

Bevel gearboxes are available in 3 sizes ranging from 34.925-63.5 mm OD with 1:1 torque ratio as standard. Integrated in green anodized aluminum housings, units have 303 stainless steel shafts, 2 sealed ball bearings/shaft, and an operating temperature of -20 to +80Â-ºC. Maximum rotational speed for all versions is 2,000 rpm, and 3,000 rpm for units with hardened spiral bevels. Backlash...

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Engines

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Powers First Flight of Production F-35 Aircraft

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Pratt & Whitney's F135 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) production engine powered the successful first flight of a production F-35 aircraft on Friday, Feb. 25. This milestone marks the introduction of Pratt & Whitney's F135 production engines into service. Pratt & Whitney is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The first flight of a production...

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Gearheads and Gearboxes

Gear Drives are built to withstand tough environments.

Featuring Magnum no-leak seals with oil drain backs and purgeable grease chamber, Falk V-Class(TM) comes in heavy-duty, horizontally split, ductile iron housing that enables max performance under load. Case-hardened and ground gears as well as 25° pressure angle gear teeth provide strength and durability, while optimized bevel and helical tooth forms ensure full contact under load for...

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Handling Equipment

Cable Feeding Sheaves feed utility cable into conduit.

With Cable Feeding Sheaves, utility cable can be smoothly fed into conduits and innerducts from any angle. Steel units accommodate 2-6 in. Schedule 40 and Schedule 80 ducts and feature half-circle, split-tube design that facilitates insertion and removal. Available in aluminum alloy or wear-resistant Nylatron®, sheave rollers utilize maintenance-free, self-lubricating bearings. Sheaves...

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