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Ball Valves and Pneumatic Actuators

Habonim is a leading manufacturer of innovative ball valves and pneumatic actuators. Founded in the early 1960's as a stainless steel and aluminum casting foundry, the company expanded into the design and production of 3- piece and flanged ball valves. Habonim introduced to the market the only 4- piston pneumatic actuator in the world, the Compact . With a worldwide presence, Habonim is specified...

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Innovative Bearing Technologies Featured at Preeminent Equipment Tradeshow in Las Vegas

Advances in Bearing Materials, Lubrication Techniques, and Design Assistance Highlighted by AST Bearings at IFPE / CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tradeshows LAS VEGAS, March 8, 2011 -- Las Vegas Convention Center -- An event so large that it occurs only once every three years, the IFPE (International Fluid Power Exposition) and CONEXPO-CON/AGG shows are North America's premier expositions for heavy equipment...

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Cogiscan Introduces Several New TTC products at APEX

Cogiscan will be introducing new hardware and software products supporting machines from leading vendors, including Cyberoptics, DEK, Ekra, Essemtec, Fuji, Juki, Koh Young, MPM, Mydata, Samsung, Siplace, Teradyne, Universal Instruments, Viscom, VI Technology, and others. BROMONT, CANADA, Mar 9, 2011 - Cogiscan, the leading track, trace and control solutions provider for the electronics...

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Goodrich Completes Boeing 787 Electric Braking System Certification

o First electrically actuated braking system on a commercial aircraft CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2011 -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) electric brake system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has completed all required dedicated flight test conditions. The achievement follows a comprehensive development and qualification program involving multiple Goodrich business units and close collaboration...

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Here Enterprises Completes Phase I Turbine Installation at Cycle Ranch Wind Energy Project

LAS VEGAS -- Here Enterprises Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean wind energy, today announced completion of the first phase of construction on its Cycle Ranch wind project. Here Enterprises is pleased to report that the first series of high efficiency variable pitch turbines is now in place at its Floresville, Texas wind park. Mark Ryun, CEO of Here Enterprises, commented: The...

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

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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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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Ratchet Clutches Provide Versatile, Four-Way Motion Control

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

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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