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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter June 2014 Edition

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Tapered Roller Bearing Application Guide

Tapered Roller Bearing Application Guide - There are few other bearings that can drive people into fits like tapered roller bearings. They are supplied as two separate pieces, the installation must be perfect, they usually need to be preloaded, they are temperamental and hard to service; but, when your application demands maximum precision and power density, there are few alternatives that can compete with the tapered roller bearing, aka TRB.

Why Would You Use a Torque Limiter on a Servo?

Providing a competent explanation of the validity of mechanical overload protection in a world of electronics, the white paper includes a technical refresher on what actually happens in a machine crash, and explains how torque overload is often unrelated to instantaneous motor current.

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Altra Offers Combined Misalignment Coupling and Slip Clutch

The Oldham clutch-coupling from Huco Dynatork provides system protection and misalignment compensation in one, compact device. It combines two, time-served Huco Dynatork designs, the first of which is the Oldham coupling that has been an important part of the company’s range since the mid-80s...

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Baldor Introduces Electric Motor Line

Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new line of energy efficient electric motors. The Large AC – GPM induction motor is available up to 1,500 hp. Large AC – GPM motors are available in stock ratings of 250 – 1,000 hp, 2300/4000 Volt, Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC), foot mounted designs...

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Latest News

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

Timken Completes Spinoff of TimkenSteel Corp.
The Timken Company recently announced that it has completed its spinoff of TimkenSteel Corporation, which begins trading as an independent public company tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TMST."...Read more.

Motion Industries Launches Knowledge Website
Motion Industries announced the launch of its new knowledge website. Through video, vending unit descriptions and applications, and success stories, the new knowledge site offers visitors the opportunity to learn more about how MiVending can be a big money- and timesaver for any facility that uses industrial supplies...Read more.

H-D Advanced Manufacturing Acquires Sungear
H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company (H-D) has acquired Sungear, Inc. (Sungear), a manufacturer of high precision gears and assemblies for the aerospace industry. Sungear is the fourth acquisition completed under the H-D platform, joining Overton Chicago Gear Corporation, a manufacturer of large, high-precision gears and gearboxes, Innovative Mechanical Solutions (iMECH), a manufacturer of highly engineered, custom bearings for the directional drilling motor industry and Leading Edge Heat Treating Services Ltd., a provider of heat treating solutions... Read more.

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