Engines

Pratt & Whitney-Powered Joint STARS Aircraft Unveiled

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 20 -- Pratt & Whitney, in a joint venture with Seven Q Seven (SQS) of San Antonio, Texas, celebrated the roll-out of the re-engined Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) aircraft along with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. SQS is an Omega Air Limited company. The Joint STARS...

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Turbines

California Power Plant Reduces Need to Purchase Wholesale Electricity with Installation of GE Energy's Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Technology

2 December 2008 First Order for GE Energy's LM6000 PG Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Power-Gen International 2008 - Booth #4600 ORLANDO, FLA. - December 2, 2008-GE Energy will provide three LM6000 PG aeroderivative gas turbines to Turlock Irrigation District (TID) for its Almond Power Plant located near Turlock, Calif., quadrupling the plant's current output and reducing the district's need to...

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DC Gearmotors fit into tight spaces.
Motors

DC Gearmotors fit into tight spaces.

Available with 1.25 in. ID hollow shaft or 1.25 in. dia solid shaft in u-shaped or s-shaped configuration, FlexTorq(TM) 762 series includes 9 standard models and offers output torques up to over 1,800 lb-in. Fixed output speeds on standard units ranges from 1.2-65 rpm, and matched variable speed drives can be provided for PMDC gearmotors. Products are driven by 1/20, Â-¼, or ½ hp...

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Abrasive Products operate on SS, aluminum, and exotic alloys.
Abrasive Compounds / Media

Abrasive Products operate on SS, aluminum, and exotic alloys.

Megabrite(TM) Non-Woven Abrasives include unitized Type 1, convolute, and Type 27 wheels, mounted points and their finishing flap discs. They are manufactured by compressing non-woven synthetic fiber material with resin and abrasive grains. Open structured products are offered in soft to hard densities (2-9) and coarse to very fine grit. Flap discs blend and finish weld in one operation, and...

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Engines

Honeywell's HTF7000 Surpasses 5,000 Hours of Service on Flexjet's Bombardier Challenger 300

99.96% Reliability For Flexjet* Fleet As HTF7000 Propulsion System Reaches Major Milestone No In-Flight Shutdowns Since Engine Entered Service in 2003 NBAA ORLANDO, Oct. 4, 2008 - Honeywell announced today that its high time HTF7000 turbofan propulsion system powering Flexjet's first Bombardier Challenger 300* business jet has surpassed 5,000 hours of in-flight service without any inflight...

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Brakes

Moog Selects Kavlico's Speed Brake for Incorporation into Cockpit Control System

November 1, 2008 Moorpark, CA - Kavlico, a global business unit of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST) has been selected by Moog, Inc. to supply their newest cockpit control device; Kavlico's Speed Brake. Moog was recently selected to supply components for an integrated flight control system for the new Gulfstream G250 Business Jet. The system to be supplied by Moog will include flight control...

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Motors

BorgWarner Supplies Ward's '10 Best Engines 2009'

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 19 -- The BorgWarner Engine Group supplies systems and components for five of the 10 Best Engines 2009" presented by Ward's Auto World at the North American International Auto Show, including: o Audi 2.0L TFSI turbocharged DOHC I-4 (A4 Avant) o BMW 3.0L DOHC I-6 Turbodiesel (335d) o Chrysler 5.7L Hemi OHV V-8 (Dodge Ram/Challenger R/T) o Ford 2.5L DOHC I-4 HEV (Escape...

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Linear Actuator/Manipulator replaces motorized actuators.
Actuators

Linear Actuator/Manipulator replaces motorized actuators.

Based on Piezo Walk principle, N-380/N-381 NEXACT® ceramic linear motor actuators provide piezo-class resolution below 1 nm and millisecond responsiveness. Piezo Walk drive effects linear motion directly, eliminating backlash and wear. Self-locking when powered down, actuators accommodate virtually unlimited travel ranges due to stepping technology while retaining stiffness. Characteristics...

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Correction - DC Gearmotor is rated for 46 in. lb. torque at 100 rpm.
Motors

Correction - DC Gearmotor is rated for 46 in. lb. torque at 100 rpm.

Accepting any 48 V DC source, Model MMP-TM55-48V GPk52-046 measures 2.14 in. dia by 7.2 in. long, and has keyed output shaft of 12 mm dia by 25 mm long. Unit weighs 3.5 lb, requires only 1.8 A at 48 Vdc to generate its full load torque, and provides 89 oz-in. peak torque. Rated at IP 54 protection level, compact unit suits battery powered electric vehicles, robotics, and automation applications....

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Energy Efficient Balancer Shaft Leads to Fuel Savings on Mercedes-Benz Engine
Balancers

Energy Efficient Balancer Shaft Leads to Fuel Savings on Mercedes-Benz Engine

14th January 2009 The Schaeffler Group has now commenced volume production of its INA lightweight balancer shaft for the new Mercedes-Benz OM 651 high performance diesel engine, leading to a valuable reduction in fuel consumption. The Schaeffler Group has now started volume production of its INA lightweight balancer shaft and rolling bearing assembly for the new Mercedes-Benz OM 651, a 2.2 litre,...

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