Motors

Azure Dynamics Technology to Support DHL's All 'Green' Fleet in Manhattan

OAK PARK, MI - Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD)(OTC: AZDDF), a world leader in the development and production of hybrid electric and electric components and powertrain systems for commercial vehicles, today confirmed that its products will comprise a new DHL 80-vehicle "green" fleet in Manhattan. The DHL fleet includes 50 Balance(TM) Hybrid Electric powertrains to be retrofitted on existing...

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Siemens Presents Energy-efficient Power Supply Solutions at the Hanover Fair

At this year's Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can charge electric...

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Controls and Controllers

Association of German Utilities Selects GE-Led Consortium to Deliver Flexible Power Plant Solution; Contracts for Project to Total More Than Euros300 Million

o Mittelsbüren Power Station Faces Grid Supply Challenges as More Wind Enters the Energy Mix o GE's 109FB Combined-Cycle Technology, Services Selected for Project BREMEN, GERMANY - An association of four German utilities has selected GE's (NYSE: GE) advanced 109FB combined-cycle technology to help meet the flexible operating and efficiency requirements of the new Mittelsbüren power plant...

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Compact, Multi-Turn Actuator features CANopen interface.
Actuators

Compact, Multi-Turn Actuator features CANopen interface.

Available with gear ratio from 3.7:1 to 307.54:1 and maximum resolution of 15°, FlexiDrive MSBA actuator includes brush-type geared DC motor, magnetic position sensing unit, regulator, and digital I/Os in 42 mm dia unit. Multi-turn absolute positioning system retains position data even when being moved or turned off. Unit has overspeed limiting that protects against overload, with internal...

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Right Angle Worm Gearboxes are durably constructed of aluminum.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Right Angle Worm Gearboxes are durably constructed of aluminum.

Available in 6 sizes with 4 input flange options, NEMA gearboxes offer input power from 1/15-10 hp and torque from 5-6,000 lb-in. IEC configurations, available in 9 sizes and 14 input flange options, offer input power range of 0.06-7.5 kW and torque range of 5-10,000 lb-in. Both series are available with 12 ratio options from 5:1-100:1 and offer double tapered roller bearings on select models....

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BEI Kimco Magnetics' Voice Coil Actuator Solves Challenging Application Requirements for High Temperature Capabilities
Actuators

BEI Kimco Magnetics' Voice Coil Actuator Solves Challenging Application Requirements for High Temperature Capabilities

VISTA, Calif, − BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., recently met the challenging voice coil actuator requirements for a high temperature spectrometer application. The device is used to identify materials in a given sample based on its spectral lines and operates under severe conditions. Key to the customer's product design specification was a voice coil...

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Linear Shaft Motor achieves sub micron resolution.
Motors

Linear Shaft Motor achieves sub micron resolution.

Designed for ultra high-precision market, Linear Shaft Motor features ironless construction and cylindrical design that uses 100% of magnetic flux. All available magnetic flux cuts coils at 90° angle. Because it has no cogging issues and does not produce Eddy currents, motor does not dump heat into work point, which enables it to achieve sub micron motion profiles. Lack of inherent airflow...

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Turbines

Siemens Receives Follow up Order for Direct Drive Wind Turbines from Minnesota Power

Siemens Energy has been awarded another order from Minnesota Power for 35 3-megawatt (MW) SWT-3.0-101 direct drive wind turbines for its Bison 2 wind energy center near Center, North Dakota. The scope of supply for the wind power plant with a capacity of 105 MW includes erection and commissioning of the 35 wind turbines, as well as a three-year service and maintenance agreement. Deliveries of the...

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Bearings Win Best Product Award
Plain Bearings (Bushings)

Bearings Win Best Product Award

Plastic bearings named 2011 Golden Mousetrap Winner East Providence, RI - April 6, 2011 - iglide® X6 plastic plain bearings from igus® have been selected by Design News magazine as a 2011 Golden Mousetrap Best Products Winner. iglide X6 is made of an advanced bearing material containing nano particles. The material is up to six times more wear resistant at long term temperatures of...

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Ondrives Extra Bores in Helical Gearboxes
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Ondrives Extra Bores in Helical Gearboxes

Ondrives Ltd have added an extra range of bore options to their popular crossed axis helical gear reducer range, available from February 2011. These right angle heavy duty units are available with both smaller and larger bore sizes than standard to accommodate customer's ever more demanding requirements, states Sales Director Andy Higgs. "We decided to introduce this as a standard range in...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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