Power Supplies

Motorola and GSM Association Deploy Wind and Solar Powered Cell Site with MTC Namibia

World's first wind and solar commercial network GSM cell site WINDHOEK, Namibia, May 16, 2007 // - Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has deployed a wind and solar power system to operate MTC Namibia's GSM cell site at Dordabis village in the Khomas region of Namibia. The trial with MTC Namibia supports the African operator's strategy for increased voice and data service coverage...

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Guides

Igus Offers Design Tips and a Dialogue on Motion Control with New Online Forum, Tech Talk

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - April 27, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear bearings and guide systems and Energy Chain® cable carriers, today announced the debut of Tech Talk: DryLin Linear Bearings, a newly created forum on the company's website. Tech Talk offers design guidance and tips on using DryLin linear bearings and guide systems and...

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Linear Actuators target mobile off-highway applications.
Actuators

Linear Actuators target mobile off-highway applications.

Featuring zero maintenance design, ElecTrak Pro Series is available in ball screw configurations with max thrust of 2,000 lb and acme lead screw versions with thrust rating of 750 lb. Electric units feature IP66 housing and stainless steel cover tube and extension tube for corrosion resistance. Built-in microprocessor provides Electronic Load Monitoring, which continuously monitors all critical...

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Engines

Turbocharger Innovation Wins Prestigious Award; BorgWarner's Collaboration with Porsche Receives Two Special Recognitions

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 17 - BorgWarner(NYSE: BWA) received a 2007 Automotive News PACE Award at a ceremony yesterday in Detroit for its innovative gasoline turbocharger with variable turbine geometry (VTG(TM)). In addition, BorgWarner and Porsche were presented with two special PACE recognitions for their successful collaboration on the Porsche 911 Turbo. The innovations, the winning gasoline...

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DC Micromotors include graphite commutation.
Motors

DC Micromotors include graphite commutation.

Featuring external motor diameter of 22 mm and length of 32 mm, Series M2232U provides stall torque of 25.62 mNm and speeds up to 10,000 rpm. Low-cog rotation is achieved through skewed laminations and tapered permanent magnet system. Available with 6, 12, and 24 V windings, Series M2232U GS has cantilevered brush system, while Series M2232U CS has cartridge brush system. Plastic and metal...

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Roller Screws aid in linear actuation.
Bearings

Roller Screws aid in linear actuation.

Planetary and Recirculating SKF® roller screws can sustain static loads up to 1,000 tons and dynamic loads up to 200 tons. Planetary Roller Screws feature long lead and symmetrical nut design to permit high linear speeds. Recirculating roller screws utilize lead threads as small as 1 mm for precise positioning. All Roller Screws are available in multiple styles, diameters, leads, surface...

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Controls and Controllers

Remote Actuation Systems and Push/Pull Control Cables

CMA has pioneered the design, development and manufacture of a complete line of products for the remote actuation of latches, catches, mechanisms and locking gas springs. Consisting of custom designed actuators, cable controls and operators, the products provide a complete system for a wide range of mechanical applications. These systems offer many benefits when compared to conventional rods,...

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Brakes

Norfolk Southern and BNSF Railway to Test New Train Brake Technology

NORFOLK, Va. and FORT WORTH, Texas, March 29 -- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) will begin testing a new braking system that may reduce the amount of time it takes to stop a train. The project, authorized by the Federal Railroad Administration, calls for NS and BNSF to equip and test certain locomotives and freight cars with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP)...

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Engines

FEV Engine Technology, Inc. Displays Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection with Variable Compression Ratio Engine at SAE

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 12 - FEV Engine Technology, Inc. (FEV) today announced that it will display a developmental gasoline/E85 turbocharged direct injection (GTDI) engine that also features variable compression ratio (VCR) at the 2007 SAE World Congress. The engine is being developed in-house, in tandem with several other DI engine projects that FEV is working on with various automakers. The...

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Electric Linear Actuators suit off-highway applications.
Actuators

Electric Linear Actuators suit off-highway applications.

Supplied in IP66/IP67 die-cast aluminum housing, ElecTrak Pro Series provides zero-maintenance solution that promotes control over critical mobile machine operations. Micropprocessor offers Electronic Load Monitoring and Signal Follower features. Integrated into housing, electrical connections are available in ball screw and acme lead screw configurations with respective max thrust ratings to...

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