ULT Direct Drive Frameless Motors with Even Larger Through Holes!
Motors

ULT Direct Drive Frameless Motors with Even Larger Through Holes!

Applimotion's ULT Series get even larger through holes. Driven by customer demand and new applications in camera vision systems, Applimotion now offers some fo the thinnest radial cross-section motor available. Whether is is an optics application with line of sight through the motor's center, or a need to maximize the wiring payload in a slip ring gimbal system, these motor can help. Initial...

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Bearings and Linear Guides Make Medical Equipment Safer and More Flexible
Guides

Bearings and Linear Guides Make Medical Equipment Safer and More Flexible

Technical equipment used in hospital operating theatres is subject to stringent requirements in terms of safety, reliability and flexibility. The contribution made by rolling bearings and linear guidance systems that are used in these instruments and mechanical devices is critical. Operating tables and ceiling mounts, for example, have an important role to play in creating a flexible, reliable...

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Kingsbury's Messinger Bearings Brand Launches Tapered Roller Bearing Line
Bearings

Kingsbury's Messinger Bearings Brand Launches Tapered Roller Bearing Line

Philadelphia, PA (August 3, 2009) - Kingsbury Inc., the inventor and most respected manufacturer of tilting-pad fluid-film bearings, is pleased to announce that its Messinger Bearings brand has officially entered the large tapered roller bearing market. Messinger Bearings, founded in 1912, manufactures custom, large and specialty rolling element bearings for harsh conditions. The company started...

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Self-Lubricating Gear System Replaces Complex Pulley Drive-Train to Handle Demanding Precision Timing
Gears

Self-Lubricating Gear System Replaces Complex Pulley Drive-Train to Handle Demanding Precision Timing

Closter, NJ: When Dexter Magnetic Technologies introduced a dual axis robotic manipulator to control sputtering in the manufacturing of computer hard drives, it was an instant success that relied upon a sophisticated drive and pulley system that all too quickly developed a troublesome, excessive wear problem that was resolved with a solution presented by Intech Corporation. Chris Ras, Product...

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Blades

Bayer MaterialScience Selected to Receive Department of Energy Grant to Support Wind Turbine Blade Research and Testing Using Carbon Nanotube Technology

Pittsburgh, July 30, 2009 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC was selected to receive a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support development and testing of advanced composite technologies and resin infusion processes for larger, more efficient and more powerful 1.5+ megawatt wind turbine blades. The project, "Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polyurethane Composites for Wind Turbine...

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Abrasive Blast Equipment

Wheelabrator Table Machines are Ideal for Cleaning Wind Tower Components

Burlington, ON - (July 28, 2009) - Wheelabrator® Table machines provide efficient blasting solutions for large components not suitable for other work handling methods. The machines are designed to minimize operational costs and installation challenges faced with other types of equipment by requiring minimal floor space with no costly pits. Each unit is pre-wired for quick and easy...

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Planetary Gearhead optimizes load carrying in small envelope.
Gearheads and Gearboxes

Planetary Gearhead optimizes load carrying in small envelope.

Able to deliver 0.05 Nm continuous torque within overall envelope of 8 mm, R08 gearhead can be coupled with brush dc, brushless, and stepper motors. Standard gearbox is available from 4-256 ratios, which can be further extended to 4,096, and metallic tube minimizes noise while increasing robustness and torque output. Featuring monobloc shaft, gearhead delivers up to 10 N radial load carrying...

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IGE+XAO's SEE Electrical Contributes to Sustainable Development in China
Turbines

IGE+XAO's SEE Electrical Contributes to Sustainable Development in China

Toulouse, 24th July, 2009 - Vestas is a leader in wind energy equipment and holds a 23% market share at a global level. Every year each Vestas V90-3.0MW wind turbine can avoid 5000 tons of CO2. The power it generates matches 13,000 barrels of crude oil. Vestas wind turbines generate more than 50 million MWh every year which is enough electricity to supply every household in a country the size of...

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Electrical Power Generators

Dresser-Rand Company Ltd to Join Forces with Orecon Ltd

PETERBOROUGH, UK, May. 14 - Dresser-Rand Company Ltd and Orecon Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding to optimise the chamber and turbine design for their multi-resonant chamber (MRC) wave energy conversion device. Orecon's MRC device combines oscillating water column (OWC) technology with Dresser-Rand's HydroAir(TM) bidirectional air impulse turbine technology. The OWC is the most...

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