PTE examines educational and training programs in mechanical power transmission, automation, motion control, robotics and mechatronics regularly in the PTE Revolutions Blog. Today, we're looking at mechatronic training with Festo.
ABB has upgraded its extensive range of High Dynamic Performance (HDP) induction motors. This creates new opportunities for machine-building OEMs seeking motor and drive solutions with dynamic response and high-power density. The motors are typically used in plastic and rubber extrusion, injection molding, winders, lifting, conveyors, test benches and machine tools.
Couplings from JW Winco transmit rotary motions and torques from shaft to shaft. They also even out tolerances and mechanical deflection that would otherwise result in damage to drive or measurement configurations.
Dave Soma, the mechanical supervisor at Leland Olds Station, a coal-fired power
plant near Stanton, North Dakota, says he and his maintenance team care deeply
about keeping the plant running and providing people electricity, especially in the dead of winter.