Motors

Linear DC Servomotor features peak force up to 27.6 N.

Measuring 20 x 28 x 70 mm, Model LM 2070 is suited for variety of positioning applications. Unit offers stroke lengths from 40-120 mm, maximum acceleration of 90 m/sÂ-², and maximum speed of 2.6 m/s. Version One uses 3 analog halls sensors for feedback, while Version Two, designed for sin/cos control, uses 2 analog Hall sensors. Motion controller is available with Serial or CAN interface.

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Turbines

Denmark's Rodsand II Offshore Wind Power Plant Begins Operations

One of the world's largest offshore wind power plants has begun operations in the Baltic Sea off the coast of Denmark. E.ON opened the Rodsand II project, with 90 Siemens offshore wind turbines with a ceremonial act. Siemens erected the 90 wind turbines, each with 2.3 megawatt (MW) capacity and a rotor diameter of 93 meters (300 feet), in just 122 days, six weeks ahead of schedule. E.ON will use...

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Engines

Ricardo's New Heavy-fuel Wolverine3 Engine Takes Flight at Nevada Test Site

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ricardo, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Ricardo plc, the leading independent provider of technology, product innovation and engineering solutions to the world's automotive, defense, transport and new energy industries, announced today that its new Wolverine3 heavy fuel engine has completed its first in-flight tests at the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada...

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Gearboxes are designed to deliver quiet, smooth operation.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Gearboxes are designed to deliver quiet, smooth operation.

Supplied in heavy-duty metal housing, GDR1 and GDR2 Series offer gear ratios from 25:1 to 650:1, continuous torques up to 6 Nm, and speeds from 4-100 rpm. Frame footprint is 3.21 x 2.52 in., with respective thickness of 2.56 or 1.38 in. for GDR2 and GDR1. Both RoHS-compliant series serve medical, commercial, and industrial automation applications requiring smooth performance and continuous duty...

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Pulleys and Belts suit power transmission applications.
Pulleys

Pulleys and Belts suit power transmission applications.

Available with pitch from 2.5-10 mm, T Type Pulleys are made of aluminum with zinc-plated steel flanges and are either center-drilled or pilot-bored. Synchronous timing belts that accompany pulleys range in width from 6-32 mm and are double sided with Aramid tension members. Special polyurethanes, anti-static, machined, ground, and punched belt options are available.

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Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.
Sleeves

Hexagonal Spacing Sleeves are electrically insulating.

Made of polyamide suitable for use in temperatures from -30 to +85°C, hexagonal spacing sleeves exhibit mechanical stability due to internal and external thread inserts that are made of brass and are electrically insulating. Various combinations of threads and sleeve lengths, from M2.5-M6, are available, and dielectric strength is rated at ~40 kV/mm. Accommodating use of socket wrenches and...

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens Receives Major Order from Oman for Two Turnkey Combined Cycle Power Plants

Siemens Energy is to build two turnkey combined cycle power plants in Oman. Purchaser of the project-financed plants is a consortium led by the French utility GDF SUEZ. Siemens will build the two 750-megawatt plants Barka III and Sohar II as consortium leader together with its South Korean partner GS E&C. In May 2012, both units are planned to go on in operation in simple-cycle mode, with the...

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Transmissions

Fallbrook Technologies' NuVinci® Delta Series Drive Test Demonstrates Potential for Annual Fuel Savings of up to $1,500 for Bus AC Unit

Patented continuously variable planetary (CVP) transmission coupled with a 210cc air conditioning compressor replaced a 330cc unit in Chengdu bus; results to be showcased at COMVEC SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a company dedicated to improving the performance and flexibility of transmissions for engine and human-powered devices, today announced that recent field...

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Motors

Nippon Pulse Offers Parallel Cabling Option on LSM

Nippon Pulse introduces a new parallel option on its Linear Shaft Motor to simplify cable management and routing when using multiple motors with one encoder and one servo drive. One of the main benefits of the Nippon Pulse Linear Shaft Motor is its ability to drive two motors in parallel using only one encoder and one amplifier. Running traditional linear motion systems, including ball-screws,...

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Ondrives GT Pulleys & Belts
Pulleys

Ondrives GT Pulleys & Belts

Synchronous timing pulleys and belts in extra small sizes are one of the latest addition to the recently extended power transmission product range introduced by gearbox experts, Ondrives Ltd. These pulleys and belts are special in that they are much smaller than the usual sizes and pitches available as standard for those applications where a small envelope space is required. Sizes start at just...

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Precision Fabricating with Over 40 Years of Experience

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