Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry
Engines

Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry

Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil – one of Sweden’s busy maritime routes. We take a look at the motivations, collaborations, and technology behind this installation.  The Tellus ferry was commissioned by the Swedish Transport Administration and built by...

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New BXW Spring Actuated Brakes are Used with Servo Motors
Brakes

New BXW Spring Actuated Brakes are Used with Servo Motors

Available in three models for either single use braking, holding or both braking and holding and function at full torque rating. Features include quiet operation, high holding torque, space saving, long service life, stable, reliable braking power and manual release mechanisms. Comes with brake torque ranging from 0.88 ft/lb to 0.369 ft/lb and utilizes internal compression springs to provide...

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New EC042B IDEA Motor Series Comes with Optional Gearboxes
Motors

New EC042B IDEA Motor Series Comes with Optional Gearboxes

Provides intuitive programming environment to quickly develop, save, and debug complex motion sequences. Utilizes the IDEA Motor’s integrated package of motor, drive, and feedback connections in a compact and programmable unit. Integrates CANopen communications ports that implements higher-layer communication protocols and device profile specifications to synchronize motion among multiple...

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