Thermo Fisher Scientific Granted Two U.S. Patents for Radiation Instruments That Can Help Lower Risk of Nuclear Terrorism
Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Thermo Fisher Scientific Granted Two U.S. Patents for Radiation Instruments That Can Help Lower Risk of Nuclear Terrorism

Thermo Scientific RadEye PRD helps border guards, customs agents or counterterrorism teams detect radiation sources more effectively than conventional personal detectors OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Radiation Measurement & Security Instruments business has been awarded two U.S. patents for radiation...

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Turbines

Siemens to Build Wind Turbine Production Plant in the UK

Target: Expansion of market leadership in offshore wind power Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in...

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Alabama Power Upgrades 90 Damper Drives on Two 720-MW Generators
Motor Controllers and Drives

Alabama Power Upgrades 90 Damper Drives on Two 720-MW Generators

Replacing vintage actuators with new smart" electric drives eliminates high maintenance costs and offers large fuel savings on coal-fired boilers Warminster, PA, -- Alabama Power has modernized drives for most major air dampers on two, coal-fired generating units -- 90 drives in all. Installations took place at the company's 25-year old, James H. Miller, Jr. plant near West Jefferson, AL. Each...

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Crossed Helical Gears are available to application demands.
Gears

Crossed Helical Gears are available to application demands.

Available from sizes 0.5-3.0 Module, 45Â-º crossed helical gears feature right hand helix that runs with another right hand helix. Gears are manufactured to Quality Grade 7e25 DIN 58405 (AGMA Q10), and other Quality Grades are available upon request. While standard materials are 817M40T (28 HRC) steel and 805M20 (58 HRC) case hardened steel, customer-specific options include tapped holes,...

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Double Brake Design improves commercial elevator safety.
Brakes

Double Brake Design improves commercial elevator safety.

Double MNB brake for commercial elevators consists of 2 identical brakes mounted on one adaptor flange. Since brakes are holding only, both operate simultaneously when required to come on. If problem occurs with one brake, other can still handle torque load required. Both brakes are equipped with limit switches to know when brake is either engaged or disengaged. Product helps meet demands in...

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Linear Actuators have low-profile narrow positioning stages.
Actuators

Linear Actuators have low-profile narrow positioning stages.

Model LSMA-175 precision linear actuators feature compact, fully-enclosed stages that measure 25 x 50 mm. Stages have travel ranges between 50 and 200 mm, with positioning repeatability of 0.31 micron, and maximum speed of 10 mm/sec with 8 kg payload. Micrometer-grade screw with lead pitch of 0.5 mm, miniature linear bearing, and non-contact limit switches with stepper or DC servo motor are...

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Autodisconnect Clutches require no external actuation.
Clutches

Autodisconnect Clutches require no external actuation.

AD-Series Tiny-Clutch® purely mechanical automatically disconnecting clutch, available for loads up to 100 in./lb and with bores up to Â-½ in., suits applications such as coil/spool winding, film drives, or any similar application requiring automatically free wheeling clutch. When Torque is applied to input hub, clutch engages, and output sleeve is driven one way. When torque is...

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Single-Axis Linear Actuator achieves speed to 200 mm/sec.
Actuators

Single-Axis Linear Actuator achieves speed to 200 mm/sec.

As motorized ball-screw carriage guided by linear bearing, BSMA-058 has aluminum stage base supplied with dust-proof strip to prevent particle ingress/egress. Single or double carriage versions are available, stroke ranges from 050-600 mm, and repeatability is 5 microns. Suited for high-speed single-axis or multi-axis motion automation application, actuator is offers 2.5 and 5 mm ball screw...

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Engine Bearings minimize fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Plain Bearings (Bushings)

Engine Bearings minimize fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Featuring polymer coated bearing shell, IROX(TM) Bearings withstand mechanical loads produced by heavily boosted engines. Overlay addresses lubrication challenges associated with frequent engine re-starts by protecting crankshaft and bearing shells from damage where metal-to-metal contact would otherwise occur. PolyAmideImide polymer resin binder contains additives dispersed throughout matrix,...

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Siemens Energy to Supply Power and Heat for the Winter Olympics in Sochi
Turbines

Siemens Energy to Supply Power and Heat for the Winter Olympics in Sochi

Erlangen, Germany - Siemens is to contribute to the success of the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi by implementing several energy projects worth a total of more than EUR125 million. Siemens Energy has supplied gas and steam turbines to the local utility Sochinskaya TES, which will ensure power and heat supply for athletes and visitors at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Gas and steam...

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