Pratt & Whitney F135 Program Reaches 5,000 SDD Test Hours, Remains on Track to Support JSF's First Flight

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 24 -- Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine program has achieved more than 5,000 hours of System Development and Demonstration (SDD) ground testing and is on schedule to support the first flight of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) this fall. The 5,000 SDD hours are in addition to the more than 3,600 hours accumulated during the concept demonstration phase of the F-35...

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First Two Ge F-Technology Gas Turbines Begin Operation in Saudi Arabia

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - April 5, 2006 - Two GE Frame 7FA gas turbines have started operating at the 'Uthmaniyah Cogeneration Plant in Saudi Arabia, becoming the first F-technology machines to enter service in the Kingdom. The two gas turbines are among six F-technology units GE has supplied for three cogeneration plants being built by the Tihama Power Generation Company of Saudi Arabia. The largest...

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Pin Locating Clamp suits hard-to-reach welding applications.

Pin Locating Clamp suits hard-to-reach welding applications.

Series PLM, available in pin sizes 13, 16, 20, and 25 mm, is pneumatically powered actuator that locates, clamps, and supports parts in welding applications. Clamp mounts to robots and is fully enclosed to provide protection against weld slag and other contaminants. Built-in locking mechanism holds panel in place and standard manual unlock allows part retrieval if air pressure is lost or removed....

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Dutch Fertilizer Manufacturer Selects New Frame 5-2E Gas Turbine From GE Oil & Gas

FLORENCE, ITALY - March 20, 2006 - Yara Sluiskil B.V. of the Netherlands will replace a gas turbine at its fertilizer plant in Sluiskil with an MS5002E (Frame 5-2E) gas turbine from GE's Oil & Gas business, marking the first project for this new GE technology. Operating in a cogeneration mode with a waste heat recovery generator, the new machine will produce 30 megawatts of electrical power for...

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Right Angle Gear Drives offer 1:1 or 2:1 gear ratios.

Right Angle Gear Drives offer 1:1 or 2:1 gear ratios.

Housed in glass-reinforced nylon, gear drives come in standard RAB model as well as MAD model for miniature angle drives. Measuring 3 21/32 x 3 15/16 x 1Â-¼ in., RAB Model employs shielded, lubricated, hardened steel ball bearings and gears and is rated 1/3 hp, 1,600 rpm with max speed of 3,000 rpm. Measuring 1.25 x 1.25 in., MAD Model uses permanently lubricated gear drives, hardened steel...

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Pneumatic Actuator features corrosion-resistant components.

Pneumatic Actuator features corrosion-resistant components.

Utililizing low friction technology, Aero2 rack and pinion actuator is designed for universal operation of Â-¼-turn valves. Core components are stainless steel, baked epoxy, and hard anodized aluminum, preventing corrosion for exterior applications or where Chloride solutions, Oxidizing Acid, and Alkaline Media are present. Direct-mount actuator includes high-density bearings, bi-directional...

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Kerk Offers ZBX Series for Precise Positional Accuracy in Design Operations

Kerk Offers ZBX Series for Precise Positional Accuracy in Design Operations

Ideal for Vertical Applications Requiring Noise or Vibration Control Kerk Motion Products, one of the world's premier manufacturers of non-ball lead screws, offers its ZBX Series anti-backlash assembly, an ideal linear actuator for design operations requiring precise positional accuracy and repeatability, at a minimum cost. The inherent damping qualities of the ZBX design make it ideally suited...

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Pace Boston DV315 eMTA Certified by Nortel

VoIP Device Awarded Certificate of Compatibility with Nortel Softswitch BOCA RATON, Fla. April 10, 2006: Pace Micro Technology, a leading digital set-top box provider specializing in the development of emerging technologies, today announced its Boston DV315 eMTA has been awarded a Certificate of Compatibility under the Nortel* Developer Program. The certificate indicates that Pace's Boston DV315...

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DC Gearmotor develops 310 lb-in. torque at 15 rpm.

DC Gearmotor develops 310 lb-in. torque at 15 rpm.

Accepting any 12 Vdc source including battery power, Model MMP-TM55-12V GP52-308 measures 2.14 in. diameter x 7.75 in. long and has keyed output shaft measuring 12 mm diameter x 25 mm long. Mounting is accomplished with 4 face-mount M5 threaded holes, equally spaced on 40 mm diameter bc. Rated at IP54 for operation in harsh environments, motor requires 7.2 A at 12 Vdc to generate full load output...

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R&M Energy Systems Features Drilling and Artificial Lift Products at the 2006 Global Petroleum Show

R&M Energy Systems Features Drilling and Artificial Lift Products at the 2006 Global Petroleum Show

Willis, Texas - R&M Energy Systems is presenting its complete line of products for the oil and gas exploration and production industry at the 2006 Global Petroleum Show, June 13-15, 2006 in Calgary. All R&M Energy Systems' products are backed by extensive oilfield applications experience, advanced engineering and design, and unrivaled manufacturing quality. The Company is featuring its Power...

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