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A Smarter Approach to Identifying Sprocket Wear

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

To learn more about Smart Tooth Sprockets, download the brochure. White Paper Courtesy of U.S. Tsubaki

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Take Off Into the New Era of Industry 4.0-Based Condition Monitoring

Want to improve reliability, productivity and profitability in your manufacturing operations? Register for this free webinar to learn how Industry 4.0-based condition monitoring systems, such as OPTIME from Schaeffler, can prevent unplanned machine downtime. Experience cutting-edge technology that can monitor your balance of plant assets across entire manufacturing facilities – seamlessly, cost-effectively and completely automatically! Webinars Courtesy of Schaeffler Group
www.powertransmission.com/sc/schaeffler-condition-monitoring/

Train Your Eyes To Spot Gearbox Failure

Your gearbox is constantly communicating via sounds, temperatures, and other important cues. But can you tell the difference between signs of normal operations - and potential catastrophic failure? Webinars Courtesy of Philadelphia Gear
www.powertransmission.com/sc/pg-train-your-eyes/

Partnerships Strengthen Machine Design Automation

What are the secrets for a successful "mechanical/automation" partnership? With technology and gearing changing so rapidly, how can you be assured of an efficient and economical machine design? During this webinar DieQua will reveal how a strategic partnership, with trusted and knowledgeable suppliers, can alleviate some of the challenges in today's ever-changing mechanical/automation engineering landscape. Webinars Courtesy of DieQua Corp.
www.powertransmission.com/sc/diequa-machine-design-automation/

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1 Made in China: A GM Engineer's First-Hand Perspective on the Chinese Roller Bearing Industry (October 2014)

Believe me when I tell you that — as a domestic automotive engineer — I bleed U.S. manufacturing. I have never lived more than 50 miles from Detroit,

2 The Final Puzzle Piece (June 2018)

The PCCP, one of the largest pumping station systems in the world, is finally fully operational, marking the completion of the last piece of New Orleans' countermeasures against another Hurricane Katrina.

3 Six Keys to Sustainable Manufacturing (February 2009)

The federal government estimates that manufacturing uses about one third of the energy consumed in the U.S., so manufacturing companies can play an important role in building a sustainable future.

4 Made in the USA, Sourced in China (October 2014)

If you read only one article this issue, it should be Norm Parker’s article on the Chinese bearing manufacturing industry. Parker is an engineer with General Motors, a true industry insider who has become a regular contributor to Power Transmission Engineering.

5 China! (April 2014)

Our last installment called out the likely headwinds from both the C.R.A.P. currencies (Canada, Russia, Australia and Latin America) and also weather impact. As companies start reporting in the coming weeks, expect first quarter results to be mildly impacted. This issue we take a closer look at China.

6 Rewind Seminar Jump Starts Motor, Generator Know-How (June 2008)

Calling on engineers and maintenance power plant personnel, industrial users of low- and medium-voltage motors and generators and motor repair shop staff...

7 Autosave Increases Productivity, Reduces Downtime for Nestle Purina (August 2009)

As automation devices have grown more complex and have incorporated more plant data in their operation, there is an increased need for programming changes to continue smooth operation or improve performance. In environments requiring frequent changes, it is not uncommon for code to be lost or changes overwritten, resulting in increased downtime and decreased productivity

8 Reducing Core Loss of Segmented Laminations (June 2009)

The recent trend toward using segmented laminations as a means to increase slot fill and facilitate automated fabrication of electric machines comes with a penalty of increased core loss at the segment joints.

9 Product News (February 2019)

The complete Product News section from the February 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

10 Oriental Motor Fair Covers Much More than the Basics (June 2008)

The question is whether or not a customer can save time and money using a step motor. It is followed by another on the differences between brush and brushless motors...

11 All for One, One for All (February 2014)

Collaboration moves bearing modeling and simulation software forward

12 Global Industrial Outlook: Oil Slick, Currency Headwinds Challenge Growth (March 2015)

End market conditions for the power transmission industry have arguably worsened since our last column. In December we stated that with two armed conflicts underway impacting economic performance in Eastern Europe and the Middle East our stance was “Buy on the Sound of Cannons…. Selectively” while cautioning PTE readers not to be sanguine.

13 The Energy Efficient Agenda (February 2012)

Next time you are strolling across a manufacturing plant, check out the hardware on the ground. Shop floors are nothing but cables plugged into machines, cables plugged into computers, cables plugged into other cables...

14 Industry News (February 2015)

News from around the Industry

15 Experimental Determination of Oil Rheology Parameters to be Implemented in Power Loss Predictions of Gears and Rolling Element Bearings (April 2019)

Rheology models express the way tribological conditions translate to shear stress of the lubricant and friction force on the interacting surfaces. Due to the complexity of the lubricant rheology, the friction coefficient is usually obtained experimentally either under the same operating conditions or by curve fitting in a properly chosen friction map. The current study aims at determining the rheological parameters of a lubricant based on friction measurements carried out on a commercial, readily available ball-on-disc machine.

16 Determination of Load Distributions on Double Helical-Geared Planetary Gearboxes (June 2017)

Standardized calculation methods such as ISO 6336 and DIN 3990 already exist to determine the load distributions on gears inside a planetary gearbox, but by their very universal nature, these methods offer varying results depending on the gearbox design. Double helical gears, in particular, can benefit from more specific, complex algorithms to reach a maximum level of efficiency. Double helical gears interact with the rest of the gearbox differently than helical or spur gears, and thus benefit from different analytical models outside the standardized methods. The present research project describes the algorithm to determine the load distribution of planetary gearboxes with double helical gears.

17 Destination Mars! (June 2014)

NASA is building a flying saucer.

18 University Improves Sustainability of HVAC Motors in Platinum LEED Building (April 2012)

A new preventive maintenance program at a leading New England Ivy League university demonstrates how the push for more sustainable "green" building management has led to a growing awareness of a chronic, widespread problem with HVAC motors—electrical bearing damage and failure.

19 Acoustic Analysis of Electric Motors in Noisy Industrial Environment (June 2016)

This paper presents a method for the acoustic analysis of electric motors in noisy industrial environments. Acoustic signals were measured via acoustic camera 48-microphone array, which has the capability to localize a sound (or sounds) source and, in turn, separate those sounds from intrusive background noise. These acoustic analysis results are then compared with vibration measurements; vibration monitoring is a well-known and established technique used in condition monitoring, and in this work vibration measurements were used as a reference signal for assessment of the value of the acoustic measurements. Vibration signals were measured by piezoelectric accelerometers. Two induction motor cases were examined — a healthy motor case, and a combination of static eccentricity with soft foot case. As shown, acoustic analysis appears to be a valuable technique for condition monitoring of electric motors — particularly in noisy industrial environments.

20 Can You Develop Your Own Custom Motor-and-Motion System (June 2016)

In this century’s complex, ever- changing world of manufacturing, such capabilities as hardware and software expertise, effective location and distribution, business savvy and yes, even luck, are some of the cardinal requirements for running a successful business.

21 Mining for Solutions (September 2016)

Increasing pressure on many fronts is compelling mine operators to thoroughly examine every phase of their operations. Fluctuating demand that whipsaws mineral prices, government-imposed environmental regulations and rising operating costs related to maintenance downtime all pose serious challenges for the mining sector. Add pressure from customers and stakeholders for more sustainable operations as well as union demands for higher wages, and you have a scenario that requires mine operators to exercise every possible option to achieve more efficient operations.

22 Graco Pump Technology Solves Long-Term Pump Leaking, Dosing Issues (September 2016)

When trying to find a new bonding material dispense system, one manufacturer tested a series of pumps — all of which leaked due to the abrasiveness of the bonding material. The manufacturer also had been attempting to manage shot size manually with their previous system, and was not able to keep dispense consistent. The company searched for a system that could accurately dispense programmed shot sizes while also eliminating the leaking issues they had experienced with previous pumps. Graco provided a Check-Mate pump with SmartWare software, and the manufacturer is now able to automatically dispense shots of bonding material as small as one ounce without leaks.

23 Special Modifications (October 2016)

Eddy Swiben, branch manager at BDI Canada, explains how to problem solve on an automatic cutter for tissue rolls. “This is a very major paper tissue manufacturer that sells paper tissue rolls all over America.” They roll paper tissue just like newsprint paper mills do. When the product is finally done and dried, they need to roll it on a light carton core 20-ft. long.

24 A Model for Rolling Bearing Life with Surface and Subsurface Survival - Tribological Effects (September 2016)

Until now the estimation of rolling bearing life has been based on engineering models that consider an equivalent stress, originated beneath the contact surface, that is applied to the stressed volume of the rolling contact. Through the years, fatigue surface–originated failures, resulting from reduced lubrication or contamination, have been incorporated into the estimation of the bearing life by applying a penalty to the overall equivalent stress of the rolling contact. Due to this simplification, the accounting of some specific failure modes originated directly at the surface of the rolling contact can be challenging. In the present article, this issue is addressed by developing a general approach for rolling contact life in which the surfaceoriginated damage is explicitly formulated into the basic fatigue equations of the rolling contact. This is achieved by introducing a function to describe surface-originated failures and coupling it with the traditional, subsurface-originated fatigue risk of the rolling contact. The article presents the fundamental theory of the new model and its general behavior. The ability of the present general method to provide an account for the surface–subsurface competing fatigue mechanisms taking place in rolling bearings is discussed with reference to endurance testing data.

25 Automatic for the People (April 2016)

The world is full-on automated. From our factories to our vehicles to our leisurely activities, the future is now and it’s nothing but algorithms, robotics and hands-free operation. It comes as no surprise that a 2016 Google search brings a fair amount of technology gone awry. The following examples don’t scare us (they’re actually quite fascinating) but they probably should worry us a little bit…

26 What Lubrication Method Should I Use (April 2016)

in the performance and life of a rolling element bearing. Less than 10 percent of bearings reach their theoretical L10 life, and poor lubrication can be attributed to 80 percent of those that fall short. Ideally, a lubricant forms a film layer between moving components in a bearing, separating moving parts, minimizing friction and preventing wear between balls or rollers, raceways and retainers. Lubricants also protect metal surfaces from corrosion and moisture, dissipate heat and can even prevent the ingress of contaminants.

27 A New Geometrically Adaptive Approach for Tooth Contact Analysis of Gear Drives (August 2015)

Tooth contact analysis (TCA) is an important tool directed to the determination of contact patterns, contact paths, and transmission errors in gear drives. In this work, a new general approach that is applicable to any kind of gear geometry is proposed.

28 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.

29 Mutiple Gearset-Type Calculation Software (September 2015)

Is there a gear software package out there that will calculate the design of spur, helical, worm, and planetary gearsets? Also, we would like a program that calculates stresses and material selection. Finally, we would like to have the program calculate bearings loads, too. Thank you for your help.

30 Space Shuttle Rudder-Speed Brake Actuator (October 2015)

The U.S. Space Shuttle fleet was originally intended to have a life of 100 flights for each vehicle, lasting over a 10-year period, with minimal scheduled maintenance or inspection. The first space shuttle flight was that of the Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102), launched April 12, 1981. The disaster that destroyed Columbia occurred on its 28th flight, February 1, 2003, nearly 22 years after its first launch.

31 Seeking Higher Ground (March 2016)

Even for a toddlin town famous for making “no small plans” — such as, for example, reversing in 1900 the Chicago River to secure clean drinking water, or rebuilding itself seemingly overnight after the devastating “Great Chicago Fire” (1871) — to physically — and successfully — elevate itself as much as 14 feet above its original ground level defies not only description but credulity.

32 Meet Mayhems Master (October 2015)

Power Play patrons may recall last month’s drop-in at the Museum of Unworkable Devices — a virtual and pretty damn funny (www.lhup.edu) “celebration of fascinating devices that don’t work.”

33 Guidelines for Bearing Seals (October 2016)

Equipment downtime and reduced component life are a few of the consequences — and potential costs — of using the wrong seals on many types of industrial equipment including pump bearing frames, electric motors, fans, pillow blocks, gearboxes and more. However, if correctly specified and installed, seals provide effective barriers that both retain lubricants as well as protect against water, corrosion, debris and other contaminants.

34 Baldor Motor Basics: Part 12 (April 2018)

The final installment in our Baldor Motor Basics series covers 50 Hz requirements, as well as motors wet or damp environments.

35 A New Test Rig to Study Rolling Element Bearing Thermomechanical Behavior (April 2019)

Rolling element bearings are widely used in mechanical transmission to reduce friction between two rotating parts. With the further development of the electrical motor in mechanical industry, REBs operate more and more at high rotational speed. For these applications, REBs power losses can be predominant in mechanical transmissions.

36 The World's Most Famous Mass Damper (October 2018)

Marvels of engineering have always drawn crowds. But when we think of tourist destinations, we think of old, opulent buildings like the Vatican or Versailles, massive, elaborately designed fountains, or skyscrapers.

37 Renewable Building Blocks (August 2019)

LEGO & Vestas Collaborate on Sustainability Project.

38 Gearmotor Paint Coatings (December 2019)

The following article explains the commonly used paint components and methods within the gearmotor industry, with a focus on electrodeposition coating (E-Coat). These processes will be described in general, with a closer examination of the E-Coat applications steps. Some pros and cons of each method will be presented along with comparative test results showing the benefits of E-Coat.

39 Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 30 Years of Linear Motion Innovations (December 2020)

Bosch Rexroth began developing linear bushings, shafts, slides, and transfer tables as prototypes in the 1960s. The first two complete linear modules with linear guides in combination with a ball screw assembly and toothed belt drive as a ready-to-install subsystem were launched in 1990 -- a quantum leap in the linear axes range which had previously been dominated by components.

40 Hybrid Transverse Flux Magnetic Motors - How to Measure Parameters (September 2020)

These versatile, low-cost and high-torque motors may be used open loop or as full servos - and several levels in between. The motor stator laminate designs divide these motors into those optimized for full stepping, and those optimized for micro stepping and servo operation. These differences can be easily measured with basic meters and oscilloscopes. Motor to motor variations can also be easily measured, and motor inductance at nominal speed and current can also be determined.

41 Are You Not Entertained (August 2015)

Like Moses descending from Mount Sinai toting a couple of stone tablets, Kate Achelpohl, director of member communications at PMMI and herald of all things Pack Expo, came hither proclaiming the four commandments of the forthcoming show:

42 Understanding the Dynamic Influences of Gear Oils and Radial Shaft Seals (February 2018)

Sustainability is becoming one of the most important aspects within the power transmission business. Users demand low-maintenance drive systems with as little disruption as possible, and expect lifetimes of more than 10,000 hours. Approximately 40 percent of long-term gearbox leakages can be traced back to poor interaction between the radial shaft seal (RSS) and the lubricant. Thus, it becomes essential to analyze the tribological system as a whole, which includes the gear oil, seal grease (if required), elastomer material and design, and the shaft.

43 Baldor Basics: Motors (December 2016)

Beginning with this initial installment , and with the gracious permission of ABB/Baldor Electric, we are pleased to announce the beginning of a new series -- Baldor Basics: Motors. This is a collection of basicsdriven, motor-intensive articles authored by former Baldor engineer Edward Cowern, PE, a respected name by many in the electric motor industry. During his tenure at Baldor, Cowern - now enjoying his retirement - was tasked with producing a number of motor- and basics-related tutorials, primarily in response to a steady flow of customer questions regarding motors. Today's customers continue to ask questions and seek answers to address their various motor-related issues. As with Cowern's original introduction to the series, we hope you find these articles useful and would appreciate any comments or thoughts you might have for future improvements, corrections or topics.

44 Eight Reasons to Use Air Bearings Over Mechanical Bearings (December 2016)

Mechanical guiding systems, such as crossedroller bearings, work well for most motion control applications; however, when precision, angular repeatability, and geometric performance (runout, straightness) are critical or where submicron bearing rumble is problematic, air bearings are recommended. An air-bearing stage is a rotary or linear positioner that floats on a cushion of air, using one of several preload mechanisms, nearly eliminating mechanical contact and thus wear, friction, and hysteresis effects. Here are eight reasons why an air-bearing stage might be the right choice for your application:

45 Better Energy-Efficient Flow Rate Regulation (December 2016)

Implementing a power-on-demand concept based on variable speed drives allows for energy saving in any application that involves pumps or hydraulic systems. And when used in combination with an intelligent wiring and communication system, relevant machine data can also be easily recorded - the basis for comprehensive power management.

46 How to Select a DC Motor: Coreless and Iron Core Brushed DC Motors (June 2017)

DC motors possess linear relationships that allow for very predictable operation. For instance, if enough voltage is applied across the terminals of a DC motor, the output shaft will spin at a rate proportional to that applied voltage. You can take the ratio of the applied voltage over the rated voltage and multiply that number by the no load speed and get the running speed.

47 A Model for Shear Degradation of Lithium Soap Grease at Ambient Temperature (October 2017)

In this study the mechanical shear degradation of lithium-thickened grease was evaluated using an in-house-developed aging rig and a commercial rheometer. It was found that this grease loses its original consistency during aging and shows a two-phase aging behavior. In the first phase, primarily reorientation and breakage of the thickener network take place, resulting in a progressive drop in the grease's rheological properties. After this, the aging is dominated by the breakage of smaller fiber fragments and the grease degrades at a much slower rate.

48 The Hyperloop is Here - Sort of (September 2017)

It is unlikely the hyperloop will inspire Hollywood to start making films emulating the tried-but-true terror-on-a-train genre - a genre that includes many classics. But somehow titles like - Lady on a Hyperloop, Strangers on a Hyperloop, Murder on the Hyperloop Express, Throw Momma from the Hyperloop, The Great Hyperloop Robbery - just don't work. And you can forget about another venerable train travel tradition - the club car - given that you will probably reach your destination sooner than you can say "Jack on the rocks."

49 Bearing Lubricant Solution (December 2016)

A Chicago-area bakery was replacing the tray support bearings in its ovens on a reactionary basis. Their weekly inspection cycle was resulting in two mechanics spending an average of 20 labor hours per week to replace failed bearings. The premature bearing failures were caused by a combination of the high heat and humidity in the ovens, resulting in lubrication failure and contamination. When BDI was asked to recommend a solution, the bakery was averaging one month of bearing life in this application.

50 Galactic Housekeeping (February 2014)

With the constant push for sustainable and environmentally friendly procedures on Earth, you'd think we’d apply the same rules high above it.

51 NuVinci Transmission a Work of Art (December 2009)

Leonardo DaVinci is credited with the idea first, as is the case with many engineering innovations; although, somewhere in China there may be a continuously variable transmission etched into an ancient cave dwelling.

52 Turning Brownfields Green (April 2009)

The new energy economy is making some headway in the manufacturing community. Organizations are coming up with creative strategies to convert old industrial plants into green manufacturing hubs or simply cost-effective renovation projects. It’s another sign that the country is taking sustainability and environmental awareness seriously.

53 Energy Strategy Makes a Difference (June 2010)

How to optimize performance and sustainable production through strategic planning, informed analysis and automation and control technology.

54 High-Performance Industrial Gear Lubricants for Optimum Reliability (October 2010)

In recent years, gearbox technology has advanced and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have specified required gear oils to meet the lubrication requirements of these new designs. Modern gearboxes operate under severe conditions while maintaining their reliability to ensure end-user productivity. The latest generation of industrial gear lubricants can provide enhanced performance—even under extreme operating conditions—for optimal reliability and reduced cost of operation.

55 When (Robotic) Animals Ruled the Earth... (April 2011)

Nowadays, you can find scientists and engineers creating micro-robotic creatures for a slew of fascinating research projects.

56 The Green Spin: Baldor Redefines Cooling Tower Performance (February 2011)

The Baldor Reliance RPM AC Cooling Tower Direct Drive Motor is designed exclusively for the cooling tower industry. This motor combines the technologies of the power-dense, laminated frame RPM AC motor with high performance, permanent magnet salient pole rotor designs.

57 Historic Danish Theatre Gets a Facelift (April 2009)

The Royal Danish Theatre has occupied the heart of Copenhagen for centuries and recently upgraded to a new control system featuring Sprint Electric DC drives to extend the lives of the existing motors, keeping replacement costs down. The Swedish stage design and technology company Visual Act retained most of the original motors and mechanics while providing a much-needed facelift to the stage.

58 Lower-Loss Technology for a Stepping Motor (April 2009)

The demand for stepping motors with high efficiency and low losses has been increasing, although the demand had been previously focused on high torque. Also, the selection of the most suitable grade of lamination for improvement in fastening of the laminated cores has reduced losses significantly at their peak, when compared to conventional stepping motors. Lowering the losses of the motor has enabled continuous operation that was previously impossible. An expansion of the stepping motor’s usage into applications where another motor has been used for continuous operation and other uses—due to the heat generation problem—can now be pursued. In addition, these motors are very effective for energy saving. This paper explains the technology used for lowering the iron losses of the stepping motor.

59 Power Loss and Axial Load Carrying Capacity of Radial Cylindrical Roller Bearings (June 2013)

This paper is intended to enlarge the application range of radial cylindrical roller bearings by means of a more precise determination of thrust load capacity and more cost-effective design.

60 Medical Motion Control (August 2013)

Controls from Quicksilver help in the design and development of medical rehabilitation equipment originally designed for returning astronauts.

61 Selection and Performance Criteria for Power Transmission Couplings, Part II (December 2008)

Part I of this article appeared in the October 2008 issue. It provided an overview and general classifi cations of power transmission couplings, along with selection and performance criteria for rigid couplings and misalignment-compensating couplings. Part II continues the discussion with selection and performance criteria for torsionally flexible and combination-purpose couplings.

62 Improved Sealing Technology Extends Equipment Life (December 2008)

Th e primary sources of bearing failure are lack of lubrication and contaminant ingress. Industrial sealing devices are the primary protection against bearing failure. When the sealing device fails, bearing failure is imminent. Th erefore, extending the life of sealing devices extends bearing life and in turn improves equipment uptime.

63 Going Green 101 (February 2009)

Perhaps you don’t need convincing that sustainability is the wave of the future. But where to start? Resources of all types—from websites to trade shows to white papers—are waiting to help green your operation. Most areas are home to regional business alliances devoted to helping local manufacturing outlets contribute in an environmentally sound manner. Here are a few go-to resources for going green.

64 The Green Revolution - A Global Win-Win (February 2009)

Green technology is more than changing a couple of light bulbs or reducing waste. In 2009, the concept is relevant in every facet of manufacturing as companies make a greater push towards energy efficiency and sustainability. In the power transmission and motion control fields, this technology has been integrated into the daily routine, both as an environmentally friendly business venture and a way to offer green products to customers. It’s apparent that the revitalization of manufacturing, both here and abroad, will center on energy technology.

65 Pack Expo 2011 (August 2011)

The 2011 show examines sustainability, plant efficiency and total systems solutions.

66 Step Motor Lower-Loss Technology - an Update (October 2011)

The demand for stepping motors with high efficiency and low losses has been increasing right along with the existing focus on high torque. The selection of the most suitable grade and improvement in the fastening of the laminated cores has reduced losses significantly at their peak when compared to conventional stepping motors.

67 Motors and Motion Meet in St. Louis (December 2014)

The motors might be small, but the big-brain technology driving these electrical wonders was on full display at the 2014 Small Motor & Motion Association Fall Technical Conference, convened November 4-6 in St. Louis, MO. SMMA, the manufacturing trade association (120 members strong) that tends to the best interests of the electric motor and motion control industries — including manufacturers, suppliers, users, consultants and universities — played gracious host to a wide array of presenters from an equally diverse range of sources — from academia to the federal government. Like gears, motors are most everywhere, as evidenced by SMMA’s membership (consumer-, public interest-, national defense- and commercial-oriented) demographic which includes: appliance; transportation; medical equipment; office automation and computers; aerospace; and industrial automation. The association’s mission: To “serve as the principal voice of the electric motors and drives industry” and to provide a forum to “develop, collect and disseminate technical and management knowledge.”

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

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

69 Gear Wear Calculation and Prediction (February 2015)

Wear is a very important topic for dry running plastic gears. Over the past few years, the authors have worked closely with a number of manufacturers of plastic gears to investigate the problems of gear wear in detail. Together they have developed a calculation method that can be used to predict where and when local wear will occur on a tooth flank. Their findings have also just been published in the final version of VDI 2736.

70 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.

71 High Contact Ratio Gearing: A Technology Ready for Implementation (April 2015)

Today’s competitive industrial gear marketplace demands products with excellent reliability, high capacity and low noise. Surface-hardened, ground tooth gearing predominates, but the legacy tooth forms handicap further improvements in capacity and noise generation. Vehicle and aircraft equipment use tooth forms not found in the standard tables to achieve better performance — with little or no increase in cost. This paper will propose adopting these high-contact ratio forms to industrial use.

72 Wind Pushing Future of Mechanical Components (April 2015)

After a sluggish 2013, annual installations of new wind turbines grew by 44% in 2014, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. And while much of that growth has been in Asia— particularly China, which now leads the world with 114 GW of installed capacity—the USA, Europe, and the rest of the world expect steady growth for the next couple of years as well (Fig. 1).

73 The Reluctance Motor Springs Forth (August 2014)

There are three major types of reluctance motors: all three reluctance motors are non-permanent magnet, brushless motors. They are synchronous motors with a non-linear relationship between torque and current. The variable-reluctance step and switched-reluctance motors utilize the principle of magnetic attraction by inducing magnet poles within the soft-iron rotor, and by energizing a set of coils wound around stator teeth resident in the laminated stator. These two reluctance motors must be sequentially excited to achieve continuous, steady-state rotation. The design of all reluctance motors requires finite element analysis (FEA) software.

74 CTI Symposium Raises the Bar on Transmission Technology (June 2014)

The 8th International CTI Symposium on Automotive Transmissions, HEV and EV Drives took place in Rochester, Michigan from May 12-15. The event kicked off with its popular introductory seminar "Basics and Practice of Automotive Transmissions."

75 Gearbox Bearing Service Life: A Matter of Mastering Many Design Parameters (April 2012)

The availability of high-strength shaft materials, in combination with bearings with high carrying capacity, allows use of slimmer shafts. However, the modulus of elasticity remains the same, so seat design for bearings and gears must be given close attention.

76 Project Integration - Design Engineers Adapt to Modern Day Mechatronics (December 2011)

Though the original definition of mechatronics derived from the Yasakawa Electric Company in the late 1960s (the company won trademark rights for the term in 1973), the word has remarkably evolved.

77 Wear-Resistant Bearings (August 2012)

More than a decade of intensive research and development has resulted in two new technologies that, when used in combination, expand the performance of rolling element bearings well beyond previous limits.

78 Before There Were Bar Cars (February 2013)

The history of railroading is a saga of epic proportions: North meets South; Ocean meets Ocean. Track and trains and the locomotives that power them have long held Americans' fascination and fancy.

79 The CHIEF Issues - Global Industrial Outlook (February 2014)

Global economic activity remains good -- noise about China slowing, notwithstanding -- and despite the ObamaCare debacle, non-Christmas-related consumer spending looks pretty good. Europe is still Europe and China continues to grow 7-8 percent -- even as the government seeks to clamp down on its own shadow banking system. And India remains a mess.

80 A Focus on the Future at Pack Expo 2013 (October 2013)

More than 27,000 packaging and processing professionals attended Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas from September 23–25. In addition to launching new products, creating brand awareness, achieving sustainability goals and generating new business contacts, Pack Expo was an opportunity to engage the next generation of workers in packaging, robotics and processing applications.

81 The True Cost of Bearing Lubrication (June 2015)

Machine and equipment manufacturers today are feeling more pressure than ever to reduce costs without sacrificing machine performance — a balancing act difficult to achieve. OEMs often overlook a simple solution that can have a positive, long-term impact on profitability for themselves and their customers, i.e. — the elimination of bearing lubricant.

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4 Comet Announces Gearbox Simulation Webinar (December 29, 2015)
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5 Hydraulic Institute Announces Pump Vibration Webinar (January 4, 2016)
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6 Siemens Introduces Sinamics G110M (February 19, 2016)
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9 Siemens Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module Drive Packages Now Compliant With North American Standards (September 24, 2015)
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10 OES Sonata Series Supports Up to Three Axes of Motion in Any Combination of Steppers (September 18, 2015)
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11 PTDA Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Wendy B. McDonald Award (March 11, 2015)
To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's pioneers, the PTDA Foundation estab...

12 Bill Mills Named Vice President of Dayton Lamina (January 22, 2015)
Dayton Lamina recently added Bill Mills to the executive management team in the position of vice president of sales and marketing. W...

13 Pat Wheeler Receives Inaugural Wendy B. McDonald Award (November 14, 2014)
To honor the memory of Wendy B. McDonald, one of the power transmission/motion control industry's pioneers, the PTDA Foundation has e...

14 Oerlikon's Drive Systems Segment Inaugurates Third Plant In India (April 28, 2015)
Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment recently inaugurated its third plant at Sanand in Gujarat, India. This is the 10th production faci...

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

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

17 Maxon EC-4pole 30 Brushless DC Motor Provides Nominal Torque of 106 mNm (August 17, 2015)
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...

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

19 Hydraulic Institute Offers Free Webinar on DOE Rulemaking (April 20, 2016)
The Hydraulic Institute will be offering a complimentary webinar on the Overview of the U.S. DOE Energy Conservation Standard and Test Pr...

20 Hydraulic Institute Announces Summer Webinar Lineup (June 20, 2016)
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has unveiled their live pump training webinar schedule for Summer 2016. Listed below is the HI summer webina...

21 Bosch Rexroth Unveils New Vehicle Test Area in South Carolina (November 2, 2017)
Bosch Rexroth recently to unveiled its plan to open a vehicle test area in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. As a significant asset to resear...

22 Sulzer Offers Key Components at Argentina Oil and Gas Expo 2017 (October 5, 2017)
As a fully independent service provider, Sulzer gathers vast experience in supporting oil and gas projects around the world. The business...

23 CCEFP Offers Monthly Fluid Power Webinar Series (August 23, 2017)
The Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) Webinar Series is a monthly forum highlighting research, workforce and special t...

24 Bunting Magnetics Appoints Chief Financial Officer (January 9, 2018)
Bunting Magnetics Co. recently announced the appointment of Bill Wagner to the company’s executive leadership team as the chief fin...

25 CTI Symposia Germany and China Call for Papers (January 16, 2018)
Worldwide, the automotive industry is undergoing a major technological transformation. A rollout of electric cars and commercial veh...

26 Siemens Integrates Automation into LaGuardia Terminal (February 19, 2018)
A major redevelopment and construction project is designed to completely transform New York's LaGuardia Airport into a world-class tr...

27 SMT Hosts MASTA Software Overview Webinar (January 29, 2018)
SMT recently announced the company will be hosting its first live and interactive MASTA webinar on January 30th at 1 pm (GMT). This first...

28 Dana Offers Axle/Gearbox Combination for Drum Rollers (January 25, 2018)
Dana Incorporated has announced a new, optimized axle/gearbox combination for small- and medium-sized single drum rollers that enables or...

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

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

31 Oerlikon Offers Drive Technology at Bauma China (November 30, 2016)
Oerlikon Drive Systems segment, with its two brands Oerlikon Graziano and Oerlikon Fairfield, displayed its latest high-tech solutions fo...

32 SPS Guangzhou 2017 Looks to Bolster Automation Industry in China (November 15, 2016)
SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF), the sister event of SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany, is scheduled to take p...

33 CTI Symposium China Examines State of Auto Industry (September 29, 2016)
”Stricter legislation and increased environmental awareness among drivers, including those in China, are driving a radical rethink ...

34 Rexnord Releases Bearing Installation Webinar (December 14, 2016)
Rexnord recently released its new “Installing Your Bearings Right the First Time — 5 Tips for Success” webinar. This fr...

35 PTDA Accepting Nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award (March 2, 2017)
The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her compa...

36 Automate 2017 Announces US-China Robotics Forum (March 20, 2017)
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) recently announced a joint US-China Robotics Forum to be held April 4 at the Automate 2017 ...

37 A3 Announces Finalists in Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition (March 13, 2017)
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) recently announced the eight finalists in the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. The ...

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

39 AutomationDirect Named STEM Award Finalist (September 17, 2014)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of...

40 ABMA Schedules Bearing Materials Webinar (August 22, 2014)
The American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA) has opened registration for a bearing materials webinar. This webinar is designed t...

41 WEG Supplies Automation Package for Usiminas (January 21, 2008)
A WEG turnkey system including transformers, MV motors and MV frequency inverters is used to automate a crane that carries molten metal a...

42 Moventas Appoints General Manager for China (November 9, 2007)
Yang Xilin has been appointed general manger of Moventas’ Industrial Gears division in China effective November, 1, 2007. In additi...

43 Parker Hannifin’s Actuators Eliminate Need for In-House Positioning System (August 9, 2007)
The PROmech actuators from Parker Hannifin are designed for analytical, OEM and lab instrument manufacturers.The actuators come completel...

44 Sercos Opens Office in China (January 31, 2008)
Due to increased interest in motion control technology in Asia, Sercos International recently opened a branch office in China. The office...

45 Fairloc Shaft Reducers and Extenders Eliminate Need for Special Shafting (August 19, 2008)
Sterling Instrument’s 21 inch and 27 metric size stainless steel adaptors, referred to as the S52FCY (-, M) Series, offer preci...

46 Vacon China Welcomes Managing Director (May 19, 2010)
Pertti Rajamäki has been appointed managing director of Vacon Suzhou Drives, effective September 2010. Rajamäki currently ser...

47 Machinable Nylon Grade Broadens Size Range (October 8, 2009)
Nylatron NSM, a wear-resistant machinable nylon grade, is available in a wider range of tubular shapes for machining larger bearings, bus...

48 Survey Puts China at the Forefront of Wind Energy Market (November 24, 2008)
An annual wind survey conducted jointly by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International expects China to surpass Germany...

49 Cicoil’s Custom Shaped Flat Cables Eliminate Problems Caused by Precise Routing (August 6, 2007)
For space-sensitive electronics, Cicoil features custom shaped flat silicone cables. The custom shaping allows for very precise cable rou...

50 Bodine's New Gearmotors Deliver Twice the Torque of Popular Motor/Gearhead Combinations (July 26, 2007)
Bodine Electric's CG gearmotor, an extra-rugged line of variable speed AC inverter-duty and permanent magnet DC gearmotors, was devel...

51 Voith Transmission Used in China’s Most Modern Buses (February 16, 2006)
After the introduction of the first BRT "Bus Rapid Transit" line in Beijing in December 2004, Hangzhou is launching its own BRT line in A...

52 Chairman of Timken Board to be Nominated as Ambassador to Germany (February 20, 2005)
W.R. Timken Jr. will be nominated by President George Bush for the position of U.S. Ambassador to Germany. His nomination will be forw...

53 Timken Plans to Close South Carolina Plant (January 5, 2005)
The Timken Co. announced plans to close its Clinton, SC, plant and phase down production over the next two years. According to the com...

54 Sterling Instrument’s Anti-Backlash Gears Eliminate Marred Shafts (March 10, 2006)
A new series of 1158 anti-backlash gears manufactured by Sterling Instruments feature the Fairloc integral hub fastening system, which el...

55 Bonfiglioli Inaugurates Turkish Facility (April 26, 2006)
Bonfiglioli inaugurated a facility in Izmir, Turkey in October. According to the company's press release, Turkey has recently been...

56 Hainbuch Produces Large Mandrel With Significant Clamping Range for China (July 9, 2007)
Hainbuch GmbH produced a workholder that weights 1.3 tons and features a clamping range of up to 420 mm.According to the company's pr...

57 SKF’s Sealing Solutions Eliminates Need to Rework Problem Shafts (March 12, 2007)
SKF’s "Speedi-Sleeve" offers a sealing solution when machine shaft surfaces have been damaged or worn in operation. Simple repl...

58 Keyway Broach Sets from DuMont Cut 36 Keyway Combinations (January 10, 2007)
The duMont Corp. is offering a complete set of high speed steel broaches, guide bushings and necessary shims for cutting 1/8", 3/16", 1/4...

59 Kaman Acquires Minarik Corp. (May 24, 2010)
Motion control distributor Minarik Corporation was acquired by Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (KIT) as of April 30, and is now...

60 Zero-Max Releases Sustainable CD Couplings (November 23, 2010)
Automation designers seeking more sustainability in their system designs will find CD Couplings from Zero-Max have more "green"...

61 Dominion Virgina Wins Offshore Wind Contract (September 6, 2013)
Dominion Virginia Power recently bid $1.6 million to win the lease for 112,800 acres of federal land off the coast of Virginia to develop...

62 Sumitomo and Hansen Finalize Merger (August 5, 2013)
Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia recently announced today that the company has ente...

63 Techno Inc. Hosts In-House CNC Seminar (March 21, 2013)
Guest speaker and award winning CNC Designer, Jamie Oxenham, renowned expert in the field of film props, television, print advertising, t...

64 Napoleon Engineering Presents Bearing Webinar (November 4, 2013)
Napoleon Engineering Services (NES), a ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C certified custom bearing manufacturing, bearing inspection, and bearing t...

65 MCA to Present Maxon Motor Webinar in January (December 23, 2013)
The Motion Control Association will welcome Dr. Urs Kafader and Dr. Robin Phillips of Maxon Motor AG to present a webinar titled, "E...

66 MCA to Host Nanometer Technology Webinar (March 3, 2014)
The Motion Control Association (MCA) will host a webinar at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on March 4, 2014 on "Innovations in PWM Drive Technol...

67 ContiTech AG Expands in China (January 23, 2014)
With the acquisition of the business of local manufacturer Taizhou Fuju Rubber Belt Manufacture Co., Ltd., ContiTech AG, Hanover, Germany...

68 Siemens Offers Sinamics Control Unit (January 8, 2014)
Siemens Industry, Inc. announced today the availability of the new Sinamics CU250S-2 control unit for use with its ...

69 NFPA Webinar Looks at Pneumatic Flow Rating (August 21, 2012)
Designers of pneumatic systems will have the opportunity to learn how to use more accurate flow rating data to design more efficient pneu...

70 RIA Offers Webinar on 3-D Simulation (August 15, 2012)
3-D Simulation is an imperative solution tool to validate and verify any manufacturing concept or process. As CAD is to Product Design an...

71 Moog Actuator Eliminates Hydraulic Infrastructure (April 19, 2011)
A new failsafe electro-mechanical actuator system from motion control specialist Moog scores on several counts over hydraulic systems tha...

72 Linamar Acquires Famer Group (February 25, 2011)
Linamar Corporation recently announced it has completed its acquisition of the assets of the Famer Group, a privately-owned French manufa...

73 SKF Receives Leadership Award for Sustainability (December 8, 2010)
SKF has received the corporate 2010 Supplier Leadership Award for "Sustainability" from Johnson Controls. The award was present...

74 Vacon to Establish R&D Center in North Carolina (September 20, 2011)
Vacon recently announced it will establish an R&D center and lab for high-power AC drives in the Raleigh-Durham area in North Ca...

75 Rexroth Focuses on Renewable Energy in China (March 8, 2012)
Within the space of one generation, China has transformed itself from a developing country into the world's second largest national ...

76 Altra Industrial Motion Breaks Ground in Changzhou, China (May 10, 2012)
Altra Industrial Motion recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new 90,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facil...

77 Bauer Opens Assembly Plant in China (April 3, 2012)
Bauer Gear Motor, part of Altra Industrial Motion, has announced the opening of its first assembly plant in China, a move to streamline t...

78 Heidenhain Encoders Protect Against Contamination (April 2, 2012)
The new absolute LC 115 and LC 415 sealed linear encoders from Heidenhain are now available for use on machines with measuring lengths up...

79 PTDA Accepts Nominations for Wendy B. McDonald Award (February 20, 2018)
The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald Award recognizes a woman who has established herself as an integral contributor to her comp...

80 Thomson to Host Smart Actuator Webinar Series for Design Engineers (March 27, 2018)
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, is hosting a series of technical webinars that w...

81 Dana Introduces Full Drive System Technologies at Bauma China (December 1, 2020)
Dana Incorporated recently announced the introduction of comprehensive drive systems specifically tailored for electric-driven mobile ele...

82 Klingelnberg Nominated for German Innovation Award 2021 (November 24, 2020)
Klingelnberg has been nominated for the German Innovation Award 2021 with its “Done-in-One – Complete Measurement in a Single...

83 Gates Releases 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report (November 3, 2020)
Gates has announced the release of its 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report, which details the company’s ongoing efforts in the are...

84 Tolomatic Presents Electric Actuator Webinar (January 6, 2021)
The need for sanitary environments continues to increase across many industries, and hygienic equipment requires special consideration wh...

85 Siemens Offers Webinar on Completing the Digital Twin (January 11, 2021)
Join Siemens for the third 60-minute guided session in the three-part series for how to Get Started with Virtual Commissioning. With a fu...

86 Bosch Rexroth and DWFritz Automation Host Factory of the Future Webinar (March 2, 2021)
Experts from both companies will come together to discuss how they implemented a concurrent design/build project for a complex, high spee...

87 Poggi Continues Successful Green and Sustainable Journey with Photovoltaic System (February 2, 2021)
Poggi Trasmissioni Meccaniche Spa continues to provide green solutions and focus on renewable energy. The photovoltaic system installed l...

88 SMT Announces Latest MASTA Webinar (January 19, 2021)
SMT will host a one hour overview of the new features from the upcoming release of its flagship transmission development software. Rangin...

89 EUROTRANS Offers Gear Week Online Training Seminars (October 28, 2020)
EUROTRANS continuously works together with world-class experts to create training opportunities. For 2020, EUROTRANS Gear Training will b...

90 DCS Hosts Gear Simulation Modeling Webinar (September 2, 2020)
Dimensional Control Systems (DCS) is hosting a webinar to demonstrate how to simulate gear assemblies in 3D tolerance analysis software. ...

91 Mayr Continues Commitment to Sustainability and Climate Protection (July 17, 2020)
Mayr power transmission from Mauerstetten in the Allgäu region of Germany is committed to sustainability and climate protection and ...

92 Rockwell Automation Offers Webinar for Process Control for Power and Energy Industry (July 16, 2020)
The newly announced PlantPAx 5.0 Distributed Control System (DCS), the flagship system from Rockwell Automation, uses an approach that is...

93 SMT Webinar Series: Custom Reporting (June 18, 2020)
Custom reporting is a powerful yet somewhat underutilized piece of functionality allowing MASTA users to streamline their workflow by cre...

94 FVA Offers Basics of Gearbox Design Online Seminar (July 27, 2020)
FVA GmbH presents a live online seminar on "Basics of Gearbox Design: Requirements, Concept and Design," on November 13, 2020 f...

95 Voith Commissions Two VECO-Drives in China (July 27, 2020)
Voith has successfully commissioned the first two VECO-Drives at a coal-fired power station in China, improving not only the overall effi...

96 Beckhoff Automation Offers Webinar Series (August 24, 2020)
Beckhoff Webinars offer customers the opportunity to participate in online-based presentations on products and technologies. The online s...

97 Altra Industrial Offers Twiflex Couplings Webinar (August 3, 2020)
The Multi-point Coupling by Twiflex provides excellent vibration dampening while performing in high torque/high speed applications. This ...

98 SMT Offers Engineering Services NVH Capability Webinar (July 29, 2020)
SMT presents the webinar “SMT Engineering Services NVH Capability,” on August 12, 2020 from 8:00 – 9:00 AM EDT. This we...

99 SMT Offers FE in MASTA Webinar (March 5, 2021)
SMT's next Online Training Workshop discusses importing external components to MASTA models as FE. Complex components such as housing...

100 AGMA Offers Emerging Technology Webinar Series (March 29, 2021)
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is now offering emerging technology webinars starting in April. The webinar series wil...

101 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24 (August 18, 2021)
A new type of linear motion technology is, literally, giving hydraulics a run for it’s money. Electromechanical actuators can provi...

102 SMT Offers Knowledge Exchange Seminars: USA (July 29, 2021)
SMT recently announced its Knowledge Exchange seminar events. Regardless of your speciality, SMT looks forward to visiting professionals ...

103 Bosch Rexroth Offers Digital Maintenance Seminar on July 15th (July 12, 2021)
Sudden machine breakdowns, unplanned, costly maintenance work and pre-defined maintenance cycles – is that the only way?  ...

104 Philadelphia Gear to Present Webinar on How to Avoid Gearbox Failure (August 19, 2021)
Gearbox failure means unplanned outages, downtime, and potentially extensive repairs. With the right evaluation approach, it can almost a...

105 SMT Offers Differential Modeling in MASTA Webinar (August 23, 2021)
SMT's September webinar tackles the topic of differential modeling in MASTA. The company takes pride in providing a user-friendly tra...

106 Diequa Presents Mechanical/Automation Partnership Webinar (October 20, 2021)
What are the secrets for a successful "mechanical/automation" partnership? With technology and gearing changing so rapidly, how...

107 FOBA Offers Customized Automation in Laser Marking Webinar (October 15, 2021)
The automation of part handling or mark alignment in a laser marking process can help improve marking requirements and save production co...

108 SMT Announces Geometry Modeller Webinar (September 20, 2021)
SMT's next free webinar looks at Geometry Modeller, the latest software offering from SMT, available soon. Geometry Modeller is a ful...

109 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on August 24 (June 29, 2021)
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar "Linear motion design: Electric actuators for hydraulic replacement" on August 24, 2021 at...

110 Bonfiglioli Kicks Off Vaccination Hub (June 23, 2021)
The Bonfiglioli Riduttori Vaccination HUB in Calderara di Reno kicked off June 14th.The Calderara di Reno Hub, obtained by dedicating par...

111 Siemens Introduces Sinamics G115D Distributed Drive System (April 23, 2021)
With its new Sinamics G115D, Siemens is introducing a new, compact and powerful drive system specifically designed for horizontal conveyo...

112 Tolomatic Offers Electric Actuator Webinar on May 11 (April 23, 2021)
Tolomatic is offering a free webinar, "Electric Actuator Know-How for Machine Design Engineers" on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10 ...

113 Schaeffler Named One of 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders by the U.N. (April 15, 2021)
The Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders worldwide on the occasion of the 75th annive...

114 SMT Offers NVH Correlation Webinar (April 27, 2021)
SMT's next webinar "NVH Correlation Tips & Tricks" takes place  May 5, 2021 1:00 - 2:00 pm (BST) and will be prese...

115 Argonne National Laboratory Offers Materials Webinar (May 7, 2021)
Argonne National Laboratory will host a free webinar May 19, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm CT called "Frontiers in Materials Manufacturin...

116 MSC Software Announces Wind Power and Sustainability Webinar Series (May 28, 2021)
MSC Software, a part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, announced it will host an eight-part webinar series covering...

117 Regal Set to Present Tag-It Asset Management Program Webinars (May 19, 2021)
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced it will present webinars on Wednesday, May 26 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EST, and again on Wednesday...

118 Gates Releases Sustainability Report (May 11, 2021)
Gates has released its 2020 Sustainability Report. Gates’ Report features a comprehensive set of initiatives and programs organized...

119 Deutsche Messe Announces Hermes Award Finalists (June 11, 2020)
With the Hermes Award, Deutsche Messe AG annually recognizes a company whose product or solution has a particularly high degree of techno...

120 A3 Offers Webinar on Autonomous Robots (June 4, 2020)
What’s easy for humans can be so hard for a robot. But innovations in gripping, software, and collaborative robots are leading to r...

121 RIA Offers Webinar on Collaborative Robots (February 26, 2019)
The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) will present a webinar on March 21 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Eastern called "Collaborative R...

122 Minarik Introduces Controls for Brushless DC Motor (January 18, 2019)
Minarik Drives has introduced the MDBL Series, a new family of versatile, feature-rich, configurable controls for brushless DC motors. MD...

123 Bonfiglioli Finalizes Acquisition of O&K Antriebstechnik GmbH (December 11, 2018)
On November 20 2018, Bonfiglioli and Carraro completed the process that began with the agreement signed by both companies in November 201...

124 Automate Announces Finalists for Launch Pad Startup Competition (March 13, 2019)
Automate has announced the seven finalists in the Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. Co-produced with MassRobotics, the competition...

125 Rockwell Automation Webinar Addresses Workforce Skills Gap Challenge (March 22, 2019)
Manufacturing roles are changing more profoundly than ever, requiring new skills needed to deploy technology on the plant floor. It's...

126 Matthews Automation Solutions Named Inaugural Member of Manhattan Automation Network (June 28, 2019)
Supply chain and warehouse management system (WMS) provider Manhattan Associates has named Matthews Automation Solutions one of five inau...

127 RIA Examines Robot Accessories in Latest Webinar (May 2, 2019)
What’s new in industrial automation? RIA surveyed the top manufacturers in automation and robotics to find out what is new, what&rs...

128 MCMA Offers Webinar on Encoders for Motion Control (April 23, 2019)
Learn about Posital’s new large-bore, low profile hollow-shaft absolute encoders (rotary position sensors) for motors and robot j...

129 Rockwell Automation Offers Safety Enterprise Strategy Webinar Series (November 26, 2018)
The Rockwell Automation Safety Enterprise Strategy webinar series is designed to equip safety managers and safety champions with the know...

130 CMI Time Management Releases TouchTime III Management Terminal (November 13, 2018)
CMI Time Management, a global provider of innovative workforce and resource management products for companies in a variety of major indus...

131 Schaeffler Releases Sustainability Report (May 30, 2018)
For Schaeffler, responsible action has always been part of its self-image as a company. In the Sustainability Report for the business yea...

132 Miki Pulley Step-Flex Couplings Eliminate Resonance in Ball Screw Assemblies (April 20, 2018)
Miki Pulley’s Step-Flex Couplings improve ball screw performance while solving resonance and vibration problems. The Step-Flex is a...

133 NSK Inaugurates New Plant in Mexico (April 9, 2018)
NSK Ltd. recently announced that NSK-Warner K.K. (NWC; Headquarters: Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Sakae Kuwash...

134 Siemens Expands Wireless Capabilities of Sinamics G120 Drive Series (July 27, 2018)
Siemens has expanded its Sinamics G120 drive series to include an option for wireless commissioning and service.  The new Sinamics...

135 Rockwell Automation Offers On-Demand Webinar on Maintaining Equipment (August 9, 2018)
Your equipment has been purchased, installed and is in operation. What is your plan to maintain it? Do you have the spare parts to addres...

136 SMT Presents MASTA 9 Overview Webinar (November 8, 2018)
SMT's next webinar will be presented by Dr. Tom Harvey, technical lead - software engineer/analyst at SMT, and will look at new funct...

137 Altra Industrial Motion Completes Combination with Fortive's Automation & Specialty Platform (October 12, 2018)
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has announced the completion of Altra’s combination with four operating companies from Fortive&rsqu...

138 MCMA Offers Free Webinar on Improving Equipment Effectiveness (August 24, 2018)
The quest for improved automation and production efficiencies is never-ending. In this webinar MCMA will look at emerging toolkits and th...

139 AD Holds Second Annual Finance & HR Summit (July 3, 2019)
AD, the largest member owned contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group in North America, welcomed over 180 atte...

140 Iwis Offers Roller Chain with Combination of Coatings (August 28, 2019)
Wherever chains are exposed to the effects of seawater, or subject to stringent cleaning requirements, materials with conventional coatin...

141 SMT Presents Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA Webinar (March 3, 2020)
SMT will present its second webinar of 2020 on March 5th. This webinar will look at ISO 6336:2019 Cylindrical Gear Rating in MASTA. This ...

142 AGMA/ABMA Trade Webinar Series Registration Now Open (February 17, 2020)
Webinar: Surviving the Trade Hurricane: Overview of Key U.S. Trade Issues and Prospects for 2020 and BeyondDate: March 6, 2020Time: 1:00 ...

143 Victrex Creates Joint-Venture to Manufacture PEEK in China (February 12, 2020)
Victrex recently announced the creation of a joint-venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical...

144 Heidenhain Ring Encoder Resists Contamination (March 10, 2020)
Heidenhain introduces a new mid-range high accuracy ring encoder that is suitable for position measurement applications that require high...

145 Physik Instrumente Offers Webinar on Intelligent Positioning in Photonics (April 7, 2020)
In Silicon Photonics and other precision optical fields, production quantities have exponentiated and competition has intensified over th...

146 SMT Webinar Series: Troubleshooting Your MASTA model (May 8, 2020)
Sometimes MASTA models won’t run and users are tasked with the job of figuring out why. Join SMT for the fourth webinar of 2020. Th...

147 Ovako Improves Sustainability Strategy (April 21, 2020)
Sustainability is part of Ovako's DNA. It is integrated into everything the company does. Ovako's steel production is based on re...

148 A3 Offers Webinar on 3D Bin-Picking (April 15, 2020)
With automation comes many challenges: ROI, reliability and downtime, cycle time, etc. In this A3 webinar, users will explore the ways 3D...

149 SMT Offers Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry Webinar (January 29, 2020)
Join SMT for the company's first webinar of 2020. This webinar will look at Cylindrical Gear Microgeometry in MASTA, covering a range...

150 Siemens Network Technology Ensures Efficient Operation at Container Port Terminal (January 21, 2020)
Over 70 percent of all break-bulk cargo (piece goods) in the world is transported by ship, train, or truck in ISO containers (standardize...

151 EASA Announces Spring 2020 Training Seminar Schedule (November 12, 2019)
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announces its Spring 2020 training seminar schedule. Offered in various locations aro...

152 Bonfiglioli Coordinates IoTwins Project (September 25, 2019)
The European project - funded under Horizon 2020 - involves Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things applied to manufactu...

153 Flixbus and Freudenberg Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Solutions (September 6, 2019)
FlixBus and Freudenberg Sealing Technologies are collaborating on a future-oriented project for sustainable, CO2-free mobility. Together,...

154 Rockwell Automation Offers HMI Webinar (November 20, 2019)
Today’s industrial operations run on information to meet production targets, to reduce waste and energy usage, to improve processes...

155 SMT Offers System Deflection Analysis Webinar (December 3, 2019)
System deflection takes misalignment into account and solves Force = Stiffness x Deflection equation for all components and connections. ...

156 Hannover Accepting Nominations for Engineer Powerwoman 2020 (January 14, 2020)
This coming April, the eighth consecutive Engineer Powerwoman award will be presented by Deutsche Messe. The award is worth 5,000 euros a...

157 A3 Webinar Examines Automated System Purchases (January 6, 2020)
A3 will present the webinar "How to Purchase an Automated System," on January 9, 2019 from 12:00 - 1:00 ET. This webinar will h...

158 Rockwell Automation Offers Connectivity in Harsh Applications Webinar (December 27, 2019)
Today’s trend is all about machines working smart with better connectivity and improved productivity, even so in harsh applications...

159 SMT Announces Bearings in MASTA Webinar (November 5, 2021)
SMT’s November webinar discusses the implementation of bearings in MASTA and aims to give an overview of methodology along with ava...