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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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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Direct Drive Frameless Motors have low-profile design.

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.

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.

Slotted Brushless DC Servomotors suit limited-space areas.

Available in 1.5, 2, and 2.5 in. lengths, 1.3 in. dia PITTMANÂ-® 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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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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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 is...

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Linear Actuators target mobile off-highway applications.

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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Turbocharger Innovation Wins Prestigious Award; BorgWarner's Collaboration with Porsche Receives Two Special Recognitions

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 17 - BorgWarner(NYSE: BWA) received a 2007 Automotive News PACE Award at a ceremony yesterday in Detroit for its innovative gasoline turbocharger with variable turbine geometry (VTG(TM)). In addition, BorgWarner and Porsche were presented with two special PACE recognitions for their successful collaboration on the Porsche 911 Turbo. The innovations, the winning gasoline...

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DC Micromotors include graphite commutation.

DC Micromotors include graphite commutation.

Featuring external motor diameter of 22 mm and length of 32 mm, Series M2232U provides stall torque of 25.62 mNm and speeds up to 10,000 rpm. Low-cog rotation is achieved through skewed laminations and tapered permanent magnet system. Available with 6, 12, and 24 V windings, Series M2232U GS has cantilevered brush system, while Series M2232U CS has cartridge brush system. Plastic and metal...

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