GKN Produces Countertrack(TM) Propshafts for Chrysler Group

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 19 -- GKN Driveline's new countertrack(TM) PX propshaft technology that provides weight-savings and fuel-efficiency benefits will be added next year as a running change to some versions of the Chrysler Group's 2007 model-year Dodge Ram and Dakota pickup trucks and Durango sport-utility vehicle. GKN Driveline's countertrack(TM) is the first major breakthrough in fixed,...

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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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ABB Wins $56 Million Rail Motor Order in U.K.

Upgrades to revitalize the world's busiest underground rail system Zurich, Switzerland, December 14, 2006 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, said today it has won a contract from Bombardier Transportation worth $56 million to supply AC traction motors for new trains that will run on the London Underground. The 190 new trains are part of Metronet Rail's $30 billion program...

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BorgWarner All-Wheel Drive and Turbocharging Innovations Named 2007 Automotive News PACE Award Finalists

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct 17, 2006 / -- The BorgWarner High Energy ITM3e(TM) AWD System and The BorgWarner Turbo & Emissions Systems Gasoline Turbocharger with Variable Turbine Geometry have been named finalists for the 2007 PACE Awards. Our ability to provide innovative solutions to the challenges our global customers face in the areas of fuel economy, reduced emissions and vehicle performance is...

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New TwinForce Engine Concept Delivers V-8 Power and Performance V-6 Fuel Economy

DETROIT, Jan 7. /- The Lincoln MKR concept, unveiled today at the 2007 North American International Auto Show, introduces a new engine technology that delivers V-8 power and performance with V-6 fuel economy. The new technology, named TwinForce(TM), will appear on future Lincoln and Ford vehicles. TwinForce uses direct injection technology and turbocharging. These technologies are common in...

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Damper Actuators target HVAC applications.

Damper Actuators target HVAC applications.

Suitable for positioning dampers and valves in HVAC applications, Series DDA, DDB, DDC, and DDD are non-spring return and come in floating or modulating inputs. Units feature direct-coupled design and are available in 17, 35, 53, 70, 88, 132, 177, and 265 lb-in. torque sizes. Actuators incorporate position indicators, manual overrides, 60,000 nominal cycle life, and supply voltages of 120, 24, or...

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Elscint Automation to Take Part in IMTEX 2007

Elscint Automation, the leading ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of Vibratory Bowl Feeders and Linear Vibrators from India will be taking part in IMTEX 2007 the largest Machine Tool Exhibition in India. The various products of Elscint Automation, namely, Elscint Vibratory Bowl Feeders, Linear Vibrators, Rotary Feeders, Small Parts Conveyor Feeders, Gear Boxes and Geared Motors will be displayed in...

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FDA & USDA Compliant Bearings, Shafting, Profile Rail, and Complete Linear Systems!

FDA & USDA Compliant Bearings, Shafting, Profile Rail, and Complete Linear Systems!

E. Longmeadow, MA - Process food, package food and medical instruments, develop medical devices, and manufacture pharmaceuticals using off-the-shelf FDA and USDA compliant bearings and shafting from LM76. Designers can select from a broad range of FDA & USDA compliant bearings, shafting, and profile rail and slide systems when developing equipment that is going to be subjected to the...

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Solenoids provide extremely quiet operation.

Solenoids provide extremely quiet operation.

Measuring below 40 dBA in power-ON mode, MagShift-® Solenoids ensure no impact at end-of-travel position, thereby eliminating vibration and minimizing noise. When unit is actuated, plunger can travel past electrical ON position. Its construction eliminates residual magnetism, and allows same assembly to be configured as push/pull solenoid for maximum system design flexibility.

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Laser System measures flatness of production equipment.

Able to operate over distances from few inches to 120 ft, Laser-based Microgage 2D system measures flatness of rolls, moving machinery stages, gantry systems, actuators, and moving equipment to precision of 0.0001 in. It may also be used for leveling and checking machinery that may be exhibiting high-wear characteristics. Battery-operated, 2-axis product combines compact laser transmitter with...

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