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Mobility for Tomorrow

  CTI Symposium USA Examines Global Transmission Market Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor It began with the dinosaurs. There was a PowerPoint presentation with images of the T-Rex, the stegosaurus and

Motor Matters with George Holling

The Driving Force

In “the good old days” we simply connected a motor to the power lines and that created motion — but those days are disappearing fast. Almost all motion today is

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Front Line Defense

  Hash Mobile Creates Innovative Tech Improvements with Mobility Tools Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor They came from companies like SKF, Metso and Emerson with a mission to make the workday

Motor Matters with George Holling

The Reluctance Force We Are Reluctant to Use

Almost daily I’m asked about the switched reluctance motor (SRM) — a motor that was invented more than 100 years ago. But only in the 1980s did it come back

Motor Matters with George Holling

You Need an Electric Motor for Your Application — Which One Do You Choose?

Often I get asked the generic question — “Which motor should I use?” But the answer is not quick or easy. The proper choice of the motor may depend on

Bearings with Norm Uncategorized

Welcome Back!

Last week in our bearing shaft and housing fit discussion, we covered the IT chart — along with the shaft and housing charts — just to understand the terminology going

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Ball Bearing Fitting Series: Basics of Fit Charts

I recently finished a decent-sized project where I had to define several ball bearing fits for a prototype — all with different fitting arrangements. I have done this so many

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Vehicle Outlook

I don’t know about you, but the recession of 2008-2010 sticks in my mind like a bad penny. Since that time, I am never able to simply say that this

Bearings with Norm Uncategorized

Fitting the Inner Ring to the Shaft

I don’t recall a time during the startup of a new program where an engineer unfamiliar with heavy load axle testing didn’t want to completely stop a bearing from turning

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Welded vs. Bolted Ring Gears

There is often a lively debate early in a program when we are discussing the pros and cons of laser welded ring gears vs. bolted ring gears. Just about every