First GP7200-Powered Airbus A380 Takes Its First Flight

TOULOUSE, France, Aug. 25 // -- The GP7200-powered Airbus A380 completed its first flight today, beginning the ten-month flight-testing program that will lead to certification of the aircraft-engine combination by the European and U.S. airworthiness authorities in 2007. The flight took place at Blagnac International Airport, adjacent to Airbus headquarters in Toulouse. We are thrilled to see the...

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DC Gear Motor develops 539 lb-in. torque.

DC Gear Motor develops 539 lb-in. torque.

Model MMP-S28-400A GP81-046 BR-015 dc Gear Motor offers output that is rated for 61 nm continuous torque at 43 rpm and 100 nm peak. Accepting any 24 Vdc source, gear motor measures 13.3 in. long with 3.2 in. maximum dia and has keyed output shaft of 19 mm dia by 49 mm length. Integrally mounted failsafe brake features motor holding torque of 15 lb-in.

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GE Fanuc Automation Features Innovative Industry-Leading CNC/Servo Technology At IMTS 2006

Impressive Demonstrations of New CNC and Servo Products Highlight Changing The Game Theme Enabling Competitive Advantage for Manufacturers CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -¾ September 6, 2006  GE Fanuc Automation, a unit of GE Industrial and the leading supplier of computer numerical controls (CNC) and related products, will be showcasing hardware, software and machine tool productivity solutions at...

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ATLANTA Drive Systems to Showcase Zero-Backlash Rack & Pinion Drives at IMTS 2006

Farmingdale, NJ, June 5, 2006 - ATLANTA Drive Systems, Inc. will showcase their range of zero-backlash rack & pinion drives, which provide ultra-precise positioning and repeatability, in Booth B-6351 during IMTS 2006 at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 6 - 13, 2006. Positioning accuracy is maintained during acceleration and deceleration, as well as for direction of travel reversals. The...

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New Superior Wolfram Carbide Coatings

New Superior Wolfram Carbide Coatings

Mytec, a world leader in the manufacturing of fully braised, rupture proof construction hydraulic expansion clamping tooling, is pleased to announce the usage of Wolfram carbide coatings for their chucks and arbors. The advantages this coating brings are: o extreme holding power with a minimum amount of expansion. o sleeve hardness of 72-Rockwell to greatly decrease wear. o coating can be applied...

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GKN Driveline Introduces New Power Transfer Unit

REDDITCH, England, August 9//--GKN Driveline's Torque Technology Group is introducing a new power transfer unit (PTU) for all-wheel-drive vehicles in North America and Japan that is lighter and stronger than previous designs, while providing customers with reductions in noise, vibration and harshness. The new PTU is the result of a two-and-a-half-year development programme with DaimlerChrysler...

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Turbocompressor Trains from GE Oil & Gas Selected for New LNG Plant In Peru

FLORENCE, ITALY - July 10, 2006 - GE's Oil & Gas business will supply two gas turbine-driven turbocompressor trains to Peru LNG S.R.L. for a new gas liquefaction plant in Pampa Melchorita, about 170 kilometers south of Lima, Peru. When the plant begins operations, scheduled for 2010, it will produce 4.2 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year. Repsol YPF is responsible for marketing...

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Tapered Roller Bearings withstand harsh environments.

Tapered Roller Bearings withstand harsh environments.

Suited for heavy-duty machinery industry, High Carbon Chromium Steel Tapered Roller Bearings are comprised of inner ring, outer ring, tapered rollers, and roller retainer. Through-hardened units feature consistent hardness throughout component, while case-hardened models have surface hardening combined with flexible core. Standard sizes range from 15-240 mm or .59-9.45 in. ID and 35-40 mm or...

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Park/Secondary Brake suits severe on/off road applications.

Park/Secondary Brake suits severe on/off road applications.

Lever-actuated Model RT 7000, made from ductile iron, features stay-clean, sealed design suited for parking, secondary, and industrial applications in harsh environments. Sliding caliper brake offers quick-change, non-asbestos organic or sintered metallic linings and uses ball ramp assembly to advance brake pads towards disc. Designed to replace in-line drum brakes, product has 0.38-0.44 in. disc...

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Linear-Type Stepper Motor has one-piece captive shaft.

Linear-Type Stepper Motor has one-piece captive shaft.

Feauring anti-rotation cap that allows shaft to actuate without external guide mechanism, RoHS compliant Captive LINEARSTEP Series Stepper Motor produces linear motion with outside dimensions of 25 and 35 mm, and 30 mm stroke. Shaft travel in resolutions from 0.010-0.05 mm per step can yield up to 5 kg of force. Unit includes ball bearing shaft supports, welded motor case, thread spec, and...

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