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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter July 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control


July 2011

PTE's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on mechanical power transmission and motion control. The July 2011 issue focuses on predictive maintenance and related tools.

Below and to the right, 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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Aerotech Rotary Stages Employ Precision-Machined Parts

Aerotech's APR series rotary stages employ precision-machined and ground stage parts coupled with high-precision angular contact bearings and an Aerotech direct-drive motor to produce exceptionally low error motions, accuracy errors and repeatability errors... Read more

ABB Gear Motor Packages Create Custom System

ABB Robotics, a supplier of industrial robots, is introducing standardized packages of its well-proven motor and gear units to allow integrators to easily and economically create custom external axis systems... Read more

Oerlikon Fairfield Drives Provide Improved Energy Management

Oerlikon Fairfield electric drives provide mobile equipment manufacturers with options for improved energy management. These include the E07H, part of a family of electrically-driven Torque-Hub products for use with off-highway applications... Read more

Kollmorgen and ABDG Deliver Defense Solutions

Kollmorgen's low voltage power generation platform consists of flexible power electronics that support multiple vehicle motor/generator configurations and mild hybrid capability... Read more

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Two Steps Ahead with SKF

Extending Bearing Life Greatly Depends on the Tools You Use

Two Steps Ahead with SKF

Predictive maintenance is all about timing. With the right tools in place at the right time, a component failure can be repaired or restored and lost production, unplanned downtime and high repair costs can be avoided. With its five technology platforms (bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication and services), SKF assists its customer base by improving the performance, reducing the energy and lowering the total cost of its components. Maintenance tools contribute to these technologies...Read more.

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Catching Problems Before they Occur—Predictive Maintenance Articles

Do you need to stay up-to-date on the latest technical aspects of predictive maintenance of power transmission components? PTE's article archive provides a great resource. Here are some of our editors' picks for recent predictive maintenance articles that might be of interest.


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Bishop Wisecarver Create Any Track Path: PRT2 Rotary Motion
The HepcoMotion® PRT2 Precision Ring and Track System is now available with an even wider range of single/double edged rings, slides and segments. Available in stainless steel as standard, this low friction, debris-tolerant system includes increased bearing/lubricator sizes, floating bearings, fixed center carriages with clamping brake, continuous bleed lubrication, pinions and more.

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