Controls and Controllers

PI Receives US-Patent for Piezo Actuator Technology Enabling Higher Reliability

Auburn, MA, - Dec. 2008 - PI (Physik Instrumente), a leading manufacturer of piezo actuators and precision motion-control equipment has received a United States patent for its development of innovative multilayer ceramic actuators. PI's exclusive PICMA® piezo-ceramic actuators are based on the novel stress reduction and encapsulation technologies which increase lifetime by several orders of...

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Yaskawa Expands the Sigma AC Servo System Product Family for Larger Torque Direct Drive Motors
Controls and Controllers

Yaskawa Expands the Sigma AC Servo System Product Family for Larger Torque Direct Drive Motors

Waukegan, IL - Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of the Sigma Series servo system product line for more powerful, higher positioning accuracy, direct drive factory automation applications. This product line realizes up to 5310 in. lb. peak torque and up to 500 rpm max. without gearboxes utilizing the latest advances in motor design and amplifier power...

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Controls and Controllers

LabVIEW Digital Network Servo Amps & Motors Your Application PC w/XP PCI Card Sigma Product Family

Waukegan, IL - Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. announces the development of a new driver for National Instruments' LabVIEW graphical programming environment. This driver allows for the creation of motion profiles within LabVIEW running on a standard PC with Windows XP, which allows for simple point-to-point moves in test and measurement, lab automation, and many other applications. This driver...

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Power Units

Honeywell's Most Fuel-Efficient Auxiliary Power Unit Selected by China Eastern Airlines for Their A320 Fleet

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2008 - Honeywell announced today that its newest fuel-saving Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) has been selected to provide air conditioning, main engine starting and electrical power for China Eastern Airlines' recent order of 30 Airbus A320 aircraft. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Honeywell also secured a maintenance agreement with China Eastern to service the APUs. This...

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Motors

AC Motors are available in cast iron version.

IronHorse(TM) general-purpose AC motors are offered in industrial-duty, cast-iron C-face style version with 1-300 hp and base speed of 1,800 rpm. Electrically reversible, TC frame TEFC motors feature ribbed cast iron frames to ensure maximum cooling. They are suited for conveyor, pump, fan, and textile processing applications.

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Motors

Compact Brush Motor weighs 12 oz.

Designed for industrial, professional, and portable tools, TGB1612 brush motor delivers 110 oz-in. peak torque and 170 W continuous power. It features smooth, controllable power due to its zero cogging and hysteresis torque, while low inductance coil allows current to respond quickly to sudden voltage swings. Unit measures 1.5 in. dia and 2.61 in. long.

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Propellers

Booster Propeller suits wide range of mixing applications.

Used with submersible mixers in large-flow applications, Phlo Booster(TM) propeller moves powerful axial jet stream of water with minimum power consumption, improving agitation and overall mixing system efficiency. It features thin-sectioned, double-curved, self-cleaning blades made of reinforced synthetic resins covered with special protective coatings. Powered directly through primary mixer,...

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Spherical Roller Bearings are offered in extended life version.
Bearings

Spherical Roller Bearings are offered in extended life version.

Optimized for service life longevity, FAG E1 bearings with ODs over 320 mm are available in X-life premium quality versions. These double-row, self-containing units are comprised of solid outer rings with concave raceway, solid inner rings with cylindrical or tapered bores, and barrel rollers with cages. Suited for use where bearing performance specifications remain unchanged, products feature...

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Clutches

BLM Centrifugal Solutions Offers Custom Clutch Designs

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 3, 2008 - BLM Centrifugal Solutions offers three great advantages when it comes to centrifugal clutches. The first advantage they offer is custom clutch designs. They achieve this by letting you work hand in hand with their senior designer Robert Wilson. He is also the owner of the company. If you're looking for the most efficient and cost effective way to meet...

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Actuators

Fasteners and Brackets Enable Faster, Easier Mounting of Linear Actuators

Schaeffler's fasteners, connectors and mounting brackets for linear actuators enable faster, easier assembly of linear actuators for multi-axis systems. Schaeffler Group's INA Linear Technology Division has launched a comprehensive range of fasteners, connectors and mounting brackets for the company's INA range of linear actuators. These accessories enable faster, easier mounting of linear...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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