Abrasive Blast Equipment

Curtiss-Wright Laser Peening Technology Utilized by Siemens Power Generation

Siemens Incorporates Laser Peening Technology on Steam Turbines ROSELAND, N.J., Oct. 11 / / - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that Siemens Power Generation has begun utilizing its laser peening technology to improve the fatigue strength of titanium last row blades on certain of their advanced steam turbines. The last row blades extract energy from the steam to drive...

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Engines

John Deere Power Systems Releases New Marine Propulsion Engine

WATERLOO, IA (May 18, 2007) - John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce the new 12.5L marine propulsion engine. The 6125SFM75 offers 610 horsepower (455 kW) and is the most powerful engine offered by John Deere. This new engine model is EPA Tier 2 emissions certified, meets EU emissions requirements and is IMO compliant. The 12.5L engine is also M4 rated, indicating use for marine...

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Software

Tractair Accelerates Brake System Development with SolidWorks

3D CAD software lets U.K. firm compete with engineering departments 50 times its size to develop air brake systems for John Deere, Massey Ferguson, and Case CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 27, 2007 - Tractair, Ltd. is using SolidWorks® 3D CAD software to design the air and hydraulic brakes that farmers, construction workers, and others driving heavy duty tractors and off-road vehicles rely on to stop...

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Tacking Equipment

Lid Alignment/Welding Station tacks lids to package bases.

Lid alignment and tack welding station includes precision slide which allows for separate alignment and tacking positions. It also features Model ADP100 Weld Power Supply and Series 88 Weldhead for repeatable process results. Finger proximity switches trigger weld head movement and ensure operator safety, while tooling pins on slide platform enable changeover to different part holding fixture.

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Engines

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's RS-27A Powers New-Generation Imaging Satellite to Orbit

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Sept. 18 / / -- A Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-27A boosted a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket into space today from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket carried WorldView-1, the first of two next-generation satellites that are part of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's NextView program. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp....

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Humphrey Pneumatic Guided Actuators Offer High Positioning Accuracy
Actuators

Humphrey Pneumatic Guided Actuators Offer High Positioning Accuracy

Humphrey GC and GS Series Pneumatic Guided Actuators are simple, reliable, and provide high positioning accuracy for linear motion applications such as pick-and-place. The actuators feature standard industrial bearings, shock absorbers (GS only), piston magnets and optional sensors that are widely available, mechanical collars for easy stroke adjustment, and standard hole patterns for simple...

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Vehicle Tractors

FEV Teams with EPA on Clean Ports Project

FEV is sole engineering contractor to the EPA on hydraulic hybrid system to be integrated into port terminal tractors under International Sustainable Ports & Carrier Project AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 6 / -- FEV, a leading developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced today the second application of a hydraulic hybrid powertrain system in conjunction with a project led by...

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Controls and Controllers

ABB Wins $62-Million Control Order for High-Efficiency Power Plant in Germany

Coal-fired plant will be among the world's most energy-efficient Zurich, Switzerland, June 26, 2007 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $62 million from the German utility, E.ON-Kraftwerke GmbH, to supply the complete process control system for a new high-efficiency power plant. ABB will equip E.ON's 1,100-megawatt (MW) hard-coal-fired power plant,...

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Aircraft

Hawker 750 First Flight

WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 28, 2007) - Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) achieved first flight of the Hawker 750 the newest member of the Hawker family on August 23, 2007. The Hawker 750 is another evolution of the world's best-selling, mid-size Hawker 800-series providing Hawker Beechcraft Corporation with the largest cabin in the light-medium-size segment. First flight of a new model to the market...

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Aircraft

Hawker 900XP Earns Type Certification

WICHITA, Kan. (Aug. 28, 2007) - Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) achieved certification of the newest aircraft in the Hawker family, the Hawker 900XP on August 24, 2007. The aircraft is the latest evolution of the world's best-selling, mid-size Hawker 800-series. It is part of a strategically planned sequence of upgrades for the Hawker fleet of airplanes. The Hawker 900XP is the perfect...

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