Pratt & Whitney Shares in Sichuan Airlines V2500Select(SM)Order

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 2 -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX), will share in an order for International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines to power an additional two Airbus A319 and four A321 aircraft. With this order, Sichuan Airlines becomes the China launch customer for V2500Select(SM) and will extend this aftermarket agreement to cover their existing fleet of 14...

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Timken Provides Steel Solution for Bosch

Increased hardness is easier to machine CANTON, Ohio, Oct. 31 / - The Timken Company (NYSE:TKR) collaborated with one of its major automotive customers to produce a steel that is easier to machine. Working with the Robert Bosch Corporation, Timken engineers developed a hot-rolled temper process to produce steel that Bosch could more readily machine for a diesel fuel injector on truck engines....

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Ball Bearing Mounting facilitates maintenance in field.

Ball Bearing Mounting facilitates maintenance in field.

Providing alternative to traditional mounting of ball bearings, Torksleeve B mounts variety of bearings, including roller, needle, linear, and plain to metal or plastic walls, and provides self-locking and vibration-resistant performance. Tightening nuts causes slotted sleeve to contract, gripping bearing and clamping it to frame.

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BorgWarner Brings First Dual-Clutch Transmission Technology to China

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 31 -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) will provide its industry-first DualTronic-® transmission technology to Shanghai Automobile Gear Works Co. Ltd. (SAGW), a subsidiary of Shanghai Automotive Industry Co. Ltd. (SAIC), for the development of China's first dual-clutch transmission. As a global powertrain technology leader, BorgWarner is proud to participate in introducing...

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GE Gas Turbines Selected for Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Production Facilities

FLORENCE, ITALY - October 30, 2006 - GE's Oil and Gas business will supply three Frame 6B gas turbines that will provide a total of approximately 120 megawatts of power for Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited's LNG production facilities 2, 3 and 4 in Ras Laffan, Qatar. The three Frame 6B machines will be manufactured at GE Energy's plant in Belfort, France and packaged at GE Oil & Gas facilities...

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John Deere PowerTech E 4.5L and 6.8L Engines Earn EPA Tier 3 Certification

John Deere PowerTech E 4.5L and 6.8L Engines Earn EPA Tier 3 Certification

Waterloo, Iowa - John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) recently announced that the PowerTech E(TM) 4.5L and 6.8L engines have been Tier 3 certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These two engines are the first models in the PowerTech E family to receive Tier 3 certification, joining the four PowerTech Plus(TM) engine models. Now that we have certified not only our PowerTech Plus engines...

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New Norton-® Charger Plus Depressed Center Wheels for Stainless Steel Applications Improve Performance by 30 Percent

New Norton-® Charger Plus Depressed Center Wheels for Stainless Steel Applications Improve Performance by 30 Percent

10/25/06 The zirconia alumina abrasive in Norton Charger Plus wheels is the best grain to cut and grind stainless steels, according to recent tests conducted by Saint-Gobain Abrasives. The smooth grinding action enhances both the cut rate and life of the wheel and lets the wheel do the work, not the operator. The clean bond contains no sulphur, iron or chlorine - eliminating the opportunity for...

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Microcontrollers target fan and motor control.

Microcontrollers target fan and motor control.

Consisting of 14-pin PIC16F616/610 and 8-pin PIC12F615/609, Flash PICÂ-® microcontrollers feature full-bridge PWM with capture and compare functionality, dead-band control, and emergency shutdown. Devices include comparator for hall-effect sensor interfaces and A/D converter for monitoring functions. Other features include up to 3.5 Kb flash program memory and 128 bytes RAM, as well as...

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Super Torquer Reduces Machined Clutch System Component Costs by 65 Percent Utilizing Four Kurt HD Vises -- Setup with Quick Change Jaws Hold 40 Components for Highest Density Machining

Little Falls, Minnesota: Four Kurt HDM6 double station vises mounted side by side on a vertical milling machine (VMC) gave Super Torquer Systems, Inc. reduced part machining costs of 65 percent utilizing quick change jaws and some intuitive process planning by the company's owners, Randy and Cindy Nouis. Randy and Cindy Nouis designed the clutch parts, which received a huge industry response...

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Volkswagen and OSRAM Partner on the Chameleon Featuring Futuristic Technologies with Nostalgic Flavor

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 13 -- Volkswagen of America, Inc. and OSRAM have collaborated for an exciting new concept vehicle, dubbed the Chameleon. OSRAM LED technology and other cutting edge advancements are showcased on the Chameleon, a futuristic update of the 1964 Volkswagen Deluxe Microbus. Affectionately known as the VW bus, the 1960s icon has been reborn, in part due to the replacement of...

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