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Bishop-Wisecarver Group's DualVee Vacuum Wheels Selected as Finalist in the Golden Mousetrap Awards

Pittsburg, Calif. – Bishop-Wisecarver Group, a WBENC-certified, woman-owned family of companies that offer guidance solutions, contract specialty manufacturing and mechatronic-based engineering services, announced today that DualVeeÂ-® Vacuum Wheels have been selected as a finalist in the 14th Annual Golden Mousetrap Awards in the Motors and Mechanical Motion Devices category.Â-  The...

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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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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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Mtech-® Sports Wheels from MPC Report to Work

Durable, shock-absorbing wheels are now available for medical and industrial uses Cranston, R.I., July 11, 2006- MPC (Mearthane Products Corporation) announced that its highly engineered urethane and Mtech-® wheels, already in widespread use on skateboards and inline skates, are now available for medical, industrial, and office applications. The wheels are well suited for products that require...

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Wheels feature one-piece design.
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Wheels feature one-piece design.

DualVeeÂ-® Wheels are available in Integral Bushing (BWI) or Stud Shaft (SWI) models with one-piece design where wheel bearing inner raceway is ground into wheel bushing or wheel stud shaft. Design minimizes tolerance stack up and enables external adjustment and tightening. Wheels are offered in carbon steel, stainless steel, and polymer over-molded stainless steel.

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