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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter January 2014 Edition

Your Monthly Resource on Mechanical Power Transmission

Resolutions for Engineers

Resolutions for Engineers Even though the new year is already two weeks old, it's NOT too late to make a resolution of your own. And no, we're not talking about losing 10 pounds. You already know you have to do that! We asked engineers and manufacturers in the power transmission and motion control industries what their resolutions were.

Read what your colleagues had to say about their 2014 resolutions, and add a resolution of your own!

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Motor & Drives 2014

Motor & Drive Systems 2014 is focused on the latest technical advancements impacting the design and integration of motor, drive systems and motion control for manufacturing, industrial, packaging and other applications. The 11th annual conference will be held January 29-30 in Orlando, Fla. Join hundreds of OEM design engineers and discover how new technologies are improving performance, energy efficiency and providing cost savings in a variety of applications....

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ETEL Offers Ironcore Linear Motor Series

ETEL is proud to introduce the latest in linear motor technology, the LMS ironcore linear motor series. Boasting a patented anti-cogging design, these linear motors are suitable for thermal-drift-sensitive precision machines. With this introduction, ETEL broadens its already sizeable linear motor offering, simultaneously providing a product with substantially higher continuous force than its existing LMG linear motor series...

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Bosch Rexroth Supplies NASA with Components

NASA is currently working on a high-tech parachute so that delicate measurement instruments can land gently on Mars. These "low density supersonic decelerators" have to be tested and so NASA contracted Foremost Industries, in Calgary, Canada, to engineer and build an unmanned launch tower...

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Latest News

Here's the latest from the mechanical power transmission industry.

Maxon Motor Names COO
As of 1 December 2013, Peter M. Grütter, 47, has been named COO and member of the executive management board of Maxon Motor AG in Sachseln, Switzerland...Read more.

Kollmorgen and Segway Team Up for x2 Give Away
Riding (or some say driving), a Segway Personal Transporter (PT) should be on everyone's bucket list - owning one is an even better idea. Mickey Simmons, research analyst at Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, is experiencing the fun firsthand, after winning his own Segway x2 PT at the 2013 Pack Expo...Read more.

IHS Reports on Motion Control Industry in 2013
Global sales of motion control products recovered in 2013 to reach $12.2 billion, but growth was far too weak to overcome the 2012 market declines, leaving market revenues well below the peak level reached in 2011... Read more.

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