Caliper Disk Brake suits moderate to severe conditions.
Brakes

Caliper Disk Brake suits moderate to severe conditions.

Offered in standard and auto-adjust versions, hydraulically actuated Model PD 1473 is equipped with asbestos-free brake linings and calipers made from ductile iron casting. Both versions feature max pressure of 1,500 psi, 2 pistons, and 9.6 in.Â-² lining area. Auto-adjust model has electroless nickel-plated housing for corrosive environments. Available with retracting springs and automatic...

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Powertrain Components

Ricardo Showcases Hybrid Technology at the 2007 New York International Auto Show Taxi '07 Exhibit

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich., April 3 // - Demand for fuel-efficient, environmentally-responsible vehicles is on the rise as the public, government and vehicle manufacturers look for ways to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Ricardo - a leading global technology, engineering and business consulting partner for automotive, commercial vehicle, military and related transportation market...

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Timing Belt Drives have self-guiding design.
Belt, Rope, and Chain Drives

Timing Belt Drives have self-guiding design.

Conidrive(TM) self-guiding timing belt drives feature N10 belt and pulley system, which offers offset conical projection profile on bearing surface to ensure positive fit. Made from polyurethane and reinforced with steel tensile cords, nondirectional 10 mm pitch belts come in double- and triple-row configurations and feature polygon-free construction. Conidrive pulleys come in 1-, 2- and 3-row...

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Motors

Brushless DC Motors operately smoothly at high speeds.

Available in 1.61, 2.40, 3.19, and 3.94 in. stack lengths, NEMA 17 Brushless DC (BLDC) motors suit applications requiring high speed and high dynamic torque. They offer quiet and smooth operation, regardless of speed range, and have optimal performance speed range of 300-3,000 rpm. Depending on stack length, motors are able to produce up to 106 oz-in. of peak torque. Areas of use include those...

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Controls and Controllers

Pneumatic Module facilitates bus passenger access.

Split System/High Boy Kneeling Module consists of manifold with machined aluminum-anodized body that houses 4 pneumatic poppet valves which inflate/exhaust axle-mounted air bags. Upon actuation, module routes compressed air, in tandem with kneeling position requirements, to lower suspension for passenger loading and then returns vehicle to proper travel height. Solution provides seamless...

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Controls and Controllers

Luminary Micro Announces Motion Control Reference Design Kits for Stellaris® Microcontrollers Based on ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3 // - Luminary Micro (http://www.luminarymicro.com/), a fabless semiconductor company that designs, markets, and sells award-winning ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-M3 processor-based microcontrollers and was the first to bring ARM processor-based MCUs for $1.00 to embedded developers, announced today the availability of two new Reference Design Kits (RDKs) utilizing the company's...

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Actuators

Actuators suit scanning and switching applications.

Based on ceramic encapsulated PICMA® multilayer actuator technology, Model P-871 closed-loop piezo bender actuator provides travel ranges up to 1,600 Â-µm (2,000 µm in open loop) and prevents water diffusion into insulation layer. Featuring monolithic design, unit operates at ±30 V and has up to 150°C operating temperature range. Actuator can also be fitted with...

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Servo System promotes stability in position-critical jobs.
Motors

Servo System promotes stability in position-critical jobs.

To address instability issues inherent in high-speed precision motion system applications, XtraDrive-DL (dual loop) senses and compensates for load position inaccuracies caused by repetitive motion, temperature variances, and component wear. It also compensates for instabilities caused by backlash and reduces tracking error to ±1 micron. System consists of integrated amplifier/1.5 axis...

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Power Supplies

PLA Series Switchers Awarded UL and cUL Safety Approvals

Fremont, California, April 3, 2007 --- Phihong USA announced today that the PLA01, PLA02, PLA03 and PLA05 series of low cost single output "green" switchers have been awarded UL and cUL approvals. These switchers, with output power ranging from 1.3 watts to 5 watts, are specifically designed to replace linear supplies in the sub-12 watt range. Until now, this power range was considered the...

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Actuators

Electric Rotary Actuator has torque rating to 3,100 lb-in.

Compact Electric Rotary Actuator features dual voltage motors, 2 auxiliary limit switches, heater and thermostat, dual ISO drilled pads, declutchable manual override, and torque limiter. Lightweight, corrosion-resistant unit is IP 66- and 68-rated, and can be mounted in any position. Optional combination 4-20 mA and 0-10 Vdc positioners are available.

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