Power Transmission Engineering Product News 2015

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QuickSilver Controls SilverMax Hybrid Servo Motors Introduce Direct Drive Solution
QuickSilver Controls, Inc. has released the SilverMax Line hybrid servo motors. Hybrid servos provide superior continuous torque at low s... (posted 2015-12-30)

Haydon Kerk Expands Linear Actuator Series
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has expanded its 15000 Series linear actuators with the addition of the smallest linear actuator in Haydon K... (posted 2015-12-29)

AutomationDirect Adds Drive Couplings to SureMotion Line
Rotating shaft-driven mechanical components are commonly used in all forms of machinery that perform the various pr... (posted 2015-12-29)

Fenner Drives RotoShield GTL Provides Defense Against Torque Overloads
Fenner Drives recently announced the launch of RotoShield Gearbox Torque Limiters. RotoShield GTL stops damage from costly torque overloa... (posted 2015-12-28)

Nord Gear Soft Starters Eliminate Mechanical Strain
Nord Gear offers the SK135E/SK175E soft start drive family. The starters are designed to be used in a distributed control system and ca... (posted 2015-12-24)

Aerotech Gimbals Offer High Accuracy Positioning
A series of gear-driven motorized gimbals for high-accuracy elevation-over-azimuth positioning has been introduced by Aerotech. The new A... (posted 2015-12-23)

Steinmeyer UltraThrust Ball Screws Receive Upgrade
Steinmeyer, Inc. has updated UltraThrust ball screw series, with diameters from 32 mm to an enormous 160 mm diameter, pitch ranging ... (posted 2015-12-22)

Ringfeder TSCHAN TNR Couplings Designed for Wide Range of Rigidity
Unlike commonly used, torsionally elastic shaft couplings, the TSCHAN TNR is adjustable and therefore allows for a ... (posted 2015-12-21)

Timken Launches 6000 Series Ball Bearings in North America
Timken recently launched its 6000 series deep groove ball bearing line in North America, which completes the compan... (posted 2015-12-18)

Leeson Electric Extreme Duck Motor Designed and Pressure Tested for Washdown Applications
Leeson Electric has launched the next generation Extreme Duck Motor. The new design is built to ensure that liquids don’t penetrate... (posted 2015-12-17)

Miki Pulley PBZ Variable Torque Brakes Feature Magnetic Particle Brakes
Miki Pulley has introduced their PBZ Variable Torque Brakes for direct sale to OEMs in North America. Ideal for variable torque tensionin... (posted 2015-12-16)

Oerlikon Champion Series Drives Present Three Models Designed for Self-Propelled Spray Tractors
Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment, with its brand Oerlikon Fairfield, recently displayed its new Champion Series of drives at Agrite... (posted 2015-12-15)

Boston Gear Mounted Bearings and Universal Joints Added to Stainless Steel Food Processing Line
Boston Gear has added new mounted bearing designs and universal joints to its line of stainless steel shaft accessories designed for supe... (posted 2015-12-14)

Framo Morat Supplies Drives for Reliance Power Solar Plant
In April 2012, the Indian operator Reliance Power, India entrusted Areva Solar with the construction of a 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power... (posted 2015-12-11)

KISSsoft Offers New Shaft Calculation Features
The shaft strength calculation method according to AGMA 6101-E08/6001-E08 is now available, and includes both a static and dynamic proof.... (posted 2015-12-10)

JVL MIS23 QuickStep Integrated Stepper Motors Provide Host of Options and Integratable Features
JVL’s MIS23 QuickStep motors are a series of integrated stepper motors designed to be versatile, compact and economical. Motors in ... (posted 2015-12-10)

Maxon Offers Configurable ECX Motors
Maxon's high-speed motors are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. These bru... (posted 2015-12-08)

Pittman Motors PBL4850E Programmable Three-Phase Brushless Motor Drive Added to IDEA Drive Line
Pittman Motors has announced the latest addition to its IDEA drive line of motor controllers: the PBL4850E programmable three-phase brush... (posted 2015-11-20)

MP Tool Chuck Test Stand Provides Automated Durability Testing While Replicating Real-World Scenarios
MP Tool & Engineering’s new chuck test stand with touchscreen monitor provides automated durability and functionality testing w... (posted 2015-11-19)

J.W. Winco GN 490 Aluminum Adjustable Two-Way Clamping Joints Now Come in Metric Sizes
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently announced that it now offers GN 490 Aluminum Adjustable Two-Way Clamping Joints in metric sizes. These RoHS-com... (posted 2015-11-17)

Rexnord Autogard 820 Series Torque Limiters Improved with New Remote-Reset Feature
Rexnord’s Autogard 820 Series Torque Limiter is now available with the option to Remote-Reset, an option that is suited to applicat... (posted 2015-11-16)

Rexroth A2FM 70 Series Bent-Axis Motor Now Available in Three Pressure Levels
Rexroth recently announced its new A2FM 70 series bent-axis hydraulic motors, motors designed to provide higher power in a smaller instal... (posted 2015-11-13)

Nanotec DS16 Slotless BLDC High-Speed Motor Features Ironless Core for Low Inductance
Nanotec is now offering the slotless BLDC motor DS16 for high-speed applications such as drills, grinders, or tattooing instruments. The ... (posted 2015-11-11)

SKF Showcases Explorer Spherical Roller Bearings and Other Products at PTC Asia 2015
SKF recently presented a selection of its products and solutions at PTC Asia 2015 in Shanghai, China, from Oct. 27-30.This year, SKF demo... (posted 2015-11-10)

EPC Model 30M Designed to Provide Accurate Incremental Feedback in Harsh Conditions
Encoder Products Company (EPC) recently introduced the all new Model 30M, a low-profile 30mm diameter magnetic encoder module. The Model ... (posted 2015-11-06)

National Instruments and Bosch Rexroth Combine Control Hardware CompactRIO and Programming Environment LabVIEW
National Instruments and Bosch Rexroth recently introduced a perfectly matched control and drive solution at this year's NIWeek confe... (posted 2015-11-05)

New KISSsoft Feature Considers Compliance and Influence on Load Distribution in the Gearbox
In the static system analysis, a new feature considers housing compliance and influence on load distribution in the gearbox as well as lo... (posted 2015-11-04)

Muncie Power Products MB and MJ Line Motors Feature Low Speed, High Torque and 23 Different Sizes
Muncie Power Products, Inc. recently announced the release of its new line of low speed high torque motors. Featuring the MB and MJ Seri... (posted 2015-11-03)

Regal Power Transmission Solutions Changes Website URL, Adds Eight Brands
The website for Power Transmission Solutions is now at a new address, RegalPTS.com, which includes eight additional Regal brands, but ret... (posted 2015-11-02)

Maxon Motors GP 6 S Spindle Drive Only Six Millimeters in Diameter
Maxon Motors recently introduced the GP 6 S, a micro spindle gear with a diameter of six millimeters that is now also available in a meta... (posted 2015-10-30)

Catalyst Motion Group Z-Theta System Combine Rotary and Linear Motion in One Unit
Catalyst Motion Group recently created a Z-Theta system capability utilizing in-house branded products. Z-Theta systems offer a compact a... (posted 2015-10-29)

Applied Motion SV200 Series Servo Drives Feature Programmable Notch Filters, Anti-Vibration Function and Auto-Tuning
Applied Motion recently introduced its newest line of all digital servo drives, the SV200 Series. These servo drives offer programmable n... (posted 2015-10-28)

Lenze i500 Frequency Inverters Achieve IE2 Rating without Sacrificing Versatility
Lenze recently announced the launch of its new line of fully scalable i500 frequency inverters. The functions and power of the new range... (posted 2015-10-27)

Portescap Athlonix 22DCP Brush DC Motor Features an Energy Efficient Coreless Design
Portescap recently introduced the next generation of Athlonix high power density brush DC motors. Athlonix DCP motors offer an optimized ... (posted 2015-10-16)

Timken Brings Revolvo Split Roller Bearing Accommodates Misalignment Up to +/-1.5 Degrees
The Timken Company recently introduced its full Revolvo split cylindrical roller bearing housed unit line to the North American marketpla... (posted 2015-10-15)

Bison Gear PowerSTAR 712 Series Gearmotors Deliver Same Features in a New, Smaller Package
Bison Gear and Engineering recently announced a new addition to the PowerSTAR right-angle hypoid gearmotor product line: the 712 series. ... (posted 2015-10-14)

Comet's New Cloud-Based Gearbox Durability SimApp Will Provide Many Automated Processes
Comet Solutions, Inc. recently announced a program in support of Gearbox design and manufacturing. The Comet Gearbox solution, consisting... (posted 2015-10-13)

ABB to Feature Robotic Gear Handling Cell technology at Gear Expo 2015
ABB Robotics will feature its Robotic Gear Handling Cell technology at Gear Expo 2015 (Oct. 20–22, Cobo Center in Detroit, MI).&nbs... (posted 2015-10-09)

BellowsTech E-Style Cuff Flange Metal Bellows Line Expanded to 18 Sizes
BellowsTech recently expanded its line of edge welded bellows presently being offered on their online web store. Their new series of e-st... (posted 2015-10-09)

Cooper Bearing Interactive Split Roller Bearing Selector Offers Online Access to Products, 3D Models for Download
Cooper Bearings recently added an interactive split roller bearing selector to its website, www.cooperbearings.com. “This user-fri... (posted 2015-10-07)

Mayr ROBA-Brake-Checker Monitors and Responds Automatically to Safety Brake Status
As the amount of networking between people, processes and machines increases, the requirements on the individual components of a drive li... (posted 2015-10-06)

Ruland Disc Couplings Built for High Accuracy, High Speed Systems
Ruland recently started advertising their line of disc couplings. Disc couplings from Ruland are torsionally stiff, operate with zero-bac... (posted 2015-10-05)

Zero-Max ServoClass Couplings Feature Precise 304 Stainless Steel Disc Members
Zero-Max’s ServoClass couplings are designed and manufactured to meet the exacting and consistent standards required of components ... (posted 2015-10-02)

Pittman Motors BGE Series Servo Motor Controllers Offer Four-Quadrant Digital Speed Control for DC Motors
Pittman Motors recently introduced the BGE Series of Servo Motor Controllers, a family of compact four-quadrant positioning motion contro... (posted 2015-10-01)

Stafford Staff-Lok Shaft Collar Comes With Countersink Drilled and Tapped Hole, Mounting Holes for Sensors
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. recently introduced a new version of the Staff-Lok hinged shaft collar that incorporates a mounting flat wit... (posted 2015-09-30)

Siemens Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module Drive Packages Now Compliant With North American Standards
Siemens recently announced a new version of its Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module (CM) drive packages compliant with North American standards,... (posted 2015-09-24)

Brother Gearmotors IE3 Gearmotors to be Introduced at Pack Expo
Brother Gearmotors will introduce a line of IE3 premium efficiency gearmotors at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30. The new IE3 premium e... (posted 2015-09-23)

Mitutoyo KA-200 Counter Updated With Absolute and Incremental Modes
Mitutoyo America Corporation recently announced the KA-200 Counter, a multiple feature, intuitive display unit for linear scales. The lat... (posted 2015-09-22)

OES Sonata Series Supports Up to Three Axes of Motion in Any Combination of Steppers
The Sonata series of motion control systems from Optimal Engineering Systems (OES) is a stand-alone, easy-to-use, plug-and-play, cost eff... (posted 2015-09-18)

Regal Power Transmission to Introduce Several New Products at Pack Expo
Regal Power Transmission Solutions will be introducing several AC motors, gear reducers and gearmotors that will be exhibited for the fir... (posted 2015-09-17)

Stafford Custom Hinged Shaft Collars Feature Simplified One-Piece Design with High-Strength Hinge
Custom hinged shaft collars that can be manufactured in many configurations including with mounting holes, quick adjustment handles, and ... (posted 2015-09-16)

Haydon Kerk WGS Integrated Screw/Slide System Designed for Stability and Speed
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions recently added the WGS (Wide Guide Screw) to its linear slide product line. Made from the same components us... (posted 2015-09-10)

Physik Instrumente V-551 Linear Translation Stage Comes With Absolute Encoder and Ironless Motor
Physik Instrumente recently released a new member of the PIMag family of precision positioning stages with magnetic direct drives. The V-... (posted 2015-09-09)

Voith Vorecon Variable Speed Planetary Gear with Dual Torque Converters Improves Natural Gas Transportation
Voith’s Vorecon recently expanded its footprint in the U.S. market, with five Vorecons equipped in compressor stations transporting... (posted 2015-09-08)

Celera Motion MicroE Optira Encoders Feature High Resolution and Easy Setup
Celera Motion recently introduced its MicroE Optira Series Encoders. They are the only encoders in their class to provide a resolution of... (posted 2015-09-04)

KISSsoft Offers Enhanced Heating Calculation for Gearboxes
The efficiency calculation and thermal analysis according to ISO/TR 14179 (module KS2) has been extended with several useful functionalit... (posted 2015-09-03)

Hägglunds TADS Hydraulic Drive System Designed for Limited Space Applications
Hägglunds recently introduced the TADS hydraulic drive system from Bosch Rexroth as a self-contained drive package for applications ... (posted 2015-09-01)

Mettler Toledo StatusLight Balance Indicator Helps Labs Speed
Mettler Toledo recently announced the publication of a new white paper entitled “The Green Light for Weighing.” In it, reader... (posted 2015-08-31)

RSF MSA 37x Series Encoder Designed for Machines with Loose Mechanical Motion
RSF Elektronik offers a linear motion feedback encoder system that is designed for machines with loose mechanical motion during operation... (posted 2015-08-27)

Ruland Thin Line Shaft Collars Offer Increased Holding Power
Ruland recently designed thin line shaft collars with a narrow profile and reduced weight to meet the requirements of encoder application... (posted 2015-08-26)

Ringfeder Safety Couplings Designed So Torque is Transferred With No Clearance
Ringfeder Power Transmission is now providing a range of safety couplings made under the Gerwah trademark. By combining divers hubs and c... (posted 2015-08-25)

Siemens Sinamics Drive Family Features Integrated Web Server
Siemens recently announced the enhancement of its Sinamics S120 drive system with an integrated web server to facilitate more efficient d... (posted 2015-08-24)

Heidenhain Renco Encoders Possess Modular Design Without an Integral Bearing
Heidenhain’s Renco brand of encoders is available for use within a variety of mobile robot applications. Specifically, the modular ... (posted 2015-08-21)

Parker XFC Series Electric Cylinder Supports a Maximum Thrust Load Up to 80,000 lbs.
Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division recently announced the release of the XFC Series electric cylinder. Parker’s l... (posted 2015-08-20)

ACS NPMpm Expands Line of NanoPWM Servo Drives
ACS Motion Control recently expanded its NanoPWM line of PWM (pulse width modulation) servo drives to include a new dual axis EtherCAT dr... (posted 2015-08-19)

KISSsysWeb Allows Companies Simple Calculation of KISSsys Models
KISSsoft recently introduced the KISSsysWeb, a new product that allows companies the calculation of KISSsys models in an easy and simple ... (posted 2015-08-18)

Ringfeder Tschan TNR Elastic Couplings Optimize Torsional Vibration During Operation
Ringfeder Power Transmission recently introduced the Tschan TNR, a new model for highly elastic couplings. Unlike commonly used torsional... (posted 2015-08-18)

Maxon EC-4pole 30 Brushless DC Motor Provides Nominal Torque of 106 mNm
Maxon motor has developed a brushless DC motor for hand-held surgical tools: the EC-4pole 30. Featuring two pole pairs, this DC motor pro... (posted 2015-08-17)

Exsys to Present Gearbox Line at CMTS 2015
Alongside their collection of lathe tools, Exsys Canada will be presenting the line of gearboxes they offer from Eppinger at CMTS 2015 at... (posted 2015-08-13)

Stafford Stainless Steel Shaft Collars and Mounting Devices Include 18-8 or 316 SST Fastener for Use in Harsh Applications
Stafford Manufacturing Corp. recently introduced a full line of stainless steel shaft collars, couplings, and flange mounts designed for ... (posted 2015-08-12)

Miki Pulley BXR-LE Brakes Specifically Designed for Use on Robotic Arms
The recently introduced Miki Pulley BXR-LE brakes were specifically designed for use on robotic arms to reduce the cantilevered load. Wit... (posted 2015-08-11)

Bonfiglioli Motor Helps Technowrapp Create New Arm Pallet Wrapper
Through their close collaboration with Bonfiglioli, Technowrapp recently created Runner Arm, an arm pallet wrapper meant to combine high ... (posted 2015-08-10)

Brother Will Introduce ie3 Premium Efficiency Gearmotors at Pack Expo
Brother Gearmotors recently announced it will introduce a line of ie3 premium efficiency gearmotors at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30.T... (posted 2015-08-07)

Iwis Pin Oven Chains Expand Product Line for Transporting Beverage Cans
For the conveying of thin walled tubular sections, such as beverage cans around the production process, Iwis offers a range of pin oven a... (posted 2015-08-06)

Möhlenhoff OEM Actuator 5 Requires Up to 45% Less Electricity Than its Predecessor
Detailed measurements have shown that the power consumption of the OEM Actuator 5 is less than that of other systems – with some mo... (posted 2015-08-05)

Keyence Robot Installed on Fresenius Medical Care's Dialyser Production Line
Fresenius Medical Care SMAD recently equipped its dialyser production line at its plant at L'Arbresle, France with a robot. &ldq... (posted 2015-08-04)

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics' Design Guide Has Hundreds of Pointers on Designing Custom-Molded Rubber and Plastic Parts
Minnesota Rubber and Plastics recently released its latest design guide for planning component and assembly designs. Available now in USB... (posted 2015-08-03)

Siemens Combination Motor/Drive Packages Bundled to Fit Individual End-User's Needs
Siemens Industry, Inc. recently announced the release of combination motor/drive packages, allowing an OEM or end-user the option to sele... (posted 2015-07-31)

Stafford Shaft Collars and Couplings Include 3,600 Standard Items for Building and Maintenance Converting Equipment
Stafford is now offering its standard line of shaft collars and couplings in a range of designs and materials for building and maintainin... (posted 2015-07-30)

MET High-Current Brush DC Motor Develops 500 Watts Continuous Output Power at 2,000 RPM
Minnesota Electric Technology (MET) recently developed a family of high-current brush DC motors in 3.6 inch frame size. These high-curre... (posted 2015-07-29)

Quicksilver Mosolver Sensor Provides 32,000 Counts of Position Information
QuickSilver Controls, Inc. recently extended their Mosolver (Motor + Resolver) technology into the compact 17 frame format. The Mosolver ... (posted 2015-07-28)

Pittman Motors EC042B Brushless DC Motor Designed as an Economical, High-Performance General Purpose Servo Motor
Pittman Motors recently introduced the EC042B brushless DC motor series, its latest DC brushless motor. The high torque density model is... (posted 2015-07-27)

Exsys to Showcase New Gearbox Solutions at WESTEC
At WESTEC 2015, Exsys Tool, Inc. will showcase advanced manufacturing technologies in booth 1919. Amongst other products, new gearbox sol... (posted 2015-07-23)

JVL Hollow Core Rotary Actuators Available With MIS231 Integrated Stepper or Servo Motor
JVL recently introduced six Hollow Core Rotary Actuators. These integrated rotary actuators are available in two table sizes, the HDCT-10... (posted 2015-07-22)

Amacoil/Uhin Elasto-Ring Washer Reduce Pressure Between U-Clip and Flange
Amacoil/Uhing recently introduced the Elasto-Ring washer for use with U-Clip quick release shaft collars. Elasto-Ring installs by hand wi... (posted 2015-07-21)

Maxon EC 4 Brushless DC Motor Measures Just 4 mm in Diameter
The EC 4 brushless DC motor is Maxon Motor's ultra-compact motor. As the smallest micromotor to come from them, the EC 4 is only 4 mm... (posted 2015-07-20)

RSF Electronik MSA 37x Feedback Encoder System Designed for Motion Applications
RSF Elektronik now offers a linear motion feedback encoder system that is designed for machines with loose mechanical motion during ... (posted 2015-07-17)

SKF Spindle Assessment Kit Detects Spindle Unbalance Conditions
The SKF Spindle Assessment Kit provides an easy way to measure and interpret key spindle operating data to help users detect developing p... (posted 2015-07-16)

NPI Model 625 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck Capable of .0001" TIR Total Accuracy/Repeatability
Northfield Precision Instrument Corporation (NPI)  recently developed their Model 625 sliding-jaw air chuck (0.0001" TIR) with ... (posted 2015-07-14)

Boston Gear 700 Series Speed Reducers Designed for Corrosion Resistance
Catalogued models of Boston Gear’s stainless steel 700 Series speed reducers are now available with standard two-day delivery. Bos... (posted 2015-07-13)

Rexroth EMC HD Electromechanical Cylinders Offer Superior Heavy Load Control
Rexroth recently introduced the EMC Heavy Duty (HD) electromechanical cylinders, designed to make the benefits of advanced control techno... (posted 2015-07-10)

Dayton DayLube Grease Designed to Maintain Viscosity After 100,000 Strokes
Dayton Lamina recently introduced their DayLube high-performance nano-ceramic grease. The grease is designed to maintain its original vis... (posted 2015-07-09)

SKF EnCompass Program Upgrades Key Product Lines
The SKF EnCompass Field Performance Program recently launched with development of a new rolling bearing rating life model, optimized vers... (posted 2015-07-08)

Schaffner EMC Sine Wave Filters Prevent Premature Motor Damage
Schaffner EMC recently introduced a new lineup of Sine Wave filters designed to eliminate premature motor damage caused by high dv/d... (posted 2015-07-07)

Nexen Group Versa Rack an Alternative to Traditional Metal Racks
Nexen Group, Inc. recently introduced the Versa thermoplastic rack – an alternative to traditional metal racks that are design... (posted 2015-07-06)

SKF Enlight Program Provides Low-Cost Instrumentation With Instant Connection to SKF Experts
SKF Enlight combines a new mobile app with a Bluetooth-enabled vibration sensor to allow non-expert staff to gather critical machinery da... (posted 2015-07-02)

Pittman DC Motors Combine High Torque and Miniature Size
Pittman Motors recently introduced the DC032A Series of brush DC motors, the latest addition to its lineup of DC brush and brushless moto... (posted 2015-07-01)

Tschan 'TNT' Combines GWS Torque Delimiters and Claw Couplings
Tschan recently presented Tschan “TNT”, a marriage of two established products. It is a combination of Gerwah’s “... (posted 2015-06-30)

Tsubaki Smart Tooth Sprockets Utilize Patented Wear Indicator Technology
U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC recently introduced Tsubaki Smart Tooth. Tsubaki Smart Tooth sprockets utilize their Wear Indicator ... (posted 2015-06-29)

DayLube Nano-Ceramic Grease Extends Maintenance Intervals
DayLube recently released a new high-performance nano-ceramic grease designed to maintain its original viscosity and adhesion after 100,0... (posted 2015-06-26)

Grove Gear LeCentric Expands Line of In-Line Reducers
Grove Gear LeCentric recently expanded its product line of helical in-line reducers for OEM and MRO applications, combining their brand r... (posted 2015-06-25)

Mayr ROBA-Guidestop Profiled Rail Brakes Expand Line of Backlash-Free Rails
With the ROBA-guidestop-type series, Mayr Power Transmission recently developed a safety brake and backlash-free clamping unit for profil... (posted 2015-06-24)

ABB Automation Builder Toolsuite Provides Myriad Software Support Functions
 ABB recently released a new integrated development toolsuite. Automation Builder 1.1 provides an integrated development environment... (posted 2015-06-23)

Warner X-Small Magnetic Brakes Reduce Size Without Sacrificing Strength
Warner's X-Small brakes are designed primarily for engaged/disengaged holding applications such as seat adjustment on an airplane &nd... (posted 2015-06-17)

Etel Thermal Module Ensures Motor Protection
Etel has recently introduced the IMTHP, a thermal module that serves as an accessory to Etel’s torque motors, and is designed to pr... (posted 2015-06-16)

Maxon EC-i 40 Brushless Motors 70% More Efficient Than Precursor Model
Maxon recently expanded its line of EC-i 40 brushless motors with three iron-core internal rotor drives. The drives have a diameter of 40... (posted 2015-06-15)

NKE Agri Units Make Agricultural Rolling Bearings Simple
NKE recently introduced all-in-one bearing units designed for use in agricultural machines that require a rotating union between a disc-s... (posted 2015-06-12)

Haydon Kerk Supports Security Door Actuation Market with Customized Hybrid Linear Actuators
Quiet, energy-efficient linear stepper actuators from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions can serve as replacements for loud and power-hungry so... (posted 2015-06-11)

LM76 Offers Low-Cost, High-Accuracy, Straight and Curved Rail & Roller Block Systems
Low cost, SAIBO SB-LGV straight and curved rail and roller block systems are available from LM76 in three widths, and two styles to meet ... (posted 2015-06-10)

Ruland Oldham Couplings Can Be Used in Print Applications
Ruland manufactures zero-backlash oldham couplings that accommodate high amounts of parallel misalignment with low bearing loads and have... (posted 2015-06-05)

QA1 Releases Staked Design and Quick Connect/Disconnect Ball Joints
QA1 Precision Products, Inc., recently released staked design ball joints and quick connect/disconnect style ball joints for the industri... (posted 2015-06-04)

Expanded Line of LeCentric Helical In-Line Reducers Includes Ratios up to 18,587 lb-in Torque
Grove Gear's expanded range of LeCentric helical in-line reducers offers advantages for OEM and MRO applications alike, with quick de... (posted 2015-06-03)

Regal Introduces Mill-Drive Condition Monitoring Program
Regal Power Transmission Solutions recently introduced its new mill-drive condition monitoring program at AISTech with technology that mo... (posted 2015-06-01)

J.W. Winco Now Offers Lifting Eye Bolts in Inch Sizes
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently announced it now offers WN 580 inch size lifting eye bolts. Eye bolts are made of forged1030 carbon steel, ASTM... (posted 2015-05-28)

Control-Flex Couplings From Zero-Max Designed Offer Electrically Isolated Design
Control-Flex couplings from Zero-Max are designed for encoder applications. Where speed and positioning feedback in a system is critical,... (posted 2015-05-26)

Sprint Electric Offers Extended Range of DC Drives From Stock
With its recently extended ranges of DC motor controllers, Sprint Electric has a comprehensive offering of products incorporating the lat... (posted 2015-05-22)

KISSsoft Adds Flank Fracture Calculation to Latest Release
The flank fracture calculation according to ISO/DTR 19042 was recently added to the latest KISSsoft release 03/2015 (module ZZ4). This ty... (posted 2015-05-20)

Fenner's New High Performance Conveyor Link Belting Eliminates Excessive Downtime
Fenner Drives recently announced the launch of a new high performance link belt for conveying - Tango Belting. Tango Belting offers custo... (posted 2015-05-19)

Santasalo Launches Quatro+ Planetary Gears
Santasalo recently introduced their new series of planetary gear units to the global industrial market. The new Quatro+ range offers high... (posted 2015-05-18)

Krohne Introduces the Optiwave 5200 C/F
Krohne, Inc. recently introduced the Optiwave 5200 C/F, a new 10 GHz FMCW radar level meter for liquid applications in up to a 30m/98 foo... (posted 2015-05-15)

J.W. Winco Stainless Steel Clamping Levers are Torque Free
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently announced it now offers GN 927.5 stainless steel clamping levers with eccentrical cam, with plastic contact pla... (posted 2015-05-14)

New R+W Safety Coupling Handbook Includes the Heavy-Duty ST Series
R+W Coupling Technology recently released a new and updated version of its “Safety and Overload Couplings” educational handbo... (posted 2015-05-13)

TB Wood's Introduces New Sure-Flex Plus EPDM and Neoprene Sleeves
TB Wood’s new Sure-Flex Plus EPDM and Neoprene sleeves have a 30% higher torque rating, allowing many common applications to use a ... (posted 2015-05-12)

Applimotion Introduces Custom Direct Drive Motor Assemblies Using UTS Frameless Motor Kits
Applimotion recently introduced custom direct drive motor assemblies using its UTS frameless motor kits and MicroE encoders.  For ye... (posted 2015-05-11)

Nook Industries Offers Complete Line of Series 500 Programmable Actuators
Nook Industries now offers a complete line of Series 500 programmable actuators designed for continuous duty and long service life. ... (posted 2015-05-06)

Siemens Motor Control Centers Now Available as Standard Catalog Offering
Siemens recently announced its motor control centers are now available as a standard catalog offering. The new offer eliminates the need ... (posted 2015-05-05)

Haydon Kerk Introduces PBL4850E Brushless Motor IDEA DriveTM
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions recently announced the latest addition to its IDEA drive line of motor controllers: the PBL4850E programmabl... (posted 2015-05-04)

Suhner's SU-Flock Silent Flex Shafts Reduce Noise in Power Seats and Sunroofs
Flexible shafts do not create noise, but they can transmit vibrations from the power source, thus creating unacceptable sound levels. Suh... (posted 2015-05-01)

Regal Demonstrates Bearings, Gear Reducers and More at AGG1
Regal Power Transmission Solutions recently demonstrated its aggregate-duty bearings, gear reducers and life-cycle support services at AG... (posted 2015-04-30)

Suhner's Modular Slide Assembly Program Integrates High Rigidity for Applications in Precision
Suhner recently redesigned its entire precision slide program with an emphasis on product performance and cost benefits to the customer.&... (posted 2015-04-29)

Bonfiglioli's BX/MX Motors First Step In its Expanding IE3 Product Series
Bonfiglioli recently released the new energy-efficient BX/MX motors, reinforcing Bonfiglioli´s commitment to environmental preserva... (posted 2015-04-28)

Haydon Kerk Offers Micros Screws for Specialized Medical Devices
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is now offering its line of micro screws (2mm diameter screws) with customized lead screw nut materials for ... (posted 2015-04-27)

Weiss Challenges Axis of Power, Efficiency of Cost With 3-Axis Design
In an effort to advance palletizing applications that do not require the traditional SCARA (Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm) syst... (posted 2015-04-23)

Bell-Everman Offering New Sealed Linear Actuators For Lighter Loads
Bell-Everman is now offering a new compact model of their SLS sealed linear stage that keeps contamination such as manufacturing debris, ... (posted 2015-04-22)

Krohne Announces it Now Manufactures Range of Level Products in the U.S.
Krohne, Inc. recently announced that it now produces a wide range of level products at its Peabody, MA facility, offering a 10-day lead t... (posted 2015-04-21)

KISSsoft Unveils Latest Software at Hannover Messe
KISSsoft recently introduced its new version of KISSsoft 03/2015 at Hannover Messe on April 13. The new version was released with a ... (posted 2015-04-17)

RSF Launches New Motion Control Device to Facilitate Simpler Data Collection
RSF Elektronik is now offering a device that allows the connection of up to three encoder feedback components into a module that acts as ... (posted 2015-04-16)

Ringfeder Offering New Series of Flange Couplings for Heavy Duty Applications
Ringfeder Power Transmission is now offering its new RfN 5571 series of flange couplings for heavy duty applications. These couplings off... (posted 2015-04-15)

AKGears Unveils Latest Tooth Root Fillet Optimization Software
AKGears recently introduced the only commercially available tooth root fillet optimization software that defines the tooth root fillet pr... (posted 2015-04-14)

Mesys AG Will Present New Shaft and Bearing Analysis Software at Hannover Messe
Mesys AG will present its new version of shaft and bearing analysis software in Hall 25, Stand A21 at Hannover Messe.The bearing analysis... (posted 2015-04-13)

Klüber Lubrication Introduces Synthetic Grease for Extreme Climatic Conditions
KlÏ‹ber Lubrication recently introduced Klübersynth EM 94-102, a fully synthetic lubricating grease incorporating a calcium complex ... (posted 2015-04-10)

HMM Debuts Cable-less Robot Gantry Technology at Automate
For the first time, global automated systems provider Harry Major Machine (HMM) displayed a new cable-less robot gantry technology for th... (posted 2015-04-09)

Bonfiglioli Announces New TQK Series Right-Angle Precision Gearbox
Bonfiglioli recently announced the new TQK series -- Right-Angle Precision Gearbox version. This precision gearbox is complementary to th... (posted 2015-04-06)

Asahi Intecc Offering Drive Cables in Expanded Size Range
Asahi Intecc now offers high speed rotation stainless steel miniature drive cables for medical device and industrial applications requiri... (posted 2015-04-01)

Voith's Servo Pump Provides Energy Savings of Up to 70 Percent
Hydraulic applications with high demands on control technology are subject to fluctuating stresses during operation. To ensure cost-effec... (posted 2015-03-31)

Pittman Motors Expands PLG Planetary Gearbox Offering
Pittman Motors recently expanded its gearbox offerings with the introduction of PLG24, PLG42K, PLG42S, PLG52, and PLG63 planetary gearbox... (posted 2015-03-30)

Miki Pulley Introduces its Jaw Type, High RPM Shaft Coupling
Miki Pulley recently introduced its Jaw Type, High RPM coupling for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. This ALS-SGN model handl... (posted 2015-03-27)

Bosch Rexroth Introduces a New Series of Hagglunds Hydraulic Motors
Bosch Rexroth has repackaged its compact series of Hägglunds industrial hydraulic motors. The new Hägglunds CA 10 to 40 mo... (posted 2015-03-26)

Custom Service Solutions, Inc. Introduces New 12-inch MiJETTM Parts Cleaning and Collection Unit
Custom Service Solutions, Inc. recently introduced its 12 inch MiJET parts cleaning and collection unit. This new model has a larger diam... (posted 2015-03-25)

Warner Linear Actuators Receive IP69K Rating
Warner Linear recently announced that select linear actuators and controls received the IP69K rating, the highest rating available for pr... (posted 2015-03-20)

Bell-Everman Introduces New ServoSpline with Backlash-free Motion
Bell-Everman’s new ServoSpline positioning stage offers a drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control... (posted 2015-03-18)

Regal Introduces Turnkey Retrofits of Live-roller Conveyor
Regal Power Transmission Solutions recently introduced a turnkey retrofit program that transforms live-roller conveyor for sust... (posted 2015-03-17)

Ruland Introduces Clamp Style Shaft Collars for Medical Equipment
Ruland clamp style shaft collars are manufactured from select materials with fine finishes, high holding power and a precise face to bore... (posted 2015-03-16)

Brother Gearmotors Expands Selection of High Torque Mid-Series Gearmotors
Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers sub-fractional AC gearmotors and reducers for the food an... (posted 2015-03-12)

KISSsoft Explains Calculation of the Face Load Factor
In the KHβ calculation, the manufacturing allowances are now considered using the combinations of (+/-) signs of fma and fhb (module... (posted 2015-03-11)

LM76 Introduces Nitride-Plus Hardened Steel Linear Rail System
LM76 recently introduced its Defender 1 Nitride-Plus Linear RailTM (LMNP Series) roller block and rail system. This Nitride Plus har... (posted 2015-03-11)

Svendborg Brakes Introduces the Latest Controlled Braking Technology for Mining Conveyor Applications
Svendborg Brakes recently introduced SOBO iQ, the next generation of their SOBO (Soft Braking Option) braking controller. The SOBO iQ com... (posted 2015-03-10)

Ringfeder Adds Line of Heavy-duty Shaft Couplings
Ringfeder Power Transmission Group has expanded its offering of heavy-duty couplings with the acquisition of Tschan GmbH, a supplier of n... (posted 2015-03-10)

Lenze Announces Reusable Robotics Software Modules for its FAST Application Toolbox
Lenze recently announced standardized and reusable robotics software modules as a supplement to its FAST application toolbox fo... (posted 2015-03-09)

Haydon Kerk Adds Motorized BGS Linear Rail Products to its Express Store
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a brand of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, recently added three different sized BGS Linear Rail Systems to... (posted 2015-03-06)

Pittman Motors Offers New Compact Encoders
Pittman Motors, a manufacturer of customized DC brush motors, brushless motors and gear motors, has introduced the Pittman E30C and E30D ... (posted 2015-03-05)

Zero-Max ServoClass Couplings Feature Fail Safe Clamping Hubs
ServoClass couplings from Zero-Max feature fail safe clamping hubs that provide maximum torque transmission in high speed applications.&n... (posted 2015-03-04)

Heidenhain Introduces New Series of Servo Motors
Heidenhain Corporation recently introduced the QSY 260B and QSY 260C EcoDyn series of servo motors with stall torque of 85.0 Nm and 120.0... (posted 2015-03-03)

GWJ Technology Launches New Version of System Calculation for Gearboxes
GWJ Technology GmbH, a manufacturer of calculation software for machine elements and gears, recently launched a new version of its system... (posted 2015-03-02)

Siemens Introduces Three-week Lead Time on Generation II 1FK7 Servomotors
Siemens Industry, Inc. recently announced a further reduction in lead times for Generation II of its Simotics 1FK7 servomotors. High... (posted 2015-03-02)

Applimotion Introduces Direct Drive Precision Servo Motor System
Applimotion recently introduced a direct drive, precision servo motor system in a compact NEMA 23 footprint. The rotary stage is a c... (posted 2015-02-27)

R+W Introduces New Miniature Vibration Damping Drive Shaft
R+W recently expanded upon its design of vibration damping drive shafts, series EZ2, with a new miniature design, size 5. The new si... (posted 2015-02-26)

Miki Pulley Introduces the BXR Spring Applied Brake
The BXR safety brake may serve as an emergency brake, as well as a holding brake. This low profile design is 2/3 the thickness of other b... (posted 2015-02-25)

Metcar Announces Availability of Custom Vanes, Rotors and End Plates
Metallized Carbon Corporation, a manufacturer of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service lubrication app... (posted 2015-02-24)

RSF Elektronik Offers the Smallest Sealed Linear Encoder
RSF Elektronik recently developed the MSA 170, a small, full-sealed linear encoder for motion feedback. The MSA 170 has a scale cross sec... (posted 2015-02-23)

Infolytica Corporation Releases MotorSolve v5
Engineers and designers of electric machines have a revamped and more intuitive modeling environment to use when performing motor simulat... (posted 2015-02-19)

Oerlikon Features PST Transmission on Award-Winning Airport Transfer Vehicle
Oerlikon Drive Systems, with its brand Oerlikon Graziano, features its PST transmission on an award-winning airport transfer vehicle. The... (posted 2015-02-19)

NSK Low Torque Bearings Improve Energy Efficiency in MRO Sector
NSK is known across the world for its class leading reliability and long bearing life, as well as its economic and environmental credenti... (posted 2015-02-13)

Stieber Helps Provide a 'Clutch Performance' in a High-Speed Bike Competition
Humans have an innate thirst for adventure and an instinctive desire to expand their knowledge through firsthand experience. By testing t... (posted 2015-02-12)

Bosch Rexroth Introduces Upgrade to Electrohydraulic Controller
Bosch Rexroth recently introduced an upgrade to the electrohydraulic controller used on the company’s A4VSO and A4VSG hydraulic axi... (posted 2015-02-11)

Bosch Rexroth Develops Control Solutions for Crane Drives
Rexroth recently developed a new control solution that is suitable for both simple and complex winch and crane drives. Designers can gene... (posted 2015-02-10)

PTDA's 'Power Transmission Handbook' Now On Sale
The PTDA Power Transmission Handbook eBook is now for sale in the PTDA Store. The content has been adapted from the recently released fif... (posted 2015-02-09)

Schneeberger Announces Miniscale Plus Optical Encoder
Schneeberger Linear Technology recently announced the new Miniscale Plus optical encoder system now with resolutions to 0.1 micron. Minis... (posted 2015-02-09)

Browning Expands Size Range for Energy-Saving Tenso-set Motor Base
Browning recently introduced an expanded range of sizes at AHR for its self-tensioning Tenso-set motor base. The expanded produ... (posted 2015-02-06)

Iwis Develops New Monitoring System for Measuring Chain Elongation
Chain manufacturer Iwis Drive Systems has developed a new monitoring system for measuring chain elongation. The new, patented C... (posted 2015-02-05)

Marsh Bellofram Introduces Two-Wire Industrial Pressure Transmitter with 0.1% Accuracy
The Precision Controls Division of Marsh Bellofram Corporation, (Bellofram PCD)  a member of the Bellofram Group of Companies and an... (posted 2015-02-05)

SKF Offers Bearing Solutions Engineered for Support Rollers
SKF offers bearing solutions engineered for support rollers in continuous caster applications at steel mills. The primary types of S... (posted 2015-02-05)

J.W. Winco Now Offers GN 21 Stainless Steel Leveling Feet
J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 21 stainless steel leveling fe... (posted 2015-02-03)

Parker Releases ETH125 Electric Cylinder
Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division, a supplier of motion control technology, recently announced the release of the ETH1... (posted 2015-01-30)

Haydon Kerk Introduces Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions recently introduced their Kerk Micro Series lead screw assemblies. Standard configurations include 2 mm diam... (posted 2015-01-30)

RSF Elektronik Releases New Modular Encoder
RSF Elektronik recently unveiled the MSR 40 modular rotary position feedback system to machine designers who want a way to measure angle ... (posted 2015-01-29)

GWJ Technology Upgrades eAssistant Software
GWJ Technology GmbH, headquartered in Braunschweig, Germany, has upgraded its web-based calculation software eAssistant with three new mo... (posted 2015-01-28)

Groschopp Now Offering Online Ordering
Groschopp Inc. is now offering customers the ability to order custom motors and gearmotors online. A recent redesign of Groschopp’s... (posted 2015-01-27)

Motion Industries Releases Updated General Product Catalog
Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, recently announced the release... (posted 2015-01-27)

Nexen Introduces Precision Motion Control Application & Selection Guide
Nexen Group, Inc., a manufacturer of precision motion control solutions, recently introduced its latest Precision Motion Control Applicat... (posted 2015-01-27)

Maxon Motors Introduces Right Angle Gearheads
Maxon Precision Motors recently introduced right angle gearheads designed to be configured with Maxon’s 22 mm and 32 mm DC motors.&... (posted 2015-01-26)

H2W Now Manufacturing Brushless Linear Motors
With the recent acquisition of the Baldor linear motion product line, H2W Technologies has begun manufacturing brushless linear motors in... (posted 2015-01-22)

Oelheld U.S. Introduces Three Magic Helpers
Oelheld U.S. Inc. recently released three new products to aid with nagging shop problems: Oelheld LubTool 2000, Oelheld LubTool 4000 and ... (posted 2015-01-22)

Maxon Motor Expands its Offering of Miniaturized Controllers
Maxon Motor has expanded its offering of miniaturized controllers with its latest OEM plug-in module. This high-performance 4-quadrant PW... (posted 2015-01-21)

Metcar Introduces Self-Lubricating, Carbon-Graphite Bearings For Louver Dampers
Metallized Carbon Corporation, a manufacturer of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service applications, r... (posted 2015-01-21)

Sturdi to Distribute Shaft Repair Sleeves in U.S.
Sturdi-USA has recently been selected by Taiwan-based Sturdi Sealing Tech as the exclusive U.S. distributor of its Sturdi shaft repa... (posted 2015-01-21)

NSK Bearings in Electric Motors
As the development of more efficient electric motors continues to keep pace with upcoming regulations, it is important to ensure that all... (posted 2015-01-09)

Bore Shaft Collars Now Available from Stafford
A line of large bore shaft collars and flange mounts for construction equipment, processing and mining conveyors, energy applications, an... (posted 2015-01-09)

Festo Introduces a Versatile Programmable Position Transmitter for Linear Actuators
The new SDAT-MHS T-slot programmable position transmitter from Festo provides the same functionality as position transducers and mechanic... (posted 2015-01-08)

J.W. Winco Introduces New Steel and Stainless Steel Door Hinges
J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, recently announced it now offers GN 129.2 steel and stainless ste... (posted 2015-01-08)