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1 Industry News (February 2008)

The complete Industry News section from the February 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

2 Michigan Eyes Investment at AWEA Small and Community Wind Conference (December 2009)

The first trade show dedicated specifically to small and community wind took place in Detroit, Michigan November 3–5. Denise Bode, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO, was pleased with the turnout for the event and the increasing potential for this segment of the wind energy market.

3 Product News (December 2012)

The complete Product News section from the December 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

4 Product News (March 2017)

The complete Product News section from the March 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

5 PT Extras (April 2013)

The latest power transmission videos, articles and updates from online.

6 Engineering Showcase 2016 (March 2016)

One of our goals at Power Transmission Engineering is to help you understand, identify and select the best technology for your mechanical power transmission or motion control applications. With every project, you have to decide which components to use, and which suppliers, based on functionality, quality and price. We aim to help you make those decisions informed by providing the latest information on current technology, especially when it comes to mechanical components.

7 The Race for Efficiency (August 2015)

Over the past few decades, energy efficiency in motors has become an ever-increasing concern for OEMs and manufacturers alike. With multiple energy bills mandating higher efficiency across ever-broader spectrums of motors, including the most recent Small Motor Rule by the Department of Energy, efficiency has become an essential consideration when choosing a new motor.

8 Industry News (June 2013)

The complete Industry News section of the June 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

9 Product News (April 2008)

The complete product news section from the April 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

10 Engineering Showcase 2015 (March 2015)

One of our goals at Power Transmission Engineering is to help you understand, identify and select the best technology for your mechanical power transmission or motion control applications. With every project, you have to decide which components to use, and which suppliers, based on functionality, quality and price. We aim to help you make those decisions informed by providing the latest information on current technology, especially when it comes to mechanical components.

11 Four-Point Bearings Do Triple Duty While Saving Space (March 2015)

A four-point contact ball bearing makes it easy to simplify machine designs that combine radial, thrust and moment loads, because it can handle all three simultaneously. They are primarily used for slow-to-moderate-speed applications, or where oscillatory movement is predominant.

12 High-Tech Motors Evolving from PM Muck (September 2014)

University lab's motor eliminates pricey rare-earth magnets.

13 And the Winner Is (August 2015)

Excellence Awards Competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation, were recently announced at the POWDERMET2015 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials. Receiving grand prizes and awards of distinction, the winning parts are examples of PM’s precision, performance, complexity, economy, innovation and sustainability. The winning parts show how customers from around the world are taking advantage of PM’s design advantages.

14 Product News (Fall 2007)

Latest Product News

15 IMTS 2016 Booth Preview (August 2016)

A nose-in-the-tent peek at the booths featuring mechanical motion components.

16 Miniature Motion Solutions (June 2017)

Motor technology thrives in aerospace/defense applications.

17 Industry News (March 2019)

The complete Industry News section from the March 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

18 An Inside Look at Bell's EDAT System (March 2021)

Bell's Electrically Distributed Anti-Torque (EDAT) is Bell's latest commercial innovation. The EDAT system is composed of four small fans within a tail rotor shroud in an offset two-by-two pattern.

19 Lead Screws vs. Ball Screws: Which Will Work Best for Your Application? (September 2021)

Reviewing the characteristics of lead screws vs. ball screws can help you select the right screw-driven system for your linear motion application.

20 Baldor Basics: Motors (March 2017)

This issue our Baldor Basics series continues with the topics of motor temperature ratings and metric motors.

21 Realizing the High Precision Load Handling Benefits of Rodless Electromechanical Actuators (February 2019)

Electromechanical rodless linear actuators can offer better load handling in smaller spaces than rod-style actuators, but realizing those benefits requires careful attention at the specification level. Whether you are replacing a failed actuator, looking for better performance or building a new application from the ground up, success depends on how precisely you specify application requirements.

22 Introducing the Ball Screw (December 2018)

The Swiss Army Knife of PT Components.

23 Solving the Longitude Challenge (August 2014)

300-Year-Old discovery remains vital to scientific research today.

24 Product News (August 2017)

The latest tools and techologies in power transmission, motion control and related components.

25 CNC System Upgrades (December 2017)

Automated production of large objects such as auto body prototypes, boat hulls and surfboards traditionally requires computerized numerical control (CNC) systems costing nearly a million dollars. Thomson Cuts Costs and Production Time for Autoscale Inc.

26 Hands-On Hydraulics and Pneumatics (February 2017)

Action Challenge Introduces Students to Fluid Power Industry in the latest STEM educational effort from the National Fluid Power Association.

27 How To Use a Hand-Held Micrometer to Measure Miniature and Instrument Ball Bearings (December 2013)

For the most accurate measurements, miniature and instrument ball bearing dimensions should be measured with a calibrated air gauge. A good second option is a calibrated optical comparator. On occasion, it may be necessary to use a calibrated, hand-held micrometer to double-check a measurement or for simple verification while working in the field.

28 Selecting the Right Precision Ball Material for Aggressive Environments (February 2010)

This article will examine the major materials used to enhance balls to resist aggressive environments and help in selecting the right one.

29 Oscillation Welding Protects Pipelines (April 2010)

Ball screw assemblies are key to this patent-pending oilfield corrosion prevention solution.

30 Product News (April 2011)

The complete Product News section from the April 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

31 Meet the Dustbot - A New Spin on Waste Management (October 2009)

Scientists have been hard at work creating a robotic system with the capabilities to sweep and collect garbage in urban environments. This real-world Wall-E is known as the DustBot, aimed at designing, developing, testing and demonstrating a system for improving the management of urban hygiene.

32 Product News (June 2009)

The complete product news section from the June 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

33 Alloying Strategy Boosts Powertrain Performance (June 2013)

The development of a new, gas-carburized gear steel, necessitated by a customer-driven specification, has not only increased the power density in an existing gearbox design, but has done so without requiring any significant change to production processes or heat treatment equipment.

34 Product News (June 2008)

The complete product news section from the June 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

35 Product News (August 2008)

The complete product news section from the August 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

36 Radial Play (Internal Clearance in Ball Bearings) (August 2011)

At first glance, ball bearings are relatively simple mechanisms. However, an analysis of their internal geometries reveals that they are quite complex. For example, the ball to raceway conformity, the radial play, and the number of balls all impact the ability of a ball bearing to support loads under a variety of conditions.

37 Shape-Shifters at Cal Tech Work at Perfecting Metallic Glass (October 2011)

There are no alchemists at the California Institute of Technology, but a team of research scientists at the Pasadena-based institution is doing some pretty remarkable things "transforming something common into something special."

38 Rolling Bearing Steels - A Technical and Historical Perspective - Part 1 (February 2013)

This paper summarizes the chemical, metallurgical and physical aspects of bearing steels and their effect on rolling bearing life and reliability.

39 Should You Pay a Premium for a Mounted Ball Bearing (December 2013)

Mounted ball bearings are everywhere in industrial applications. They serve critical roles in keeping a manufacturing operation running smoothly and in ensuring that equipment functions properly and reliably. So why might it be advisable to spend significantly more for a dimensionally comparable bearing from one supplier versus another?

40 Industry News (December 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

41 Ball Screws Revisited - Ask the Expert (February 2013)

A reader asks for clarification on last issue's Ask the Expert column about ball screw sizing.

42 High-Frequency, GaN Diode-Free Motor Drive Inverter with Pure Sine Wave Output (October 2012)

This article presents the first kW-Class, 3-phase GaN-based inverter. Hard-switched at 100-kHz PWM, its heart is a 6-in-1 power module with 600-V GaN power HEMTs, achieving a new efficiency of 98.5%, a more than 2% improvement.

43 The Show Must Go On (April 2012)

Nook Customized Components Fit Talk Show Set…By a Thread

44 Product News (June 2012)

The complete Product News section from the June 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

45 Selecting and Sizing Ball Screw Drives (October 2012)

The ball screw drive is an assembly that converts rotary motion to linear motion and vice versa. The ball screw drive consists of a ball screw and a ball nut with recirculating ball bearings...

46 Study of Multiple-Point Oil-Jet Lubrication of High-Speed Ball Bearings (June 2014)

The air-oil, two-phase flow inside the multiple-point, oil-jet lubrication ball bearing was studied based on CFD (computational fluid dynamics) theory and technique, and compared with single-point, oil-jet lubrication. The results indicate that the air-oil distribution inside the bearing with multiple-point, oil-jet lubrication is more uniform than single-point injection.

News Items About All Metric Small Parts

1 New 512-Page Hardware Catalog from All Metric Small Parts Features 5,600 RoHS Components (July 25, 2007)
A new 512-page catalog from All Metric Small Parts features 5,600 100% RoHS compliant components. The catalog, identified as M100 fe...