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Hamilton Caster Designs New Inline Caster for Aerospace Supplier
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Hamilton Caster Designs New Inline Caster for Aerospace Supplier

What began as a simple inquiry for a wheel spawned into a new Hamilton innovation.Â-  The end result was a custom engineered all stainless inline caster for a major aerospace part supplier. The aerospace company ordered two of these special casters designed for a clean room environment and each with an impressive carrying capacity of 15,500 lbs.Â- The caster stands 10 1/8” tall and...

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Goodrich C-130 Carbon Brakes Significantly Reduce Brake Cooling Time, Enable Quicker Aircraft Turnaround

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 - SINGAPORE AIRSHOW - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) recently completed flight testing of its new carbon brake for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of C-130 transport aircraft, demonstrating a significant reduction in brake cooling time and enabling quicker aircraft turnaround. According to Jeff Atkinson, director of military programs at Goodrich's Aircraft Wheels and Brakes...

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Honeywell Takes Air China to New Heights

Next-generation Avionics Suite to Help Air China Maximize Operating Efficiency and Safety SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 - Air China has extended its relationship with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Aerospace with a range of agreements covering avionics and wheels and brakes. With an increasing number of aircraft filling the skies, pilots need critical flight-related data, including weather and traffic...

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Alcoa Products on First Aluminum Petroleum Road Tanker in Indonesia

FUSINA, Italy & SURABAYA, Indonesia & NEW YORK - The first aluminum petroleum road tanker produced in Indonesia took to the highway recently made with Alcoa's heavy gauge aluminum shate product and rolling on Alcoa aluminum truck wheels. 5182 RoadTanker ShateG1, a combined sheet and plate product of a specific thickness, was developed by Alcoa Mill Products Europe for road tankers that transport...

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Goodrich Completes Boeing 787 Electric Braking System Certification

o First electrically actuated braking system on a commercial aircraft CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2011 -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) electric brake system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has completed all required dedicated flight test conditions. The achievement follows a comprehensive development and qualification program involving multiple Goodrich business units and close collaboration...

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Rencol Extends Plastic and Metal Handwheels Range
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Rencol Extends Plastic and Metal Handwheels Range

Rencol's range of competitively priced plastic and metal handwheels has been extended. The high quality wheels are now available in a vast diversity of materials, diameters, colours and special options. Materials include glass-filled nylon, die-cast aluminium, pressed steel and stainless steel, with diameters ranging from 100mm through to as large as 1000mm on request. Special options include...

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Hydraulic Motor optimizes steering for industrial vehicles.

Incorporated into chassis of industrial vehicles, compact MG02 motor offers pivot function, steering attachments, and bevel stops on casing, which simplify assembly of motorized steering wheels on chassis. At 38.3 kg with maximum length of 303 mm/width of 270 mm, device offers torque from 273-633 Nm and displacement from 86-398 cm3/tr. It includes attachments for connection to steering cylinders...

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Forged Aluminum Wheels maintain reflective finish.
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Forged Aluminum Wheels maintain reflective finish.

Constructed to promote reflectivity and image clarity, one-piece Dura-BrightÂ-® wheels feature XBR(TM) technology, which resists corrosion and eliminates need for polishing wheels to maintain shine. Brake dust, grime, and oil residue wash off with spray of soap and water. Wheel weight helps increase fuel efficiency, while design promotes heat dissipation to extend tire and brake life. Wheels...

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Measuring Wheel takes measurements at up to 3,000 fpm.
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Measuring Wheel takes measurements at up to 3,000 fpm.

Suited for encoder and linear measuring wheel applications, Tru-Trac(TM) integrates encoder, measuring wheel, and adjustable spring-loaded torsion arm into one unit. Mountable in almost any orientation, even upside-down, unit measures distance, velocity, or position over variety of surfaces. Threaded mounting shaft on pivot axis is reversible in-field to change installation location, and...

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Composite Wheels operate in clean rooms.
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Composite Wheels operate in clean rooms.

Power-Core wheels eliminate possibility of metal particulate contamination in clean room operations. Composite wheel is comprised of two components: machined plastic tire and roller bearing. Tire material has high resistance to flow under load and retains tensile and flexural strength as well as dimensions in shock load applications. Bearings use clean room approved grease. Wheels eliminate need...

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