Controls and Controllers

ABB to Upgrade Control and Valve Cooling System for High Voltage Direct Current Station

ABB announced that it has recently been selected by the Public Service Company of New Mexico to upgrade the control and the valve cooling systems of their existing ABB high voltage direct current (HVDC) system delivered over 20 years ago. New requirements on the energy system, such as integration of wind energy, require additional control features that will be implemented," says Per Haugland,...

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Conveyor Belt Idlers

Inpro/Seal Conveyor Idler Bearing Isolator Increases Productivity, Reliability and Safety While Reducing Maintenance, Downtime And Power Consumption, Now with MSHA Recognition

ROCK ISLAND, IL. Feb. 5, 2007 - Inpro/Seal Company, the Rock Island, IL, based manufacturer of bearing isolators has announced that the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has recognized their Belt Conveyor Idler/Roller Bearing Isolator, assigned it tag #AP2007-93304 and posted it on their website- www.msha.gov The Mission Of The MSHA Part of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Mine Safety...

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Vehicle Suspensions

Ride Comfort of Hendrickson AIRTEK® or SOFTEK® Available on Blue Bird All American Buses

WOODRIDGE, Ill.- Hendrickson officials announce the availability of AIRTEK® integrated front air suspension and steer axle and SOFTEK® front suspension and steer axle on the Blue Bird All American Type D school bus chassis. With this latest release, Hendrickson now supplies suspension systems and steer axles for Blue Bird's entire Vision Type C and All American Type D school bus...

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Engines

More Fuel-Efficient, More Powerful Chrysler Group 4.7-Liter V-8 Engine Debuts in New 2008 Dodge Dakota

-- Significant improvement in fuel economy -- More than 25-percent horsepower increase -- More than 10-percent torque increase CHICAGO, Feb. 7 /-- Chrysler Group's new 4.7-liter V-8 is engineered to deliver significantly enhanced customer experience and value, increasing fuel economy while simultaneously improving performance by 60 horses to 290 horsepower. Peak torque is up over 10 percent, to...

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Engines

LED Light Engine directs light into useable cone angle.

Available in standard half angles of 20° and 41°, ultra high brightness LumiBright LED light engines provide means with which to couple LEDs into fiber or uniformly illuminate defined area. LumiBright optic, integrated directly to low thermal impedance chip-on-board die package, is non-imaging technique for directing LED light to produce uniform output, angularly and spatially....

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Motors

Hybrid Stepper Motors produce high torque in small package.

Measuring 28 mmÂ-² by as little as 32 mm long, bipolar and unipolar NEMA Size 11 Motors will accurately execute 1.8° steps. They are available in stack lengths of 32, 45, and 51 mm, and depending on stack length, they produce max holding torque from 42-117 mNm. Suited for medical technologies and semiconductor manufacturing applications, RoHS-compliant motors include precision-honed...

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Plain Bearings (Bushings)

SPB-USA Introduces Line of Sealed Solid Lubricant Bearings

(Sarasota, FL) Sapporo Precision Bearings USA has announced that it is now offering a complete line of Sealed Solid Lubricant Bearings to its customers throughout North America. "The addition of solid lubricant bearings to SPB-USA's already comprehensive inventory of precision bearings brings our sales and service capabilities to an enviable level", says Mitchell Dutton, President of...

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Aligners

Laser Alignment Modules are user-adjustable from 0.1-4.5 mW.

Suited for industrial alignment and machine vision applications, 300-0100-00 Series 645 nm Modules offer interchangeable pre-aligned optics, including 88° cross, 58° line, and 58° cross/spot. Units incorporate anti-surge, anti-static, and reverse protected electronics, as well as anti-reflection, scratch-resistant glass window, and 2.1 mm jack socket, all contained in 14 mm dia...

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Engines

Innovative Wood Gas Plant in Austria to Use GE Energy's Jenbacher Gas Engines

JENBACH, AUSTRIA - January 19, 2007 - GE Energy's Jenbacher gas engine business was recently awarded a contract to supply two highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) units for a new, innovative wood gas project in the town of Oberwart in the Austrian province of Burgenland. The decision by the customers in Burgenland to purchase Jenbacher gas engines comes after several years of successful...

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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit
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Gorbel Introduces New Mobile Fall Protection Unit

Providing adequate fall protection is always a critical consideration and one that in many cases can be difficult to ensure. The new Mobile Fall Protection Unit is designed to facilitate positive fall protection in applications that would typically be difficult or impossible to provide with standard methods. To learn all about the advantages and convenience, see our video.

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