Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2021-05-18
   Power Transmission Technology Update       May 18, 2021

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How Reliable is a Reliability Calculation?

Bearing failures are a major concern in wind turbine main gearboxes. The risk of bearing failure F(t) is calculated from the bearing life L. If this is done for all bearings in a gearbox, then, the bearing subsystem reliability for the required life R(Hreq) = 1–F(Hreq) may be calculated. Methods used for such calculations for wind gearboxes are well established and have been widely used in other fields.

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The Original Right Angle Drive Proudly Made in the USA

Andantex USA’s objective over the years has always remained the same: to provide innovative, high-quality gearboxes and solutions for use on industrial machinery. The Anglgear right angle drive is an example of our commitment to our customers’ needs and applications.

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Benefit from Our Expertise

Benefit from Our Expertise

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Simple Automation from a Single Source

Simple Automation from a Single Source

SEW-EURODRIVES’s MOVI-C® modular automation system is a flexible one-software, one-hardware automation platform that combines fully integrated drive components, control electronics and automation software – all from one source. The key to the MOVI-C platform is that each of those components is designed to work together perfectly.

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High Strength Polymer Gears Are Possible with Nichiei Company

High Strength Polymer Gears Are Possible with Nichiei Company

Lightweight, high strength worm gears for Electric Vehicles, in this case requiring strength of 23 N.m, can be produced using high performance polymers. Nichiei redesigned this part and recommended the right polymer to meet the customer’s need for optimized price/performance, and they can do this for your challenging components too.

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NORD MAXXDRIVE Industrial Gear Units: Built for the Toughest Applications

NORD MAXXDRIVE Industrial Gear Units: Built for the Toughest Applications

MAXXDRIVE IGUs are available as parallel axis and right-angle units with up to 2,301,200 lb-in of torque, ratios from 5.54 – 30,000:1, and 2.5 – 8,075 HP. All bearings and sealing surfaces are machined in a single process for quiet operation and longer service life. MAXXDRIVE gearing is hard-finished and is rated to international standard, while the new MAXXDRIVE XT has an optimized housing design with a high thermal limit for extreme environments.

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A Better Way to Buy Gearboxes: Bonfiglioli e-Shop

A Better Way to Buy Gearboxes: Bonfiglioli e-Shop

Bonfiglioli is your single-source solution for selecting and configuring gearboxes according to your application requirements. Browse and select products using a wide range of tools, download 2D drawings and 3D models, get pricing and lead times, place, manage and track orders and more.

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Emerson Introduces Power Backup for Safe Machinery Shutdowns

Emerson Introduces Power Backup for Safe Machinery Shutdowns

As more power-sensitive devices are deployed in automated industrial processes, the need for reliable battery backup power is growing exponentially, yet serious challenges remain in the design of traditional Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS).

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