Alcoa Fastening Systems Qualifies SAE AS5550 Fluid Fitting

TORRANCE, Calif.--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) successfully qualified its RFKA9900-13 (SAE AS5550) flareless, plug-in union, Ring Locked fitting series for use on the 787 Dreamliner. This high-pressure titanium hydraulic adapter was selected by Boeing for its lightweight construction and dual seal protection, providing up to 49% weight savings over the...

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Electric Actuators combine three technologies.

Combining brushless servo motor, servo amplifier, and position controller in single housing, Tritex(TM) Series Actuators eliminate external servo amplifier and associated cables. Linear units offer strokes from 3-18 in. with 1,250 lbf max continuous thrust capacity and 25 ips max linear velocity. Available in standard IEC metric dimensions, rotary actuators provide up to 42 lbf-in. continuous...

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Ge Energy's Jenbacher Engines for Steel-Waste Gases Reach Million Operating Hours-Milestone

Ge Energy's Jenbacher Engines for Steel-Waste Gases Reach Million Operating Hours-Milestone

JENBACH, AUSTRIA - November 10, 2006 - GE Energy's Jenbacher gas engines fueled by steel industry waste gases in Spain recently reached a combined total of one million operating hours, underscoring GE's technological expertise and the country's commitment to reducing emissions and increasing the production of alternative energy. A total of 26 Jenbacher gas engines, installed at three sites in...

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Compact Package combines stepper motor, controller, driver.

Compact Package combines stepper motor, controller, driver.

SMC-Pollux integrates 2-phase stepper motor with micro-stepping driver and DSP-based motion controller. Latter utilizes multi-drop serial interface that allows daisy chaining of up to 16 axes. Smooth motion results from micro-stepping rate of up to 5,000 microsteps per full-step, which also minimizes mechanical resonances. Offered with various stepper motors of various torque levels, SMC-Pollux...

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Nordex Belt and Chain Drives

Nordex Belt and Chain Drives

Nordex manufactures Timing Belt Pulleys to industry standards as well as custom Pulleys. The improvements in timing belt technology allow close manufacturing tolerances of the profiles which helps create the smooth entry into and out of the mating pulley. This both reduces wear and provides greatly enhanced positioning accuracy. Engineers are finding uses for the Nordex belt system in a variety...

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DC Gearmotor develops 80 lb-in. of torque at 58 rpm.

DC Gearmotor develops 80 lb-in. of torque at 58 rpm.

Accepting any 24 Vdc source, including battery power, Model MMP-TM55-24V GP52-079 measures 2.14 in. dia x 7.7 in. long and has keyed output shaft of 12 mm dia x 25 mm long. Mounting is accomplished with 4 face-mount M5 threaded holes, equally spaced on 40 mm dia BC. Rated at IP54 protection level for operation in harsh environments, gear motor requires 3.6 A at 24 Vdc to generate full load...

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Polymer Sliding Bearings feature maintenance-free design.

Polymer Sliding Bearings feature maintenance-free design.

Supplied in complete housings, Drylin-® linear bearings eliminate need to connect 2 or more complex components via aluminum adapter. Designed with bearing clearance of 2/100-9/100, housings correspond to conventional housings in terms of external and connection dimensions and can be directly interchanged. Both closed and open configurations are available.

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International Debuts New Family of MaxxForce(TM) Diesel Engines

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Nov. 6 -- International Truck and Engine Corporation, a Navistar Company, today announced its lineup of MaxxForce(TM) International Diesel Power engines for 2008 model year trucks, and provided specifications and technical details. Beginning in January, MaxxForce engines become the signature powerplant for International-® brand on-highway Class 4-8 commercial vehicles. In...

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ExxonMobil Introduces New High-Performance Turbine Lubricant for Gas and Steam Turbines; Teresstic M 32 HT Was Designed to Meet Stringent Performance Requirements of Mitsubishi Gas and Steam Turbines

FAIRFAX, Va.--April 26, 2006--ExxonMobil today announced that it has expanded its popular Teresstic(TM) family of turbine oils with the introduction of Teresstic M 32 HT, a high performance lubricant designed to meet the stringent performance requirements of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) gas and steam turbines, which are used in many light- and heavy-duty industrial applications. Featuring a...

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