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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter February 2013

Your Monthly Resource on Mechanical Power Transmission


February 2013

PTE's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on mechanical power transmission and motion control.

Here you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

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Linear Motion Articles

Linear Motion case studies Power Transmission Engineering is pleased to present this selection of past case study and technical articles dealing with linear motion...

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Smalley Steel Rings Noisy Bearings?
Single turn wave springs are ideal for bearing preload. The spring preloads the bearing through its outer race, taking up play in the bearing. This reduces bearing damage, wear, noise and vibration. Smalley has stock parts from 1/4" to 16". Specials are available from .200" to 120". Read more.


Industry News

You can always find the latest news in the power transmission and motion control industry at Here are some examples of news from the industry.

Gates Partners with BMC Racing Team
BMC Racing Team riders and staff members have a secret weapon for quickly navigating race venues and running errands while on the UCI WorldTour: BMC urbanchallenge commuter bikes. These speedy and practical bikes are ideal for a busy race team because they feature a low-maintenance belt drive instead of a chain...Read more.

Kan Recognized With STEP Award
Pamela Kan, Bishop-Wisecarver Group president, was recently recognized by The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, University of Phoenix, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award for her excellence and leadership in manufacturing...Read more.

PTDA Welcomes New Members
The PTDA announced four new members: A&W Bearings & Supply; Brenner Industrial Sales; Northeast Industrial Technologies; and Gorman-Rupp of Canada... Read more.

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