Gears

ASCO Sintering Wins 2105 Grand Prize from MPIF for Advanced Medical Surgical Device Using Planetary Gear System

Sam Moorman, Sales Engineer, ASCO Sintering, California, USA accepted a Grand Prize Award in the Medical/Dental Category of the 2015 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition.Â-  The MPIF award was given for a sinter-hardened steel planetary gear system, featuring a carrier with an integrated sun gear and three planetary gears. The miniature system is used in a single-use,...

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Poles

Falcon Steel Boosts Transmission Pole Production

Falcon Steel is expanding its in-house transmission pole production capacity to meet increasing demand for steel pole structures in power delivery applications. According to Jim Taylor, Falcon Steel CEO, the company has added five additional pole section fitting and welding stations at its Haltom City facility, and launched a process-improvement program to increase the facility's output by 30...

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Gleason Unveils New Gear Production, Workholding and Inspection Solutions at Gear Expo 2015
Grinders

Gleason Unveils New Gear Production, Workholding and Inspection Solutions at Gear Expo 2015

Rochester, NYÂ- — As the industry’s Total Gear Solutions Provider, Gleason will introduce advanced machines, tooling, and global customer support services covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears at GEAR EXPO 2015, October 20-22 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. On display at booth #1017 will be: •...

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Dual-Axis Linear Stepper Motors enable precise positioning.
Motors

Dual-Axis Linear Stepper Motors enable precise positioning.

Suited for open loop positioning applications requiring 2 axis of motion in one plane, dual axis linear stepper motors offer speeds up to 80 ips and strokes up to 20 x 30 in. Moving assembly (forcer) is supported by embedded, magnetically preloaded air bearings, which support payload and maintain 0.0005–0.0010 in. gap between platen and forcer. Respectively, full step values are 0.010 and 0.005...

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Gearheads and Gearboxes

ABB Highlights Comprehensive Solar Portfolio at Intersolar North America

ABB demonstrates the industry’s broadest solar value proposition with the largest product portfolio, while launching new rapid shutdown devices for inverters, WiFi logger cards and solar pump drives. San Francisco, CAÂ- — ABB, the solar industry’s leading technology solutions provider, is unveiling new solar technologies and best practices at Intersolar North America 2015 this week....

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IBC Advanced Alloys Delivers First Articles EOTS Components for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Gimbals

IBC Advanced Alloys Delivers First Articles EOTS Components for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

WILMINGTON, MA and VANCOUVERÂ- — IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (OTCQX: IAALF and TSX-V: IB;) ( IBC" or the "Company"), a leading advanced alloys and precision castings company, has successfully delivered its first completed Beralcast® azimuth gimbal housing components to Lockheed Martin. The articles will be used in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Electro Optical Targeting System...

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Radial Insert Ball Bearings offer anti-corrosion protection.
Bearings

Radial Insert Ball Bearings offer anti-corrosion protection.

Featuring DUROTECT® B coating for anti-corrosion protection, FAG Black Series Ball Bearing Units are suitable for challenging operation conditions. Two self-retaining set screws that are offset by 120° securely locate inner ring on shaft. Available with inch and metric bore diameters, bearings have cast iron housing, black oxide coated rings, 1-piece seal with molded seal lip, and...

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Torque Arm Drive System saves floor space.
Motors

Torque Arm Drive System saves floor space.

Featuring self-contained, closed-loopÂ- design, Hägglunds TADS Hydraulic Drive System comes with either internal splines or hollow output shaft with compression coupling that mounts directly to machine's drive shaft. TADS delivers max torque from zero speed with infinite start, stop, and reverse, which will not damage system. Equipped with fast hydraulic pump compensators to...

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Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.
Screws

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN.Â- Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such...

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Tapered Roller Bearings feature 4-row design.
Bearings

Tapered Roller Bearings feature 4-row design.

Available in open and sealed variants that are identical, both dimensionally and in terms of load-carrying capacity, SKF Explorer Tapered Roller Bearings are intended for work rolls in rolling mills. Compact seal, made with heat- and wear-resistant material, allows unified bearing design. Open bearings have no cage protrusion, minimizing risk of damage both during handling and operation. Four...

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