Engines

Pratt & Whitney F117 Engine Exceeds 8 Million Flight Hours

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 8, 2011 - AERO INDIA -- Pratt & Whitney's F117 engine, the exclusive power for the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, recently exceeded 8 million engine flight hours. At the same time, the C-17 exceeded 2 million flight hours, while supporting a U.S. Air Force mission, and airdropped 74,000 pounds of supplies in support of U.S. and allied troops. Pratt & Whitney is a...

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Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products
Handling Equipment

Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products

Milwaukee, WI - To succeed in the tough market ahead, manufacturers of wind turbines, components, towers and blades have to adopt the most efficient manufacturing processes. They must meet unique material handling challenges. Turbines are often big enough to hold a small bus and can weigh over 40 tons. Some rotor blades are almost two hundred feet long. Expensive and fragile, these products need...

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Space-Saving HS Series Slewing Ring Bearings Now Available from Stock
Bearings

Space-Saving HS Series Slewing Ring Bearings Now Available from Stock

MUSKEGON, MICH... Kaydon Corporation Bearings Division is now stocking many models of its space-saving HS Series slewing ring bearings, which handle moment loads of up to 139,900 ft-lbs. This is about twice the capacity of the popular Kaydon RK Series bearings, in the same envelope. The ability to deliver exceptional load and thrust with significant space savings makes Kaydon HS Series bearings...

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Controls and Controllers

HPI, LLC Announces a Project Award from the National Electrification Institute (INDE) of Guatemala

Houston, Texas - HPI, LLC, a leader in the supply of turbine control solutions and turnkey power plants, announced today a project award from the National Electrification Institute (INDE) of Guatemala. HPI will be upgrading the control system and instrumentation of a Pratt & Whitney Twin Pack (FT4) aero-derivative gas turbine engine. The power station, located in Escuintla, Guatemala, currently...

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One-Way Clutches feature ball bearings on both ends.
Clutches

One-Way Clutches feature ball bearings on both ends.

Available in 11 sizes ranging from 10-42 mm in diameter by 15-30 mm long, BHFL One-Way Clutches support torques from 1.76-121 Nm. Designed to operate on end of shaft, units feature ball bearings on both ends to provide support for radial loads. Clutches allow free spinning in one direction, while locking in other direction to prevent reverse rotation. Providing smooth, frictionless operation,...

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Turbines

Raytheon Team to Develop Tool to Reduce Radar Interference from Wind Farms

WASHINGTON - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop an advanced wind turbine modeling tool. The tool will provide an accurate assessment of the turbine's effects on radar systems throughout the U.S. Wind farms interfere with the radar tracking of aircraft and weather. The turbines create a Doppler effect as they rotate, creating potential...

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Turbines

Nypro Pioneers Renewable Energy Resources at Packaging/Healthcare Plant

o One of the First in Plastics and One of the Largest in North Carolina... MEBANE, North Carolina; February 4, 2011 - Nypro Inc. said here today that it is installing a network of renewable energy sources at its world class Packaging and Healthcare precision plastics injection molding and assembly facility in Mebane, North Carolina. Ted Lapres, President and CEO, Nypro Inc., made the...

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Gearheads and Gearboxes

Lubrication Devices for Rack & Pinion Systems

WITTENSTEIN Offers Lubrication System for alpha Rack & Pinion A lubrication system is an essential part of the rack and pinion solution, used to aide in the lifespan of the entire linear unit. Launching new rack options this year, WITTENSTEIN is highlighting the importance of overall system awareness by introducing customers to the lubrication system specially designed to work with any type of...

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Motors

Integrated Servo Motors use intelligent communications.

SmartMotor(TM) products are available with Combitronic(TM) communication protocol, which uses CAN serial port to join up to 120 servos so that any of them may read, write, or control any other SmartMotor. To accomplish this, users are only required to tag local variable or command with colon and SmartMotor's CAN address. Communication protocol will not interfere with DeviceNet or CANopen...

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