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For a 5-megawatt wind turbine prototype,
aerodyn employs the latest control and software technologies, including a comprehensive PC-based control solution and the new modular TwinCAT Wind Framework. ... Wind is a form of solar energy.
Winds are caused by the uneven heating
of the atmosphere by the sun, the
irregularities of the earth’s surface, and rotation of the earth. Wind Turbines
conve... A nose-in-the-tent peek at the booths featuring mechanical motion components.... In order to analyze the different gear
oils suitable for the lubrication of wind turbine gearboxes, five fully formulated ISO VG 320 gear oils were selected. In between the selected gear oils, four P...

Gear Drives

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Gear Design Effects on Performance of High-Speed Helical Geartrains as Used in Aerospace Drive Systems

Gear Design Effects on Performance of High-Speed Helical Geartrains as Used in Aerospace Drive Systems

March 2016
Robert Handschuh, Charles J. Kilmain, Ryan T. Ehinger, and Eric A. Sinusas
Is Splash Lubrication Compatible with Efficient Gear Units for High-Speed Applications

Is Splash Lubrication Compatible with Efficient Gear Units for High-Speed Applications

October 2015
A. Neurouth, C. Changenet, F. Ville, P. Velex and M. Octrue
Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Frictional Losses of Radial Shaft Seals for Industrial Gearbox

Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Frictional Losses of Radial Shaft Seals for Industrial Gearbox

June 2015
Michel Organisciak, Pieter Baart, Stellario Barbera, Alex Paykin and Matthew Schweig
Calculation of the Efficiency of Worm Gear Drives

Calculation of the Efficiency of Worm Gear Drives

June 2015
Balázs Magyar and Bernd Sauer

Bearings

More on Bearings
Beyond Bearings Basics

Beyond Bearings Basics

October 2015
Mark Bos
Setting Techniques for Tapered Roller Bearings

Setting Techniques for Tapered Roller Bearings

September 2015
David Novak, Timken Director, Service Engineering
Tales from the Bearings Blog

Tales from the Bearings Blog

June 2015
Norm Parker
The Path to Smarter Bearings

The Path to Smarter Bearings

June 2015
Dave Friedman, Associate Publisher

PRODUCT NEWS

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The new SKF Shaft Alignment Tool TKSA 51 performs with a dedicated and easily downloaded app to enable precise alignment of shafts in rot...

A new group of shaft collars, couplings, thrust assemblies and repair kits especially developed for maintenance applications is being int...

Stafford Develops Collars and Couplings for Maintenance, Repair and Retrofit

A new group of shaft collars, couplings, thrust assemblies and repair kits especially developed for maintenance applications is being int...

Lenze has launched an enhanced version of its i500 frequency inverter series, equipped with a WLAN diagnostic module for easy parameter s...

Lenze Launches Enhanced Version of the i500 Frequency Inverter Series

Lenze has launched an enhanced version of its i500 frequency inverter series, equipped with a WLAN diagnostic module for easy parameter s...

Portescap expands the newly launched DCT range of Athlonix Brush DC motors with the introduction of the 17DCT brush dc mini motor. The 17...

Portescap Expands Athlonix DCT Motor Series

Portescap expands the newly launched DCT range of Athlonix Brush DC motors with the introduction of the 17DCT brush dc mini motor. The 17...

High capacity torque limiters from R+W now have more customization and sizing options. After years of development, the ST line has added ...

R+W Offers New Models and Sizes for ST Safety Couplings

High capacity torque limiters from R+W now have more customization and sizing options. After years of development, the ST line has added ...

AutomationDirect’s new PS series fork sensors, also referred to as “slot” or “U” sensors, are offered in vi...

AutomationDirect Fork Sensors Designed for Easy Installation

AutomationDirect’s new PS series fork sensors, also referred to as “slot” or “U” sensors, are offered in vi...

Custom Machine & Tool Co., Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer in the power transmission and motion control products industry, recently...

CMT Expands Capabilities with New Tooth Profiles

Custom Machine & Tool Co., Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer in the power transmission and motion control products industry, recently...

INDUSTRY NEWS

More Industry News

The Make & Elevate Manufacturing Leadership Series will take place September 12-14 to coincide with IMTS (International Manufacturing...

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...

PTDA Business Index Reports Flat Growth in 2nd Quarter

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...

Since the third quarter of 2014, the low-voltage motor market (i.e., integral horsepower motors rated at or below 690 volts) has struggle...

IHS Reports on Low-Voltage Motor Market

Since the third quarter of 2014, the low-voltage motor market (i.e., integral horsepower motors rated at or below 690 volts) has struggle...

During visits with Capitol Hill staff recently, members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) hand-delivered a requ...

Electrical Manufacturers Call on Congress to Reach Agreement on Energy Bill

During visits with Capitol Hill staff recently, members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) hand-delivered a requ...

Transaxle Manufacturing of America (TMA), a Rock Hill, S.C.-based manufacturer of custom-designed transaxles for vehicles used in a wide ...

Schaeffler Honored as Transaxle Manufacturing of America Partner-Level Supplier

Transaxle Manufacturing of America (TMA), a Rock Hill, S.C.-based manufacturer of custom-designed transaxles for vehicles used in a wide ...

Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot...

Brother Gearmotors Offers 3D CAD Drawings for 1-3 HP Motors

Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot...

ABB has reorganized its ring-geared mill drive (RMD) portfolio to make it easier for its customers to identify and select the most suitab...

ABB Reorganizes Ring-Geared Mill Drive Offerings

ABB has reorganized its ring-geared mill drive (RMD) portfolio to make it easier for its customers to identify and select the most suitab...