What are the basics of split pillow block bearings?

Split pillow blocks are versatile mounted assemblies designed for specific applications. Split pillow blocks accommodate a range of shaft sizes and higher loads. They are usually manufactured with heavy cast-iron housings, and have higher flexibility and more sealing and lubrication options. Some basics of split pillow blocks are: Are also made cast-steel or ductile iron Horizontally split […]

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Stainless steel vertical acting toggle clamps with horizontal mounting base available from J.W. Winco

J.W. Winco, Inc. announced it now has available GN 810 “Universal Fit” Stainless Steel Vertical Acting Toggle Clamps with Horizontal Mounting Base.  These vertical acting toggle clamps work according to the toggle principle, as the lever and clamping bar move in the same direction. In the clamped position, the operating lever is in its vertical position.

Daily Motion Control Presentations at HEIDENHAIN’s IMTS Booth

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show. Each presentation will last a maximum of 10 minutes. “TNC 640 Control for Mill-Turn Machines” – This is HEIDENHAIN’s answer to incorporating a complete set of turning functions on advanced milling controls.

ESI Pro-SiVIC 2016 models how sensors perceive scenes and smart products make decisions

By Bruce Jenkins, President, Ora Research New tools for development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous (self-driving) vehicles are highlights of Pro-SiVIC 2016, ESI Group’s latest…

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Soft Starters – Up to 100Hp

Carlo Gavazzi announces the launch of the RSGD Series Self-Learning Soft Starters with communications for motor applications up to 100Hp.  The RSGD is an extremely compact 75mm wide and easy-to-use 3-phase soft starter for AC induction motors up to 100A. The new self-learning algorithm has been adapted to work with different applications without needing to

New Ingersoll Rand Rotary Screw Air Compressors with Variable Speed Drive

Ingersoll Rand has introduced new models to its revolutionary line of Next Generation R-Series compressors, which incorporate the latest advancements in variable speed drive (VSD) technology to increase…

Pneumatic Tips

High productivity machining cell showcases process control at IMTS 2016

Renishaw will exhibit a high-productivity machining cell at IMTS 2016. Visitors to the booth (E-5509) will see a demonstration of how the cell’s complementary technologies contribute to achieve high levels of productivity and manufacturing capability throughout the manufacturing process. The Renishaw cell will demonstrate the machining of an enclosure housing to show how measurement data

ASCO 381 Series Poppet Valves Designed for Extremely Low Temperature Applications

The ASCO 381 Series poppet valves feature a broad operating temperature range of -60°C to 80°C for both ambient and media, which allows them to be used in…

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Birchwood Technologies introduces BC40E TRU TEMP

Manufacturers contemplating taking Black Oxide finishing in-house now have a low cost entry option with the Birchwood Technologies BC40E TruTemp finishing system. The seven-tank process line, with full black oxide capabilities, comes complete with tank system, heaters, plumbing connections, tank lids, and chemical products, all for the low price of $9900. The new BC40E TRU

PTDA Business Index Reveals Flat Growth for Power Transmission/Motion Control

The PTDA Business Index for 2Q2016 indicates flat growth with a reading of 50.4, slightly lower than the 50.9 reading in 1Q2016. The PTDA Business Index reading is lower than the June 2016 PMI Index of 52.6.  Distributors reported an index reading of 53.7, signaling expansion. However, this is still down from a 1Q16 index […]

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New IP69K Rated Stainless Steel Fork Sensors from Balluff

Balluff’s newest addition to the industry’s leading line of fork sensors now includes IP69K rated stainless steel self-contained through-beam sensors designed for the most challenging environments. These robust…

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Improved Machine Availability through Optimized Components and Digital Services

The wind power industry has established itself with sophisticated technologies. Efficiency and reliability details are being optimized: Design space and weight have to be reduced; components have to demonstrate greater performance and reliably withstand ever increasing requirements in operation.   Compact bearing design for maximum design space use, ever increasing bearing reliability for high machine […]

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CPC enhances polypropylene plastic coupling series

CPC announces the further expansion of its HFC12 Series quick disconnect couplings with 14 new panel mount options that allow OEMs to easily integrate flexible tubing connections directly into their devices or equipment. The HFC12 Series and its panel mount inserts are available in polypropylene for enhanced chemical resistance and are gamma sterilizable. “The new […]

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igus to present reliable motion plastic solutions for the machine tool industry at IMTS 2016, booth E-4521

A range of products including cable carrier systems, flexible and guaranteed cables, and self-lubricating bearing solutions will be on display at the upcoming show, September 12-17 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.  At the biennial IMTS show, motion plastics specialist igus will be presenting a range of products for use in the manufacturing and repair of machine […]

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Record Sales of “Seeing Machines” from Germany

In 2015, the German machine vision industry achieved record sales of 2 billion euros – a rise of 9 percent compared to the previous year. Sales in the…

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International Equipment Manufacturers To Demonstrate Integrated Industries Solutions Across Five Industrial Technology Events at IMTS 2016

A growing trend of the Industrial Technology Events powered by HANNOVER MESSE at IMTS 2016 is the number of international exhibitors present on the show floor. Approximately 70…

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Danfoss Mp1 closed circuit axial piston pumps in production

Danfoss Power Solutions announces its new MP1 closed circuit axial piston pumps are now in production. Initially launched at the bauma trade fair in April, the new MP1…

Mobile Hydraulic Tips

Pilz introduces a new safety gate system PSENmlock

Pilz has added the new PSENmlock to its range of safety gate systems. The PSENmlock offers safety gate monitoring and safe guard locking for the protection of personnel and processes to the highest category PL e in one device. The slimline yet robust design and the many different installation options make PSENmlock both flexible to

CD Couplings From Zero-Max With High Power Density Facilitate Smaller Machine Footprint Designs

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The quest for smaller machine footprints continues as designers seek new ways to reduce machine size while increasing output. The Zero-Max CD coupling pictured provides precise and reliable…

Pods vs. Water Lubricated Props

Thordon Bearings has called on the marine industry to investigate the characteristics of both conventional seawater-lubricated propeller shaft systems and podded propulsion arrangements in order to provide shipowners with a better understanding of the two very different propulsion configurations.  In a recently published White Paper, the Canadian manufacturer of the COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing […]

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Sleeve style coupling installation: Audio

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Below is an audio excerpt from  a Design World webinar presentation by John Smihal of TB Wood’s Inc. Here, Smihal covers some best practices for handling sleeve coupling…

R+W reveals new models and sizes for high torque ST safety couplings

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High capacity torque limiters from R+W now have more customization and sizing options than ever before. After years of development, the ST line has added 5 sizes across…

Wieland Electric Europa Terminal Strips Now Available

Wieland Electric Inc. now offers its comprehensive range of Europa terminal strip connectors with an enhanced housing material that complies with revised glow wire testing standards.  The new version of the popular Europa terminal strip connectors is constructed using an improved polyamide material that provides the extended flammability protection required to meet the DIN 60335-1

The Digital Logic Valve

Sun Hydraulics Corporation has launched the new solenoid-operated Digital Logic Valve. The DLV paves the way for smaller, highly reliable solutions in demanding mobile applications where size, weight,…

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PMD-MXT series 32 Channel Temperature Scanner Indicator for Industrial Applications

The Sensor Connection a division of Harold G. Schaevitz Industries LLC, has expanded its line of measurement and control instrumentation with the addition of the model PMD-MXT series…

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