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Shaft Couplings

U.S. Farm Bills Ease Most-Not All-Economic Concerns

Farmers also seek lower production costs Downers Grove, IL-April 5, 2008-While recent passage of farm bills by the U.S. House and Senate ensure the current price safety net for farmers, members of the U.S. agricultural industry continue to face economic constraints brought about by ever-increasing competition, both at home and abroad, and escalating production costs. California farmers were...

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Machine Safety Controllers

Lovejoy Conveyor Coupling Puts Safety Front and Center

Imagine a 20,000 pound gearbox assembly falling on a worker Downers Grove, Ill.-February 18, 2008-If a coupling were to fall off the head shaft of a pulley, anywhere from 3,000 to 20,000 pounds of motor/gearbox assembly material could fall onto a worker or another piece of equipment. A report from U.S. Centers for Disease Control said that there were 9,902 non-fatal and 96 fatal injuries in the...

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AGC Series Gear-Driven Goniometric Cradles
Miscellaneous Controllers

AGC Series Gear-Driven Goniometric Cradles

±45° rotary positioning with unobstructed 360° view of customer load Precision worm gear drive for outstanding accuracy and repeatability Direct encoder options available Horizontal or vertical mounting orientation AGC motorized mechanical goniometers are used in applications where 90° of angular travel is needed with the payload at the center of rotation, or where two...

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Ringfeder's Ecoloc Provides Strength and Stability For Heavy-Duty Applications
Shaft Collars

Ringfeder's Ecoloc Provides Strength and Stability For Heavy-Duty Applications

Westwood, New Jersey-RINGFEDER's ECOLOC® Series is a competitively priced, internal locking device that provides for higher torques, excellent self-centering ability and axial capacities in rotating machinery for a variety of heavy-duty applications. Applications include, but are not limited to clutches, conveyor belts, turbine rotors, flywheels, brake drums, gears and sprockets. ECOLOC®...

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Transmissions

ABB to Upgrade Transmission Control for Vital North American Power Interconnector

New control system will enhance grid reliability and extend link's life span Zurich, Switzerland, April 14, 2008 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been selected by Hydro-Quebec, Canada, for an upgrade of a high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) converter station. The 25-year-old 1000-MW (Megawatts) Chateauguay back-to-back HVDC station will be equipped with ABB's control...

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Miscellaneous Management Systems

Efficient-V, Inc. Announces New Technology to Directly Improve the Mechanical and Fuel Efficiency of Piston Engines

Efficient-V will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, and assist Automakers in meeting new efficiency standards. PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29 - Efficient-V, Inc. announced today its new technology, called Efficient-V, for increasing the fuel efficiency of engines. The company, which has been quietly performing research, design, and development of its Efficient-V product, today announced that its...

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Power Transmission Equipment

Fallbrook Technologies Inc. to Develop Continuously Variable Transmission for Outdoor Power Equipment Industry

SAN DIEGO, May 1 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), a pioneering technology development company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Aftermarket Technology Corp. (ATC) to develop a production design for a continuously variable planetary (CVP) drivetrain (based on Fallbrook's breakthrough NuVinci technology) specifically for the outdoor power equipment (OPE) market....

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Miscellaneous Controls

ABB to Upgrade Control and Valve Cooling System for High Voltage Direct Current Station

ABB announced that it has recently been selected by the Public Service Company of New Mexico to upgrade the control and the valve cooling systems of their existing ABB high voltage direct current (HVDC) system delivered over 20 years ago. New requirements on the energy system, such as integration of wind energy, require additional control features that will be implemented," says Per Haugland,...

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Power Distribution Systems

ABB Presents Groundbreaking Power Technologies at Paris Show

Products and systems to improve grid reliability and efficiency are highlight of ABB display Zurich, Switzerland, August 25, 2006: ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is presenting groundbreaking technologies for substation automation, switchgear communication and high-voltage transmission at the week-long CigrÃ-© show starting on August 27 in Paris. Power experts from...

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Lovejoy Takes on Underserved Industry at Show
Shaft Couplings

Lovejoy Takes on Underserved Industry at Show

Lovejoy, Inc. - Exhibiting cutting-edge gear and grid couplings At 11th Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium (Downers Grove, IL) October 12, 2006 - Lovejoy, Inc will showcase its highly innovative, heavy duty gear and grid couplings at the 11th Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium in Orlando, FL. from November 6-9. We believe the industry is underserved," said Terrance Driscoll, Lovejoy's product...

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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary
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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary

For over 35 years our Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings, have been at work in oil fields across the globe. Our products are engineered to extend the service life of sucker rods and tubing, delivering cutting-edge innovation that enhances oilfield operation, maximizes output, and enhancing overall operations. To learn about the advantages of using Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings in your wells, see our video.

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