Mechanical Power Transmission

Mechanical Power Transmission

Siemens to Supply 64 Wind Turbines for 147 MW Onshore Project in the U.S.

Sep 02, 2016

• 64 SWT-2.3-108 for Grant Plains Wind in Oklahoma • Clean renewable energy for more than 50,000 U.S. households • Long-term service included Siemens has received an order to supply, install and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in Oklahoma. The customer is Apex Clean Energy. The wind power plant with a total capacity of 147 megawatts (MW) will... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Vision Systems

Varian Expands Access to Advanced Cancer Care in Bolivia

Sep 01, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Continuing its efforts to increase access to radiotherapy for cancer treatment worldwide, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced the installation of a Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at Instituto Oncologico del Oriente Boliviano in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. First patient treatments were started earlier in August. In addition to the installation of the Clinac iX,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

CM-ET Lodestar Classic Electric Chain Motor Now IP66 Rated

Sep 01, 2016

Legendary motor is ideal for use in outdoor environments and is designed for long service life GETZVILLE, N.Y. – As part of our dedication to providing customers with the best products and services in the industry, Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, has made significant improvements to... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Assured Automation NV Series Actuator Recognized in Best of the Best 2016 Best Practices Award

Sep 01, 2016

NV Series Replaces obsolete belt-driven valve actuators with gear-style design actuator at less than 10% of the cost of OEM's replacement option CLARK, N.J., Aug. 29, 2016 - Much of our electricity is generated by gas turbines, internal combustion (IC) engines that produce power by burning air-fuel mixtures that throw off hot gases which in turn spin the turbines. The Combined Cycle Journal... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuator utilizes all-steel drive pinion.

Aug 30, 2016

Featuring 5:1 reduction ratio, 12 Vdc Model MMP LA3-12V-5-A-SP-100 maintains rapid 2 ips stroke speed and 4 in. overall stroke length. Acme screw drive allows for 517 lb of static load, while unit boasts 45 lb dynamic load rating. Operating from -26 to +65°C, IP65-rated actuator features 8 mm diameter clevis mounts on both ends and built-in limit switches for both ends of travel. Typical uses... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mersen Proudly Sponsors University of Washington for Ecocar3 Competition

Aug 30, 2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact, while maintaining the muscle and performance expected from this iconic American car. Teams are tasked with enhancing the vehicle with cutting-edge energy efficient powertrains that retain high standards for safety and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

Aug 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Learning Soft Starters suit motor applications up to 100 hp.

Aug 29, 2016

Supporting use with AC induction motors up to 100 A, 75 mm wide RSGD Series (220–600 Vac) employs self-learning algorithm that works with different applications without requiring adjustment of initial torque. These 3-phase soft starters, along with integrated electronic overload protection, PTC input, and diagnostic functions, provide Modbus 2-wire serial communication protocol for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Voltage Motor Control uses single phase AC line source.

Aug 29, 2016

Combining regen-capable switching power supply with low voltage drive, Model DCH403-10 controls low voltage motors without negative effects of current spikes or large BUS voltage associated with typical 115/230 Vac controls. Built-in circuitry diverts regenerative current to dump resistor, allowing for quick braking. Additional features include NO or NC contacts for alarm output, torque mode... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

CD® Couplings from Zero-Max with High Power Density Facilitate Smaller Machine Footprint Designs

Aug 29, 2016

Plymouth, Minnesota: The quest for smaller machine footprints continues as designers seek new ways to reduce machine size while increasing output. The Zero-Max CD coupling pictured provides precise and reliable shaft connections in less space than other couplings. It operates without fatigue for reliable 24/7 operation required in the latest machine designs. Key to this CD coupling design is the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

CINCINNATI to Launch New Fiber Laser and Portable Electric Press Brake at FABTECH 2016

Aug 26, 2016

AUGUST 23, 2016; HARRISON, OH; USA - Cincinnati® Incorporated (CI) a leading provider of built-to-order machine tools, announces its participation as an exhibitor at FABTECH 2016 (November 16-18, Las Vegas, NV). Located in booth C31102 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the exhibit will feature the company’s latest product lines - the CL-960 fiber laser, the MAXFORM high... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

Aug 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Durable Truck Suspension/Steer Axle conserves weight and fuel.

Aug 24, 2016

As available option for Peterbilt 579 and 567 set forward axle models, SOFTEK® NXT integrated monoleaf suspension and steer axle system combines STEERTEK NXT axle and monoleaf spring technology with integrated clamp group design. Design conserves weight, promotes ride quality and durability, and facilitates maintenance. Axle, with 2-piece knuckle assembly, also includes double lip... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

Aug 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque 17 mm Brush DC Motor has energy efficient design.

Aug 22, 2016

Featuring coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit, Athlonix™ 17DCT offers torque carrying capabilities up to 6.14 mNm and efficiency up to 85%. Torque per ampere performance promotes battery life, and constant force spring design for carbon brush provides consistent performance. This 17 mm dia motor is available in variations that include precious metal... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

Aug 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Actuator delivers low hystesis and friction.

Aug 19, 2016

Targeting applications requiring low friction and high force accuracy, 38 mm dia x 48.3 mm long LAH1-19-000A provides low hysteresis/low friction with consistent bi-directional position control. Symmetrical flex circuit prevents friction caused by movement to ensure consistent results, and solid brass ball cage with captured steel balls further reduces friction. Along with hysteresis of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

New High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages from Primatics

Aug 19, 2016

High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages, from Primatics, Inc., are used in applications where high accuracy and repeatability and/or smoothness are critical.  All sub-assembly components are machined to very tight tolerances in order to achieve the required accuracy and repeatability.  Typical precision for these types of stages are measured in the sub-micron or nanometer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque operates in aircraft starter generators.

Aug 19, 2016

Available as FAA PMA replacement part, Torque Shaft P/N P6630 is part of armature and has installation application on Thales Starter Generators P/N 8260-121 and 8260-123. Thales Starter Generators are installed in ATR42 and ATR72 Series aircraft. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Speed Centering Shaft accelerates production.

Aug 18, 2016

Designed to deliver speed, reliability, and usability, Tidland Cyclone™ Series centers and grips cores concentrically about shaft to accelerate production. This high-speed centering shaft, engineered for optimal torque capability, also increases throughput by minimizing roll loping and machine vibration. Single-circuit air system and bladders, which can be replaced in <5 min, minimize... Read More