Turbines

Adjustable Augmenter maximizes harnessed wind velocity.

Utilizing canvas panel system, Adjustable Augmenter funnels and accelerates wind into Multi-Axis Turbosystem, increasing power output. System includes side wall dump panels and top panel lift systems that minimize pressure spikes in augmenter during extreme wind events. Side panels swing open when sufficient pressure differences exist between inside and outside of augmenter, while top panel lift...

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Controls and Controllers

ABB to Upgrade Transmission Control for Vital North American Power Interconnector

New control system will enhance grid reliability and extend link's life span Zurich, Switzerland, April 14, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been selected by Hydro-Quebec, Canada, for an upgrade of a high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) converter station. The 25-year-old 1000-MW (Megawatts) Chateauguay back-to-back HVDC station will be equipped with ABB's control...

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Turbochargers

BorgWarner Wins 2008 PACE Award

Innovative R2S® Turbo Technology Earns BorgWarner Its Third PACE Award in Four Years AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 15 - BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) received a 2008 Automotive News PACE Award at a ceremony yesterday in Detroit for its R2S® regulated two-stage turbocharger system. Recognized around the world, the PACE awards acknowledge automotive suppliers for superior innovation,...

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Small Foot Mounted Clutch/Brake Now Comes with High Cycle Option
Clutches

Small Foot Mounted Clutch/Brake Now Comes with High Cycle Option

The Ogura AMU clutch/brake modules have the option to interchange with other US domestic manufacturers. The units have the ability to go to a no-gap design, which maintains consistent armature pull-in times, which is important for high cycle applications. Ogura products are manufactured in Europe, North and South America and Asia. Manufacturing plants are ISO9001, 14001 and TS16949 compliant....

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LARC Motors Make the Transition from Linear Back to Rotary!
Motors

LARC Motors Make the Transition from Linear Back to Rotary!

Applimotion's LARC Series motors now available to greater than 50 inch (1270mm) diameter, with axial heights as low as .4 inch (10mm). As a motor kit, the LARC motors can be integrated into existing mechanical systems to handle large diameters where only low torque is required. The motors can be used as moving coil or moving magnet systems for limited angle or full rotary applications. The motors...

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Powerful High Speed Brushless Motors
Motors

Powerful High Speed Brushless Motors

16 mm DC micromotors with speeds of up to 60,000 rpm Fall River, MA -maxon's EC16 is a brushless DC motor with a diameter of only 16mm, a length of 56mm and a power rating of 40 Watt! The speed range of this fast running motor is from 0 to 60,000 rpm. Lower speeds and a corresponding high torque can be implemented with a planetary gear from the maxon modular system. Brushless DC motors need the...

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Compensators

ABB Receives Multiple FACTS Orders from the Steel Industry

Flexible AC systems maintain power quality in grids and improve the capacity of steel plants Zurich, Switzerland, April 10, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today that it has secured five orders in the first quarter 2008, totaling some $ 25 million, to install flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS) for steel plants located in Australia, Egypt, the...

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Ball Bearings withstand temperatures up to 180°F.
Bearings

Ball Bearings withstand temperatures up to 180°F.

Designed for harsh environments, Thomson Stainless Steel MultiTrac Ball Bushing® bearings are constructed of 440 stainless steel components to resist rust and corrosion. They offer coefficient of friction as low as 0.001, and deliver steady state travel speeds up to 10 fps and accelerations to 450 ft/sÂ-² without use of derating factors. Available in 8, 12, 16, 20, 25, and 30 mm sizes...

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Bearings

Linear Bearings are designed for precision operation.

Available in inch and metric sizes with respective bore ranges of 3/16-1 in. and 10-25 mm, Linear Precision Bearings incorporate load plates that float in outer sleeve and allow for clearance between ball elements and shaft. Load plates also compensate for any slight misalignment between shaft and housing bore. Also featured, floating integral wiper seal allows for self-alignment while...

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Mandrel Sleeves help unwind/rewind coils.
Handling Equipment

Mandrel Sleeves help unwind/rewind coils.

Kastalon Mandrel Sleeves allow coil processor flexibility to unwind or rewind coils that are larger than maximum expansion of mandrel. Manufactured from Kastalon Polyurethane®, they are offered in slip-on or bolt-on versions with or without slot for tail gripper. Thin-walled sleeves prevent damage from coil creases, scratches, and marring; thick-walled units enable adjustments of ID size;...

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