Students at the University of Buffalo Rely on Products from Igus to Make Their Hiding-Apparatus Project a Success
Bearings

Students at the University of Buffalo Rely on Products from Igus to Make Their Hiding-Apparatus Project a Success

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - March 29, 2007 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of iglide® plastic bearings, DryLin® linear bearings and Energy Chain Systems®, today announced that students studying architecture at the University of Buffalo used donated igubal® spherical bearings and DryLin S aluminum shafting on a unique project. The team of fifteen, which was challenged to design and...

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Miscellaneous Fixtures

Modular CMM Fixturing

EASTEC Exhibitor Product Release - 3/23/2007 Modular CMM Fixturing TE-CO now offers a complete line of modular CMM fixturing in Â-¼-20 for holding parts during inspection. Within this system, we offer fixture plates, fixture towers, a wide selection of standoffs and pin rest pads, magnetic rest pads, and soft touch clamps. Our hard coat, black anodized aluminum CMM fixture plates have...

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Turbines

GE to Provide Aeroderivative and Heavy Duty Gas Turbines for Peaking Power Plant in Kansas

HOUSTON, TEXAS-April 18, 2007-GE Energy has received contracts totaling approximately $145 million to supply four LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbines and three heavy duty Frame 7FA gas turbines to Westar Energy Inc. for a peaking-duty power plant in Emporia, Kan. Westar is building the new plant in the wake of record-setting peak power demands in Kansas last summer. We are seeing a growing demand...

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Motor Controllers and Drives

8mm Precision Zero-Backlash Spur Gearhead

Clearwater, Florida (February 1, 2007) - MicroMo Electronics, Inc. announces the addition of a metal spur zero backlash gearhead with the release of the Series 08/3. The zero backlash spur gearhead is ideal for applications requiring precision positioning with high resolution and low torque requirements. The gearhead weighs a mere 4.5 to 5.7 grams while providing a maximum continuous torque of 15...

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Direct Drive Frameless Motors have low-profile design.
Motors

Direct Drive Frameless Motors have low-profile design.

Able to achieve speeds to 10,000 rpm, ULT Series is available in sizes down to 27 mm dia with axial length as low as 8 mm and through hole up to 20 mm. Motors operate from choice of controllers, including 3-phase trapezoidal or sinusoidal motor controllers from 12-320 Vdc and sensorless motor controllers. Hall Devices and special cable/connector options are available, and areas of use include...

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Abrasive Wheels handle aggressive cleaning applications.
Wheels

Abrasive Wheels handle aggressive cleaning applications.

Engineered for cleaning of welds and removal of abrasive clogging materials, EZ Strip Non-Woven Wheels come in 4Â-½ and 7 in. diameters with 7/8 or 5/8-11 arbor holes. Red wheels are suited for finishing angled and irregular surfaces, while black wheels are intended for cleaning and satin finishes. All can be used on stainless steel, aluminum, steel, non-ferrous materials, fiberglass, and...

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Slotted Brushless DC Servomotors suit limited-space areas.
Motors

Slotted Brushless DC Servomotors suit limited-space areas.

Available in 1.5, 2, and 2.5 in. lengths, 1.3 in. dia PITTMAN® Series 1300 motors achieve model-dependent peak torques from 10-57 oz-in. and continuous torques from 3.5-8.5 oz-in. Rotor construction allows rotational speeds to 8,000 rpm, and 3 Hall sensors provide rotor position feedback for electronic commutation. Supplied in aluminum housing, products also feature 3-phase stator with...

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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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