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1 A Present State and Future Vision of Motor Drive Technology (December 2010)

One of the driving forces behind the industrial revolution was the invention—more than a century ago—of the electric motor. Its widespread use for all kinds of mechanical motion has made life simpler and has ultimately aided the advancement of humankind. And the advent of the inverter that facilitated speed and torque control of AC motors has propelled the use of electric motors to new realms that were inconceivable just a mere 30 years ago. Advances in power semiconductors—along with digital controls—have enabled realization of motor drives that are robust and can control position and speed to a high degree of precision. The use of AC motor drives has also resulted in energy savings and improved system efficiency. This paper reviews the development and application of inverter technology to AC motor drives and presents a vision for motor drive technology.

2 Direct Drive Technology and its Impact on the Gearmotor Business (December 2009)

An exploration of direct drive motor trends and examples of design uses for direct drives as replacements for gear drives or belt drives.

3 Gear Design Effects on Performance of High-Speed Helical Geartrains as Used in Aerospace Drive Systems (March 2016)

The performance of high-speed helical geartrains is of particular importance for tiltrotor aircraft drive systems. These drive systems are used to provide speed reduction/torque multiplication from the gas turbine output shaft and provide the necessary offset between these parallel shafts in the aircraft. Four different design configurations have been tested in the NASA Glenn Research Center, High-Speed Helical Geartrain Test Facility. The design configurations included the current aircraft design, current design with isotropic superfinished gear surfaces, double-helical design (inward and outward pumping), increased pitch (finer teeth), and an increased helix angle. All designs were tested at multiple input shaft speeds (up to 15,000 rpm) and applied power (up to 5,000 hp). Also two lubrication, system-related, variables were tested: oil inlet temperature (160–250° F) and lubricating jet pressure (60–80 psig). Experimental data recorded from these tests included power loss of the helical system under study, the temperature increase of the lubricant from inlet to outlet of the drive system and fling-off temperatures (radially and axially). Also, all gear systems were tested with and without shrouds around the gears.

4 Timing Belts and Pulleys - Operations (December 2016)

Synchronous drives are especially well-suited for low-speed, high-torque applications. Their positive driving nature prevents potential slippage associated with V-belt drives, and even allows significantly greater torque carrying capability. Small pitch synchronous drives operating at speeds of 50 ft/min (0.25 m/s) or less are considered to be low-speed. Care should be taken in the drive selection process as stall and peak torques can sometimes be very high. While intermittent peak torques can often be carried by synchronous drives without special considerations, high cyclic peak torque loading should be carefully reviewed.

5 Bosch Rexroth Powers Coal-Handling Equipment with Hydraulic Direct Drive (March 2014)

EECV in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, keeps on expanding and improving. In 2013 their transhipment of coal increased and they installed a new bucket wheel reclaimer with a capacity of 3,500 tons per hour. They chose a direct-drive system from Bosch Rexroth for this big bucket wheel. The drive system consists of a Hägglunds MB 1600 motor and a DUe drive unit.

6 Variable Speed Pump Drives For Industrial Machinery - System Considerations (February 2015)

The changing landscape of hydraulic drives is leading many fluid power specialists to quickly adapt to using variable speed pump drives. Optimum utilization of these drives requires, in many cases, additional system design considerations.

7 Lightweight, Highly Efficient Drive System (February 2017)

This paper presents a joint project conducted by Ashwoods Electric Motors and Oerlikon Fairfield that uses planetary drives with an integrated electric motor. Current solutions used in production of off-highway vehicles rely upon large, heavy and inefficient brushed DC or induction motors, coupled to a planetary gearbox. This presents a number of challenges to the vehicle designers such as: limited vehicle range, limited space around the motor/drivetrain, and motor durability. The proposed integrated system utilizes an Oerlikon Fairfield Torque Hub, widely used in off-highway vehicles, and the Ashwoods first-to-market, interior permanent magnet motor. How these products are integrated, i.e. incorporating a brake solution, represents a market-changing product. Using interior permanent magnet (IPM) technology in the motor design means the motor can be up to 70% lighter, 70% smaller and 20% more efficient than traditional motors used in off-highway traction applications.

8 Chain & Sprocket Systems and Maintenance (June 2019)

Chain and sprocket drives of one form or another have been driving machines and conveying materials for over a thousand years. The chain manufacturing industry has developed numerous types and sizes of drive chains. Although it is a mature form of power transmission, there are still many industrial applications for which drive chain is suited. It is economical, resistant to shock loads, easy to install, has the ability to transmit high torque, operates in hostile environments, and is efficient. Chain and sprocket drives are highly engineered and manufactured within close tolerances.

9 The Fundamentals of Specifying and Selecting Gear Drives (December 2012)

Gear drives deliver power to industrial equipment such as bulk material conveyors, mixers, pumps and paper mills. The reliability that translates into greater uptime and profitability begins by specifying and selecting the proper drives for these critical applications.

10 Drive and Motor Basics (October 2013)

A discussion of the basics in DC drives, DC motors, AC drives, AC motors and synchronous motors.

11 The Development of Worm Drives (February 2018)

A worm drive is a geared power transmission device in which a worm meshes with a worm gear to transmit power between two non-intersecting shafts that are oriented at a right angle. The worm drive has been an active and challenging topic of technological study since Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

12 Optimizing Drive Systems for Energy Savings (February 2012)

In looking for potential opportunities to reduce energy consumption via the drive system, a number of areas should be considered.

13 Product Focus: Gears and Gear Drives (February 2011)

In this special news section, the editors of Power Transmission Engineering have gathered the latest product news and information from the gears and gear drives sector.

14 Designing Drive Systems for Low-Web-Speed Applications (December 2012)

This paper will look at the solutions that current drive and motor technology can offer in not only improving tension control but also solving several other issues that are inherent to systems with high ratio gearing.

15 Drive-Based Integrated Safety (February 2011)

While safety functions have been integrated into drives packages for some years now, the current trends are very exciting, from many angles. Today, a full complement of safety functions can be implemented at the front-end of a system design on all types of production machines, including printing, packaging, converting, materials handling and other equipment used throughout American industry.

16 Calculation of the Efficiency of Worm Gear Drives (June 2015)

This paper presents a physically grounded calculation method to determine the efficiency of worm gear drives. This computation is based on the Institute of Machine Elements, Gears, and Transmissions (MEGT) tribological simulation, which can determine the local tooth friction coefficients (Ref. 1). With this knowledge other power losses such as the bearings, oil churnings and seals power losses can also be calculated.

17 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.

18 When a Good Gear Drive System Goes Bad (October 2012)

Even when the critical components of industrial power transmission gear drive systems are properly designed, specified and manufactured consistent with application requirements, performance problems can develop over time and failure may follow.

19 Gears and Gear Drives Product Focus (February 2013)

Our product focus includes the latest technology in gears and gear drives from the leading manufacturers.

20 Gear Drives Used in Centrifuge Applications (August 2010)

In order to make better purchasing decisions about centrifuge applications, one must understand the concept of centrifuges and the drives that operate this equipment.

21 Engineering Showcase - Gear Drives (April 2020)

Our special advertising section takes a look at leading suppliers in the gear drives space.

22 Facing the Challenges of the Current Hybrid Electric Drivetrain (April 2009)

Presented is a high-phase, order-induction motor drive for use in a series hybrid architecture. This solution overcomes numerous compromises in current hybrid powertrain designs. Notably, it allows for a vehicle that is competitive in terms of performance and cost.

23 Power With Precision (February 2009)

Can direct drive technology improve your bottom line? Manufacturers relying upon drive systems in their production process have long sought ways to improve gearbox efficiency. While a gearbox-driven system has been the mainstay for manufacturers, it has also been, among other things, the source of frequent breakdowns, expensive line stoppages and increasingly costly maintenance.

24 Validation Approach of PM Gears for e-Drive Applications (October 2019)

Key technical drivers which can be addressed by advanced PM manufacturing technologies are, for example, the need for system downsizing in transmissions and differentials, the need for developing systems with higher power density and the strong NVH (Noise Vibration Harshness) requirements - especially for electrified transmissions or e-axle solutions.

25 Motion, Drive and Automation at Hannover Messe 2013 (February 2013)

Power transmission and motion control companies will be on-hand during Hannover Messe 2013 to display the latest technology offerings in key product categories including roller bearings, gears, pumps, motors, transmissions, drive system components, clutches and braking systems.

26 Why Direct Drive (March 2017)

In today's highly competitive world, the better someone understands the advantages and benefits of direct drive technology, then the more they will have an advantage in machine building, giving them an edge over their competition.

27 Engineering Showcase - Gears and Gear Drives (September 2019)

See our special advertising section focused on gears and gear drives from the September 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

28 How to Spec a Mill Gear (February 2014)

This paper outlines the design considerations that go into construction of a drive system in order to explain the importance of specific data, why it is required, and where design freedom is necessary. Apart from loads and speeds, interface dimensions and site specific conditions are also needed. Deciding up front which gear rating practice to select can affect the torque capacity of the drive train by ~15%.

29 Advanced Belt Drive Systems (June 2019)

Enhancing Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.

30 Romax Improves Reckon Drive Product Reliability with Drivetrain Structural Simulation Software (April 2020)

Durability requirements must be balanced with the need for lightweight and low-cost solutions which meet noise and vibration targets whilst also exhibiting excellent efficiency.

31 NORD Gear Offers Drive Solutions for Intelligent Brewing (September 2019)

Worm, bevel, and parallel shaft gear units were installed at two breweries to provide the necessary process control.

32 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.

33 Gear Drive Selection Process for the Parcel Handling Industry (August 2011)

This article is designed to help describe the selection process of a reducer to be used in the parcel handling industry. It will go over the different applications for which gearboxes are used throughout parcel handling facilities such as UPS, FedEx and DHL.

34 Airport Baggage Handling: Queue Conveyor Design from a Gearmotor Perspective (February 2011)

The primary driver of an airport baggage handling queue conveyor must be able to operate under increasingly demanding operating conditions, including frequent starting and stopping. The selection of the primary driver of the queue conveyor is dependent on multiple criteria, including dimensional requirements and durability characteristics.

35 Belt Drive Offers High-Precision Alternative (August 2009)

Bosch Rexroth assists Bell-Everman with linear actuator development.

36 High Gear Ratio Epicyclic Drives (June 2016)

Referencing a June 2014 Article, “High Gear Ratio Epicyclic Drives Analysis,” by Dr. Alex Kapelevich: I have designed a small compound epicyclic gearbox with common planets. Sun = 10 teeth Planet = 14 teeth Ring Gear stationary = 38 teeth Ring gear output = 41 teeth profile shifted onto a 38 tooth pitch diameter. Carriers are simply cages for the planet alignment and location. According to your article, and according to my calculations and the prototype I have built, my inputto- output ratio is a reduction of 65.6:1. I am using a ~ VG1 viscosity grease and Nylatron materials for the gears and carriers.

37 Fluid Couplings vs VFDs for High Inertia Rotating Driven Loads (September 2017)

As the old adage goes, "There is more than one way to skin a cat." In the early stages of any project, system designers are faced with choices; whether they are designing a new application or retrofitting an old one, they need to determine what is the most efficient, economical and practical way of completing the task at hand. Though there are usually at least two viable means to accomplish the task, the first step is always to review and weigh the merits of each option.

38 Engineering Showcase - Gears and Gear Drives (September 2018)

Machinists Inc. is integrating the machinery, equipment and know-how of The Gear Works-Seattle Inc.

39 A New Standardizable Calculation Method to Predict the Efficiency of Worm Gear Drives (March 2018)

In this work a physically based method for the tribological investigation of worm gears is presented.

40 Electric Automation Trends Discovered at SPS-IPC Drives 2011 (December 2011)

SPS-IPC Drives 2011, which took place in Nuremburg, Germany in November, covered all components down to complete systems and integrated solutions in the electric automation industry.

41 Gearbox Innovation Evolves in Step with Expanding Servo Market (September 2018)

Approximately one quarter of all servo motors around the world require some type of gear reduction in their applications. From large satellite dishes to precision medical devices, gearboxes boost torque and reduce speed for servos in order for them to be sized more efficiently. While gearbox fundamentals haven't changed much over the past 20 years, their effectiveness has improved significantly, driven mostly by the need to accommodate advancements in servo technology.

42 Pushing Forward with Belts and Chains (June 2018)

The technology continues to evolve in chain- and belt-driven systems

43 Product News (February 2018)

The latest mechanical power transmission products from Nord Drivesystems, Gearing Solutions, Ogura Industrial, Stafford Manufacturing, Rexnord, Portescap, Steinmeyer, Intellidrives, J.W. Winco and Zero-Max.

44 Stable and Streamlined (September 2018)

Gear drives focus on longevity, quality and customization.

45 Gear Expo is for Gear Buyers (September 2017)

Most of you who read this magazine have a close relationship with gears and gear drives. According to our surveys, 75% of you recommend, specify or buy them. It's a shame, then, that the majority of you will miss Gear Expo (Oct. 24-26 in Columbus, OH) this year.

46 Driving Gears 2019 (September 2019)

Efficiency, power-loss reduction and enhanced performance are just a few examples of what the PT community wants from their gears and gear drives in 2019. Some companies are doubling down on service and assembly capabilities while other others are integrating components in an effort to increase flexibility and control.

47 An Open-And-Shut Case: Greases for Gear Applications (September 2016)

For the lubrication of open gear drives used in different industrial applications such as cement and coal mills, rotary furnaces, or where the sealing conditions are difficult, semi-fluid greases are often used in preference to fluid oils. For girth gear applications the greases are used with a splash or spray lubrication system. The selection of such greases influences pitting lifetime and the load-carrying capacity of the gears, as well as wear behavior

48 A Mechatronic State of Mind (February 2020)

Welcome to the Age of Information, where flexible, intelligent drive systems separate the haves from the have nots

49 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.

50 Baldor Basics: Understanding Torque (April 2017)

In the process of applying industrial drive products, we occasionally are misled into believing that we are applying horsepower. The real driving force is not horsepower - it is torque. This paper is developed to impart a deeper understanding of torque, its relationship to horsepower, and the types of loads we most frequently encounter.

51 How to Prevent Pulley Slippage (February 2017)

I'm not able to get a good connection between the pulley and shaft in my drive assembly. Could you explain the various ways of connecting a pulley to a shaft to prevent the pulley from slipping?

52 Gear Expo 2017 Booth Previews (September 2017)

Highlights from some of the gear, gear drive, power transmission component, software, materials and related exhibitors at Gear Expo 2017.

53 The Workhorse of Industry: The Induction Motor (December 2013)

A brief overview of the induction motor, including the basics of construction, performance and variable speed drives.

54 Considering Energy-Efficient Motors: Don't Forget the Gearbox (February 2013)

The mechanical components of your drive system play a major role in overall system efficiency. Don't cut corners.

55 Analyzing Synchronous Belt Failure (October 2009)

If you’re replacing your belts more than once per year, it’s time to analyze your drive. From belt crimping damage to high belt installation tension to sprocket misalignment and adverse environmental conditions, this guide walks you through how to identify the reasons behind premature failure and makes recommendations on corrective and preventive measures.

56 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.

57 The Art of Manufacturing Design (February 2021)

SLM Corporation and Nord Drive Systems collaborate on drive technology advancements.

58 Compact Loaders for Compact Spaces (February 2012)

Compact loaders are employed where large machines have no access or are over dimensioned. New hydrostatic drives from ZF meet the demanding needs of this market.

59 Traversing Steep Slopes (February 2013)

Hydrostatic drive concept gives LinsiTrak flexibility and versatility.

60 Motoring Ahead (August 2011)

Synchronous motors controlled by variable speed drives are bringing higher efficiencies to industrial applications.

61 Creature Comfort (February 2020)

Intelligent drive technology in the cowshed

62 Total System Efficiency (February 2010)

Much of the industrial energy being consumed by systems is wasted through inefficiency. For this article, a system will be defined as the following components working together: electrical input power, variable frequency drives, induction motors, gearboxes and transmission elements (chains, belts, etc.).

63 Industry News (March 2021)

The complete Industry News section from the March 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

64 Product News (April 2021)

The complete Product News section from the April 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

65 Product News (March 2021)

The complete Product News section from the March 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

66 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.

67 The Future of E-Mobility (October 2018)

Schaeffler Touts System Solutions and Electrification Advancements at Detroit Symposium

68 Hannover Messe USA - What we Learned (October 2018)

IMTS 2018 had its fair share of machine tools, 3D printers and advanced robotics. Meanwhile, the East Hall — home to Hannover Messe USA — took a more systematic approach, highlighting the smart components and techniques that will be integral in developing the digital factory of the future.

69 Monitoring the Health of Plant Machinery (September 2018)

Health monitoring or condition monitoring has been used for many years on machines and in plants where the cost of an outage is high. It allows failures to be anticipated and maintenance or repairs to be scheduled for the least loss of production, as well as avoiding unnecessary periodic maintenance.

70 Product News (September 2018)

The complete Product News section from the September 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

71 Keeping Drives Electrically Quiet: Ferrites, Shielding and Grounding (October 2020)

Motion control systems often combine high power drive signals in close proximity (or even within the same cable) with lower level signals, like encoders. You will often see ferrite beads added around cables; their effectiveness in minimizing noise is greatly affected by how they are deployed. This involves which signals are grouped, what are the drive characteristics, and how shielding and grounding are handled in the system.

72 Designing for Static and Dynamic Loading of a Gear Reducer Housing with FEA (February 2010)

A recent trend has been a movement to more user-friendly products in the mechanical power transmission industry. A good example of such a product is a high-horsepower, right angle, shaft-mounted drive designed to minimize installation efforts. Commonly referred to as an alignment-free type, it allows the drive package mounting to be quicker, more cost effective and require less expertise during installation. This facilitates the use of the drive in applications such as underground mining, where there is little room to maneuver parts. The most common application for the alignment-free style drive is for powering bulk material handling belt conveyors.

73 Purchasing Efficiency (September 2018)

You may have noticed a lot of merger and acquisition activity lately in the power transmission industry. What does it mean?

74 Transverse Magnet Flux AKA Hybrid Step Motor Driver Techniques (June 2020)

The transverse flux permanent magnet motor -- also known as a hybrid step motor or hybrid servo motor -- has a wide range of performances, depending upon how you drive these motors, and whether you operate them in open loop or one of the many variants of closed loop methods you use. In this third installment we will cover some of the many ways to drive these motors, as well as how these choices affect the performance of these motors.

75 The Efficient Drive System (December 2013)

It's a fact that drive systems wouldn't function properly or efficiently without couplings. They quietly go about their business of transferring motion from one drive element to the next. In the PT market today, couplings have the unique challenge of satisfying a variety of customer needs including tighter tolerances, higher speeds and a more versatile selection process.

76 Industry News (September 2018)

The complete Industry News section from the September 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

77 Product News (June 2021)

he complete Product News section from the June 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

78 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...

79 The Consistency Game (October 2018)

A Look at Gear & Gear Drive Lubrication Performance Improvements

80 Product News (December 2020)

The complete Product News section from the December 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

81 A Little Peace of Mind (June 2020)

Condition Monitoring Technology Evolves for Gear Drives, Gearmotors and Gearboxes. Here's a look at what some leading manufacturers are offering.

82 Dynamic Behavior of Planetary Gears (June 2020)

In planetary gear systems of high power density and high gear ratio, helical gears create undesirable tilting moments on the planet gears; therefore, spur gears are still preferred for planetary gears -- a special challenge with respect to noise. Specifically, the different behavior of planetary gears with sequential and symmetric gear mesh is explained in this paper.

83 Industry News (August 2019)

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

84 Centralized vs. Decentralized: Choosing the Right Type of Motor Control System (August 2020)

Are you looking for one simple formula to help you choose between centralized and decentralized motor control? Unfortunately, such a formula does not exist. However, evaluating the overall size of the system, comparing labor and material costs, and maintaining flexibility can help guide engineers in the right direction.

85 Gearbox Development for the Food and Beverage Processing Industry (September 2019)

How one gearbox manufacturer took an existing design and transformed it to meet the needs of this demanding environment.

86 Saving Money with High-Efficiency Gearmotors (October 2019)

Standing in a factory or a warehouse, you're bound to notice machinery, whether it's a conveyor system that winds across the floor or large fans that hang from the ceiling. You may even notice automated guided vehicles or autonomous mobile robots carrying parts, driving themselves from one section of the building to another. These machines are good candidates for using high-efficiency gearmotors, especially if they're expected to run for long stretches at a time. If they aren't using high-efficiency gearmotors, then they may be costing more money than they should.

87 In the News: Linear Motion (December 2019)

The following article is a round-up of the latest linear motion product and industry news items featured at www.powertransmission.com and on social media.

88 Industry News (June 2018)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

89 Dynamic Performance (April 2020)

PTE Examines Gearmotor and Gear Drive Technology

90 Product News (August 2019)

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

91 Industry News (June 2019)

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

92 Industry News (September 2020)

The complete Industry News section from the September 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

93 Product News (February 2019)

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

94 Product News (October 2020)

The complete Product News section from the October 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

95 Product News (March 2019)

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

96 In Motion (March 2019)

The following special product news section examines the latest products and technologies in motion control.

97 Help Wanted (September 2020)

Options available for those looking for safe, online/in-person gear knowledge.

98 Comparing Data Sources for Condition Monitoring Suitability (September 2020)

Condition-based maintenance requires detailed state knowledge, often acquired by means of sensors.

99 Industry News (April 2019)

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

100 Product News (February 2021)

The complete Product News section from the February 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

101 Smashing the Efficiency Barrier (October 2018)

A Practical Comparison of Planetary and Orbitless Gear-Heads.

102 Nervy Enterprise and Edgy Engineering: A Cant-Miss Mix (June 2012)

Fairchild International, a U.S.-based manufacturer of underground mining equipment, has produced battery-powered DC scoops since the early 1980s. With 17 different models available, Fairchild offers a size to fit any coal mining operation, making it the leader in the industry.

103 Bearing Protection Needed if Inverter-Duty Motors Are to Live up to their Name (August 2012)

All major manufacturers of 3-phase AC induction motors offer "inverter-duty" or "inverter-ready” models, but while these motors have inverter-rated insulation to protect the windings, the bearings--their most vulnerable parts--are too often ignored.

104 Product News (June 2012)

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

105 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.

106 Product News (February 2012)

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

107 Industry News (August 2012)

The complete Industry News section from the August 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

108 Getting Creative (October 2012)

Beverage industry conveyor pours on advantages in distribution center. Case study describes the new conveying systems at Motion Industries Canada.

109 The Automated Parking Garage (September 2014)

ContiTech and Wöhr Team up for Unique Residential Solution.

110 Product News (December 2013)

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

111 Musical Gearboxes (October 2013)

Dave Soma, the mechanical supervisor at Leland Olds Station, a coal-fired power plant near Stanton, North Dakota, says he and his maintenance team care deeply about keeping the plant running and providing people electricity, especially in the dead of winter.

112 Industry News (August 2013)

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

113 Product News (December 2011)

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

114 Soft Starters vs. Variable Speed - Or Both (June 2011)

Given that many different hydraulic systems recommend the use of either frequency converters or cyclic control (soft starter technologies), the question must be asked - Which one of these solutions is the most cost-effective in reducing energy consumption and providing the most satisfactory payback time?

115 Mold Machining Center Maintains Accuracy (June 2008)

Entrust enlists Advanced Machine & Engineering for 7-axis, 2-spindle performance.

116 Rain or Shine (April 2008)

Brevini Power Transmission helps spectators enjoy stadium sights and sounds.

117 Product News (June 2009)

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

118 Product News (October 2008)

The complete product news section from the October 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering (PTE).

119 Custom Machine and Tool Bolsters Accuracy and Efficiency for Vande Berg Scales (June 2018)

If you can find that magic bullet that will reduce the machining process, you can achieve meaningful efficiency gains. It is imperative that check-weighers or in-motion weighing systems remain both accurate and efficient while attaining a consistently smooth operation because they dynamically weigh products as they move across the belt.

120 Industry News (February 2008)

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

121 Power Transmission vs. Wild (October 2009)

Typically, zoo safari rides consist of cramped trams that take guests five miles-per-hour past various exhibits. You might catch a bear sleeping, hear scripted, narrated fun facts or be somewhat entertained by eccentric tour guides, but there’s never much to look at except concession stands or souvenir shops.

122 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.

123 AGMA in Full Support of Energy Initiative (February 2010)

Our politicians in Washington continue dithering over the Obama administration energy bill aimed at developing alternative, green sources of energy production. As a result, when this country will have a viable energy program in place is anyone’s guess, given the usual D.C. gridlock. And yet, Americans can take more than cold comfort in the fact that at least some government agencies—U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)—and the private sector—some major manufacturers—are doing more than their share of work in trying to harness our existing, fossil-based energy sources in such a way that they are used to their best efficiencies.

124 Soft Drink Solutions (December 2009)

Servo system from Bosch-Rexroth helps create more efficient beverage palletizer.

125 Honing a Competitive Advantage (December 2009)

Sunnen grows product portfolio with motion control solution from Siemens.

126 Product News (October 2014)

News about new Products in the industry.

127 Pre-Tension Thrust Bearings (December 2014)

What is the recommended method of gripping a spinning shaft (with up to 130 hp of rotational energy) to install pre-tension thrust bearings and conventional thrust bearings (load = hundreds of pounds) when the shaft cannot have any high points because it must pass through an area of tight clearances to assemble? Will snap rings still withstand the harsh vibration of this environment?

128 Product News (August 2017)

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

129 Eats, Drinks and Treats (September 2017)

Process Expo and Pack Expo Highlight the Latest Technology for Food & Beverage Applications.

130 Industry News (June 2017)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

131 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.

132 Product News (June 2016)

Latest news on products.

133 Industry News (September 2017)

The complete Industry News section from the September 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

134 Product News (October 2017)

New HMI from Siemens, ITAMCO ramps up additive manufacturing, LM76 introduces new linear bearings, plus other new products from around the industry.

135 Baldor Motor Basics Part 11 (March 2018)

Explosion-Proof Motors in Division 2 Areas and DC Drive Fundamentals

136 Mechanical Motion in Tight Spaces (March 2018)

Framo Morat and Dunkermotoren Produce Drive Systems for Automatic Guided Vehicles.

137 Efficiency of Design (February 2018)

Energy efficiency is for more than just motors. Here are some mechatronics companies making sure you get more bang for your buck when it comes to your power bill.

138 Familiar Goals, New Solutions (October 2017)

Gearmotor manufacturers find new ways to push the envelope. (With Sidebar on new alternative to planetary gearboxes)

139 Stop the Presses! (Spring 2007)

Today’s newspaper advertisers demand vibrant, attractive color printing, and newspaper printers are constantly looking for methods to improve printing processes to meet these demands. When it comes to improving the printing process, the key component is to choose the right printing press.

140 Two-stage Helical Bevel Gearing (February 2016)

Gearing is an essential component in conveyors. The material handling industry appears divided between those who favor high-end three-stage helical bevel gearboxes and those who rely on less expensive worm gearing. But there’s an often over-looked alternative, the two-stage helical bevel gearbox.

141 Product News (June 2015)

News about latest Products in the Industry

142 Transmissions in Transition (June 2015)

Experts gathered at the 9th CTI Symposium to discuss the challenges of reducing noise, improving energy efficiency and meeting the changing demands of the marketplace

143 How to Get the Most Realistic Efficiency Calculation for Gearboxes (April 2015)

In recent years the estimation of gearbox power loss is attracting more interest — especially in the wind turbine and automotive gearbox industry — but also in industrial gearboxes where heat dissipation is a consideration as well. As new transmissions concepts are being researched to meet both ecological and commercial demands, a quick and reliable estimation of overall efficiency becomes inevitable in designing the optimal gearbox.

144 Product News (March 2015)

New products within the Industry

145 The Applications of Bevel Gears (December 2014)

EDITORS’ NOTE: “The Applications of Bevel Gears” is the excerpted third chapter of Dr. Hermann Stadtfeld’s latest book — Gleason Bevel Gear Technology (The Gleason Works, Rochester, New York, USA; All rights reserved. 2014; ISBN 978-0-615-96492-8.), which appears here unabridged through the kind graces of Dr. Stadtfeld and Gleason Corp. Future installments will appear exclusively in Power Transmission Engineering and Gear Technology magazine over the next 12 to 18 months.

146 Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Frictional Losses of Radial Shaft Seals for Industrial Gearbox (June 2015)

The improvement of the energy efficiency of industrial gear motors and gearboxes is a common problem for many gear unit manufacturers and end-users. As is typical of other mechanical components, the radial lip seals used in such units generate friction and heat, thus contributing to energy losses of mechanical systems. There exist today simulation tools that are already helping improve the efficiency of mechanical systems — but accurate models for seal frictional losses need to be developed. In this paper SKF presents an engineering model for radial lip seal friction based on a physical approach.

147 When it Comes to Mining, Bigger is Best (June 2015)

One of the key challenges in the mining industry today is maintaining throughput in the face of ore grade quality that has declined by 40 percent in the last decade.

148 Effect of Assembly Errors in Back-to-Back Gear Efficiency Testing (December 2015)

As gear efficiency is improved in small steps, it is important to be able to distinguish actual improvements from scatter that can occur while testing. An FZG back-to-back gear test rig was used to investigate how the assembly and re-assembly of the same test setup affects the measurements. A spread in torque loss between one assembly and another of the same test setup were observed. Rig conditions also affected the spread in input torque. With knowledge of how the spread in torque loss varies due to assembly, test results could be distinguished between changes due to assembly and actual differences between tests.

149 Product News (February 2016)

Latest information about upcoming products.

150 Chains and Belts Play to Their Strengths (December 2015)

As with just about everything else in the manufacturing world — and all which that universe entails — it depends. After all, that’s why the art of manufacturing is a process — not a one-system-fits-all discipline. Yes, once that process has been properly designed and correctly implemented for a given manufacturing production need, it may well run like the astest, smoothest cookie-cutter-type operation ever devised.

151 Is Splash Lubrication Compatible with Efficient Gear Units for High-Speed Applications (October 2015)

A thermo-mechanical model of a splash lubricated one-stage gear unit is presented. This system corresponds to a first step towards the design of a hybrid vehicle gearbox that can operate up to 40,000 rpm on its primary shaft. The numerical model is based on the thermal network method and takes into account power losses due to teeth friction, rolling-elements bearings and oil churning. Some calculations underline that oil churning causes a high amount of power loss. A simple method to reduce this source of power losses is presented, and its influence on the gear unit efficiency and its thermal capacity is computed.

152 Pushing the Envelope(s) (September 2015)

With advances in modern technology reducing demand for envelopes, manufacturers are finding it increasingly hard to justify investment.

153 Gear Expo - The Drive Technology Show (June 2017)

Where do you go to find new suppliers for your power transmission projects? Where do you test drive the latest technologies available?

154 Smart Couplings Remove Guesswork from Measurements in Machinery Applications (March 2020)

Quite often, the collection of precise data in drive technology applications can be problematic. Data monitoring in a rotating drivetrain is difficult because a direct networking cable connection is often not an available option. Nothing sends shivers down the spine of for example, a production line manager or a system integrator like uncertainty. That's why achieving precise measurement of things like torque and other parameters in machinery applications is, while daunting, a dearly desired goal, especially if those measurements are only available at the drive and motor.

155 Electrical Stress and Parasitic Currents in Machine Elements of Drivetrains with Voltage Source Inverters (August 2018)

Modern drivetrains with voltage-source inverters not only offer advantages like, for example, variable speed operation, increased efficiency and higher dynamics, but also an increase in failures caused by induced parasitic currents.

156 Motion Drive and Automation at Hannover 2013 (April 2013)

Power Transmission and control companies will be on hand during Hannover Messe 2013 to display the latest technology offerings in key product categories including roller bearings, gear wheels, pumps, motors, transmissions, drive system components, clutches and braking systems.

157 Core Subjects (October 2019)

magazine. Instead of focusing on a specific industry, we focus on specific subject: namely, the mechanical power transmission components that drive many different types of machinery. So we find ourselves continuously writing about the same things: gears, bearings, motors, gear drives and so on. But this is a good thing.

158 Computing Gear Sliding Losses (February 2020)

As concerns surrounding the environmental impact of fossil fuels continue to grow, so does the need to produce vehicles with higher overall efficiency. The importance of enhanced vehicles has spurred drivetrain component manufacturers to study every aspect of efficiency loss in their products. The gearbox is a key contributor to the overall drivetrain efficiency.

159 Gear, Gear Drive and Power Transmission Component Suppliers at Gear Expo 2013 (August 2013)

Map and listings of the exhibitors providing power transmission components.

160 Safety Elements for Mechanical Torque Limiters (June 2010)

The world of high horsepower drives often calls for mechanical design to be approached from different perspectives. As motors, gearboxes and machines increase in size, power density can become disproportionate from one driveline component to the next, emphasizing the need for more rugged, robust and compact equipment.

161 Guide to Selecting and Replacing Synchronous Belts (June 2016)

Just as we now consider rotary dial phones archaic, so are many installed synchronous belt drives. That they continue to operate is testimony to their durability. But that should not prevent you from taking advantage of newer synchronous belt drive technology that can improve both equipment design and field installations.

162 Case Study: JBJ Techniques and the BLOODHOUND SSC Project (April 2016)

Specialist power transmission supplier JBJ Techniques Limited, of Redhill, Surrey, England were recently contacted by the staff of Bloodhound SSC R&D engineering team to solve a problem on the fuel pump test rig. JBJ Techniques had worked with various team members in the past and this previous experience made JBJ an easy choice to assist with this project. The scope of supply was to produce a suitable drive coupling with a maximum diameter of 160 mm, capable of transmitting 550 Nm @ 10,000 rpm, with as short an assembly as possible, and at the same time be able to accept misalignment within the drivetrain.

163 The Importance of Thermal Protection for Torque Motors (August 2015)

When talking about high-end machining or manufacturing applications that include direct-drive technology, one of the key advantages of utilizing this particular transmission method is its endurance. Because of the very nature of direct-drive motors they are able to operate at peak performance levels indefinitely — without any kind of wear or aging — as long as the motor isn’t pushed past its capacity. Unfortunately, because this isn’t a perfect world, unexpected things can happen which can cause the motor to overheat. Whether the heat source is due to a parameter being input incorrectly, or an unexpected external force causing more resistance than expected — it is important to have certain forms of thermal protection in place. Since torque motors are built in such a way that they cannot be repaired and yet maintain their efficiency, it is vital to prevent any overheating — thus precluding the need to purchase a new one.

164 Saving Time with Auto-Tuning Drives (March 2017)

If there are two things that are in tight supply in the industry, it's time and talent. Manufacturers are always pressured to do more faster, and the industry is producing fewer experts to help them do it, so the industry's had to get crafty and find what time-cutting procedures they can.

165 Gear- or Actuator-Driven, These Bots Are Cutting-Edge (October 2008)

Robots are everywhere these days— bots in the factory, bots in space, bots at the airport, bots in the movies and much, much more. But robots in the operating room?

166 Documentation of Gearbox Reliability - An Upcoming Demand (June 2019)

The proof of the reliability of a gear drive is now an additional requirement. In Europe, the acceptance authorities for wind turbines are requesting a system reliability proof from gearbox manufacturers. The AGMA committee reviewing the AGMA 6006 standard for wind turbines is considering adding a chapter about design for reliability. However, reliability considerations are not new; NASA, for example, was in the 1980s using reliability concepts for gear drives.

167 2016 Motion, Drive & Automation Show Everybody Loves US (August 2016)

The U.S. is a very attractive market for international firms with manufacturing solutions, and we see that trend continuing. This year (Hannover Fairs USA has) secured a tremendous amount of interest from international exhibitors and attendees, which demonstrate growing interest in the U.S. manufacturing sector.

168 Metal-to-Plastic Conversion Parts Help Drive Heavy Industry (February 2018)

While metal-to-plastic parts conversion actually began way back in the Fabulous Fifties, think toys, household products, etc., it is only in more recent years that plastic conversion has gained a firm foothold in the more strength- and lifetime-demanding applications such as aerospace, under-the-hood automotive, motors, valves, bearings and, as they say, much more.

169 The One-Stop Shop for Automatic, HEV and EV Drives (April 2018)

CTI Symposium USA Examines North American Transmission Market Strategies

170 Monitoring Concept Study for Aerospace Power Gearbox Drivetrain (August 2020)

Rolls-Royce is pioneering the UltraFan engine family architecture containing a planetary gearbox in a power range of 15 to 80 megawatts. To increase the efficiency of the UltraFan, a planetary gearbox is introduced between fan and intermediate pressure compressor. This enables running the turbine to rotate faster and allows a reduced fan speed.

171 Gear, Gear Drive and Power Transmission Component Suppliers at Gear Expo 2015 (September 2015)

Gear, Gear Drive and Power Transmission Component Suppliers at Gear Expo 2015

172 Gear, Gear Drive and Power Transmission Component Suppliers at Gear Expo 2017 (September 2017)

Our listings of the booths at Gear Expo 2017 that are most relevant to PTE readers.

173 Energy Management Considerations with Todays Drive Systems (April 2010)

While it is valid to state that energy efficiency is defined as the same level of production being achieved at an overall lower energy cost, it is equally important for today’s machine builders and automation engineers alike to remember that an energy-efficient system can actually translate into higher productivity. This is achievable through a comprehensive approach to energy management.

174 Value-Driven (March 2020)

New Opportunities and Technologies Allow AC Motors to Enhance Motion Control Applications.

175 The Dynamic Drive Toward Vehicle Electrification (April 2020)

The Future of E-Mobility is a Mystery - One That Will Lead to the Same Innovation, Disruption and Ingenuity Found in the Early Days of the Automotive Industry

176 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.

177 Guide to V-Belt Selection and Replacement (June 2017)

V-belts look like relatively benign and simple pieces of equipment. They're basically a glorified rubber band, right? Need a replacement? Just measure the top width and circumference, find another belt with the same dimensions, and slap it on the drive. There's only one problem: that approach is about as wrong as you can get.

178 Making Shakespeare Shine (October 2016)

New things are invented for theater lighting all the time and they’re usually big, expensive technology-driven devices. It’s the simple things that make you wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” according to Ken Billington, lighting designer. The RSC Lightlock is a great example of this.

179 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.

180 The Test Run (March 2016)

Modeling and simulation is a key driver of innovation. Whether it’s general manufacturing, consumer goods or life sciences, the ability to realistically model and simulate the response of parts, sub-systems and complete assemblies to increase accuracy and repeatability is vital in today’s analytical world.

181 It Doesn't End Here (December 2016)

This issue, we're pleased to present our annual Buyers Guide. It's our comprehensive directory of suppliers of mechanical components, including gears, bearings, motors, couplings, clutches, brakes, gear drives and more. This directory represents our best effort to give you updated information about the companies who can provide you with the components you need to design, build and maintain better machinery.

182 Hybrid Transverse Magnetic Flux Motors - AKA Stepper Motors and Hybrid Servos (March 2020)

This is the first of a series of articles on permanent magnet transverse magnetic flux motors - AKA step motors. These articles will be covering the development history and the various drive technologies used with these motors - both open and closed loop.

183 Making Sense Out of Autonomous Vehicles (March 2019)

Autonomous vehicles (AVs), in particular, are set to utilize sensors for a multiple array of new technologies. In fact, lidar sensors may be the key to unlocking the potential of driverless cars in the future.

184 The Search for Intelligent Brakes (Fall 2007)

Th e Allen Telescope Array at Hat Creek, CA is a joint venture between the University of California Berkeley and the SETI Institute of Mountain View, CA. SETI has hired Minex Engineering of Antioch, CA to help with the design and installation of state-of-the-art drives and controls for the antenna array.

185 Analyzing Contact Patterns for UAV Helicopter Transmissions (August 2019)

In a research project at the Vienna University of Technology, the KISSsoft design software was used to check a new drivetrain concept and the micro-geometry of the bevel gear stage for a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle).

186 Integrated Hybrid Servo Motors vs. Standard Integrated Servo Motors (December 2018)

Different motor types favor different application areas. No single style has advantages in all application spaces. Direct drive applications favor hybrid servos while high-speed, geared down applications tend to favor the conventional servo motors.

187 Your Search Starts Here (December 2018)

This issue, we're pleased to present our annual Buyers Guide. It's our comprehensive directory of suppliers of mechanical components, including gears, bearings, motors, couplings, clutches, brakes, gear drives and more.

188 Product News (April 2018)

New servo drives, gear pumps, stepper motors and more.

189 Product News (June 2018)

Elastic housing deformation by MESYS, plus new motors, actuators, gear drives and more.

190 Step vs. Servo - Selecting the Best (October 2018)

Over the many years, there have been many technical papers and articles about which motor is the best. The short and sweet answer is - let's talk about the application. More recently a number of papers and articles have appeared that compared each motor's advantages and disadvantages in generic or specific terms. Many times, the methods used to drive and control these motors are not completely described due to the many control schemes available for use. A few articles focus on just the open loop step motor and the closed loop servo motor advantages and disadvantages in a laundry list format. This article is attempting to "drill down" into the reasons why and to describe how it is done.

191 Engineering Showcase 2018 (March 2018)

We are pleased to present our fourth annual Engineering Showcase, a celebration of some of the leading products and companies in mechanical power transmission. In the pages that follow, you'll find examples of engineering excellence and technological know-how in the field of gears, drives, couplings, machine parts and other mechanical components.

192 The Latest Design Technologies For Gear Devices with Great Transmission Ratios (December 2014)

Four types of gear devices with great transmission ratios (simply called great ratio gears or GRGs) are discussed in this paper. They are strain wave gearing devices (SWGs), trochoidal gear reducers (TGRs), hypocyclic gear reducers (HGRs) and James Ferguson-type planetary drives (JFDs). The structures, advantages and basic performances of these four devices are compared. The latest design and strength analysis methods are also introduced. To conclude, the future tendencies of GRGs are predicted.

193 Green Days - Hannover Messe 2012 (June 2012)

Hannover Messe 2012 generated enough buzz that the 5,000 exhibitors “will have their work cut out for them,” according to Dr. Wolfram von Fritsch, chairman of the managing board of Deutsche Messe. “Green technologies are a viable business model with the power to drive growth around the world.

194 Seeking Suppliers (October 2013)

Last month's Gear Expo in Indianapolis provided a great opportunity to meet potential suppliers of mechanical power transmission components -- mostly gears and gear drives, of course, but also a smattering of suppliers of bearings and motors as well.

195 Under Pressure (June 2014)

Wichita Clutch helps drive storm simulator at the University of Florida.

196 Brushless PM-Motors Speed Ahead (June 2014)

There are more brushless PM motors being made every day. These brushless PM motors are smaller in size -- i.e., less than 50 watts in power output found in hard-disk drives, CD and DVD players and many portable medical devices. Servo systems with brushless PM motors ranging from 50 watts to 50 kilowatts are now challenging the larger electric motor applications. A few manufacturers have pushed brushless PM motors above 200 kW.

197 Integrated Motion Control in Packaging Machines Delivers Value (June 2011)

Maximizing packaging machine productivity and performance is imperative to success and is driving OEMs to adopt and invest in the latest technologies that can meet their customers’ challenges. At the forefront of these performance-driven technologies is an integrated control system—or programmable automation controller (PAC)—and latest-generation motion solutions.

198 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.

199 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.

200 Chasing Ubiquity (June 2013)

Power Transmission Engineering is the magazine of mechanical components. When you think of gear drives, bearings, motors, couplings, clutches, brakes and similar products, we want you to think of us. But achieving such front-of-mind presence is one of the most difficult goals in publishing...

201 Improve Thermal Performance for Ironless Brush DC and Brushless DC Motors (February 2022)

Designers of motor-driven systems must account for thermal issues that can hinder a system's performance and efficiency.

202 Frictionless, Magnetic Gears and Couplings Gain Traction (February 2010)

The Magnetic Gearing and Turbine Corp. (MGT), founded by Australian inventor Andrew French in 2000, manufactures injection molded gears and couplings based entirely on magnetic technology. The repulsive magnetic forces are used to transmit power without losing any energy, and drive shafts rotate completely independently of each other.

203 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.

204 Engineering Showcase 2014 (March 2014)

We are pleased to present our first annual Engineering Showcase, a celebration of some of the leading products and companies in mechanical power transmission. In the pages that follow, you’ll find examples of engineering excellence and technological know-how in the field of gears, drives, couplings, machine parts and other mechanical components.

205 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.”

206 Gear Fault Diagnosis by Motor Current Analysis: Application to Industrial Cases (February 2015)

The use of motor current signature analysis (MCSA) for motor fault detection — such as a broken rotor bar — is now well established. However, detection of mechanical faults related to the driven system remains a more challenging task. Recently there has been a growing interest for detection of gear faults by MCSA. Advantages and drawbacks of these MCSA-type techniques are presented and discussed on a few industrial cases.

207 Voith SafeSet Couplings Prevent Catastrophic Failure (August 2020)

When City Scrap & Salvage experienced a catastrophic failure of the driveline between the motor and rotor of its automotive shredder, the company called on Voith Turbo for a potential manufacturing solution.

208 Engineering Smart (February 2016)

Our theme for 2016 is “Engineering Smart.” Our goal as a publication is to help you engineer better systems, taking advantage of the latest in technology to create mechanical systems that last longer, save energy, cost less and increase performance. The way we do that is by bringing you the best information possible on the design and engineering of gears, gear drives, bearings, motors, couplings and related power transmission components and systems.

209 Improvement of the Noise and Vibration Behavior of an Electromechanical Brake Booster - an Integral Approach (March 2020)

The automotive world faces a tremendous change. Autonomous driving and electrification are two big topics in this context that are pushing this change. The demand for higher comfort, higher safety and tightened environmental requirements drive as well the technological change from former mechanical actuations to electro-mechanical systems in new vehicles. This can be observed especially for braking and steering systems.

210 Electric Vehicles Need Quieter Gears (October 2014)

For Mark Findlay of UK specialist driveline consultancy Drive System Design, reducing gear noise to suit the low noise levels in an electric vehicle cabin has meant throwing away the rule book.

211 Motors in Space (September 2020)

Components like motors, bearings and drives are subject to harsh environments on Earth, but they must be at the top of their game to enjoy space travel. Recent applications from Maxon Motors (Return to Mars) and the University of Michigan (Robotic Legs) illustrate the incredible requirements it takes to handle applications in space and how these components can be utilized here on Earth.

212 Load Capacity and Efficiency of Grease-Lubricated Worm Gears (September 2014)

Varying installation requirements for worm gears, as, for example, when used in modular gear systems, can necessitate grease lubrication - especially when adequate sealing for oil lubrication would be too complex. Such worm gears are being increasingly used in outside applications such as solar power plants and slew drives. While knowledge about the operating conditions is often appropriate, the basic understanding for load capacity and efficiency under grease lubrication is quite poor. Investigations done at FZG and sponsored by FVA/AiF are shown here to give an impression of the basic factors of load capacity and efficiency. The results of the investigation indicate a satisfying quality of calculations on heat, load capacity and efficiency based on characteristic parameters of the base oil with only slight modifications to the methodology known from DIN 3996 or ISO TR 14521.

213 Low-Efficiency Motors and Gears Still Prevalent (October 2014)

Electric motor-driven systems are the single largest enduser of electricity, accounting for over 40% of global consumption according to the International Energy Agency.

214 Plastic Replacing Metal in Coupling Applications (Spring 2007)

When it comes to selecting a connecting element between a drive motor and a pump unit, engineers most often choose an elastomeric coupling because of its failure protection and its vibration damping capabilities. Elastomeric couplings, traditionally manufactured with metallic hubs, feature a rugged and robust design noted for its simplicity.

215 The Future Rests on the River Leine (March 2015)

“[Motion, Drive & Automation] at Hannover Messe is the place where the future is determined.”

216 Exploring All Motor Options (April 2011)

Q&A with Harald Poesch, product marketing manager for servomotors at Siemens Drive Technologies.

217 MPTA Remains a Viable Resource for Power Transmission Industry (April 2008)

The Mechanical Power Transmission Association was founded in 1933 as the Multiple V-Belt Drive and Mechanical Power Transmission Association.

218 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."

219 Wall to Wall Technology (August 2014)

With the addition of Industrial Automation North America (IANA) as well as Motion, Drive & Automation North America(MDA NA), IMTS 2014 has greatly expanded its range of manufacturing technology services. These co-located shows complement the metalworking solutions found at IMTS by bringing in key suppliers from around the world.

220 Hand in Hand with the Times (October 2015)

Out of the endless tide of shows happening this time of year, SPS IPC Drives may not be the brightest blip on your radar.

221 Stober Survey Examines Manufacturing Infrastructure Updates (April 2018)

How to determine if your facility needs an overhaul. Includes a Q&A with experts from Stober Drives.

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10 Intellidrives Introduces Ultra-Thin Direct Drive Rotary Table (January 4, 2018)
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11 Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument Unveils Self-Guiding Belts (January 2, 2008)
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12 Moog Animatics Introduces the DS2020 Drive with Combitronic System (February 26, 2021)
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13 Intellidrives Introduces Latest Miniature Rotary Servo Stage (February 24, 2021)
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14 Intellidrives Rotary Servo Table Features Outer Rotor Design (June 29, 2018)
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15 Yaskawa Reduces Parts in Compact Drive (November 21, 2008)
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16 Crown Gear Drives Designed for Full Range of Applications (March 12, 2010)
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17 Applied Motion SV200 Series Servo Drives Feature Programmable Notch Filters, Anti-Vibration Function and Auto-Tuning (October 28, 2015)
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18 Velodyne Announces Sales Agreement with Idriverplus (March 2, 2020)
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19 Intellidrives Offers Miniature Rotary Servo Stages (March 3, 2020)
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20 Maxon Introduces DC Drives Line (October 22, 2012)
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21 Bosch Rexroth Offers Hydraulic Drive System (November 26, 2012)
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22 Amacoil Expands Linear Drive Nut Line (April 5, 2013)
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23 Idriverplus Utilizes Velodyne Lidar Sensors (July 23, 2019)
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24 Rexnord Offers New Options for Falk Gear Drives (March 8, 2012)
Rexnord Corporation announces it is now offering an inching drive option for the Falk V-Class gear drive...

25 Technosoft Expands Intelligent Drives (February 3, 2012)
The iPOS line of highly flexible Technosoft intelligent drives has been expanded with a new, micro-sized pluggable servo drive: iPOS3602 ...

26 Hägglunds TADS Hydraulic Drive System Designed for Limited Space Applications (September 1, 2015)
Hägglunds recently introduced the TADS hydraulic drive system from Bosch Rexroth as a self-contained drive package for applications ...

27 Baldor Adds High-Powered, Ethernet-Compatible Motor Drives to Lineup (November 15, 2007)
Baldor recently added three higher power AC motor drives to its product line. The Motiflex e100 drives are Ethernet-compatible with Power...

28 Vacon to Introduce AC Drives at Trade Fair (November 14, 2011)
AC drive manufacturer Vacon will announce a new product family of compact AC drives at the electric automation fair SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2011 i...

29 Zero-Max Gear Drives Provide Directional Motion Change (December 14, 2011)
Motion system designers looking for a smooth operating, quiet right angle gear drive might consider Zero-Max Crown gear drives. They feat...

30 Drive Nut Provides Backlash-Free Linear Motion (January 23, 2012)
As a design alternative to screw-based linear drive systems, the Amacoil-Uhing Model RS4 drive nut provides backlash-free linear motion a...

31 Linear Drive Offers Cleaning and Lubricating Option (April 18, 2011)
For automatic cleaning and lubrication of the drive shaft, Uhing linear drives are now available with a combination shaft scraper/grease ...

32 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...

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

34 Amacoil Uhing Drive Nuts Run on Threadless Shaft (November 18, 2016)
Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nuts provide smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design. Unlike a screw, the RS drive nut runs on ...

35 Granite Devices Brings Servo Motor Drive to Automation Market (August 9, 2017)
Granite Devices Inc., a Finnish servo drive manufacturer has released a new industrial servo motor drive contributing high degree of time...

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

37 SEW-Eurodrive Introduces New Food Industry Drive System (April 29, 2005)
The Food Industry Option Package from SEW-Eurodrive is a drive system with specialized components to meet the damp conditions and chemica...

38 Allegro Microsystem's New Brushless DC Motor Driver Integrates Hall Element Commutation Circuitry (June 29, 2007)
Allegro introduces a new full-bridge motor driver designed to drive low voltage bipolar brushless DC motors. Commutation of the moto...

39 Modular Powerdrive from Leroy Somer (February 28, 2007)
When designing the new Powerdrive variable speed drives, the engineers at Leroy Somer wanted keep components and wiring to a minimum, mak...

40 Nord Gear Assembles Industrial Gear Drives in Wisconsin (August 16, 2016)
Nord Gear Corporation is now assembling its line of Maxxdrive large industrial gear drives at the Waunakee, Wisconsin plant. With a build...

41 Allegro’s New Low Voltage, Full Bridge Brushless DC Motor Driver Integrates Hall Element Commutation Circuitry to Drive Vibration Motors (August 7, 2007)
Allegro Microsystems introduced a new full bridge motor drive designed to drive low voltage bi-polar brushless D motors. Commutation of t...

42 Hagglunds Fusion Offers Drive System in Compact Package (February 25, 2022)
Hagglunds Fusion drive systems bring a new definition of compact to the already space-saving Hagglunds drive concept. An entire hydraulic...

43 Allegro MicroSystems New Motor Driver Completes Product Family (April 4, 2006)
Allegro MicroSystems announced a new DMOS full-bride motor driver to complement their parallel input DC motor driver family. Designed...

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

45 Amacoil’s Load Platform Relieves Radial Forces on Linear Drives (August 9, 2007)
Amacoil offers a linear bearing slide option on drive assemblies to protect rolling ring bearings in Uhing linear drives from undue wear ...

46 Lin Engineering Introduces New Drivers (August 9, 2007)
Lin Engineering introduced a RoHS compliant version of its R701 and R710 drivers.   These bipolar step motor drivers operate fr...

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

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

49 Bonfiglioli Develops Wheel-Traction Drives with Full Hybrid Technology (March 6, 2017)
Bonfiglioli has announced the development of wheel-traction drives of the 600 series specifically designed for Tigon Technology backhoe l...

50 Asahi Intecc Offering Drive Cables in Expanded Size Range (April 1, 2015)
Asahi Intecc now offers high speed rotation stainless steel miniature drive cables for medical device and industrial applications requiri...

51 Haydon Kerk Introduces PBL4850E Brushless Motor IDEA DriveTM (May 4, 2015)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions recently announced the latest addition to its IDEA drive line of motor controllers: the PBL4850E programmabl...

52 Bosch Rexroth Offers Electric Drives and Controls Training Courses (April 29, 2015)
Bosch Rexroth is now offering hands-on training courses for electric drive and control topics to help machine manufacturers and operators...

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

54 Timken Opens State-of-the-Art Gear Drive Manufacturing Facility in Houston (April 24, 2015)
The Timken Company recently announced the opening of a new, 27,000-square-foot  gear drive manufacturing facility in Houston, TX. An...

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

56 Cone Drive Acquires Chinese Slewing Drive Manufacturer (September 30, 2014)
Cone Drive Operations Inc.has acquired Chinese slewing drive manufacturer Jiangyin Huafang New Energy Hi-Tech Equipment Co., Ltd. (H-Fang...

57 AGMA Announces Two New Member-Driven Committees (June 14, 2017)
The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced two new member-driven committees:  Emerging Technology and Industry Voi...

58 Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives Ensure Lifetime Lubrication (May 2, 2017)
Lifetime lubrication in Zero-Max “Crown” gear drives assures motion system designers of a smooth operating, quiet right angle...

59 Nord Provides Pump Drive Solutions (March 4, 2014)
Permanently full speed? Not such a good idea for pump drives. Speed control balanced to actual requirements greatly enhances the energy e...

60 Aerotech Offers High-Power Drive Rack (December 9, 2013)
Aerotech’s Npaq 6U is a high-power drive rack that uses plug-in amplifiers supporting both linear and PWM topologies to control bru...

61 ABB Focuses on Drive Positioning in Water and Wastewater Markets (October 25, 2013)
ABB recently launched the ACQ550 industry-specific variable speed AC drive at WEFTEC 2013. By partnering with Water and Wastewater treatm...

62 Boston Gear Expands Stainless Steel Gear Drives (October 7, 2013)
A new line of Boston Gear stainless steel, right angle helical bevel gear drives is now available with output torque up to 7.700 lb.in. (...

63 Bosch Rexroth Demos Drive, Motion and Control Products (October 21, 2013)
Demonstrations of drive, motion and controls products along with in-depth presentations of engineering software tools and a range of pneu...

64 Weiss Introduces Pick-and-Place Direct Drive Module (March 5, 2014)
Weiss North America, Inc. has introduced its HP70 Pick-and-Place direct-drive component that is thinner (60 mm wide) than any linear moto...

65 Voith Presents Drive Components at Power-Gen Europe (June 3, 2014)
From June 3-5, 2014, Voith will present efficient and innovative drive components for the energy sector at Power-Gen Europe in Cologne...

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

67 EFC 3600 Variable Frequency Drive for Energy Efficient Process Control (December 30, 2014)
The EFC 3600 variable frequency drive (VFD) by Bosch Rexroth complements the existing product portfolio including the Fe and Fv frequency...

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

69 Zero-Max Offers Right Angle Gear Drives (August 14, 2014)
Lubricated for life with Beacon 325 premium grade grease, Zero-Max Crown drives feature heat treated AGMA Class 10 spiral bevel gears. Th...

70 Siemens Offers AC Power Modules for G120 Drives (August 13, 2014)
A new line of PM240-2 power modules is now available from Siemens, extending the use of the popular Sinamics G120 drives family. A signif...

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

72 Voith Develops High-Performance Drive (June 17, 2014)
As part of its plant modernization in the heavy plate mill in Linz, Austria, Voestalpine Grobblech GmbH opted for the newly developed high-performance drive from Voith...

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

74 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...

75 Martin Sprocket & Gear Compiles Gear Drive Troubleshooting Tips (April 11, 2016)
Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc. has compiled some quick troubleshooting tips with some common causes and solutions for gear drive probl...

76 MODEX 2022 Preview: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (March 4, 2022)
NORD DRIVESYTEMS will exhibit their latest innovative drive solutions at MODEX 2022, focusing on technology for warehousing, distribution...

77 Amacoil Uhing Introduces Linear Motion Drive System (August 31, 2016)
New from Amacoil/Uhing is the Precision Motion Drive System. This is a Model RG rolling ring linear drive integrated with a motion contro...

78 Innovative Drivetrain Testing for Wind Turbines Nears Completion (April 11, 2016)
Wind energy researchers have entered the final phase of testing a next-generation drivetrain—made up of the components of a wind tu...

79 Moticont Direct Drive Linear Motor Offers High Resolution (April 8, 2016)
The new Moticont SDLM-025-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor, also known as an electric cylinder, has a built-in encoder, zero backlash,...

80 Intellidrives Offers Direct Drive Rotary Stage (October 4, 2016)
The ACR-32UT precision rotation stage is a low profile rotary table with a high-speed direct-drive rotary servo motor. The 32 m...

81 ABB Reorganizes Ring-Geared Mill Drive Offerings (August 19, 2016)
ABB has reorganized its ring-geared mill drive (RMD) portfolio to make it easier for its customers to identify and select the most suitab...

82 PI Releases Magnetic Direct Drives and Air Bearings Catalog (June 9, 2016)
PI (Physik Instrumente) has released a new catalog of its magnetic direct drives and air bearing technology solutions, including actuator...

83 Winsmith Offers Interchangeable Stainless Steel Conveyor Drives (July 8, 2016)
Winsmith Inc. has announced the availability of its new and improved stainless steel conveyor drives. Recently developed and now proven i...

84 Festo Semi-Rotary Drive Designed for Long Life and Fast Installation (August 18, 2016)
Festo has introduced a new pneumatic semi-rotary vane drive and matched contactless position sensor that transforms a relatively simple a...

85 Intellidrives Offers Motion Systems with Intelligent Motors (August 19, 2016)
Intelligent actuators from Intellidrives are highly programmable, integrated actuators with a motor, encoder, amplifier, controller, USB ...

86 Oerlikon Fairfield Presents Drive System Paper at 2016 VDI International Congress (July 7, 2016)
Transmission specialist Oerlikon Fairfield co-presented details of an innovative electric drive system for off-highway vehicles at the re...

87 Tolomatic Belt-Drive Actuator Optimizes Performance (June 30, 2016)
Tolomatic’s family of MXB electric belt-drive actuators includes a new solid bearing load-carrying design ideal for harsh environme...

88 Data Device Corporation (DDC) Offers Three-Phase Motor Drive (July 1, 2016)
Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces a new high-reliability, three-phase radiation tolerant motor drive, providing 100k Rad Total Dos...

89 Siemens Expands Servo Drive System for Geared Motor Applications (October 11, 2016)
Siemens has expanded its extensive drive portfolio for servo applications to include the Simotics S-1FG1 servo geared motors, which are d...

90 Maxon Spindle Drives Available in Wear-Proof Ceramic (September 6, 2013)
The GP 16 S with ceramic spindle joins the ranks of the existing 16 series spindle drives. With its unique metric M6 ceramic spindle, it ...

91 Applied Motion Products Offers Drive and Motor Series with EtherCAT Communications (January 4, 2017)
Applied Motion Products recently announced the release of a new series of drives and motors with EtherCAT communications. These new produ...

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

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

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

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

96 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...

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

98 QuickSilver Controls Offers SilverMax Full 23 Direct Drive Series (December 15, 2016)
QuickSilver Controls, Inc. recently announced its full range of NEMA 23 frame direct drive hybrid servo motors. Four stack sizes provide ...

99 Regal Power Transmission Offers Pump Drives, Bearings and Gear Reducers at AGG1 (March 21, 2016)
Regal Power Transmission Solutions introduces its new Durst modular hydraulic pump drive in Booth 1230 at AGG1, along with exhibits and d...

100 Voith Turbo Introduces the Hybrid Servo Punch Drive (November 4, 2016)
Voith offered the HPD punch drive – the company's newest development in the field of punching and nibbling machines &...

101 Intellidrives Exhibits at Laser World of Photonics (March 14, 2016)
Intellidrives will feature its latest linear actuators, XYZ robotics and rotary tables at the Laser World of Photonics show, co-located w...

102 Siemens Sinamics Drives Offer High Power Density in Smaller Footprint (February 3, 2016)
Siemens recently announced the availability of its Sinamics G120C drive in AA size, which replaces the previous G120C frame size A in pow...

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

104 Amacoil Uhing Drives Offer Set Screw Option (January 26, 2016)
Amacoil Inc. now offers an option on Uhing rolling ring level winding drives which enables users to spool cable, and other materials, wit...

105 Regal Introduces Mill-Drive Condition Monitoring Program (June 1, 2015)
Regal Power Transmission Solutions recently introduced its new mill-drive condition monitoring program at AISTech with technology that mo...

106 Ondrives Introduces Removable Top Linear Shaft Supports (May 10, 2012)
Ondrives US Corporation announces removable top low profile linear shaft supports. Top loading offers easier assembly and re-alignment of...

107 Applied Motion Expands Stepper Drive Line (January 15, 2008)
The ST10-Q stepper drive is the latest addition to the product line at Applied Motion Products. It offers eight digital inputs, four digi...

108 Sakor Announces New Test System for Hybrid Drivetrains (February 5, 2008)
Sakor Technologies Inc. recently unveiled the HybriDyne series of hybrid vehicle driveline test systems. According to the company’s...

109 Danfoss Drives Introduces FCD QDrive for Wall or Rail Mounting (February 5, 2008)
Danfoss Drives recently introduced the FCD QDrive, an enclosed drive solution engineered for wall or rail mounting in any position or ato...

110 LMC Workholding Introduces Neidlein Face Driver (November 2, 2007)
LMC Workholding recently unveiled its Neidlein FBS MK5 model face driver, designed specifically for hard tuning or grinding operations. T...

111 Rexnord Industries Introduces Shaft-Mounted Drive (October 31, 2007)
The Falk Quadrive 5000 series from Rexnord Industries, LLC eliminates foundations and alignment for grain handling, cement and aggregate,...

112 Bosch Rexroth Develops Hydraulic Pitch Drives for Wind Energy Turbines (August 6, 2007)
Hydraulic pitch drives from Bosch Rexroth enable turbines to shift automatically with changes in wind velocity. As the wind grows stronge...

113 Ameridrives Introduces New Disc Coupling (August 6, 2007)
The ASPI-671 compliant disc coupling line for power transmission applications from Ameridrives Couplings was developed with advanced fini...

114 TB Woods Introduces New AC Drive (August 21, 2007)
The new X5 UltraFlex AC Drive from TB Wood¹s augments its line of enclosed variable speed AC drive products. According to the compan...

115 PIM2401 Intelligent Plug-in Minidrive with CANopen (March 3, 2008)
PIM2401, the new Technosoft intelligent plug-in minidrive, is specially designed for motion control applications where space is dramatica...

116 Ultra Compact 180 W Intelligent Drive with CANopen Mounts Beside Motor (April 6, 2009)
Technosoft announces the new IBL3605, a compact intelligent servo drive measuring 65 x 58 x 19 mm, which reaches up to 600 W peak power. ...

117 Servo Drive Exploits the Power of TML (March 15, 2010)
Based on the Technosoft MotionChip DSP technology, ISD860 is a flexible, intelligent drive specially developed for motion applications th...

118 SEW-Eurodrive Release Energy Efficient Gear Reducers (March 24, 2010)
SEW-Eurodrive recently announced the release of the new RESF37 stainless steel helical gear reducer and KESA37 stainless steel helical be...

119 Smart Ethernet Drives Add Flexibility to Advanced Motion Control System Building (March 29, 2010)
The latest generation of smart drives from Baldor Electric Company offers economic and space-saving solutions for many common single-axis...

120 Newspaper Machine Conversion Project Running on Vacon Drives (December 9, 2009)
Vacon is supplying approximately 180 AC drives to a project carried out by Vaasa Engineering (VEO) at the Kama paper mill in Krasnokamsk,...

121 Plug-in Mini-drive with CANopen Interface Runs Complex Motion without External Controller (October 2, 2009)
PIM3605 extends Technosoft's plug-in mini-drive series by increasing the power capabilities offered by PIM2401 (25 W) and PIM2403 (75...

122 Linear/Rotary Platform Combines Material Handling with Direct Drive, Rotary Motion (April 23, 2009)
The LaserTurn 1 is a linear/rotary motion subsystem that integrates automated material handling with direct drive linear and rotary motor...

123 ISD720: Cost-effective 1 Hp Drive with High-performance Servo Control (July 8, 2009)
ISD720 is a servo drive developed for high power needs and cost-sensitive applications. Based on the MotionChipTM DSP technology, ISD720 ...

124 Applied Motion's Stepper Drives Offer 220 VAC Operation (June 26, 2007)
Applied Motion Products STAC6-Si high performance stepper drives are now available for 220 VAC operation.  Drives are programmable f...

125 Allegro Microsystems Introduces New Bi-Directional DC Motor Driver (June 26, 2007)
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. introduces a new low voltage bi-directional DC motor driver with an input voltage range of 3.0 V to 5.5 V and ...

126 Ondrives Manufactures Showcase Gearboxes (April 17, 2006)
Ondrives Ltd. of Chesterfield, U.K., manufactured two gearboxes for a pharmaceutical company’s teaching purposes. According to th...

127 Allegro Releases Two New Motor Drivers (April 18, 2006)
The A3992 is a complete microstepping motor driver with serial interface and outputs rated at ?1.5 A and 50 V. The A3992SB-T has the same...

128 Sprint Electric’s DC Drives Regenerate Energy (March 1, 2007)
Sprint Electric’s 340XRi, 680XRi and 1220XRi DC drives are designed to regenerate energy back into the mains supply under braking wi...

129 Atlanta Drive Showcases Rack and Pinion Drives at IMTS (April 9, 2006)
Atlant Drive Systems, Inc. will showcase their expanded range of rack and pinion drives, consisting of both helical & straight (spur) too...

130 Parker’s New Drives Offer Resolver Feedback (January 14, 2006)
A new resolver feedback option on the Aries servo drives gives applications the advantages of rugged resolver technology. A resolver f...

131 New Rack and Pinion Drives from Atlanta Drive Systems (February 10, 2005)
Zero backlash standard rack & pinion drives that utilizing a split- and dual-pinion arrangement are now available from Atlanta Drive Syst...

132 New Motor Driver from Allegro MicroSystems (February 10, 2005)
The new A1441 low voltage, full bridge brushless DC motor driver from Allegro Microsystems includes hall commutation, active breaking and...

133 Leroy Somer’s Powerdrive Requires Only Eight Parameters for Application Commissioning (March 2, 2007)
The Powerdrive from Leroy Somer covers the range from 45 to 675KW, and is modular with air or liquid cooling and offer open- or closed-lo...

134 Lin Engineering Releases Step Motor, Driver, Controller and Encoder in One Unit (March 8, 2007)
Lin Engineering released the SilverPak 23CE, an integrated NEMA 23 high torque step motor, microstepping driver, intelligent controller,...

135 Redex Andantex Uses Mechanical Preload System to Increase Drive Capacity (June 12, 2007)
The new DualDrive from REDEX ANDANTEX eliminates backlash and increases the rigidity of rack and pinion drives using a patented mechanica...

136 New Handbook of Metric Drive Components: 785 (June 20, 2007)
The process of selecting small METRIC drive components for new prototypes or for production applications just became easier with the publ...

137 Handbook of Inch Drive Components: 790-2 (June 20, 2007)
The process of selecting small INCH size drive components for new prototypes or production applications just became easier with the publi...

138 Danfoss' New VLT Drive Handles Extended Motor Control Requirement (May 30, 2007)
Danfoss Drives' VLT® AutomationDrive variable frequency drives are now available in the 75-100 HP power range at 380-480/500 VAC. T...

139 Flexible Shafts, Power Drive Cable, Flexible Shaft from Stock Drive Products (May 30, 2007)
A new series of flexible shafts with casings from SDP are designed for power drive assemblies. A new series of flexible steel cable sh...

140 New Handbook of Metric Drive Components Features More Than 4,000 New Products (May 29, 2007)
The process of selecting small METRIC drive components for new prototypes or for production applications became easier with the publicati...

141 New Timing Belt Clamps from Stock Drive Products (May 29, 2007)
A new series of 16 timing belt clamps from Stock Drive Products (an ISO 9001 manufacturer) for long span reciprocating synchronous drives...

142 Bonfiglioli Yaw and Pitch Drives Power German Offshore Wind Farm (June 9, 2010)
Germany's first offshore wind farm, Alpha Ventus, features yaw and pitch drives from the Bonfiglioli Group. The wind farm feature...

143 RA Spiral Bevel Belt Drive Saves Space (June 11, 2010)
The alpha LPBK+ from Wittenstein is a right angle gearbox featuring a mechanical add-on to servo drivetrains. By taking the LPK+ righ...

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

145 Durst Introduces Compact Two-Pump Drive (May 23, 2012)
Durst has announced the latest technical innovation in the company's next-generation line of hydraulic pump drives. The model 2PD05 f...

146 Metronix Offers New Servo Drive Family (June 11, 2012)
Metronix  has launched a range of servo drives for precision motion control that can boost performance and slash system building cos...

147 Haydon Kerk Introduces Stepper Motor Drive System (April 19, 2012)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a global manufacturer of linear motion products, announces the release of the DCM4826X stepper motor drive ...

148 Heavy Duty Traverse Drives Double Pitch Accuracy (April 18, 2012)
Amacoil/Uhing has upgraded their large sizes of RG traverse drives by adding a 100-notch scale to the pitch adjustment control. Whereas t...

149 Bosch Rexroth Releases IndraDrive Mi with Multi-Ethernet (December 1, 2011)
With its decentralized IndraDrive Mi servo drive, Rexroth paves the way for speedy engineering, the simple realization of modular machine...

150 Gates Carbon Drive Named BMC Racing Sponsor (March 22, 2012)
Gates Corporation, maker of the Gates Carbon Drive  belt-drive system for bicycles, has partnered with the Swiss bicycle brand BMC t...

151 Technosoft Develops High Power Servo Drive (March 26, 2012)
Technosoft has released the  iPOS3604 VX — a new addition to the iPOS family of intelligent servo drives...

152 Rexroth Drives Keep London in Motion (August 23, 2012)
Rexroth drives keep the giant Ferris wheel of the London Eye turning and they actuate the opening mechanism for Tower Bridge and they rai...

153 Metronix Launches Servomotor Drive Line (November 30, 2012)
Metronix recently launched a family of intelligent servomotor drives offering machine builders a platform to boost the performance of aut...

154 Oerlikon Assigned Patent for Electric Wheel Drive (February 25, 2013)
The E01S drive features a 1.2kW AC induction motor, a 26.6:1 compact double planetary gearbox, and a spring applied electrically released...

155 ABB Expands Power Range with ACS 2000 Drive (April 24, 2013)
The ACS 2000, ABB’s active front end drive for general purpose applications, is now available with higher power capabilities, up to...

156 Siemens Offers Motor and Drive Packages (May 15, 2013)
Siemens Industry, Inc. announces the release of combination motor/drive packages, allowing an OEM or end-user the option to select the op...

157 IntelLiDrives Release Direct Drive Rotary Tables (January 8, 2013)
IntelLiDrives, Inc. recently released direct drive rotary tables AccuRing Series featuring suitable angular positioning and velocity cont...

158 AutomationDirect Offers Entry Digital Stepper Drive (January 3, 2013)
AutomationDirect’s SureStep line of motion control products now includes a low cost of entry digital stepper drive in a compact pac...

159 Bosch Rexroth Offers Hydrostatic Travel Drives (December 4, 2012)
With output torques from 600 to 1,300 kNm and a dual motor configuration, Hydrotrac GFT-N hydrostatic travel drives from Rexroth allow fa...

160 Holcim Relies on Nord Drivesystems Technology (December 19, 2012)
Holcim, one of the largest producers of construction material worldwide, relies on drive technology from Nord Drivesystems. In its cement...

161 Portescap Offers Low Voltage Servo Drive (November 17, 2011)
Portescap's LVD is a high-performance low-voltage servo drive, designed to support small and large brushed DC or brushless motors. Pa...

162 Amacoil/Uhing Offers Traversing Drive Assembly (August 30, 2011)
A traversing drive assembly from Amacoil/Uhing enables an automatic increase or decrease in travel distance without requiring programming...

163 Econobelt Video Features Timing Belt Drives (February 22, 2011)
A new video from Econobelt features metric timing belt drives plus belt and chain tensioners from off-the-shelf stock. The video shows th...

164 Drive System Offers Ultra-Precise Positioning (March 10, 2011)
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. offers a complete range of zero-backlash rack and pinion drive systems that eliminate all axis backlash,...

165 Sprint and Bardac Introduce DC Drive Control System (April 4, 2011)
Sprint Electric, in cooperation with their USA partner Bardac drives, recently introduced an Ethernet-based distributed control system fo...

166 Baldor Releases Belt Drive System (January 20, 2011)
Baldor Electric Company, a manufacturer of energy saving industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products, drives and g...

167 VT Drive Saves Energy and Operating Costs (December 8, 2010)
Danfoss recently introduced the VLT Automation VT Drive. This drive is specifically engineered to save energy, reduce up front and o...

168 Servo Drives Add Supported Standards (June 17, 2010)
The e100 drive family from Baldor Electric Company has been reengineered to be compatible with at least three industrial Ethernet stand...

169 Techno Offers Free LabVIEW Drivers for Controllers and Machines (September 10, 2010)
Techno, Inc. Linear Motion Systems announces their free LabVIEW drivers on their website, compatible with a variety of Techno contro...

170 Gear Drive Suitable for Printing, Packaging and Textile Machinery (April 20, 2011)
A new series of hollow-shaft right angle helical gear drives from Sterling Instrument, an ISO 9001:2000+AS9100B registered manufacturer, ...

171 Techno Offers Compact Drive Solution (May 24, 2011)
Technosoft recently announced a new family of intelligent servo drives – the iPOS Line – based on a design concept offering h...

172 SDP Helical Gear Drives Offer Feature Base or Panel Mount Design (August 19, 2011)
A new series of right angle helical gear drives from Stock Drive Products (SDP), an ISO 9001:2000 registered manufacturer, feature b...

173 Stober and Atlanta Collaborate on Rack and Pinion Drive (August 23, 2011)
In the past, rack and pinion drives were generally developed from a planetary gear unit with a pinion fitted to the output shaft and the ...

174 Ameridrives Offers Full Line of Locking Devices (August 24, 2011)
Ameridrives Couplings now offers a full line of Ameriloc internal and external locking devices and shaft couplings. All units are custom-...

175 Oerlikon Fairfield Drives Provide Improved Energy Management (July 22, 2011)
Oerlikon Fairfield electric drives provide mobile equipment manufacturers with options for improved energy management. These include the ...

176 Applimotion Offers Custom Direct Drive Motor System (June 22, 2011)
Applimotion recently introduced a custom direct drive motor system with precision encoders and bearings in unique packages. For year...

177 Weg Supplies Drive Systems for Algerian Water Project (June 6, 2011)
Weg is a key supplier of inverter drive systems and soft starters to the Spanish consortium that is constructing the Tlemcem-Honaine desa...

178 Stober Partnership Creates Rack and Pinion Drive (June 15, 2011)
In the past, rack and pinion drives were generally developed from a planetary gear unit with a pinion fitted to the output shaft and the ...

179 Oerlikon Provides Drive Solutions for Aerial Work Platform (August 9, 2013)
Oerlikon Fairfield has been selected as the drive solutions provider for the rotational system used on the Genie SX™-180 – th...

180 Lapp Offers Flexible Cables for Drives, Motors and Assemblies (June 3, 2016)
The Lapp Group is now offering its new ÖLFLEX VFD 2XL symmetrical motor and drive cable for high horsepower applications—...

181 Rolling Motion Releases Traction Drives (October 24, 2018)
Rolling Motion Industries has released two high efficiency traction drives. The MAR-17-1-2.1 Traction Drive and the MAR-23-1-2.1 Traction...

182 Moticont Introduces High-Speed, Direct Drive Linear Motor (October 26, 2018)
Moticont has added another linear motor to its SDLM Series of high speed direct drive linear motors which are also know as Electric Cylin...

183 Intellidrives Low Profile, Large Aperture Servo Table Offers Dynamic Speed Range (January 26, 2021)
The ACR-490UT precision rotation stage is the lowest profile rotary table with high-speed direct-drive rotary servomotor on the market. I...

184 Dana Introduces Heavy-Duty Drivetrain for Rough-Terrain Cranes (February 10, 2021)
Dana Incorporated has introduced a new drivetrain for rough-terrain cranes with lift capacities from 83 to 110 tons (75 to 100 tonnes) an...

185 Nord Offers Decentralized Drive Technology (August 29, 2018)
Nord Drivesystems offers decentralized drives, with which even demanding applications, such as synchronized movement and flying saw, can ...

186 SEW-EURODRIVE Offers Contactless Energy and Data Transfer System (February 12, 2021)
Although robotic systems are sometimes limited by constraints in automation and drive technology, this issue can be easily minimized. App...

187 Intellidrives Introduces Water-Tight, Dust-Proof Rotary Tables (January 12, 2021)
Motorized rotary tables RTLA-100-350HJ from Intellidrives feature IP65-rated ingress protection. IP65 rating assures against ingress of d...

188 Voith Turbo Installs First VoreconNX Variable Speed Drive (January 6, 2021)
Voith Turbo has successfully installed and commissioned the first VoreconNX variable speed drive for a U.S. customer, which began using i...

189 SEW-EURODRIVE Provides Drive Solution for Ilsemann Automation (November 2, 2020)
Especially for gantry systems, rapidly accelerating heavy loads can shoot the electrical power demand of frequency drives through the roo...

190 Moticont Expands Direct Drive Linear Motor Series (January 22, 2019)
The SDLM-025-070-01-01 and SDLM-025-070-01-05 direct drive linear motors from Moticont, also known as electric cylinders, have built-in e...

191 Intellidrives Introduces Linear Servo Slide System (December 8, 2020)
The Direct Drive Linear ServoSlide system from Intellidrives is a linear motor solution that eliminates wear, friction, backlash and comp...

192 NORD Offers Versatile Drive Solutions for Baking Industry (January 4, 2021)
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers efficient and hygienic drive solutions for the baking industry, meeting their special requirements for hygiene, ...

193 Kollmorgen Launches Dual-Axis AKD2G Servo Drive (November 28, 2018)
Kollmorgen announced the new AKD2G Servo Drive. The dual-axis AKD2G is one of the most power-dense industrial servo drives on the market....

194 Amacoil Introduces Precision Linear Motion Drive (August 24, 2018)
The Precision Motion Drive System from Amacoil/Uhing is a Uhing Model RG rolling ring linear drive integrated with a motion controller fo...

195 Intellidrives ServoBelt Stage Offers Low Profile Robust Design (August 15, 2018)
Intellidrives ServoBelt Rotary Stage offers an economical solution for a variety of light and medium-duty rotary motion applications. It ...

196 Galil Motion Control Offers EtherCAT Drive (May 30, 2018)
The EDD-3701x EtherCAT slave drive joins Galil’s EtherCAT Family.  This family has grown to include two EtherCAT masters and...

197 Intellidrives XY-Rotary System Addresses Precision Applications (May 3, 2021)
The demand for a high accuracy stages is met with Intellidrives integrated XY-Rotary system that addresses the needs of scanning microsco...

198 Portescap Integrates Driver into new 22ECP Mini Brushless DC Motor (May 4, 2021)
Portescap’s new 22ECP miniature brushless DC motor includes an integrated driver to optimize motor performance and simplify install...

199 GE and SEW-Eurodrive Partner on Automation Portfolio (May 1, 2018)
Customers of GE Power’s Automation and Controls business and SEW-Eurodrive will soon be able to benefit from each other’s b...

200 Hannover Messe: Nord Drivesystems (April 25, 2018)
Nord Drivesystems will be exhibiting its innovative drive solutions for digital factories of the future at the Hannover Fair 2018. These ...

201 Rheintacho Provides Sensor Options for Electric Drives (June 4, 2018)
The FQ, FP, FM and FK mobile electric drives from Rheintacho are equipped with a proven differential-hall technology for safe and reliabl...

202 Intellidrives Large Aperture Stages Offer High Accuracy in Open Frame (June 13, 2018)
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with Intellidrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni...

203 Timken Reaches Agreement to Acquire Cone Drive (August 2, 2018)
The Timken Company recently announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Cone Drive, a leader in precision drives used in divers...

204 Ameridrives and Bibby Turboflex Introduce Unique Triangular Design for Disc Couplings (August 14, 2018)
Ameridrives and Bibby Turboflex have developed the Tri-Bushing, a unique flex element/blade triangular bushing design that increases the ...

205 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...

206 NORD Provides Drive Electronics for a Wide Range of Applications (March 1, 2021)
Whether in a control cabinet or decentralized installation, the NORDAC product family from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers electronic drive tech...

207 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...

208 Bosch Rexroth Hydraulic Direct Drive System Provides Flexibility in Rubber Manufacturing (October 23, 2020)
Compact, gearless and modular: Hägglunds hydraulic direct drive systems from Bosch Rexroth provide high flexibility in rubber manufa...

209 NORD Offers Drive System for Extreme Environments (October 13, 2020)
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has been developing innovative drive technology for over 50 years, and they are once again paving the way with their mo...

210 Gates Expands Carbon Drive Portfolio (June 19, 2020)
Building on a 40-year legacy of designing and manufacturing belt-drives as a lower-maintenance, rust-free, quieter and stronger alternati...

211 Intellidrives Expands XY Table Series (January 8, 2020)
The XY-BSMA-WJ series precision XY tables from Intellidrives are low-profile stages designed for a wide range of applications. This is hi...

212 NORD Introduces High Connectivity Variable Frequency Drives (July 20, 2020)
The NORDAC PRO SK 500P variable frequency drives from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS are equipped with an integrated multi-protocol Ethernet interface...

213 Intellidrives Expands Large Open Center Stage Series (November 13, 2019)
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with Intellidrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni...

214 Intellidrives Introduces IMAC Ethernet Motion Server (September 11, 2019)
Intellidrives now offers the IMAC Ethernet Motion Server, a new Internet accessible distributed motion control technology for automation ...

215 AGMA Releases Publication on Lubrication of Industrial Gear Drives (January 20, 2020)
The AGMA Technical Division recently announced the release of AGMA ISO 18792-A19, Lubrication of industrial gear drives. Gear lubric...

216 Intellidrives Offers Precision Rotary Tilt Tables (January 27, 2020)
The integrated two-axes rotary gimbal assembly from Intellidrives provides high-speed machining capabilities for complex 3D part geometri...

217 Intellidrives Offers Large Area Travel XY Gantry Systems (February 18, 2020)
Intellidrives new Syncronized XY Gantries BEMAE Series are offered in travel length from 300 x 300 mm to 1,500 x 1,500 mm. BEMAE Gantry S...

218 ASI Drives Acquired by ACCEDIA Group (March 10, 2020)
ASI Drives, the trusted provider of transaxles and wheel drives for electric machines, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired b...

219 NORD LogiDrive Offers System Solution for Airports or Parcel Centers (May 14, 2020)
Individually tailored drive concepts based on the LogiDrive system solution from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS represent an optimal compromise betwee...

220 Motion Industries Offers SEW-Eurodrive MOVIMOT with Integrated Ethernet/IP (May 18, 2020)
MOVIMOT is SEW-Eurodrive’s motor-mounted digital frequency inverter for use in decentralized equipment installations. Startup is fa...

221 Faulhaber Offers Drive Selection Tool (February 6, 2020)
Determine the Faulhaber drive system required for projects with the user-friendly Faulhaber Drive Selection Tool, an ideal solution for d...

222 Intellidrives Offers ServoBelt Rotary Stage (July 28, 2020)
ServoBelt Rotary Stage from Intellidrives offers an economical solution for a variety of light and medium-duty rotary motion applications...

223 Bonfiglioli and Schaeffler Collaborate on Wind Turbine Gear Drives (July 30, 2019)
A compact Industry 4.0 solution package for wind turbine azimuth drives is the result of a long-term development partnership between Bo...

224 B&R Upgrades Multi-Axis Servo Drive (March 27, 2019)
With the latest upgrade to its ACOPOSmulti multi-axis servo drive, B&R now enables even shorter cycle times down to 50 μs. Highly ...

225 SEW Eurodrive Sets New Standard for Industrial Gear Unit Delivery Times (October 1, 2020)
With the ATO5 program for shortened delivery times, SEW Eurodrive can now deliver industrial gear units of the X and P series even faster...

226 Intellidrives Offers Multi-Axes Motion and Automation Controller (March 12, 2019)
Intellidrives Multi-Axes Motion and Automation Controller is network based general purpose motion/automation controller with embed...

227 Intellidrives Introduces Next Generation of Motion Controls and Automation (October 9, 2020)
Intellidrives offers IMAC VISUAL for the next generation of motion controls and automation. With a drag-and-drop, visual blocks based pro...

228 Siemens and Festo Collaborate on Linear Motor Drive and Control Concept (February 27, 2019)
Siemens and Festo are presenting an innovative linear motor drive and control concept, designed to offer flexible and efficient high-pe...

229 AAAE Conference & Exposition Preview: Nord Drivesystems (May 10, 2019)
Nord Drivesystems’ Nordac Link drive is shown controlling a 92.1 two-stage helical bevel gearbox with IE4 synchronous motor. This i...

230 Intellidrives Offers Large Aperture Precision Rotary Servo Tables (September 22, 2020)
Intellidrives has released large aperture precision rotary servo tables.Common applications include semiconductor wafer manufacturing, si...

231 B&R Automation Offers Servo Drives with Safely Limited Torque Function (June 21, 2019)
The B&R ACOPOS P3 servo drive is now also available with safety function Safely Limited Torque (SLT). This makes B&R one of the f...

232 Drivetrain Hub Launches Consulting Network (August 7, 2020)
Drivetrain Hub has launched its web service for matching clients to consultants in the drivetrain industry, known as Consultant Match. Th...

233 Voith Offers Intelligent Monitoring System for Driveline Performance (June 14, 2019)
Voith introduces Dtect, its intelligent monitoring system that provides real-time data of driveline performance and coupling status. Base...

234 ACE Offers Regenerative Low-Voltage Drives for DC Motors (May 24, 2019)
American Control Electronics (ACE) introduces the DCR300-60 and DCR600-60 Series, microprocessor based, low voltage PWM drives for brushe...

235 RMI Offers Traction Drive Speed Reducers (May 21, 2019)
Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) is offering new speed reducers with traction drive technology. The Two Way MAR-17-2-3:1 and the MAR-23-2-...

236 Intellidrives Offers High Frequency Linear Actuators (April 18, 2018)
Intellidrives Circular Voice Coil Positioning Stage (ICVCA) is a compact stage ideal for closed loop short stroke positioning applic...

237 Atlanta Drive Systems Optimizes Gear Rack Assembly with Digital Tools (February 12, 2021)
The positioning accuracy of a rack and pinion drive is dependent on the cumulative pitch error inherent in each gear rack used. For long ...

238 NORD Offers Drive Solutions for Intralogistics and Warehousing (August 27, 2021)
NORD’s innovative drive solutions are designed to meet the demands of the intralogistics and warehousing industries. Their high eff...

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

240 Ameridrives Introduces High Performance Turboflex Plus Coupling (July 7, 2017)
Ameridrives and Bibby Turboflex have collaborated to introduce a new series of high performance disc couplings designed to meet the strin...

241 NORD Supports Bulk Material Handling Industry with Drive Solutions (August 20, 2021)
Belt conveyors are the backbone of bulk material handling systems in most processing plants and NORD drives guide every process starting ...

242 IPPE Expo Preview: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (January 18, 2022)
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will showcase their newest innovative drive solutions for meat and poultry production, processing, and packaging at IPP...

243 PI Direct Drive Linear Motor Stages Deliver Nanometer Resolution (January 2, 2018)
PI has released a new precision feedback option for its linear stages equipped with direct-drive ironless 3-phase motors. The V-551 famil...

244 NORD Introduces Safety Module for Drive Systems (December 13, 2021)
Functional safety is a fundamental component in drive systems. The SK TU4-PNS, known as the PROFIsafe module, provides comprehensive safe...

245 Portescap Recognized by GM as Overdrive Award Winner (November 15, 2021)
First presented in 2012, GM’s Overdrive Award is a distinction reserved for suppliers who display outstanding achievement within GM...

246 Intellidrives Offers Next Generation Motion Controls and Automation (October 5, 2021)
IMAC VISUAL from Intellidrives is leading the revolution in user-friendly motion control automation. With a drag-and-drop, visual blocks ...

247 Yaskawa Direct Drive Servo Offers Performance Upgrades (August 8, 2017)
The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has introduced a direct drive servo motor that packs a new level of performance i...

248 Lenze Optimizes Drives with Integrated Auto-Tuning Function (October 7, 2021)
Machines function optimally when the drives are perfectly adapted to the power train. This ensures that a high-quality product is produce...

249 NORD Provides Drive Systems for Packaging Applications (November 12, 2021)
The combination of NORD’s modular gear units, motors, and variable frequency drives provide intelligent solutions for the special r...

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

251 Pack Expo Preview: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (September 21, 2021)
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will exhibit their new, innovative drive solutions at Pack Expo 2021, with a focus on products for the packaging, mater...

252 Intellidrives Large Aperture XY Tables Address Unique Scanning Needs (August 9, 2021)
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with Intellidrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni...

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

254 Intellidrives Offers InteLiSilde Series (January 19, 2022)
The Direct Drive Linear ServoSlide system from Intellidrives is a linear motor solution that eliminates wear, friction, backlash and comp...

255 Advance Motion Controls Expands Servo Drive Offerings (March 20, 2018)
Advanced Motion Controls has announced  six new servo drives capable of 100 A peak and 60 A continuous output. This new power rang...

256 Bonfiglioli Offers Robust and Compact Wheel Drive for Hybrid Aerial Platforms (April 4, 2018)
The 605WE wheel drive, designed and developed by Bonfiglioli, has been created in cooperation with one of their customers for a new inn...

257 Dana Launches Planetary Drives for Mobile and Industrial Applications (January 20, 2022)
Dana Incorporated has announced the introduction of three new planetary drives with wide ratio ranges, better power density, and modular ...

258 Oriental Motor Offers AZ Series Drivers with AC/DC Input and PROFINET (July 26, 2021)
Oriental Motor recently announced the latest addition to the AZ Series family of single axis stored data drivers, which now includes AC a...

259 Advanced Motion Controls Offer 100 Amps Peak FlexPro Servodrives (August 6, 2021)
Now joining the Advanced Motion Controls FlexPro family are the first of their "mini"-sized servodrives. With a slight size inc...

260 Intellidrives Offers High Precision XY Gantry (March 25, 2020)
The demand for high accuracy and robust gantries is met with IntelLIDrives newly designed XY gantry that addresses the unique needs of mu...

261 Stock Drive’s New Molded Racks Offer Extension Possibilities (April 16, 2006)
A new series of four flexible molded racks introduced by Stock Drive Products can run with standard 20 degree pressure angle metric gears...

262 Motus Labs Offers M-Drives Series (September 3, 2020)
Motus Labs, a designer and manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions for the industrial, service, and collaborative robot and a...

263 Regal Extends HERA Right Angle Gear Drive Series (September 28, 2020)
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced a line extension of the Hub City SS (stainless steel) HERA High Efficiency Right Angle Gear Drive....

264 Faulhaber Drives Assist Robotic Glove Operation (September 2, 2020)
Musculoskeletal disorders are a common occupational disease in the EU and North America and are one of the most common causes for long- t...

265 Harmonic Drive Updates HPN Series (September 1, 2020)
The popular HPN Harmonic Planetary value series from Harmonic Drive LLC is now available in a right angle configuration. The HPN-RA provi...

266 SplineRail Linear Actuator Simplifies Drive and Guidance (October 29, 2010)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, recently introduced the SAA06 Motorized SplineRa...

267 R+W America’s New Couplings Qualified for Power Transmission and Pump Drive Applications (January 4, 2007)
R+W America’s new ECOLIGHT-TX1 series of molded thermoplastic insert couplings offer a reduced mass and moment of inertia, accompani...

268 Cone Drive Launches Selection Program (January 25, 2012)
Cone Drive Gearing Solutions has recently launched a new online servo gear head selection program-AccuMate. With AccuMate, engineering pr...

269 Nord Provides Drive Technology for Brewery (March 29, 2011)
The Hacklberger Getränke- und Logistikcenter (Hacklberger Beverages and Logistics Center) (HGL) founded in 1998, is a spin-off of th...

270 Fairfields’s New Drives Offer a Variety of Compact Configurations (April 21, 2006)
The new EXCELDRIVES from Fairfield offer the following features: Compact configurations to suit numerous installation needs: SAE ...

271 Prototype Transmission Drives Tata Pixel Concept (March 8, 2011)
Transmission technology company Torotrak plc has supplied a prototype transmission to its key customer and licensee, Tata Motors Ltd, for...

272 NORD Offers MAXXDRIVE XT Gear Units for Conveyor Applications (September 21, 2020)
Two-stage MAXXDRIVE XT right-angle gear units from NORD are ideal for belt conveyor systems in heavy-duty applications such as the bulk m...

273 Maxon and ANYbotics Collaborate on Robotic Drive Systems (September 16, 2020)
Drive specialist Maxon, renowned for its Mars motors, is joining forces with the robotics startup ANYbotics and will in future supply the...

274 Misumi Mech Lab Examines Belt Drives Vs. Ball Screw Actuators (March 26, 2020)
The challenge for mechanical automation systems in the past has been the successful conversion of rotational motion from electric or mech...

275 Harmonic Drive Introduces New Gearheads (January 3, 2005)
Harmonic Drive Technologies introduced its RGH Series of compact gearheads that offer the accuracy and repeatability typically associated...

276 Intellidrives Controller Simplifies Liquid Handling Robot Operation (May 7, 2020)
Vaccine development requires an automated pipetting system which performs programmed transfers of liquid. The word "pipetting" ...

277 Gearboxes Offer Range of Drive Requirements (May 6, 2011)
A line of totally sealed, precision right angle gearboxes that feature robust construction and are maintenance-free for a wide range of d...

278 Sumitomo Drive Announces Promotions (January 2, 2007)
Sumitomo Machinery Corp. announced the promotion of Randy Satterfield to vice president of sales for the Eastern division. According t...

279 Atlanta Drive Systems Expands Range of Servo Reducers (April 9, 2006)
Atlanta Drive Systems Inc.expanded their range of servo worm reducers, now offering four levels of precision to meet any application requ...

280 New Frequency Inverter from SEW Eurodrive (April 21, 2005)
The Movitrac Lte frequency inverter is a system design to meet the size and startup constraints that industrial applications often place ...

281 Gates Offers Belt Drive System Solutions (September 6, 2011)
From system design and component selection to prototyping and delivery, design engineers are charged with ensuring efficiency, hitting co...

282 New Brake for Gearless Drives (February 3, 2006)
Ortlinghaus has introduced the DIMO braking system for gearless applications. The brake is electromagnetically actuated. According to...

283 Maxon Examines Dynamics in Robotic Drives (January 6, 2022)
Maxon offers a new frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder that really comes into its own in dynamic applications. With the EC framele...

284 Timken to Acquire Drives LLC (September 16, 2011)
The Timken Company recently announced it has agreed to acquire privately held Drives LLC for $92 million in cash. Based in Fulton, Illino...

285 Intellidrives Offers Large Hollow Shaft Rotary Actuator (June 1, 2020)
The hollow shaft rotary table is integrated with a high rigidity cross-roller bearing. This structure improves permissible thrust load an...

286 Ameridrives Couplings Available with Torsi-Lock Hubs (October 7, 2011)
Developed for API 610 service, Torsiflex-i flexible disc couplings feature a robust disc pack design, allowing for greater torque load in...

287 Expanded Servo Reducer Range from Atlanta Drive (January 12, 2006)
Atlanta Drive Systems Inc. now offers four levels of precision to meet any application requirements. These reducers are an upgrade of the...

288 Zero-Max Offers IP65 Rated Crown Right Angle Gear Drives (June 26, 2020)
Tested and certified by an independent laboratory, the IP65 Rated models feature a nickel plated housing for corrosion protection and are...

289 Gleason Offers Stadtfeld's Latest Book: eDrive Transmission Guide (July 2, 2020)
Today Gleason has four major concepts for high reduction transmissions which are ideal for electric vehicles and hybrid cars. Gleason has...

290 HD Systems Merges with Harmonic Drive Technologies (February 6, 2006)
HD Systems Inc. and Harmonic Drive Technologies, Nabtesco Inc. have merged, effective Jan. 1, 2006. The newly formed joint companny wi...

291 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...

292 Mitrpak Gear Drives Meet Indexing Requirements (November 9, 2011)
A full line of right angle gearboxes that are designed for conveying, manufacturing, packaging, and process applications that require pre...

293 New Gear Drive System from ASI Technologies (April 12, 2005)
The MK400 Series transaxle from ASI Technologies combines the precision of a single piece casting, which can improve the accuracy of gear...

294 NTN Driveshaft Wins GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award (July 13, 2020)
NTN Bearing Corporation of America’s manufacturing facility in Columbus, Indiana – NTN Driveshaft, Inc. – has been awar...

295 NORD Offers MaxxDrive XT Series Right-Angle Gear Units (July 8, 2020)
NORD provides robust industrial gear units that are characterized by very high power density, quiet operation, and top reliability. The m...

296 Rexroth’s New Drive System Contains Drive, Motion Cotrol and Logic Control Mounted on the Motor (January 10, 2007)
The IndraDrive from Rexroth is a new motion control design concept. The motor casing serves as the heat sink for the servo/control sy...

297 Intellidrives XY-Rotary System Meets Clean Room Demands (August 11, 2020)
The demand for a high accuracy stage is met with IntelLIDrives integrated XY-Rotary system that addresses the needs of scanning microscop...

298 Intellidrives Offers Smart Rotary Mechatronics (September 28, 2021)
Servo Technology has gone through various key stages of evolution, from the Power Transistors (Servo 1.0) and DSP/Microprocessor (Servo 2...

299 Voith Presents Drivetrain Diagnostics System (March 29, 2021)
With OnCare.Health Vorecon, Voith presents a new data diagnostics system that goes one step further than conventional machine protection ...

300 IMS Unveils Low Noise Planetary Gear Drives (February 13, 2008)
New Product Release IMS GEAR Planetary Gears Inc has recently completed the development and introduction of a new line of low noise ge...

301 Atlanta Drive Systems Introduces Stainless Steel Washdown Gearboxes (April 8, 2021)
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new range of stainless steel washdown gearboxes, perfect for use in demanding applic...

302 Stock Drive Introduces PowerGrip TruMotion Timing Belts (January 4, 2008)
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument recently unveiled timing belts for clean running performance. The PowerGrip TruMotion timing bel...

303 Stock Drive Releases Latest Timing Belt Catalog (January 4, 2008)
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument recently released catalog D155 featuring timing belts for cleaning running performance. The cata...

304 H2W Linear Motor Driven Stage Features High Speed (August 19, 2021)
When an application requires fast motion with a stroke over a couple of inches, a brushless linear motor stage will meet the needs of lon...

305 Atlanta Drive Expands Rack and Pinion Systems (February 9, 2012)
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. recently announced an expansion of their range of Precision Planetary Rack and Pinion Drive Systems.&nbs...

306 Applied Motion’s Stepper Drive Engineered for the OEM Market (June 5, 2007)
The ST10-S from Applied Motion delivers up to 10.0 A with 24-80 VDC input and can be controlled by a step and direction input or by a hos...

307 Sumitomo Drive Technologies Introduces Food-Grade, High-Pressure Washdown Hyponic Right Angle Reducer (March 24, 2008)
Sumitomo introduces its newest Hyponic® product variant designed for the food industry and high-pressure washdown (HPW) applications. Dev...

308 Industrial Machine Vibration Mounts from Stock Drive Products (June 15, 2007)
SDP/SI, an ISO 9001 manufacturer of vibration mounts, suspension mounts, vibration isolators, conical bumpers, damped spring mountings, m...

309 Roller Chains-Ladder Chains-Plastic Chains from Stock Drive Products (June 15, 2007)
SDP/SI is an ISO 9001 manufacturer of over 68 roller Chains, ladders chains, plastic chains, roller chain links, and all types of chains....

310 Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument Introduces New Series of Brushless Motors and Motion Control Solutions (April 15, 2021)
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) is launching a series of brushless DC servomotors, AGV motors, controllers, and integra...

311 Stock Drive Interactive CD, Order & Quote NEW (June 20, 2007)
Interactive CD Rom (D710)including 2D and 3D modeling downloads, quoting and ordering ability announced by Stock Drive Products / Sterlin...

312 New Magnetic Clutches and Couplings from Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument Feature Frictionless Parts (July 25, 2007)
A new series of magnetic clutches and couplings from Sterling Instrument feature no friction or wearing parts, uses no electricity and no...

313 alpha gear drives Introduces New Gearhead (August 7, 2007)
The in line basic precision alphira product from alpha gear is packaged in a lightweight aluminum case and offers power-dense and mainten...

314 NORD MAXXDRIVE Series Built for Tough Applications (May 21, 2021)
The MAXXDRIVE portfolio from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS offers parallel and right-angle industrial gear units with high output torques from 132,80...

315 Bonfiglioli Introduces New Planetary Drive Series (June 17, 2021)
Bonfiglioli presents the new R3 planetary gearbox series, designed specifically for recycling machines such as shredders and others. The ...

316 Magnetic Clutches and Couplings With No Friction from Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instruments (July 24, 2007)
An exiting new series of Magnetic Clutches & Magnetic Couplings rounds out the growing products from Sterling Instrument (an ISO 9001...

317 AGMA Electric Drive Technology Committee Publishes EV White Paper (May 5, 2021)
The AGMA Electric Drive Technology Committee released a white paper today titled, “A Gearing-Centric Snapshot of the EV Space&rdquo...

318 Bonfiglioli Offers Drive Diagnostic App (April 27, 2021)
Bonfiglioli has released its new Drive Diagnostic App, aimed at supporting day to day operations of field technicians with Bonfiglioli fr...

319 NTN Driveshaft Receives GM Customer Care and Shipping Award (April 30, 2021)
NTN is pleased to announce that its manufacturing facility, NTN Driveshaft, Inc., has been named a recipient of a 2020 GM Customer Care a...

320 SKF's Miniature Ball Screws Equipped for Portable and Hand Driven Tools (August 22, 2007)
SKF® miniature ball screws feature internal recirculation inserts promoting smooth running performance and backdriving character...

321 AAAE 2021 Preview: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (June 25, 2021)
NORD will be exhibiting at the 93rd Annual AAAE Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 11th – 13th. Located at Bo...

322 Thomson Ball Screws Drive Optimization for 5G Fiber Optic Filament Production (September 1, 2021)
Fundamental ball screw technology hasn’t changed much since 1929 when Rudolph G. Boehm patented what he called an “anti-frict...

323 ABB HMI and Drive Faceplates Provide Comprehensive Views into Automation Systems (January 29, 2021)
The CP600 Gen2 HMI with Drive Faceplates provides a NEMA 4X rating, brighter screens, additional communication ports and integral web ser...

324 Mullen and Hofer Powertrain Collaborate on Electric Drive Systems and Components (September 23, 2021)
Mullen Technologies, Inc., an emerging electric vehicle manufacturer, which previously announced a definitive agreement to merge with Net...

325 Rexroth IndraDrive Delivers Power at Low Cost (May 21, 2010)
Featuring a compact space-saving design and open support of SERCOS III communication bus, the Rexroth IndraDrive Cs Economy low-power s...

326 Motion System Software Simplifies Drive Selection (May 5, 2010)
The Motioneering 6.1.0 motion system sizing and selection software from Kollmorgen is an OEM design tool that uses a mechanism project co...

327 Atlanta Drive Systems Announces New Smartphone App (November 20, 2020)
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the ATLANTA4Customer Industry 4.0 smartphone app, which gives customers...

328 High Performance Stepper Drives with Advanced Features and Control Options Available in 200VAC Models (March 2, 2007)
Applied Motion Products’ family of STAC6 High Performance Stepper Drives are now available in 220 VAC models. According to the c...

329 ABB Introduces Drive Exchange Service (June 18, 2021)
ABB’s Drives Service team reduces the impact of unplanned downtime with the Drive Exchange Service offering. Utilizing real-time in...

330 High Performance Stepper Drives with Advanced Features and Control Options Available in 200 VAC Models (February 21, 2007)
Applied Motion Products’ family of STAC6 High Performance Stepper Drives are now available in 220 VAC models. According to the ...

331 Stock Drive Products Releases New Metric Catalog (August 24, 2010)
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument recently introduced the new D805 Metric Catalog, a completely easy-to-use book that includes new...

332 Ikona Ships New Mud Pump Drives to North American Customers (February 23, 2007)
Ikona Gear made its first commercial shipments of its new Mud Pump Drives to major oil and gas companies in Canada and the U.S. Accord...

333 Adjustable Speed Drives Set to Various Speeds (June 28, 2010)
Adjustable Speed Drives with a micro dial feature available from Zero-Max provide accurate, repeatable speed settings. This allows users ...

334 Kollmorgen Drive Delivers Scalable Programmability (March 31, 2010)
The Advanced Kollmorgen Drive (AKD) is Ethernet-based and delivers high performance with flexibility, scalability and power range for mos...

335 ACS Launches Line of Drive Module Products (December 23, 2020)
ACS launches the first in a new line of high-performance Intelligent Drive Module products. The IDMsm is a 2- or 4-axis EtherCAT DS402 un...

336 New Synchromesh Cable Drives from Stock Drive Products (May 29, 2007)
This patented miniature cable, identified as the A 6J 9- and A 6J 9M Series, consists of a straight center section, encased in nylon and ...

337 Faulhaber Offers Drive Solutions for Robotics Industry (January 20, 2021)
Today, a world without robots is inconceivable. The areas of application that require process safety, reliability and economic efficiency...

338 Faulhaber DC Microdrives and Controllers Offer Unique Design Characteristics (September 3, 2021)
Small and powerful DC-motors are critical to the development of highly integrated systems. These motors are driving technology in many di...

339 Drive and Control Technology for Wind Turbines Brochure Published by Bosch Rexroth (April 27, 2009)
Rexroth announces a new brochure, Drive & Control Technology for Wind Turbines, highlighting its industrial hydraulics technology dev...

340 Drivetrain Hub Launches Gears App (January 15, 2021)
Drivetrain Hub has launched its fully web-based gear software, Gears App.  Gears App is the only Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) g...

341 NORD Meets Food Processing Demands with Drive Solutions (January 15, 2021)
NORD provides highly configurable, flexible, and reliable solutions for food processing applications, including expansive product ranges ...

342 Handbook of INCH Drive Components: 790-2 (May 29, 2007)
The catalog itself includes over 48,000 off-the-shelf standardized commercial and precision quality INCH size components, including over ...

343 New Conidrive Belt Drive Catalog DN10 (May 29, 2007)
The N10 belt and pulley system which features an offset conical projection profile on the bearing surface to ensure positive fit without ...

344 Electromate Offers JVL Integrated Spindle Drive Motor (September 8, 2021)
JVL A/S is announcing a new addition to its ServoStep motors, a directly mountable motor for driving spindles. It’s perfect for rep...

345 Fairloc Catalog D242 Available from Stock Drive Products (May 29, 2007)
Fastening rotating components to shafts has become easier with the publication of a new 96-page catalog "Handbook of Fairloc® Components,...

346 Allegro Introduces Two New Motor Drivers, New Regulators (January 16, 2007)
Allegro Microsystems recently released three new products to the marketplace. The A3995 is designed for applications that have two DC...

347 Bosch Rexroth Develops Drive Solution (November 6, 2012)
Providing the greatest possible traction in difficult conditions while retaining optimal energy efficiency can be conflicting when develo...

348 Drive Lines Servo Gearboxes Offer Versatility for Critical Applications (July 15, 2016)
Servo gearboxes are likely to be specified in an incredibly wide range of applications, from packaging machines to robots, medical equipm...

349 SKF Battery-Driven Grease Gun Offers Unique Lubrication Solutions (July 25, 2016)
The new SKF Battery-Driven Grease Gun (TLGB 20) introduces an ideal portable tool to maximize the efficiency and accuracy of manual lubri...

350 Nord Drivesystems Expands MaxxDrive Gearbox Line (January 9, 2018)
If you need a dependable, high performance gearbox able to handle the most demanding bulk material handling applications, cement and stee...

351 Intellidrives Open Center XY Stages Meet Unique Industry Needs (February 8, 2018)
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with IntelLIDrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni...

352 Ruland Beam Couplings Benefit Stepper and Servo-Driven Systems (June 24, 2016)
Ruland beam couplings are designed to couple stepper and servo motors to encoders, lead screws, and light duty actuators in a variety of ...

353 Fenner Drives Acquires National Bearings Company (March 8, 2018)
Fenner has acquired the U.S.-based National Bearings Company. Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, National Bearings Company manufactures cu...

354 Fenner Drives Introduces 3V and 5V Wedge Link Belts (July 26, 2016)
Combining excellent service and long life with exceptional inventory control, the new Wedge Link Belting from Fenner Drives yield major a...

355 Nord Drivesystems Receives Vanderlande Supplier Award (December 20, 2017)
Nord Drivesystems was awarded for their outstanding operational excellence and responsive supply chain, high innovative capability and th...

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

357 Winsmith Stainless Steel Conveyor Drive Available on Amazon (October 19, 2016)
Winsmith Inc. has announced that its new and improved Stainless Steel Conveyor Drives are now available for purchase on Amazon.com. The S...

358 TB Wood's Offers Belted Drive Online Selection Tool (September 2, 2016)
TB Wood’s has recently introduced more enhancements to their popular online Belted Drive Selection Program at the website below. Th...

359 Heidenhain Offers Encoder Technology at SPS IPC Drives Exhibition in Nuremberg (November 1, 2017)
At the upcoming SPS IPC Drives show on November 28-30, Heidenhain will be presenting encoders designed specifically for the requirements ...

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

361 Igus Reduces Automation Costs with Belt Drive Axes (November 3, 2017)
Mechanical engineers often need a basic, space-saving linear guide when designing technology that performs simple tasks, such as vending ...

362 SPS IPC Drives Italia a Success for Sercos International (June 22, 2016)
Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos automation bus, recorded nearly twice as many contacts during SPS IPC Drives Italia compared...

363 Drive System Design Opens Test Facility on Improving Driveline Efficiency (April 10, 2018)
A new test facility has been developed in Michigan to help vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers increase the efficiency of vehicle...

364 Timken Expands Drives Chain Line (February 10, 2016)
The Timken Company has introduced a new line of Drives Leaf Chain to address global demand for heavy-duty large pitch leaf chain. The com...

365 Drive Lines Examines Screw Jack Specification (March 1, 2016)
  Screw jacks are often the solution for precise linear motion and positioning applications, they can even be supplied as a bespoke...

366 Danfoss Drives Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary (June 13, 2018)
2018 is a special year for Danfoss Drives, and a milestone in the company’s history. Fifty years ago, Danfoss was the first compa...

367 Allied Motion Acquires Heidrive GmbH (January 19, 2016)
Allied Motion Technologies Inc., a global designer and manufacturer of motion control products, announced that it has completed the acqui...

368 Gearing Solutions Yaw Drives Offer Efficient Power-to-Weight Ratios (June 28, 2018)
Using unique roller gear technology, Gearing Solutions wind turbine Yaw Drives have an unparalleled power to weight ratio, achieving grea...

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

370 ACHEMA 2018 Preview: Nord Drivesystems (June 1, 2018)
Nord will be presenting a wide range of products at ACHEMA in Frankfurt am Main from June 11-15. The main focus is on ATEX compliant dr...

371 Intellidrives Introduces Hollow Rotary Actuators (May 7, 2018)
The hollow output table is integrated with a high rigidity cross-roller bearing. This structure improves permissible thrust load and mome...

372 SPS IPC Drives Italy Preview: Sercos (May 20, 2016)
Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos automation bus, will present new products, innovative technologies and updates regardin...

373 Drive Lines Gearboxes Bring Flexibility to Machine Tools (May 23, 2016)
Whether cutting, boring, grinding or shearing, modern machine tools have to meet what at first sight appear to be conflicting operational...

374 Oerlikon Drive Systems Exhibits at OTC 2016 (May 4, 2016)
Oerlikon Drive Systems’ off-highway vehicle and industrial equipment brand Oerlikon Fairfield, will participate to Offshore Technol...

375 Nord Drivesystems Utilize Components for Surface Coating Facility (April 28, 2016)
At the Nord Drivesystems headquarters in Bargteheide, Germany, the power, functionality and intelligence of Nord products are used to the...

376 ACS Drive Module Provides Economical Alternative to Linear Servo Drives (April 11, 2016)
ACS Motion Control has expanded its family of multi-axis NanoPWM to include the NPArm, a fully integrated 19"/6U rack mounted v...

377 Drive Lines Examines Advantages of Planetary Gearheads (April 18, 2016)
Machinery and systems such as robots, packaging machines, pick and place units, tool changers in machine tools, printing presses and weld...

378 Cambridge Technology Launches Digital Servo Driver (October 4, 2017)
Cambridge Technology, a business unit of Novanta Corporation ("Novanta"), announced the launch of the DC3000 Plus, a new digita...

379 Heidenhain Unveils New Hollow-Shaft Rotary Encoders at SPS IPC Drives Show (November 14, 2016)
For the SPS IPC Drives 2016 trade show, Heidenhain is supplementing its existing program of inductive position encoders with it...

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

381 Maxon Introduces Sterilizable Drive System (May 4, 2017)
With the ENX EASY, Maxon Motor’s NEW ENX EASY is a sterilizable encoder for use with Maxon’s brushless DC motors. This opens ...

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

383 Parker Offers Miniature Direct-Drive Rotary Stage (March 9, 2017)
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division ‒ North America is pleased to announce the release of the mPR (miniature preci...

384 Stiebel Drive Technology Welcomes USA Sales Manager (July 26, 2017)
Stiebel Drive Technology is now strengthening its sales expertise in the North American market with the appointment of Timothy Ruiz. The ...

385 Winsmith Displays Stainless Steel Conveyor Drives at IPPE Show (March 7, 2017)
Winsmith recently participated in the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, GA, January 31-February 2. A manu...

386 Oerlikon Drive Systems India Gets Certified as Great Place to Work (May 17, 2017)
Oerlikon Drive Systems India has been certified by Great Place to Work Institute - a global authority in building, sustaining and recogni...

387 Cone Drive European Expansion Results in Growth Opportunities (May 30, 2017)
Cone Drive expanded its global footprint in early 2016 by establishing a sales office in Europe. The move has proven to be a resounding s...

388 Drive Lines Combines Bearings and Profiles for Lifting Applications (July 6, 2017)
Combined bearings provide a cost-effective guide solution to lifting systems, platforms and cantilever loads. The system combines a radia...

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

390 Kollmorgen Servo Drive System Reduces OEM Costs (June 9, 2017)
Kollmorgen offers the AKD-N Decentralized Servo System, which reduces costs for OEMs while increasing machine effectiveness and design fl...

391 Fenner Drives Offers High-Performance Power Transmission Belt (June 7, 2017)
PowerTwist Drive, a new power transmission belt from Fenner Drives, does not require retensioning after installation. The new product sav...

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

393 Zero-Max ETP-Connect Provides Optimal Lobe Assembly for Pump Drives (June 1, 2017)
The Zero-Max ETP-Connect was developed to simplify cleaning and maintenance of pumps. This is often required in pharmaceutical, chemical,...

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

395 Intellidrives Introduces Large Aperture Stages (August 2, 2017)
The demand for a high accuracy, robust, open-frame stages is met with IntelLIDrives dual-axis, large aperture stages that address the uni...

396 Drive Lines Extends Bevel Gearbox Range (September 14, 2017)
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...

397 Ontario Drive & Gear Acquires Groupe Trudo and Engrenax Hydraulix (December 20, 2016)
Ontario Drive & Gear (ODG) recently announced the acquisition of Groupe Trudo Inc. and Engrenax Hydraulix Inc. Groupe Trudo Inc. (Tr...

398 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...

399 Mitsubishi Electric Launches CNC Controller at SPS IPC Drives (November 29, 2016)
The new Mitsubishi Electric C80 CNC CPU unit mounts alongside an iQ-R Series PLC’s existing module, allowing nanometer scale contro...

400 Intellidrives Offers Compact Rotary System (October 3, 2017)
The demand for a high accuracy, compact XYZR stages is met with IntelLIDrives technologies that address the unique needs of scanning micr...

401 KISSsoft Offers Drive System Analysis (November 22, 2016)
In static system analysis, the deformation of the housing can be taken into account in the KISSsoft Release 03/2016, and therefore its ef...

402 CTI Announces Winners of Young Drive Experts Award (December 23, 2016)
This year, no fewer than three candidates won the 8th CTI Young Drive Experts Award at the 15th International CTI Symposium for Automotiv...

403 Drive Lines Attains New Quality Management Standard (December 29, 2016)
Drive Lines Technologies has become one of the UK’s first mechanical power transmission companies to be approved to the new, revise...

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

405 Zero-Max ETP-EXPAND Improves Pump Drive Connection (February 21, 2017)
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...

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

407 Yaskawa America Introduces eLearning Module for Drive Basics (August 30, 2017)
Yaskawa Americas recently released a Drive Basics eLearning module on its website. This eLearning module provides a basic understanding o...

408 Sercos Introduces Sercos III Real-Time Protocols During SPS IPC Drives 2016 (December 30, 2016)
At the recent SPS IPC Drives show, Sercos International, provider of the Sercos automation bus, offered presentations showing that Sercos...

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

410 SKF and Romax Collaborate on Driveline Simulation Conference (July 9, 2018)
For decades, SKF and Romax Technology have been developing and implementing powerful software for product development and customer-spec...

411 Intellidrives Offers Drives and Indexers for Actuators (January 25, 2013)
IntelliDrives Drives and Indexers provide OEMs with advanced tuning and commutation algorithms, made possible by state-of-the-art DSP te...

412 Stock Drive Releases Interactive CD-ROM (January 25, 2013)
A new interactive CD-ROM from Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) features over 130,000 products plus eStore access. The pr...

413 Liebherr Delivers 300th Slewing Drive for Magni Telehandlers (July 19, 2019)
Magni’s company history is short, but nonetheless astonishing: in just five years, the Italian manufacturer has become the premium ...

414 Timken Introduces Drives Element Roller Chain (August 13, 2019)
The Timken Company has announced the release of the Drives Element roller chain—a maintenance-free, sintered bushing chain designed...

415 Zero Max Offers Custom Variable Speed Drives (November 21, 2012)
Zero-Max designs, manufactures and assembles Custom Variable Speed Drives that meter and dispense seed and fertilizer guided by global po...

416 Intellidrives Introduces XY-Rotary System for Clean Room Applications (October 4, 2019)
The demand for a high accuracy stages is met with IntelLIDrives integrated XY-Rotary system that addresses the needs of scanning microsco...

417 Nord Supplies Drives for Brew House (February 11, 2013)
During 40 years of continuous around-the-clock operation, the tanks and vats in the Forst specialty beer brewery’s old brew house (...

418 Voith Turbo Supplies Fluid Couplings for AFC Drives (February 15, 2013)
The Jin Cheng Coal Group, one of the biggest coal groups in China, found a way to avoid unexpected downtimes of the AFCs (Armored Face Co...

419 Nord Offers Maxxdrive Industrial Gearing (May 31, 2013)
Located in the Swiss Alps, Industrial Gearing from Nord Drivesystems is an integral part of the pumped storage hydroelectric power statio...

420 Hoerbiger Makes Changes to Drive Technology Segment (July 23, 2013)
On July 17, 2013, the board of directors of Hoerbiger Holding AG gave the green light for a generational change at the top executive leve...

421 Tsubaki Launches Troi and Worm Drive Reducers (May 21, 2013)
Tsubaki Europe has launched a new range of Troi Drive and Worm Power Drive reducers which benefit from an improved oil seal design for re...

422 Oerlikon Drive Systems Wins CHF 600 Million Contract (May 14, 2013)
Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment announces a long term contract worth up to CHF 600 million with a major global agricultural and of...

423 Stock Drive Gear Sculpture Illustrates Mechanical Motion (March 5, 2013)
A new kinetic gear sculpture from SDP/SI is designed to illustrate mechanical motion principles at trade shows. It was designed and arran...

424 Nord Gear Units Drive Construction Project (March 22, 2013)
In an extremely demanding construction project in the Swiss Alps, at an altitude of around 1,700 meters and almost 600 meters inside a mo...

425 Maxon Introduces New DC Drives Product Line (November 20, 2012)
Maxon Motors introduces a new product line of innovative brushed DC motors, planetary gearheads and encoders. These are high performance ...

426 IPS Signs Partnership Agreement with Gefran Drives (June 23, 2017)
Integrated Power Services (IPS), North America’s leading provider of motor and generator repair services, field services and distri...

427 Ontario Drive and Gear Signs Memorandum with Textron Systems (March 27, 2012)
Textron Systems Canada Inc. recently announced that the company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ontario Drive an...

428 ABB Offers Baldor-Reliance EC Titanium Integrated Motor Drive (February 3, 2020)
Motor standards have been in place for decades, yet there is a growing demand to achieve greater efficiencies as regulations continue to ...

429 NORD Offers Extruder Flange Options for Maxxdrive (February 13, 2020)
Manufacturers in the plastics and rubber processing industries appreciate the long service life, low maintenance, and energy efficiency o...

430 Darali Cycloidal Drive Offers Unique Advantages (March 6, 2012)
Backed by ISO-9002 certified manufacturing, Darali Cycloidal Drive has the unique advantage of high efficiency, compactness, simple maint...

431 Nord Offers Drive Technology Advancements (February 23, 2012)
In the food and beverage industry and in pharmaceutical production, washdown design is a must for machine and production facilities. Peri...

432 TB Wood's Offers Belt Drive Solutions (February 29, 2012)
The TB Wood's Engineering Belt Drives Group is a value added resource to its customers. Engineering support activities include evalua...

433 Cone Drive Launches Configuration Program (April 24, 2012)
Cone Drive Gearing Solutions has recently launched the new Series E and Series LE planetary servo gearhead drawing configuration program-...

434 Maxon Offers Spindle Drive for DC Motors (May 21, 2012)
Maxon's newest product for converting rotary motion into powerful linear motion. The GP16 precision spindle combined with a DC motor ...

435 Maxon Offers IDX Compact Drive (December 11, 2019)
The brushless IDX Maxon Motor with an integrated EPOS4 positioning controller offers auto tuning as standard, has more power, short lead ...

436 Intellidrives Introduces Motorized Rotary Tables (November 27, 2019)
The hollow shaft table is integrated with a high rigidity cross-roller bearing. This structure improves permissible thrust load and momen...

437 Nord Drivesystems Utilize Gear Motors for Aggregates Unit (August 22, 2012)
The IECS Company, specializing in the manufacture, assembly, and maintenance of quarry and sand pits equipments has chosen Nord gear moto...

438 Stock Drive Appoints EMT Engineering for Sales Representation (July 19, 2012)
Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI has announced the appointment of EMT Engineering Sales, Inc. as their exclusive sa...

439 Vacon Drives Save Energy (June 8, 2012)
Global AC manufacturer Vacon estimates that its products helped save approximately 44 TWh of energy in 2011. The energy savings helped re...

440 Haydon-Kerk Introduces IDEA Drive Expansion (August 27, 2013)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a brand of AMETEK Precision Motion Control, has introduced the latest addition to the IDEA Drive line of so...

441 Dunkermotoren BG Series Matches with Simatic Micro-Drive from Siemens (May 7, 2019)
With the brushless DC motors (24 to 48 volts) of the series BG 45, BG 65(S), BG 75 and BG 95, Dunkermotoren has been the market leader in...

442 NUM Launches Hollow Shaft Direct Drive Torque Motors (October 23, 2018)
CNC specialist NUM has significantly expanded its portfolio of motors for machine tool applications by launching a range of high perfor...

443 Timken Completes Cone Drive Acquisition (September 7, 2018)
The Timken Company has announced that on Sept. 1, 2018 it completed the previously announced acquisition of Cone Drive, a leader in preci...

444 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...

445 Nord MaxxDrive Suitable for Heavy-Duty Applications (November 6, 2018)
Robust, high load capacity and durable – industrial gear units by Nord Drivesystems are suitable for many heavy duty applications. ...

446 SPS IPC Drives Preview: Mitsubishi Electric (November 19, 2018)
At this year's SPS IPC Drives show, November 27-29 in Nuremberg, Germany, Mitsubishi Electric will present a variety of technologie...

447 Intellidrives Offers Compact and Precise Four Axes XYZ Rotary System (November 8, 2018)
The demand for a high accuracy, compact XYZR stages is met with IntelliDrives technologies that address the unique needs of scanning micr...

448 KISSsoft Redefines Plain Bearings in Turbo Drives (September 7, 2018)
For shafts with plain bearings, the bearing type “Plain Bearing” can now be redefined. This is especially important for turbo...

449 Power Drive Systems Looks to Grow by Joining IDC-USA (May 14, 2015)
For 40 years, Power Drive Systems, Inc. has been distributing first-class power transmission products to customers across the United Stat...

450 Dana Collaborates with Mecalac on E-Drivetrain (July 24, 2018)
Dana Incorporated has announced that the company has been collaborating with Mecalac to develop a customized e-Drivetrain system for the ...

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

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

453 Dana to Purchase Drive Systems Segment of Oerlikon Group (July 31, 2018)
Dana Incorporated has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, ...

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

455 U.S. Speed Changer, Industrial High-Speed Drive, and Gear Manufacturing Industry Shipment (June 12, 2015)
This latest Speed Changer, Industrial High-Speed Drive, and Gear Manufacturing Industry report provides the most updated market research ...

456 Ameridrives Design Overload Protection Solution for Metals Recycler (January 5, 2015)
An international metals recycler was suffering from recurring damage to the motors and universal joints caused by torque overload when th...

457 Voith's 1,000th TPKL Fluid Coupling Goes to a Chinese Belt Conveyor Drive (December 29, 2014)
Voith recently manufactured their 1,000th fluid coupling type TPKL. The coupling will go to the DaTong Coal Mining Group in China. The fi...

458 Bonfiglioli Offers Slew Drive Solutions for Australian Port Facility (February 12, 2019)
With the increased trade with Asia and the growing Australian economy, port facilities have greatly expanded in recent years. Stacker rec...

459 Mitsubishi Electric Direct-Drive Motor Provides Direct Control with Accuracy of a Servo Motor (February 5, 2019)
Machine designers and end users looking for direct control of a load without traditional transmission components will be interested in th...

460 TB Wood's Improves Belt Drive Selector Program (January 24, 2014)
TB Wood’s has recently introduced a new and improved Belt Drive Selector Prorgam. The enhanced online tool allows users to quickly ...

461 Dana Completes Purchase of Oerlikon Group's Drive Systems Segment (March 1, 2019)
Dana Incorporated has completed the acquisition of the Drive Systems segment of the Oerlikon Group, including the Graziano and Fairfield ...

462 Atlanta Drive Systems Offers Range of Stainless Steel Washdown Gearboxes (May 2, 2019)
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new range of stainless steel washdown gearboxes, perfect for use in demanding appl...

463 Voith Couplings Utilized on Belt Conveyor Drive (December 6, 2013)
When high reliability and power are needed, the mining company Xishan Jinxing Energy Co. Ltd relies on the fill-controlled 866 TPKL fluid...

464 Stober Drives Expands Gearbox Series (June 16, 2014)
Stober Drives, Inc. is expanding its KSS stainless steel gearbox series by adding ratios that allow customers to use smaller reducers at lower speeds. The “K” series is a right-angle, helical bevel gearbox...

465 RMI Speed Reducers Utilize Traction Drive Technology (January 17, 2019)
Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) has released for production the next two in it's series of highly efficient speed reducers. These 3-t...

466 CTI Berlin Presents Young Drive Experts Award (December 6, 2018)
Once again, three candidates qualified for the CTI Young Drive Experts Award at the 17th CTI Symposium: "Automotive Drivetrains | In...

467 Festo Introduces All-in-One Servo Motor and Drive Unit (December 3, 2014)
Festo, a manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls for process and industrial automation, recentl...

468 Vacon Offers AC Drive for Outdoor Applications (September 3, 2014)
The Vacon 100 X is equipped with highly advanced control capabilities to ensure processes run exactly as intended. Supporting both induct...

469 Moog Highlights Smart Control Solutions at SPS IPC Drives (December 10, 2018)
Moog, a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services – was exhibiting its enlarge...

470 JVL Introduces Drive Profile and Synchronization for EtherCAT (January 14, 2019)
JVL Industri Elektronik A/S has announced the CiA402 Drive profile and synchronization for EtherCAT. The JVL EtherCAT module is equi...

471 Cone Drive Launches Series LE (February 16, 2012)
Cone Drive Gearing Solutions has recently launched the new Series LE planetary servo gearhead to add to its AccuDrive line of products. T...