Power Transmission Engineering Product News 2017

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SKF Expands Software as a Service Offering
SKF is expanding and simplifying its software as a service offering to help its customers and SKF service partners by focusing on increas... (posted 2017-12-29)

VBN Components Vibenite 290 Launched as Wear and Heat-Resistant Steel
VBN Components is launching the world's hardest near-net-shape steel, Vibenite 290. The hardness of the alloy, plus its high carbide ... (posted 2017-12-28)

Stafford Offers Components for Commercial Outdoor Power Equipment
Stafford AG Shaft Collars & Couplings are designed for use in commercial outdoor power equipment where the adjustment and repositioni... (posted 2017-12-27)

Rexnord Adds to Autogard Torque Limiters with XG Series
Rexnord’s Autogard Torque Limiters lead the industry in overload protection with proven reliability, dependable expertise and a bro... (posted 2017-12-22)

QBC Introduces BETEX Cone Heater for Bearings
Quality Bearings & Components, a distributor of the world’s leading bearing manufacturers and bearing maintenance equipment int... (posted 2017-12-21)

SKF Simulation Software Gives Engineering Tool to Customer Base
SKF SimPro Expert is an advanced simulation software tool developed in-house by SKF to maximize support for, and co-operation with, its c... (posted 2017-12-20)

Bonfiglioli BSR Synchronous Reluctance Motors Offer Higher Power and Efficiency
The new range of Bonfiglioli’s BSR synchronous reluctance motors reaches efficiency class IE4 at the same stator length as the four... (posted 2017-12-19)

Dunkermotoren Expands Servomotor Offerings
With more than 100,000 sold units, the BG 65 (S) from Dunkermotoren is probably the most sold industrial DC servomotor with completely in... (posted 2017-12-18)

Matrix SMB Range Offers Reactive Market Solution
Matrix International has built on its formidable reputation for Servo Motor Brakes (SMB) with the introduction of its SMB range in standa... (posted 2017-12-15)

Steinmeyer Offers a Selection of Miniature Ball Screws
Steinmeyer recently announced a new program to stock a selection of miniature ball screws. The samples are available now for immediate sh... (posted 2017-12-14)

Forest City Gear Expands Small Diameter ID/OD Grinding Capability
Forest City Gear has expanded its capabilities for the hard finishing of smaller diameter gears with particularly tight ID and length tol... (posted 2017-12-13)

Rexnord Broadens its IIoT Smart Tag Solution Offering
Rexnord is pleased to introduce the Smart Coupling, part of its growing portfolio of connected products featuring the IIoT Smart Tag Solu... (posted 2017-12-12)

Portescap Linear Actuator Offers High Degree of Accuracy and Repeatability
Portescap introduces the new 35DBM high power Stepper Can Stack Linear Actuator. This 35 mm linear stepper motor offers an enhanced desi... (posted 2017-12-11)

KISSsoft Adds Plastic Materials Manager Function
It is often the case that plastics manufacturers don't provide any data that is relevant for calculations when they supply their prod... (posted 2017-12-06)

Applied Motion Offers Capacitive Encoders for Stepper Motors
Applied Motion Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the introduction of a new encoder feedback option for NEMA 17, 23, and 24 frame step... (posted 2017-12-05)

Tech Products Isolation Mounts Offer Durability and Rugged Design
Tech Products Corporation, a leader in vibration and shock isolation solutions, announces the latest line of fail-safe vibration mount ca... (posted 2017-12-04)

J.W. Winco Offers Steel Control Levers
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it has available GN 223 Steel C... (posted 2017-12-01)

Leroy-Somer Introduces Integrated Motor and Drive Assembly
Leroy-Somer launched an integrated drive at the recent SPS IPC Drives show, Europe´s leading exhibition for electric automation. Pr... (posted 2017-11-30)

Iwis Offers Grip Chains With Wear-Resistant Clamping Elements
Chain manufacturer Iwis presents grip chains that have wear- and corrosion-resistant clamping elements that ensure safe and reliable feed... (posted 2017-11-29)

ThinGap Develops Compact Ring Motor for High-Speed Applications
ThinGap of Camarillo,CA has developed a large-bore compact ring motor optimized for precision and high-speed applications. Thingap’... (posted 2017-11-28)

KISSsoft KISSsys and GEMS Programs Now Directly Interface, Exchange Data
KISSsys is KISSsoft‘s system add-on that enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains. KISSsoft calculates the service... (posted 2017-11-27)

Timken Deep Groove Ball Bearings Keep Equipment Operating Smoothly
A full range of metric deep groove ball bearings is now available from The Timken Company. The portfolio includes standard, thin section,... (posted 2017-11-22)

Nexen Compact Ring Drive Offers Zero Backlash
Nexen Group, Inc. introduces the patent pending CRD 250B, an expansion of the company’s innovative Compact Ring Drive (CRD) system.... (posted 2017-11-21)

Maxon Introduces Frameless Brushless Servo Kits
The new frameless motor kits from Maxon consist of only a rotor and stator – with no bearings or motor shaft.  With outer diam... (posted 2017-11-20)

R+W Offers Midsize Heavy Duty Safety Couplings
R+W has recently introduced two new smaller STN series safety couplings with conical clamping hubs, to bring heavy duty industrial style ... (posted 2017-11-17)

KISSsoft Offers Selection of Predefined Gear Stages
KISSsoft Release 03/2017 has a new function, the "Groups box", which lists a selection of predefined gear stages. These gear st... (posted 2017-11-16)

DESTACO Introduces Vacuum Cups for Pick-and-Place Parts Handling
DESTACO, a provider of precision movement, positioning and control solutions in industrial automation, is leading the way in vacuum-cup i... (posted 2017-11-16)

Renold Gears Displays Range of Gearing Solutions at IAAPA
Renold displayed its range of gearing solutions for theme park rides at the IAAPA Attractions Expo in November. IAAPA is the Internationa... (posted 2017-11-15)

Hansford Sensors Releases High-Performance Cable Option for Industrial Accelerometers
Hansford Sensors has released a new FEP cable option for its high-performance vibration sensors. The new cable and connector design meets... (posted 2017-11-14)

KISSsoft and Gleason Offer Two Software Solutions, One Design Interface
KISSsys is KISSsoft‘s system add-on that enables you to model complete gear units and drive trains. KISSsoft calculates the service... (posted 2017-11-13)

Ogura Improves AMC and AMB Series Design
Ogura Industrial is pleased to announce a new addition to our product line.  Although the AMC and AMB series are not new, they have ... (posted 2017-11-10)

SKF Launches Re-Engineered Mounted Ball Bearing Units
SKF has launched a newly re-engineered product line of mounted ball bearing units with industry-standard inch series cast iron housings i... (posted 2017-11-09)

Gudel Introduces Track Motion Module for Arc Welding Applications
Güdel, the global manufacturer of linear motion modules, robot track motion units, gantry robots and components, introduces ArcTrack... (posted 2017-11-08)

Kluber Lubrication Introduces Specialty Grease for Wet and Aggressive Environments
Klϋber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, introduces HYDROKAPILLA NBU 20 HFE US, designed for the lubricatio... (posted 2017-11-07)

Nexen BD Caliper Brakes Offer Higher Clamping Force
Nexen Group, Inc. offers three models of BD (brute disk) caliper brakes: air actuated, spring actuated/air released, and spring actuated/... (posted 2017-11-06)

Igus Reduces Automation Costs with Belt Drive Axes
Mechanical engineers often need a basic, space-saving linear guide when designing technology that performs simple tasks, such as vending ... (posted 2017-11-03)

Exsys Expands Eppinger Hypoid Gearbox Offerings
Exsys Tool, Inc. has further expanded its Eppinger gearbox offerings to include the HT-type hypoid gearboxes that feature compact, robust... (posted 2017-11-02)

Heidenhain Offers Encoder Technology at SPS IPC Drives Exhibition in Nuremberg
At the upcoming SPS IPC Drives show on November 28-30, Heidenhain will be presenting encoders designed specifically for the requirements ... (posted 2017-11-01)

Brecoflex Introduces Open-Ended Timing Belt
Brecoflex CO., L.L.C. is pleased to introduce the newest belt option in its move-series, the AT10move-M. This open-ended version joins th... (posted 2017-10-31)

SEMA 2017 Preview: QA1
QA1 will be showcasing many new and exciting products at SEMA this year. Visit QA1 at booth #21457, located in the Racing and Performance... (posted 2017-10-30)

Sirius Shipping Invests in SKF Online Monitoring
With ten vessels in its fleet, Sirius Shipping transports liquid media such as oil and chemicals to ports in Northern Europe. Its destina... (posted 2017-10-27)

Nexen Roller Pinion System Offers Alternative to Traditional Drive Systems
Nexen Group, Inc. introduces a stainless steel version of its patented precision roller pinion system (RPS). The Nexen RPS engages two te... (posted 2017-10-17)

Agritechnica 2017 Preview: NKE
At Agritechnica 2017 in Hannover, Germany, NKE Austria presents bearings for agricultural machinery and for appliances for working ground... (posted 2017-10-16)

Kilian Offers Quiet-Running Bearings for Conveyor Applications
CB-14 Series conveyor bearings from Kilian Manufacturing are specifically designed to operate quietly and dependably in the most demandin... (posted 2017-10-13)

Zero-Max Load Adaptors Connect Pump Impellers in Underwater Applications
Providing a solid connection and mounting platform for a pump impeller can be especially challenging in underwater applications. Typical ... (posted 2017-10-12)

Sercos Releases Improved Version of Monitor
Sercos International has made a new version of the Sercos Monitor available as a free download. This diagnostic tool has been updated by ... (posted 2017-10-11)

Drive Lines Introduces Rack and Pinion Solutions
Drive Lines Technologies, the specialist provider of power transmission solutions, now offers a complete linear drive solution incorporat... (posted 2017-10-10)

Portescap Improves Thermal Characteristics for Medical Applications
Portescap introduces its newest surgical motor solution for large bone orthopedic powered hand tools. This new size 12 (31.5 mm diameter)... (posted 2017-10-09)

Baldor Introduces Food Safe Motors
Baldor recently announced the next generation food safe, stainless steel motor platform for extreme environments within the food and beve... (posted 2017-10-06)

Sulzer Offers Key Components at Argentina Oil and Gas Expo 2017
As a fully independent service provider, Sulzer gathers vast experience in supporting oil and gas projects around the world. The business... (posted 2017-10-05)

Cambridge Technology Launches Digital Servo Driver
Cambridge Technology, a business unit of Novanta Corporation ("Novanta"), announced the launch of the DC3000 Plus, a new digita... (posted 2017-10-04)

Intellidrives Offers Compact Rotary System
The demand for a high accuracy, compact XYZR stages is met with IntelLIDrives technologies that address the unique needs of scanning micr... (posted 2017-10-03)

OES Offers Low Profile, Motorized Ball Bearing Linear Guide Stages
Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers two series of low cost, low profile, motorized ball bearing linear guide (profile rail) po... (posted 2017-10-02)

ABM Greiffenberger Offers Hoist and Angular Travel Drives
Many mid-size crane manufacturers bank on complete hoist drive technology solutions from ABM Greiffenberger. These drives are specificall... (posted 2017-09-29)

Micro-Measurements Introduces Lightweight Hybrid Sensors
The Micro-Measurements brand of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has introduced a new range of miniature, lightweight hyb... (posted 2017-09-27)

Igus Components Make Drone Lightweight and Agile
The drylin carbon linear guide, Igubal pillow block bearings and e-chain save a considerable amount of weight in the FitoStinger drone. T... (posted 2017-09-27)

SMT Releases MASTA 8
SMT is pleased to announce the next major release of its MASTA software. Available immediately for all users and evaluators, this latest ... (posted 2017-09-26)

KHK Offers Diametral Pitch Gearing
For over 80 years, the Kohara Gear trademark KHK has been synonymous with stock metric gears. Recognizing the fact that 80% of the gears ... (posted 2017-09-25)

KISSsoft Calculations Include Splines, Springs and Plain Hydrodynamic Bearings
KISSsoft's spline calculation now also includes a new function for calculating the strength of involute splined joints according to A... (posted 2017-09-22)

EMO Preview: Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric is using EMO 2017 to demonstrate innovative predictive maintenance possibilities for robots that can reduce operation... (posted 2017-09-21)

Igus Demonstrates Safe Energy Chain Systems for New Automotive Trends
The rising demand for permanently energized systems calls for energy chain solutions that guide cables safelyAccording to a Forsa survey,... (posted 2017-09-20)

PI Designs Actuator for European South Observatory
High atop the Cerro Armazones in the harsh but extremely dry environment of the Chilean Atacama Desert, more than 2000 custom hybrid actu... (posted 2017-09-19)

Stafford Introduces Split Hub Clamps
Custom designed split hub clamps that can be manufactured to OEM specifi-cations for use with hollow shaft motors, encoders, and gearboxe... (posted 2017-09-18)

Rexnord Releases Long Span and 4-Bolt Disc Couplings
Rexnord is proud to introduce the latest addition to our line of Thomas XTSR Disc Couplings, the Long Span XTSR (XTSRLS) and the 4-Bolt X... (posted 2017-09-15)

Drive Lines Extends Bevel Gearbox Range
A new size, the P-65, has been added to the Graessner PowerGear P range of bevel gearboxes available from Bedford-based Drive Lines. Bein... (posted 2017-09-14)

Faulhaber Offers Brushless DC Servomotor with Integrated Sensors
The 2264…BP4 brushless DC servomotor from Faulhaber achieves a torque of 59 mNm with a weight of just 140 g and a diameter of ... (posted 2017-09-13)

Miki Pulley Introduces CS Electromagnetic Clutches with Zero Backlash
Miki Pulley’s CS Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches are durable, versatile and have excellent torque transmission features. CS Clutc... (posted 2017-09-12)

Seeq R18 Visual Analytics Software Adds Ease-of-Use Features, Additional Interface Options
Seeq Corporation announced the release of its latest version, Seeq R18. This is the seventh release of Seeq software in just the past 18 ... (posted 2017-09-11)

Pack Expo Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen will be exhibiting at Pack Expo, September 25 – 27, 2017, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the company’s industry-... (posted 2017-09-08)

Pack Expo Preview: Baldor
Now more than ever, it is vital that food and beverage & pharmaceutical companies choose supplier partners that understand their proc... (posted 2017-09-07)

Pack Expo Preview: Regal Beloit
Regal offers a full line of power transmission equipment and mounted bearings for complete integrated solutions: unit material handling a... (posted 2017-09-06)

EMO Preview: KISSsoft
At this year's EMO Hannover fair (September 18th to 23rd, 2017), KISSsoft will be present at the Gleason stand, Booth D82 in Hall 26.... (posted 2017-09-05)

LM76 Introduces Pegasus Series 1 Linear Bearings
LM76 has developed corrosion resistant linear bearings. In space, deep under the sea, or in the harshest environments when there can be n... (posted 2017-09-01)

Process Expo Preview: Baldor
It’s essential that your food processing operation runs efficiently, with full attention to food safety. Every process is critical ... (posted 2017-08-31)

EMO Preview: R+W
The 2017 EMO tradeshow will take place in Hannover, Germany from September 18th to 23rd.  Over 2050 exhibitors from 45 countries wil... (posted 2017-08-30)

ITAMCO Ramps Up Additive Manufacturing with EOS Printer
ITAMCO (Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies) is delivering components to the medical device industry made with their new EOS M... (posted 2017-08-29)

OES Linear Stage Series Can be Integrated into New and Existing Applications
OES (Optimal Engineering Systems) offers ten high precision, low cost linear positioning stages that can be easily integrated into new an... (posted 2017-08-25)

Process Expo Preview: Garlock Sealing Technologies
Garlock is a multinational manufacturer of high-performance fluid sealing and pipeline solutions with an emphasis on safety, longevity, a... (posted 2017-08-24)

KISSsoft 03/2017 Release Allows Users to Evaluate Reliability of Gear Units, Individual Gears and Rolling Bearings
A function in KISSsoft Release 03/2017 enables you to evaluate the reliability of gear units, individual gears and rolling bearings. ... (posted 2017-08-23)

Process Expo Preview: Brother International
Brother International Corp. will be exhibiting at Booth 4302 (North Hall) at Process Expo 2017. The company will showcase new IE3 pr... (posted 2017-08-23)

Kuebler Expands Versatile Incremental Encoders for Harsh Environments
Expanding on its line of versatile incremental encoders, Kuebler now offers a ruggedized hollow shaft alternative for use in harsh enviro... (posted 2017-08-22)

Process Expo Preview: Baumer Sensors
With its wide range of reliable stainless steel sensors in a robust washdown or hygienic design, Baumer (Booth 2834, North Hall) offers a... (posted 2017-08-21)

Process Expo Preview: Stober Drives, Inc.
Stober Drives will be displaying a variety of products at Process Expo 2017 at Booth 2637 (North Hall). This includes the quality-proven,... (posted 2017-08-18)

Thomson Actuator Synchronization Offers Stability for Large and Bulky Load Handling
Thomson Industries, Inc., has announced availability of new synchronization capabilities for its Electrak HD heavy duty electromechanical... (posted 2017-08-17)

Heidenhain Improves ERM 2200 and 2400 Magnetic Encoder Series
Heidenhain Corporation has made improvements to its ERM 2200 and 2400 series of magnetic modular angle encoders with Functional Safety in... (posted 2017-08-16)

Renold Gears Designs Heavy-Duty Gearbox Solution for Log Washer Manufacturer
Renold Gears has designed a heavy-duty, custom gearbox solution for a manufacturer of a special type of coarse material washers known as ... (posted 2017-08-14)

Currax Incorporates Siemens Simatic S7 Controller Systems
Mechanics, electrics, automation – Currax is reinforcing its role and expanding its drive portfolio with IDS Digital. Besides a wid... (posted 2017-08-11)

Stafford 3D Positioning System Consists of Robust Mounting Components
A new 3-D positioning system that simplifies the setup of cameras and other devices for research, laboratory, process, and packaging appl... (posted 2017-08-10)

Granite Devices Brings Servo Motor Drive to Automation Market
Granite Devices Inc., a Finnish servo drive manufacturer has released a new industrial servo motor drive contributing high degree of time... (posted 2017-08-09)

Yaskawa Direct Drive Servo Offers Performance Upgrades
The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has introduced a direct drive servo motor that packs a new level of performance i... (posted 2017-08-08)

PI Offers Nano-Positioning and Motion Control Systems at Optics and Photonics 2017
Optics & Photonics is known as the premier show in North America for the latest advancements in optical engineering and applications,... (posted 2017-08-07)

Parsons Peebles Extends Medium and High Voltage Standard Motor Range
Parsons Peebles recently launched their new medium and high voltage standard motors extending their current portfolio of engineered and d... (posted 2017-08-04)

Boca Bearing Expands Mounted Unit Bearings and Inserts
The Boca Bearing Company is proud to announce the expansion of their line of mounted unit bearings and inserts. Mounted unit bearings are... (posted 2017-08-03)

Intellidrives Introduces Large Aperture Stages
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with IntelLIDrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni... (posted 2017-08-02)

Moticont Adds Servo Actuator to SDLM Series
The new SDLM-019-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor is the latest addition to the series of zero backlash, zero cogging, high accelerati... (posted 2017-08-01)

Iwis Offers Accumulation Chain for Conveying Systems
For logistics and material handling applications, chain specialist Iwis Drive Systems offers a comprehensive range of accumulation chains... (posted 2017-07-31)

Drive Lines Space-Saving Gearheads Reduce Backlash
Promising maintenance-free, long life operation with a highly compact design, the SWG gearhead can be specified with precision of better ... (posted 2017-07-28)

Brother Gearmotors Introduces Line of Right Angle Hypoid Gearing Brushless DC Gearmotors
Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot... (posted 2017-07-26)

SICK Offers Ultrasonic Flow Sensor
The new non-contact DOSIC ultrasonic flow sensor is used to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids. With its mea... (posted 2017-07-21)

Ruland Jaw Couplings Utilized for Precision Conveyors
Ruland zero-backlash jaw couplings have a balanced design, accommodate all forms of misalignment and have high dampening capabilities, ma... (posted 2017-07-20)

Rexnord Announces New Industrial Torque Monitoring
The latest in industrial process torque measurement is now available from Rexnord. Monitorq is a robust and reliable torque measuring dev... (posted 2017-07-19)

R+W Offers Specially-Designed ST Series Coupling for Extruding Equipment
R+W has yet again expanded its line of ST series safety couplings, with a specially designed version now available for the protection of ... (posted 2017-07-17)

ABM Introduces Custom Traction and Steering Motors and Drives for Electric Vehicles
ABM traction drive system solutions for electric vehicles are available as bevel gearboxes, helical gearboxes and hub wheel drives.Typica... (posted 2017-07-14)

Atlanta Drive Systems Introduces Economy Planetary Reducers
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. announces a new range of Economy Planetary Reducers, offering good performance with an economical price level... (posted 2017-07-13)

Siemens Offers Wall-Mounting Kits for G-Series Drive Platform
72 Siemens recently announced the availability of wall-mounting kits for its Sinamics G120C and G120 PM240-2 modular drives. The... (posted 2017-07-12)

Alliance Sensors Expands Linear Position Sensors for Power Generation
H.G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group has released its LA-27-A series LVDT linear position sensors designed to handle the environ... (posted 2017-07-11)

PI Releases Tilt Stage for Rotary Air Bearings
PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces the A-60x MTT, stainless steel multi-axis top that combines with its offerings of PIglide rotary air b... (posted 2017-07-10)

Ameridrives Introduces High Performance Turboflex Plus Coupling
Ameridrives and Bibby Turboflex have collaborated to introduce a new series of high performance disc couplings designed to meet the strin... (posted 2017-07-07)

Drive Lines Combines Bearings and Profiles for Lifting Applications
Combined bearings provide a cost-effective guide solution to lifting systems, platforms and cantilever loads. The system combines a radia... (posted 2017-07-06)

KISSsoft Includes Latest Bearing Data from Schaeffler
KISSsoft version 03/2017 now includes the latest data from the Schaeffler rolling bearings catalog for the INA and FAG brands.The company... (posted 2017-07-05)

Kuebler Optical Encoders Deliver Accuracy and Reliability
Kuebler’s newest series of Sendix F58 encoders combines certified EtherNet/IP support with patented mechanical and electro-optic te... (posted 2017-07-03)

ABB Launches N-Series General Purpose Motors
ABB has launched its N-series general purpose motors to provide a high level of energy efficiency, reliability and safety in applications... (posted 2017-06-30)

IKO Expands Line of Double Hex Hole Cam Followers
IKO International has expanded its line of CFKR series of Double Hex Hole Cam Followers. The outside diameter of the outer ring is now av... (posted 2017-06-29)

Stafford Offers Shaft Collars, Couplings and Mounts for Drones and UAVs
A broad range of standard and custom shaft collars, couplings, clamps, and mounts for attaching cameras, sensors, and other devices to dr... (posted 2017-06-28)

SKF Multilog IMx-8 Offers Compact and Cost-Effective Monitoring
The new SKF Multilog IMx-8 online system introduces compact and cost-effective technology for monitoring the condition of industrial rota... (posted 2017-06-27)

Twin Spring Couplings Release Data on Drivetrain Coupling Technology
Twin Spring Coupling—a New York startup—has released the data on their new drivetrain coupling technology’s first comme... (posted 2017-06-26)

Striatech Switched Reluctance Motor Achieves Speeds of Almost 100,000 rpm
Striatech has developed a 1.75 hp (1.3 Kw) switched reluctance (SR) motor and dedicated control combination for a wide range of industria... (posted 2017-06-23)

NKE Rolling Bearings Keep Motors and Generators Running
Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH offers a wide range of rolling bearings for electrical machines. Particularly designed for motors a... (posted 2017-06-22)

R+W Disc Couplings Offer Integrated Coolant Tube
R+W has recently expanded its LP product line with a new disc pack coupling model. In addition to the wide range of standard designs, R+W... (posted 2017-06-21)

KISSsoft Software Introduces Options for Sizing Shaft Dimensions
When defining dimensions for shafts, KISSsoft's software now provides options for sizing shaft dimensions with regard to strength, an... (posted 2017-06-20)

ThinGap LS Brushless PM Motors Achieve Continuous Torque over 2Nm
ThinGap has developed the first member of a new motor family of high performance and extremely high peak torque density brushless PM moto... (posted 2017-06-19)

Celera Motion Agility Series Slotless Motors Achieves Less than 2 Percent Torque Ripple, Zero Cogging
Ideally suited for scanning, pointing, measuring and cutting applications that require extremely smooth velocity control and highly accur... (posted 2017-06-16)

QuickSilver Controls SilverMax X34 Integrated Hybrid Servomotor Features Improved Driver Design, 3200 in-oz Torque
QuickSilver Controls, Inc. announced the release of their High Power NEMA 34 Integrated Hybrid Servo Family. The integrated servo includ... (posted 2017-06-15)

MDL Motor-CAD EMag 2D-FEA Module Provides Thermal and Magnetic Software
Motor Design Ltd. (MDL) has developed a comprehensive set of software solutions for designing electric motors. The Motor-CAD EMag module ... (posted 2017-06-14)

J.W. Winco Introduces Mini Indexing Plungers
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently introduced GN 822.1 Metric Size, Stainless Steel Mini Indexing Plungers Lock-out and Non Lock-out Types, with O... (posted 2017-06-13)

Sensors Expo Preview: Micronor Inc.
Micronor Inc. will be exhibiting at the Sensors Expo (June 27 - 29) at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California at Booth #73... (posted 2017-06-12)

Kollmorgen Servo Drive System Reduces OEM Costs
Kollmorgen offers the AKD-N Decentralized Servo System, which reduces costs for OEMs while increasing machine effectiveness and design fl... (posted 2017-06-09)

Vesconite Polymer Bearings Cut Down on Maintenance Costs
Greasing costs add up as the number of greasing points multiplies, the frequency of required greasing increases, and the number of machin... (posted 2017-06-08)

Fenner Drives Offers High-Performance Power Transmission Belt
PowerTwist Drive, a new power transmission belt from Fenner Drives, does not require retensioning after installation. The new product sav... (posted 2017-06-07)

Ruland Shaft Collars Offer Options for Machine Tool Manufacturers
To match the varied needs of machine tool manufacturers, Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. offers over 2,500 standard shaft collars. Machine... (posted 2017-06-06)

Rexnord Provides Digital Productivity Platform
Rexnord announces DiRXN (pronounced “Direction”), its new digital productivity platform based on the integration of innovativ... (posted 2017-06-05)

Baumer Introduces DSRK Strain Probe
The new DSRK strain probe from Baumer is setting new standards in tie bar strain measurement. Retaining the measuring performance of its ... (posted 2017-06-02)

Zero-Max ETP-Connect Provides Optimal Lobe Assembly for Pump Drives
The Zero-Max ETP-Connect was developed to simplify cleaning and maintenance of pumps. This is often required in pharmaceutical, chemical,... (posted 2017-06-01)

R+W Introduces CHB Belt Drive for Parallel Assemblies of Motors and Actuators
With an increased demand for compact mounting solutions in the automation industry, R+W has released the CHB housing for parallel assembl... (posted 2017-05-31)

Applied Motion Introduces PE Planetary Gearheads
PE Planetary Gearheads maintain maximum efficiency at the highest speeds. They are notably light and extremely powerful, yet suitable for... (posted 2017-05-30)

Varvel FRP680 Gearbox Maximizes Flexibility and Customization
Varvel recently presented its new FRP680 gearbox, developed for use in the farming industry and especially for the international poultry ... (posted 2017-05-26)

Warner Electric Offers New Generation of Brakes for Demanding Machining Applications
Warner Electric has built more than 90 years of design and manufacturing experience into its latest Gen4 range of spring operated, electr... (posted 2017-05-25)

PI Updates Mercury Motion Controller
PI (Physik Instrumente) has released a higher performance model of its successful Mercury Stepper Motion controller. Stepper motors take ... (posted 2017-05-24)

Parker Launches New PAC Terminal
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division – North America has released the PAC Terminal (PT). The PT is a thin-client HM... (posted 2017-05-23)

Stafford Positioning Collars Designed for Precise Repeatability
A new self-locating feature for their line of shaft collars that permits fast and fully repeatable axial or radial positioning is being i... (posted 2017-05-22)

Schunk eGRIP Provides Digital Manufacturing Solutions
A CAD program, online shop and additive manufacturing – the intelligent web-tool Schunk eGRIP offers three convenient functions in ... (posted 2017-05-19)

Schaeffler Strengthens Deep Groove Ball Bearings Business
Schaeffler is significantly expanding its standard rolling bearing business with FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings through subst... (posted 2017-05-17)

Mencom Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for Harsh Environments
In the past two decades, Ethernet-based networks were adopted as the backbone of industrial automation. The latest trend in industrial au... (posted 2017-05-16)

SKF INSOCOAT Bearings Deliver Higher Performance Capabilities
SKF’s INSOCOAT bearings range comprises bearings with an electrically insulating coating on the external surfaces of its inner or o... (posted 2017-05-15)

Trico Introduces Sensei Lubrication Intelligence System
Trico Corporation, a provider of lubrication management solutions, recently introduced Sensei, a real-time lubrication intelligence syste... (posted 2017-05-12)

Parker Launches Parker Automation Manager 1.3
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division – North America is pleased to announce the release of Parker Automation Manage... (posted 2017-05-11)

Festo Motion Terminal Offers Programmable Platform for Automation and Pneumatics
The machinery and plant construction industry is faced with the challenge of catering to the increasing consumer demand for individually ... (posted 2017-05-10)

SICK Introduces KTS and KTX Sensors
With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform. The... (posted 2017-05-09)

Miki Pulley Expands BX Series Brakes
Electromagnetic Miki Pulley BX series brakes are a power-off, engaged type brake.  When the stator is energized, the brake is diseng... (posted 2017-05-08)

R+W Adds LPZ Short Spacer Into Disc Coupling Line
In its effort to fill in and complete its flexible disc coupling offering, R+W has added a standard coupling adapter which provides custo... (posted 2017-05-05)

Maxon Introduces Sterilizable Drive System
With the ENX EASY, Maxon Motor’s NEW ENX EASY is a sterilizable encoder for use with Maxon’s brushless DC motors. This opens ... (posted 2017-05-04)

Force Control Positorq Brakes Provide Torque Control
A full line of PositorqR oil shear tension control brakes from Force Control Industries provide simple, precise torque control over the e... (posted 2017-05-03)

Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives Ensure Lifetime Lubrication
Lifetime lubrication in Zero-Max “Crown” gear drives assures motion system designers of a smooth operating, quiet right angle... (posted 2017-05-02)

Drive Lines Enables Handling of Giant Motor and Pump Parts for Lean Manufacture
Drive Lines Ltd. provides components used in the construction of portable workstations, also known as Crusers at Hayward Tyler, which are... (posted 2017-04-21)

Tolomatic Servo Actuator Designed for Food and Beverage Processing
The Tolomatic IMA electric linear actuator is now available with a food-grade white epoxy coating and stainless steel components for wash... (posted 2017-04-20)

Thomson Expands Linear Actuator Line with Higher Load Handling Options
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has expanded its WhisperTrak actuator line to gi... (posted 2017-04-19)

Hannover Fair Preview: Voith
From April 24-28, visitors of the Voith stand (Hall 23, Booth B39) at the Hannover Messe will experience live how plant operators can sav... (posted 2017-04-18)

Hannover Fair Preview: Altra Industrial Motion
Altra Industrial Motion Corporation is offering a free Virtual Reality (VR) experience to all stand visitors at this year’s Hannove... (posted 2017-04-17)

DSD Contributes to Magnetic Gearbox for Hydropower Applications
Driveline engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD), is contributing to two innovative hydropower projects in the United States b... (posted 2017-04-14)

DESTACO GTB Series Delivers High Torque in Small, Light Design
DESTACO debuted its new family of GTB Series Servo Positioning Rotary Tables in Booth No. 1436 at Automate 2017. The GTB Series of Servo ... (posted 2017-04-13)

Heidenhain Touts Encoder Technology at Automate 2017
Keeping with its tradition of releasing new and enabling technology, Heidenhain recently displayed its new rotary ring encoder for d... (posted 2017-04-12)

Hannover Fair Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen uses EtherCAT as the system bus for the second generation of its AKD2G servo amplifier. High-performance communication with Et... (posted 2017-04-11)

Regal Beloit Launches Next Generation Skwezloc Locking Collar
Regal Beloit Corporation debuted the next generation of its SealMaster Skwezloc Locking Collar concentric locking collar at ProMat 2017 i... (posted 2017-04-10)

Ogura Introduces HO Series to North American Market
Ogura Industrial is pleased to announce the addition of the HO series to North America. The HO series is finding new opportunities for ma... (posted 2017-04-07)

J.W. Winco Offers Hinges with Safety Switch in Stainless Steel
J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers 316L Stainless Steel GN 139.5 Hin... (posted 2017-04-06)

Cooper Introduces Quick-Change Bearing Pedestals
New SAFQ inch-series Cooper Quick-Change angled bearing pedestals are now in stock for immediate delivery as quick change-out replacement... (posted 2017-04-05)

DESTACO Introduces Accelerate Vision VR Solutions
DESTACO has recently announced the launch of its new Accelerate Vision Virtual Reality (VR) digital design solutions tool. The Accelerate... (posted 2017-04-04)

Stafford Shaft Collars Permit Attachments Without Welding
Flanged shaft mounting collars that combine secure clamping with specially machined features such as attachment points, cam surfaces, O-r... (posted 2017-03-31)

Nippon Pulse Introduces Small Linear Servo Motor
Nippon Pulse America Inc. recently introduced one of the smallest available linear motors for high-density applications, the L250SSS Line... (posted 2017-03-30)

Tolomatic ServoWeld Actuators Provide Alternate Roller Screw Design
New ServoWeld actuators from Tolomatic are redesigned for higher performance and are lighter weight compared to other screw technologies.... (posted 2017-03-29)

IKO Offers Two Lubrication Options for Cam Followers
IKO International now offers two different long-term lubrication technologies for cam followers: a self-lubricating solution for the cam ... (posted 2017-03-28)

Ruland Introduces Oldham Couplings for Actuator Driven Systems
Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. presents oldham couplings for actuator driven systems. The oldham couplings are zero-backlash, have a bala... (posted 2017-03-27)

ABB Ability Smart Sensor Provides Health Checks for Motors
ABB Ability Smart Sensor for motors uses compact sensors to pick up multiple data from low voltage motors and provides information a... (posted 2017-03-24)

SKF Explorer Bearings Include High-Performance Seal Option
SKF is making its high performance RSH seal design available on a larger range of SKF Explorer deep groove ball bearings. The tried and t... (posted 2017-03-23)

CI Kasei Offers Micro Slotless Brushless PM Motor
CI Kasei of Tokyo, Japan has announced a new family of 12 mm OD Micro Slotless Brushless Permanent Magnet (PM) Motors used in a wide rang... (posted 2017-03-22)

Heidenhain Modifies Angle Encoder Series
Heidenhain has updated its angle kit encoder line again by modifying the ECA 4000 angle ring encoder series for use in safety-related app... (posted 2017-03-21)

Hannover Messe Preview: Altra Industrial Motion
Altra Industrial Motion will be displaying many of its brands at Hannover Messe 2017, showcasing a capability to offer premium engineerin... (posted 2017-03-20)

KISSsoft Module Defines Gear Body Deformation
For webbed gears, the deformation of the gear rim occurs in three dimensions and therefore cannot be calculated by the one-dimensional be... (posted 2017-03-17)

Mayr Develops Braking Systems Equipped for Industry 4.0 Challenges
Mayr Power Transmission offers a brake system with modules including the ROBA-brake-checker or the ROBA-torqcontrol that allows permanent... (posted 2017-03-16)

Intellidrives Expands Linear Positioning Stage Series
The Intellidrives BSMA-140H is a compact, high-performance linear positioning stage that is perfect for the confines of the laboratory wh... (posted 2017-03-15)

Hansford Sensors Introduces Advanced Industrial Accelerometers
Hansford Sensors, the specialized manufacturer of advanced industrial accelerometers, has launched a new high performance tri-axial vibra... (posted 2017-03-14)

Siemens Introduces Sinamics V20 Smart Access Web Server Module
Siemens announces the launch of its Sinamics V20 Smart Access web server module, designed to mount directly onto the drive, transforming ... (posted 2017-03-13)

ProFood Tech Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen invites ProFood Tech attendees to visit Booth #2840  April 4 – 6, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago to learn more... (posted 2017-03-10)

Parker Offers Miniature Direct-Drive Rotary Stage
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division ‒ North America is pleased to announce the release of the mPR (miniature preci... (posted 2017-03-09)

PI Introduces Miniature Linear Positioning Stage
The L-402 compact linear stage is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning syste... (posted 2017-03-08)

Rexnord Launches IIoT Smart Mounted Spherical Roller Bearings
Designed as an off-the-shelf solution for quick turnaround needs, Rexnord recently launched its new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ... (posted 2017-03-07)

Winsmith Displays Stainless Steel Conveyor Drives at IPPE Show
Winsmith recently participated in the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, GA, January 31-February 2. A manu... (posted 2017-03-07)

Bonfiglioli Develops Wheel-Traction Drives with Full Hybrid Technology
Bonfiglioli has announced the development of wheel-traction drives of the 600 series specifically designed for Tigon Technology backhoe l... (posted 2017-03-06)

Exsys Tool Offers Innovations at PMTS 2017
Several innovative tooling, rotary table and gear making solutions will take center stage at PMTS 2017 on April 25-27 to be held at the G... (posted 2017-03-03)

Ogura Introduces ACSB Series to North America
Ogura Industrial is pleased to announce a new addition to our product line.  Although this product is not new to Ogura, it is new to... (posted 2017-03-02)

SEPAC Clutch Series Delivers Reliable Torque in an Oil Atmosphere
SEPAC designed the Multiple Disc Wet Clutch (ERD Series) to deliver a reliable, consistent torque within an oil atmosphere. This model of... (posted 2017-03-01)

Force Control Offers Posidyne Clutch Brake in Piggyback Design
Posidyne clutch brakes, with oil shear technology that allows rapid and precise stopping, starting, reversing, speed change and positioni... (posted 2017-02-28)

Miki Pulley Micro Clutches Designed for Compact Precision Applications
Miki Pulley is introducing its CYT Micro Clutches for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. These CYT Clutches are designed for co... (posted 2017-02-27)

R+W Safety Couplings Suitable for Wastewater Applications
By popular demand, R+W has developed a standard model of corrosion proof ball detent safety coupling for clarifier drives in water treatm... (posted 2017-02-24)

Stafford Expands Shaft Collars and Couplings for Mechanical Drive Systems
An expanded line of metric shaft collars, couplings, and mounting components suited for mechanical drive systems and structural applicati... (posted 2017-02-23)

Iwis Drive Systems Introduces Maintenance-Free Chains
Iwis drive systems introduces b.dry maintenance-free stainless-steel chains. The corrosion-free chains run completely dry, are extremely ... (posted 2017-02-22)

Zero-Max ETP-EXPAND Improves Pump Drive Connection
Connecting a rotating piston lobe to a hollow shaft has been improved using the ETP-EXPAND, a patented bushing device that is fast and ea... (posted 2017-02-21)

ACS Develops CNC HMI Platform
ACS Motion Control has developed a customizable CNC HMI Platform for high precision machining and processing applications. Designed with ... (posted 2017-02-16)

SG Transmission Designs Curved Permanent Magnet Brake
SG Transmission has designed a curved permanent magnet brake to be used in specialist medical equipment. The customized brake has be... (posted 2017-02-16)

Moticont Adds Two Linear Motors to SDLM Series
Moticont has added two linear motors to its SDLM series of high speed direct drive linear motors which are also known as electric cylinde... (posted 2017-02-14)

HBM Inc. Offers Digital Torque Transducer
HBM, Inc. has introduced the new T12HP digital torque transducer. The T12HP supports dynamic measurements in the test stand and provides ... (posted 2017-02-13)

Regal Beloit Launches New Features for SealMaster Ball Bearing
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced it has launched the Time Saving Axial Groove in Bore feature to the SealMaster Large Bore Performa... (posted 2017-02-09)

AutomationDirect Expands AC Motor Line
AutomationDirect’s IronHorse line of general purpose three-phase motors now includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency ... (posted 2017-02-07)

Nexen Introduces Complete Geared Bearing Solution
Nexen Group, Inc. introduces a complete Geared Bearing solutions based on their innovative Roller Pinion System (RPS).  The new Gear... (posted 2017-02-06)

Fuji Electric Corp. Expands VFD Series
Fuji Electric Corp. of America has announced that they have expanded their portfolio of Variable Frequency Drives with the addition of FR... (posted 2017-02-03)

Smalley Expands Wave Spring Series
The question you are asking should not be how many miles did I ride or how many steps did I take, but “how did someone make a wave ... (posted 2017-02-02)

Encoder Products Introduces Model 30MT Encoder
Encoder Products Company (EPC) has introduced the all new Model 30MT, a low-profile 30 mm diameter magnetic encoder module. By means of a... (posted 2017-02-01)

Warner Linear Steers Unmanned Vessel Design
Research and development into unmanned vehicles has made considerable progress in the past few years. Designing fully autonomous vehicles... (posted 2017-01-31)

Schaffner Motor Drives Improve Performance
Schaffner introduces the FN510 dv/dt filter which eliminates premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, over-voltages on motor cables, ... (posted 2017-01-30)

PI Expands Line of Linear Motor Stages
PI is expanding its PIMag series of high dynamics linear motor stages with two new models and a new motion controller. Stages are equippe... (posted 2017-01-27)

ABM Offers Compact, Cost-Effective Motors and Drives
ABM Drives' motors and drives are tailor-made specifically for the application whether it requires compact design, low-noise operatio... (posted 2017-01-26)

J.W. Winco Offers Vibration and Shock Absorption Mounts
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently announced it now offers GN 254 Inch and Metric Size Stainless Steel Vibration/Shock Absorption Mounts, Conical ... (posted 2017-01-25)

KISSsoft Enhances Planet Carrier Definition in KISSsys
The consideration of the planetary carrier geometry with the parameterized approach (used for the deformation calculation and thus the ca... (posted 2017-01-24)

Heidenhain Hollow Shaft Encoders Provide Machine Safety
Heidenhain introduces a new series of functionally safe hollow-shaft connection encoders to the manufacturing equipment industry. Called ... (posted 2017-01-23)

LM76 Introduces Dairy-Compliant Water Dog Linear Slides
FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant, Water Dog Sliders from LM76 feature Corro-Slick coated 300 series stainless steel rails and contoured WDX Po... (posted 2017-01-20)

Zero-Max Offers Custom CD Coupling for Challenging Motion System Applications
Connecting motion components over a long space requires multiple engineering design disciplines to manufacture a coupling that maintains ... (posted 2017-01-19)

Advanced Materials Development Corp. Offers New Material Options for Automotive Components
Car and truck manufacturers are faced with the difficult task of significantly improving fuel economy while maintaining safety and compet... (posted 2017-01-18)

Siemens Simplifies Motion Control Tasks with Technology Controller
Siemens has matched its new advanced Simatic S7-1500 T-CPU controller with its popular Sinamics servo drive system, simplifying complex m... (posted 2017-01-17)

AutomationDirect Expands Line of Industrial Ethernet Switches
AutomationDirect’s line of Stride Unmanaged Industrial Ethernet Switches now offers even more connectivity choices for Ethernet app... (posted 2017-01-16)

Intellidrives Enhances Rotary Servo Tables
Intellidrives offers water-tight and dust-proof rotary servo tables (DDR). These direct drive rotary servo tables feature IP rated ingres... (posted 2017-01-13)

Stafford Shaft Collars and Couplings Meet Robot Design Requirements
A wide range of standard and custom manufactured shaft collars, couplings, clamps, mounting devices, and rotary encoders are being introd... (posted 2017-01-12)

Photonics West Preview: Heidenhain Corp.
Heidenhain will be showing precision measurement components for the photonics industry at the upcoming Photonics West trade show in San F... (posted 2017-01-11)

Regal Beloit to Debut Motor Technology at AHR Expo 2017
Regal Beloit Corporation will debut its new UlteMAX axial integral horsepower motor line, during AHR Expo 2017 (January 30 - February 1).... (posted 2017-01-10)

Mitsubishi Electric Offers Smart Condition Monitoring Kit
Mitsubishi Electric offers a Smart Condition Monitoring (SCM) Kit solution that uses the latest advanced FAG SmartCheck sensors for monit... (posted 2017-01-09)

Siemens Offers Modular Failsafe Controller
Siemens new compact and modular Simatic S7-1212 FC controller performs standard and safety-related automation tasks in a single device.Us... (posted 2017-01-06)

AutomationDirect Adds Features to PLC Programming Software
AutomationDirect’s Productivity Suite PLC programming software version 2.4 provides two new software communications enhancements fo... (posted 2017-01-05)

Applied Motion Products Offers Drive and Motor Series with EtherCAT Communications
Applied Motion Products recently announced the release of a new series of drives and motors with EtherCAT communications. These new produ... (posted 2017-01-04)

Kamat Introduces High-Pressure Pumps for Large Flow Volumes
Kamat has now developed the first quintuplex pumps ready for series production on the basis of the redesigned triplex plunger pumps for p... (posted 2017-01-03)