Aircraft

Hamilton Sundstrand Delivers First APS 5000 Auxiliary Power Unit for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

SAN DIEGO, May 29 - Hamilton Sundstrand has delivered the first APS 5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) to Boeing for the initial flight-test of the 787 Dreamliner. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). A delivery ceremony recently took place at the Hamilton Sundstrand Power System facility in San Diego. The delivery of the first APS 5000 is a significant...

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Railroad Equipment

Alcan Showcases Advanced Lightweight Rail and Bus Solutions at UITP 2007

PARIS, May 24// - Alcan is presenting its innovative, lightweight sandwich solutions for the rail and bus industries at the International Association of Public Transport's (UITP) 57th World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition in Helsinki, Finland. Alcan's showcase at the UITP exhibition demonstrates that our technological expertise provides our customers with lightweight materials,...

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Safety Equipment

TRW Supplies Side and Curtain Airbags for Many 2007 Model Year Vehicles Earning NHTSA's Five-Star Side-Impact Crash Test Ratings

LIVONIA, Mich., May 16 // -- The 2007 model year could be called stellar for side-impact protection systems from TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW) - the global leader in active and passive safety systems. To date, 25 of the approximately 100 vehicles earning NHTSA's five- star rating in side-impact crash tests feature TRW side or curtain airbag systems. The NHTSA side-collision impact...

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Kiosks

ARINC Solution Brings Cost-Effective Kiosks to Regina International Airport

Annapolis, Maryland, USA, May 24, 2007 - ARINC today announced it has completed an innovative remote installation of its SelfServ(TM) common use CUSS kiosks at Regina International Airport in Saskatchewan, Canada. The installation enables a cost-effective solution of common use kiosks for passengers in the terminal building. By connecting remotely, Regina International Airport avoided the expense...

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Shaft Couplings Buying Guide
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Shaft Couplings Buying Guide

Do you need a disc, gear, grid, or jaw shaft coupling? If you're unsure the exact type of shaft coupling to use for your project, download the shaft coupling buying guide prepared by ThomasNet. Learn about the different applications each shaft coupling is used for.

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Adhesives

Hexis at FESPA 2007

May 25, 2007 Hexis will be present at this year's FESPA, the world's largest exhibition for screen printing, signage and large format digital imaging taking place in Berlin 5-9 June. At the event Hexis will show an all new line of cast vinyl films together with Hex'Press adhesive technology for vehicle wraps and fleet graphics. The HX100WG1 carries a 50Â-µm cast vinyl film and an adhesive...

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Cutter/Puller System provides angular cutting capability.
Plasma / Flame / Laser Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Cutter/Puller System provides angular cutting capability.

Double Angle Cutter/Puller System can cut opposing angles, the same angle on both ends, or different angles on each end of product. It includes 2 servo cutters, integrated feed system with length control and batch counter, 6 in. color touchscreen, and Servo Driven Caterpiller feed. With cuts made at rotational speed of 1,600 rpm, system features double angle cutting mode with speed up to 400...

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Controls and Controllers

PCU and Battery Cooling System suit hybrid vehicles.

Including boost converter that raises main battery voltage (288 V) up to maximum system voltage (650 V), Power control unit has 2 inverters to convert dc into ac for main traction motors. PCU can be used in hybrid vehicle systems with different output levels by changing number of stacked power devices and cooling tubes. Battery cooling system uses cooled air from cooling unit of rear air...

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Rod Lock Cylinders suit NFPA applications.
Cylinders

Rod Lock Cylinders suit NFPA applications.

Designed for clamping, load holding, or E-stop applications, Series 3MA and 4MA cylinders hold loads in static condition while air pressure is removed from system. Available in 7 bore sizes ranging from 1.125-5.00 in., low friction 3MA cylinders have maximum operating air pressure of 250 psi and operating temperature range of -10 to +165°F. Intended for customization, 4MA units feature -50...

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Steering Systems

TRW Automotive to Launch Belt Drive Electrically Powered Steering in North America & Europe

LIVONIA, Mich., May 22 -- TRW Automotive GmbH, a subsidiary of TRW Automotive Holdings Corp (NYSE:TRW), today unveiled its Electrically Powered Steering (EPS) Belt Drive system that will launch on North American models in 2008 and European models in 2009. Belt drive steering technology, also referred to as 'rack drive', brings the fuel efficiency and carbon dioxide reduction benefits of an...

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Aircraft

Aviation Partners, Inc. Announces High Mach Blended Winglets for the Falcon 2000 Series

Retrofit Programs Available from Aviation Partners for Falcon 2000, Falcon 900 and Falcon 50 to Follow SEATTLE, May 21 -- Aviation Partners and Dassault have been in collaboration over the past year to develop an all new High Mach Winglet. The new Blended Winglet boosts the Falcon 2000EX range by 5% at Mach .80. It will be available both in production and for retrofit in the 4th quarter of 07....

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