Twin Disc Celebrates 100 Years of Manufacturing Innovation

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Twin Disc Celebrates 100 Years of Manufacturing Innovation

Twin Disc, Inc. is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2018. The company began in Racine, Wisconsin in 1918 with the introduction of the twin disc farm tractor clutch. Since then,

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Machine Parts No Longer in Production? Solutions for Hard-to-Find Bearings and Parts

Good machinery can last a lifetime. But, replacement parts for older equipment may be near impossible to find. So, what do you do when you’re looking to replace hard-to-find bearings

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Automotive: On the Road to Disruptive Technology

The future of the automotive industry looks complicated. Urbanization, energy regulations, the electrification of vehicles, autonomous driving and the evolution of transmission and propulsion systems will probably keep forecasters and

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Custom Machine and Tool Co., Inc. Bolsters Accuracy and Efficiency for Vande Berg Scales

Written by: Charlotte R. Stevens, Marketing Manager at Custom Machine and Tool Co., Inc. If you can find that magic bullet that will reduce the machining process, you can achieve

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What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

A voice coil actuator, also known as a non-commutated DC linear actuator, is a type of direct drive linear motor. The name “voice coil” comes from one of its historically

Motor Matters with George Holling

The Gizmo Society

It is hard these days to find any device that is not IoT-compatible or WiFi-connected. I recently had a new well pump installed that requires an iPhone for setup, which

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Five Initiatives to Develop and Keep Workforce Talent

Written by Peter Feil, vice president, general manager at Stober Drives, Inc. The bright lights of the big city can make finding skilled workers difficult for businesses located in rural

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Performance Demands of Motion Control Applications

The following looks at the latest motion control products and technologies from Rockwell Automation, Power Jack Motion, B&R Automation and Beckhoff. For more on the latest power transmission engineering news

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Fish Farming Company Saves Energy with Motor Upgrade

A Denmark-based specialist in aquafeed production has replaced an aging, damaged DC motor on its principal extruder with a Dyneo motor from Leroy-Somer, part of the Nidec group. The investment

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Vesconite Supports Airboats for African Ecotourism

A company that specializes in African airboat ecotourism tours has switched to the hard-wearing thermoplastic Vesconite discs and holders as a support for the engine/gearbox – propeller system to ensure