Turbines

Two GE "HEAT(TM)" Advanced Steam Turbines Hit 20,000-Hour Milestone

o Seven Units Now in Service in Both 50- and 60-Hertz Applications o Power-Gen International 2008 o Booth #4600 ORLANDO, FLORIDA-Dec. 3, 2008-Two GE HEAT(TM) (high efficiency, advanced technology) steam turbines have surpassed 20,000 hours of operation at power plants in California and Ireland, GE Energy reported today at Power-Gen International 2008. The achievement is widely regarded as an...

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Motors

Brushless DC Motors withstand extreme environments.

Developed to solve friction, durability, and noise issues, ec4more family of brushless DC motors target medical technology, office equipment, and building/industrial automation manufacturers and suppliers. Offering optimized power density with abrasion resistance and electromagnetic compatibility, line includes products with cylindrical diameters of 30-60 mm, lengths of 50-90 mm, and output up to...

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Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines
Clutches

Electric Clutches Run Components from Gas Engines

These clutches are made to mount eight onto an engine shaft and take the vibration and temperature from small gas engines or diesel engines. Clutches can then either drive customer's components directly or through a belt. A variety of pulleys already exist, however, custom designs are also possible.

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Engines

Pratt & Whitney Completes Testing of PurePower(TM) PW1000G Geared Turbofan(TM) Engine

TOULOUSE, France, Feb. 3, 2009 - Pratt & Whitney has completed ground and flight testing of the PurePower PW1000G demonstrator engine. The final phase of testing was completed jointly with Airbus on an A340-600 flight test aircraft and included 27 flights and more than 75 hours of flight testing. The PW1000G engine features Pratt & Whitney's patented Geared Turbofan technology and targets...

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Bearings

Low-Friction Idler Bearings Stand The Heat

Dead shaft idler roll bearings with low-friction, non-contact shield, resist temperatures up to 350° F. (Neenah, Wis.) - Custom designed low-friction idler bearings from Webex are engineered for low tension, fast-moving lines even at elevated temperatures. The low-friction design enhances free running capabilities to ensure minimal idler induced tension, especially critical with lighter...

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Motor/Drive Packages offer NEMA size 14 motor option.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Motor/Drive Packages offer NEMA size 14 motor option.

Suited for limited-space applications, MDrive14Plus products integrate NEMA size 14 brushless 1.8° stepping motor with electronics. Units are 2 in. high x 1.4 in. wide, with lengths of 2 in. for single motor or 3 in. for triple motor, which provides holding torque at 36 oz-in. Capable of full 256 x 200 microstepping with 12-48 Vdc integrated driver, MDrive14Plus systems feature extended...

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AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning
Clutches

AquaMaKKs Sets New Standard in Heavy-Duty Tensioning

January 28, 2009 AquaMaKKs water-cooled clutches and brakes from Wichita Clutch are air, hydraulic or spring-set actuated and feature non-metallic composite water jackets and superior heat-dissipating copper wear plates that are optimized for heavy-duty continuous slip tension applications. The AquaMaKKs family of clutches and brakes is ideally suited for tension control applications in mining,...

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Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options
Brakes

Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

January 28, 2009 Altra Industrial Motion offers a comprehensive series of electric forklift motor brakes, wheel brakes and permanent magnet brakes for OEM forklift manufacturers through its industry-leading brands, Warner Electric and Matrix International. The standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping is the electrically-released dynamic (ERD) brake. The ERD can be hydraulically...

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Linear Actuator is available with heavy-duty extrusion.
Actuators

Linear Actuator is available with heavy-duty extrusion.

MACRON 14 series is offered with optional heavy beam extrusion upgrade, designed to add strength and rigidity in extra heavy-duty linear motion applications. Its construction reduces deflection over extended travel lengths and allows actuators to be used in applications with higher moment loads. Specifically, option adds thicker internal structure and additional weight to MACRON 14's beam....

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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