Bearing Assemblies ease cartridge replacement.
Bearings

Bearing Assemblies ease cartridge replacement.

Allowing bearing cartridge to slid over end of shaft, Metcar 100 Series bearing assemblies are designed to enable fast bearing cartridge replacement from axial direction, while Metcar 300 Series bearing assemblies are designed to enable fast bearing cartridge replacement from radial direction. Available with several options for mounting to dryer support frame, both self-aligning bearing...

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Compact, Sealed Throttle Valve Bearings Improve Safety and Fuel Efficiency of Dakar Rally Vehicles
Bearings

Compact, Sealed Throttle Valve Bearings Improve Safety and Fuel Efficiency of Dakar Rally Vehicles

Vehicles competing in the forthcoming Dakar Rally 2010 will be equipped with specially sealed, compact throttle valve needle roller bearings manufactured by The Schaeffler Group. These bearings are designed to protect the engine and withstand the pressure peaks that originate from the fuel combustion chamber. The specially sealed needle roller bearing is a key component in modern turbocharged...

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Actuators

Flight Control Actuator

Bohemia, NY, December 30, 2009: Island Components, a manufacturer of precision rotating components and assemblies announces their new Flight Control Actuator. This actuator features brushless DC motor, planetary gearhead (450:1 ratio), fail-safe brake, SS side-connector for EMI shielding & wire integrity & protection, electronics; In-built custom glass-encapsulated temperature sensor; 40 in.-lbs....

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Conveyors

Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited Announces Successful Start-Up of New Railway Axle Forging Plant

AXIS LLC (a joint venture between major North American rail car builders and assembly/parts providers) announces the successful start-up of the first new railway axle forging plant in United States in more than 40 years. CAN-ENG FURNACES INTERNATIONAL LIMITED supplied, installed and commissioned a 20 tph Rotary Ring Hearth Reheating Furnace, Robotic Manipulator, High Pressure Descale System and...

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Motors

Motors for Energy Saving

WEG Roller Table motors assure reliability and energy saving to the rolling mill plant of Gerdau in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Rolling steel is the production process used by steel mills to have steel ingots, or blocks processed and transformed into final product which will be then used by industries. Submitted to aggressive agents such as high temperatures, mechanical impacts and...

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Motor Controllers and Drives

Pompéo Tricycle Breaks Paradigms with New Concept Vehicle

The vehicle comes as a new concept in transportation. With WEG electric traction, its most attractive feature is economy and versatility. Who has never thought, while caught up in traffic, of the possibility of transporting people from the house to school and work in a more efficient way, with less traffic jams, less pollution and less energy consumption? An answer to this question is being...

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Caliper Disc Brake replaces existing 8 in. drum brakes.
Brakes

Caliper Disc Brake replaces existing 8 in. drum brakes.

Designed to operate in series with DC motors in crane applications, 12 in. Model CDB0812A caliper disc brake conforms to AIST dimensional standard. It is spring applied and electrically released, and has same mounting footprint as 8 in. drum brake. Upgrading crane with Model CDB0812A simplifies wear adjustment, eliminates drag and slip problems due to drum thermal expansion, and offers resistance...

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Motor Controllers and Drives

Micro Motion System operates directly from 3 Vdc battery.

Consisting of SQL-RV-1.8-6-12 piezo micro motor and NSD-2101 drive ASIC, SQUIGGLE® RV Reduced Voltage Linear Drive System operates from battery without voltage boost. Motor achieves forces in excess of 50 g and resolution to 0.5 Â-µm. It can run at speeds greater than 7 mm/sec with power consumption less than 350 mW under typical loading conditions. Accepting direct 2.3-5.5 Vdc battery...

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Reconditioning Extends Life of Axlebox Bearings
Bearings

Reconditioning Extends Life of Axlebox Bearings

FAG Industrial Services (F'IS), the maintenance and condition monitoring division of the Schaeffler Group, is now offering rail operators a rapid reconditioning service for the company's TAROL range of axlebox bearing units. The repair and periodic maintenance of axlebox bearing units on rail vehicles can significantly extend the life of these very heavily stressed components. As the...

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Engines

Fiberoptics Technology Inc. (FTI) Announces the Launch of a High Power LED Light Engine for Large Active Diameter Medical and Industrial Applications.

POMFRET, CT - Fiberoptics Technology Inc. (FTI) announces the launch of a high power LED light engine for large active diameter medical and industrial applications. The patent pending device will be certified by ETL under the UL lab/industrial protocol, and will be CE certified. The unit will be manufactured at the company's new electronic assembly facility in Pomfret CT beginning in April 2010....

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