Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2019-01-22
   Power Transmission Technology Update       January 22, 2019

Engineering in the Modern Age


By George Holling

There is a growing social chasm developing in society in general that we will have to address: the value of formal education.

When I grew up this never was an issue; you finish school, go to college and then have a successful career. But today this view is being challenged — mostly by the younger generation, but also by industry leaders — most notably Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO and founder of Facebook.

Formal education has always been the cornerstone of my "universe," where you gain a solid knowledge base and then add specialized skills as needed, i.e. — the fundamentalist approach.

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Complete Screw Jack Lifting Systems

Complete Screw Jack Lifting Systems

Most screw jack lifting systems require multi-jack configurations with a variety of drive, connecting and safety components. Only the Zimm series from DieQua gives you all the options in a complete package with the most advanced design. Check out the benefits and get the application guide.

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Stainless Steel Reducers for Food & Beverage Applications

Stainless Steel Reducers for Food & Beverage Applications

Cleveland Gear stainless steel speed reducers are the on-time answer for your food and beverage applications. Designed to resist contamination and bacteria growth under the most harsh and frequent wash down conditions. Built to order in the USA, with 3-4 day delivery.

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Need it Now?  Visit MYNORD.com or Call 888.314-6673

Need it Now? Visit MYNORD.com or Call 888.314-6673

NORD offers a complete line of drive solutions to keep you moving – gear reducers, motors and variable frequency drives. NEED IT NOW? We promise the industry’s best customer service and shortest lead times. Plus, if you need custom solutions, online configurations, order tracking, 24-hour support… we'll keep you running!

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Maintain Top Servo System Performance

Maintain Top Servo System Performance

New Flexible Coupling provides position accuracy, zero backlash, and quiet operation in today’s high speed servo systems. Vibration-resistant rubber is molded with aluminum hubs providing optimal torsional rigidity and damping. Get detailed product specifications and purchase online. Specify SDP/SI Antivibration Flexible Couplings in your next application.

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Service your motor only when it’s time

Service your motor only when it’s time

The ABB Ability™ Smart Sensor for low voltage motors picks up data on vibration, temperature and other parameters to indicate the condition of motors in operation, enabling decisions that reduce maintenance costs and unplanned downtime. Keep your motors running, and let them tell you when they are ready for service.

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Concentric Maxi Torque Bushing System Applications

Concentric Maxi Torque Bushing System Applications

Custom Machine & Tool Co., Inc., an innovative designer and market leader, can apply the Concentric Maxi Torque keyless bushing connection system in solving your most demanding high-speed synchronous drive and rotating component applications. Flexible positioning enables customers to easily phase, install, adjust, remove; and reinstall drive components offering precise component positioning.

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