August 2021

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Feature Articles

Avoiding Common Pitfalls When Selecting & Integrating Linear Modules
Fully integrated linear modules can be versatile and cost-effective for linear transport applications in packaging machinery.

Gear Manufacturing in Motion
Electric and fluid power has expanded the focus recently at the Motion + Power Technology Expo - September 14-16, St. Louis, Missouri - but gear manufacturing remains the core of AGMA's biennial trade show.

Preventing Critical Downtime
Belt and Chain Providers Focus on Quality and Longevity

Think Big, Build Small
Sulzer's processing technologies enable effective small-scale bioplastic manufacturing

Technical Articles

Design Reviews - What to Review and When
Try to gain as much advantage as possible when you do design reviews; they can result in greatly improved designs and can cut multiple iterations out of the process.

Low Noise and Transmission Error Epicyclic Gearbox Designs
Research has shown that the phasing of the planets in an epicyclic system can have a significant impact on the dynamic characteristics of the gearbox.

The Influence of Rolling Bearing Profiling on Rigidity and Rating Life
An explanation of the detailed calculation of rolling bearings in the FVA-Workbench based on consideration of the profiling of roller bearings.

Departments

Spreading the Word (Publishers Page)
The core of our mission here at Power Transmission Engineering is to publish information related to the technology of mechanical power transmission, and we're always looking for ways to expand and improve how we do so.

Product News (Product News)
The complete Product News section from the July 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from the July 2021 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

Honoring the Past, Present, and Future (Power Play)
Velocipede Time Machine Celebrates 'The Nation of Inventors' at Hagley Museum