Motors

Automation Delivers 75% Energy Savings for Extrusion Application

For many manufacturing plants, the opportunities to achieve savings on energy consumption are plentiful. Businesses consider options ranging from simply adopting best practice in terms of switching off energy sources when not required, to making significant changes to machinery. Maintenance personnel are often the individuals tasked with making the savings. However these teams often come up...

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Electric Press Brake is available with 40 ton capacity rating.
Benders

Electric Press Brake is available with 40 ton capacity rating.

Designed to bend parts at speedsÂ- up to 59 ipm, Dyna-Press 40/15 Plus compact electric press brake features 60 in. working length, precision 4-axis back gauge, and TOUCH-B 15 in. touchscreen CNC control. Latter facilitates setup and 2D creation/3D simulation. Coupling of electric ram and servomotors via 2 heavy-duty ball screws distributes force and tonnage evenly across working...

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Bridgeport's "Team Done That" Saves the Day for Electrical Contractor Faced with Having to Rewire a Ten-story Building Because of His Mistake
Bushings

Bridgeport's "Team Done That" Saves the Day for Electrical Contractor Faced with Having to Rewire a Ten-story Building Because of His Mistake

STRATFORD, Conn.Â- – What if a contractor pulled datacom wire for a ten-story building but had neglected to install the required bushings for each floor’s electrical enclosures? Sounds like a lot of time and money would have been wasted, right? Not if there was a perfect solution. Thankfully, the electrician’s distributor remembered his training session with a member of Bridgeport’s...

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Engines

Volvo Penta Supplies Tier 4 Final Engines for Wiggins Lift Company

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.)Â-  Wiggins Lift Company, Inc. has chosen Volvo Penta as the preferred OEM supplier of EPA Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its line of industrial material handling machines. The California-based company deployed its first fork lift with a Volvo Penta six-cylinder TAD870 engine for stevedoring operations at Port Hueneme, Calif. Recently, the company delivered new marina...

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Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.
Actuators

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer's Kit includesÂ- 6 actuators with ODs from 32–113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56–1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35–31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate prototype building for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to build operational actuation system. Built-in feedback...

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BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products
Broaches

BENZ IMTS Booth to Feature Advanced German-Engineered Tooling Products

HICKORY, N.C. — BENZ Inc. will present several tooling systems during IMTS 2016 (International Manufacturing Technology Show), September 12–17 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Showing in Booth W-2445, BENZ will feature its LinA broaching tools, crown gear technology for heavy-duty machining, adjustable angle heads for machining difficult angles, and production-enhancing modular quick-change...

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Pumps

Electric Vacuum Pump for Brake Systems helps reduce car emissions.

Providing on-demand brake-system vacuum for high-efficiency gasoline engines, diesels, and turbo-/super-charged engines as well as hybrid or full-electric powertrains, UP5.0 meets vacuum requirements for brake boosters under demanding applications. Functionality helps car makers meet emissions marks while satisfying consumer demand for brake-pedal feelÂ- and performance. Increasing vehicle...

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AC Motor Output Filters increase service life, reliability.
Motors

AC Motor Output Filters increase service life, reliability.

To increase service life and system reliability, FN5060 dv/dt filters protect AC motors from destructive effects of peak voltages and inrush amps.Â- Design does not employ capacitors or resistors, which facilitates installation. Reducing high-output dv/dt from IGBT motor drives and eliminating over-voltages caused by line reflections on motor cables, products offer typical dv/dt...

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Bearings

National Bearings Designs and Manufactures Custom Bearing with One Way Ratcheting and Audible Indicators

A leading tool manufacturer required a bearing that would allow one-way ratcheting, be compact in size, and make an audible “clicking” sound to signal the end user that the drill bit was tight in the chuck. In addition, the bearing had to be designed for precise and cost-effective manufacturing at high volumes. National Bearings was challenged with creating a bearing that included aesthetic...

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Inspection Services

Siemens to Provide Long-term Service for New Panda Hummel Station Power Plant in U.S.

Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts for the plant’s three SGT6-5000F gas...

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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber
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Tekna Manufacturing LLC Announces NFPA 99 Compliant Model 7200 Multiplace Chamber

Tekna is a leader in Monoplace and Multiplace Hyperbaric Chambers for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT), offering products that set the standard for quality and innovation. Our new 7200 series of multiplace chambers is a state-of-the-art system that integrates advanced engineering with a plethora of features and options making it the industry's premier HBOT system. To learn more, see our video.

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