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.
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
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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Circle Gear and Machine Company Inc.
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Circle has been a leader in quality custom gearing specializing in small lot production for over six decades. Bevel (straight & spiral), helical, herringbones, internal, racks, sprockets, spurs & worms with pitch ranges of 32 to 1 DP & dia. Up to 120 in. Spline types include involute, straight sided, internal & external with gear finishing services including tooth grinding, thread grinding & tooth shaving. Machine shop services include broaching, CNC turning, drilling, grinding, honing, lapping milling, keyseating & slotting.
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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.
See a video demonstration!.