Power Transmission Technology Update       May 16, 2017
Pulley and Belt Design by Nordex Inc.

Pulley and Belt Design by Nordex Inc.

To minimize the possibility of the belt slipping and to reduce backlash a minimum of 6 contact teeth is recommended. A smaller drive pulley allows higher torque and resolution.

Incorrect drive ratio can cause havoc: stalling, overheating, motor failure, incorrect function and subsequent damage.

Allow Nordex to assist in your design.


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Learn how SKF can improve gearbox performance.

Learn how SKF can improve gearbox performance.

SKF offers the unique ability to combine high-level engineering services with high-performance products and condition monitoring systems. Working together with SKF, you can achieve superior gear unit operation and drive performance.

  • Increase operational reliability
  • Increase transmitted torque
  • Increase external load carrying capacity


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You will notice when it's too late

You will notice when it's too late

DAMAGE. FRUSTRATION. DOWNTIME. HEADACHES. If you're relying on a partial solution provider for drivetrain service, your next problem could cost you. Protect your entire drivetrain instead with a complete service solution from Philadelphia Gear and Timken Power Systems. Your company receives 24/7 nationwide coverage for any part - click for details.

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7 Important Reasons to Choose the Concentric Maxi Torque (CMT®)

7 Important Reasons to Choose the Concentric Maxi Torque (CMT®)

  1. Improved hub-to-shaft concentricity.
  2. Speed/ease of assembly.
  3. Provides uniform surface contact.
  4. Reduced inertia.
  5. Compact design.
  6. Lower maintenance costs.
  7. Various bore sizes.

The CMT® is a unique bushing attachment system. A single screw locks low taper angle split bushing in place, eliminates all existing attachment issues.


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Miniature to Medium Size Couplings at SDP/SI

Miniature to Medium Size Couplings at SDP/SI

Products are growing smaller and the demand for miniature components and assemblies is on the rise. Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument is meeting that demand with precision design and manufacturing. Get couplings, gears, timing belts & pulleys that meet your need at SDP/SI. Download product specs and custom capabilities at www.sdp-si.com.

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Top Three Types of Test Benches

Top Three Types of Test Benches

Test bench designers can count on Andantex USA to provide a comprehensive, low cost, viable solution backed by decades of industry expertise. Learn more about the top three tipes of test benches and our test bench solutions in our latest insider's guide.

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Bevel Gearbox With Housing Material Options

Bevel Gearbox With Housing Material Options

The Tandler spiral bevel gearboxes from DieQua offer different housing materials and finishes to provide optimal environmental protection. Options include standard cast iron, stainless steel, aluminum, QPQ, nickel plating and various paint formulations.

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Schaeffler Double-Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings

Schaeffler Double-Row Angular Contact Ball Bearings

Now available with a hardened, black oxide-coated steel cage, double-row angular contact ball bearings from Schaeffler ensure less downtime for your pumps and systems. Schaeffler-exclusive X-life™ features deliver increased load capacity for longer pump life; greater stiffness for less shaft deflection; superfinished raceway surfaces for less friction; and improved geometry for reduced vibration.

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High Torque Safety Couplings Paper

High Torque Safety Couplings Paper

R+W has released a new introductory paper covering the basics of modular ball detent safety couplings for high torque applications. The article covers design principles, why they are used, common applications and available configurations. Download this introductory paper and learn what they're all about!

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