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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter June 2012

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control


July 2012

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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A Recipe for Success

Lubrication Trends and Technologies That Make the Grade

by Matthew Jaster, Associate Editor

Lubrication recipe for success The bearing has made several technological advancements through the years particularly in mining, off-highway and energy applications. This has led to significant improvements in the service life and durability of these components-exactly how much improvement is subject to debate... Read more.

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Redex-Andantex MSR 2- speed gearboxes offer ready-to-use drive technology for either continuous rotation (turning) or accurate positioning (C-Axis) of vertical lathe turntables. Combining a MSD 2-speed gearbox with high quality spiral bevel gearbox, eliminates the need for a complex and expensive gearbox with a clutching mechanism for C-Axis. The main drive motors are 1/2 the size of a conventional solution because they share the load 50/50 during turning operations.

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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.

Siemens Supports World's Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant
Siemens Industry, Inc. has begun shipping drives to support a multi-million contract with Abengoa, an international developer of renewable energy solutions, supplying integrated drive technology solutions for Solana, a 280 MW (net) facility near Gila Bend, Arizona., which upon completion will be the world's largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant...Read more.

Speakers Needed for Automate 2013
Speakers are now being sought for the Automate 2013 conference in Chicago, January 21-24, 2013, according to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the primary sponsor of the Automate 2013 event...Read more.

Parker Acquires PIX Transmissions Ltd.
Parker Hannifin Corporation recently announced that it has acquired the hydraulics manufacturing division of PIX Transmissions Ltd. based in Nagpur, India. PIX is a manufacturer of a broad range of hydraulic and industrial hose, hose assemblies and fittings primarily used in general engineering, marine, agriculture, mining, construction and HVAC markets... Read more.

Bishop-Wisecarver President Appointed Chair of CMTA
Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation President Pamela Kan was appointed chair of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) Board of Directors at the trade organization's annual meeting...Read more.


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