Garland, TX Begins Testing Fleet's First Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle
Motor Controllers and Drives

Garland, TX Begins Testing Fleet's First Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle

(Rochester Hills, MI - www.boschrexroth-us.com) The City of Garland, Texas, Environmental Waste Services Department, recently began a long-term field test evaluation of the Bosch Rexroth Hydrostatic Regenerative Braking (HRB) system, to assess the technical, environmental, and economic benefits of the parallel hydraulic hybrid system. Sponsored by the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC),...

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Power Units

Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD Selects Hamilton Sundstrand APS3200 Auxiliary Power Unit

FARNBOROUGH, England -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems' APS3200 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for its new fleet of two Airbus A320 aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The APS3200 APU is currently on board more than 1,600 Airbus A320 aircraft around the world and has accumulated...

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NORD Tracks the Sun
Motors

NORD Tracks the Sun

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS motors have been selected to position and securely hold solar panels on photovoltaic plants in Northern Germany. Energy efficiency was NORD DRIVESYSTEMS key success factor as the solar panels track and follow the sun over the course of the day. Intelligent tracking technology from Solarpark Rodenäs GmbH increases the efficiency of photovoltaic plants. It requires robust...

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Bearings

Cylindrical Roller Bearings manage loads from multiple directions.

Offered with 3.54 in. max ID, precision cylindrical roller bearings for screw drives combine axial cylindrical rollers and radial needle rollers in configuration that can manage loads from multiple directions. With 18.1 in. max ID, precision cylindrical roller bearings for rotary tables have integrated design with L-shaped inner ring, shaft washer, outer ring, 2 thrust roller cage assemblies, and...

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Bearings

Hubble Telescope Service Mission Featured in 'Hubble 3D' IMAX Movie Aided by Timken® Precision Bearings

CANTON, Ohio, -- In May of 2009, when the future of the Hubble space telescope was hinging on delicate repairs performed by NASA astronauts using ATK's Mini Power Tool, ATK turned to a trusted source for precision components required for the job. Now ATK and Timken play a supporting role, featured larger than life with astronauts performing the precarious spacewalk repair in the movie "Hubble...

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Vehicle Suspensions

Hendrickson Launches 12,500 Pounds Rated STEERTEK Front Steer Axle and Enhanced AIRTEK Integrated Front Air Suspension and Steer Axle System with Daimler Trucks North America

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems officials announce the innovative, weight saving STEERTEK front steer axle is now available at a 12,500 lbs. capacity rating on select Freightliner and Western Star truck models. STEERTEK's unique fabricated design saves up to 30 pounds compared to traditional I-beam axles. AIRTEK integrated front air suspension and steer axle system has been...

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Gear Reducers operate at 90% efficiency.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Gear Reducers operate at 90% efficiency.

Utilizing helical-bevel gear technology, IronMan E Series offers direct replacement to traditional worm gear speed reducers. Four models are available with double reduction ratios from 7.8:1 to 60:1 and power capability to 8.50 hp. Triple reduction units are available by adding ratio multiplier. Available with shaft kits ranging from 1- 1Â-½ in., units feature synthetic lubricant, cover...

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Bicycle Parts

NuVinci® N360 Drivetrain from Fallbrook Technologies Inc. Wins EUROBIKE 2010 Award

Prestigious design award given to next generation of continuously variable bicycle drivetrain that previously won a EUROBIKE Gold Award in 2008 - FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 2 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) announced today that the NuVinci N360, the next generation of its NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) drivetrain, has won a EUROBIKE 2010 Award at the EUROBIKE show...

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High-Torque Gearhead incorporates low-voltage PMDC gearmotor.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

High-Torque Gearhead incorporates low-voltage PMDC gearmotor.

WX high-torque gearhead is available with two 33 A permanent magnet DC (PMDC) motors with 12/24 or 90/130 Vdc winding. Both totally enclosed, non-ventilated motors feature permanently lubricated ball bearing construction, steel housing, and copper graphite brushes. All-steel gear trains, designed to AGMA 9 standards, and synthetic lubricants lend to torque production capability. There are 48...

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New EZ Limo Motorized Linear & Rotary Actuators from Oriental Motor
Actuators

New EZ Limo Motorized Linear & Rotary Actuators from Oriental Motor

Torrance, CA - ORIENTAL MOTOR USA CORP - Oriental Motor USA is introducing four new motorized linear actuators to their already broad lineup of linear and rotary actuators. The four new motorized linear actuators are designed for greater ease of use and higher performance in positioning applications. Each of the four new packages (SPV, EZCII, EZA and PWAII) was designed to not only accommodate a...

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Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact
Sponsored

Vector® Sports Training Ball Offers Visible Point of Contact

Our goal is to help every athlete derive maximum enjoyment from their sport and become a better player. We offer a line of innovative training tools that combine cutting-edge technology and out of the box thinking to deliver an unbeatable competitive advantage. The Vector® Sports Training Ball is just another example of our commitment to innovation. To learn how the Vector® is helping ballplayers everywhere, see our video.

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