Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2021-08-17
   Power Transmission Technology Update       August 17, 2021

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Changing Entertainment Experiences with Electro-Mechanical Screw Jacks

There has been a significant shift in the Entertainment Industry to move away from manual and hydraulic operated systems to electro-mechanical screw jacks. Key reasons are safety, cleanliness, sound and reliability. Providing the ultimate entertainment experience dates back centuries, where lifts and trap doors were all part of making people, animals and staging, all of a sudden appear. This industry still uses these techniques today, but how they operate has changed dramatically.

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A Smart Way to Identify Sprocket Wear

Failure to detect sprocket tooth wear can be costly and ultimately result in failure of your entire chain roller system. The Tsubaki Smart Tooth® Sprocket can eliminate the guesswork by helping you easily identify the need for drive system maintenance before failure occurs. Smart Tooth® sprockets have patented Wear Indicator Pins that provide visual indication if your sprocket is within allowable wear tolerance or needs to be replaced. Now, you can eliminate the guesswork associated with worn sprockets and schedule maintenance before critical component failure occurs to reduce down time and save money.

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Explore Technologies that are Moving the Future

Explore Technologies that are Moving the Future

At MPT Expo, you’ll see the full range of power transmission solutions, including hybrid solutions, utilizing mechanical power transmission, pneumatics, hydraulics, electric motors, and drives. Held in person this September, reconnect with colleagues and new business partners at safe, enjoyable networking events.

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Nichiei Polymer Gears Improve Lubrication

Nichiei Polymer Gears Improve Lubrication

Nichiei has developed a unique gear design and manufacturing technology to produce a metal gear overmolded with a polymer, in this case polyetherimide (PEI), where the polymer contact surface area adds lubrication while maintaining the strength of the metal gear itself. Part of the challenge was meeting the tight tolerances and accuracy required, but Nichiei’s 20+ years of experience in injection molding high quality, high precision gears enabled them to meet this requirement.

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R+W Line Shafts – For Long Distance Mechanical Synchronization

R+W Line Shafts – For Long Distance Mechanical Synchronization

Whether for a multi-jack lift system, servo driven gantry robot, or any number of other types of specialty machine designs, engineers are frequently faced with the need to create synchronized motion in multiple locations. R+W offers a ready-made design that can save time and money while spanning distances of up to 6 meters.

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The Solution to Unplanned Machine Downtime

The Solution to Unplanned Machine Downtime

Take off into the new era of Industry 4.0-based condition monitoring with this informative free webinar that will show you how state-of-the-art technology, such as OPTIME from Schaeffler, can prevent unplanned machine downtime. Improve the reliability, productivity and profitability of your manufacturing operations by monitoring your balance of plant assets – seamlessly, cost-effectively and completely automatically!

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Continental's Make Power Smart App

Continental's Make Power Smart App

Introducing the Make Power Smart App. All the tools you need to manage your drive systems are right at your fingertips. Check for proper tension. Take a pic. Data, analysis, and performance. It’s all here, making the app the smart way to replace manual work. Download the app now!

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Anglgear™: Proudly Made in the USA

Anglgear™: Proudly Made in the USA

Andantex USA right angle gearbox line consists of 14 different models, available from stock in both Inch and Metric series and sold worldwide. We also modify our units to meet our customers’ design specifications.
Supplying all the branches of the military in addition to the packaging, general purpose & aerospace industries.


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