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Smarter MechatronicsBy Alex Cannella
Mechatronics and the Internet of Things go hand in hand, so it's no surprise that leading mechatronics companies are coming out with IIoT products now, too.
Using Spiral Bevel Gearboxes to Control Converging LoadsIn many material-handling applications it is necessary to make adjustments in the load support center distances to accommodate loads of different lengths or widths, especially if these loads have to be captured to avoid shifting. These loads can come in variety of shapes and sizes, and encompass a variety of industries.
Swap Metal Components for Maintenance-Free Plastic
Many times plastic components are seen as inferior, but often they are the best and most economical option for an application. SDP/SI offers high-quality molded and machined gears, gear racks, pulleys, couplings, and more. For lightweight, cost efficient, and maintenance-free options visit SDP/SI.
Motors Rated for Severe Duty Service
Baldor-Reliance® crusher duty motors meet the demands of the toughest crushing applications worldwide with improved performance, reliability and energy efficiency to help lower the operator's total cost of ownership. Featuring higher break down and locked rotor torque, NEMA Design A performance gets the driven load moving and keeps it moving.
Mini In-Line Servo Reducers
This range of mini planetary reducers is designed for use with servo-motors in all kinds of industrial applications with a focus on cutting machines (laser, water-jet, etc.) and routers. The compact dimensions and the availability of 4 backlash precision classes insure cost effective solutions that meet the necessary application precision.
How to Use Automated Measuring for O-Rings
When it comes to critical dimensional inspection, coordinate measuring machines are a thing of the past.
Watch our video to learn how to use a vision measuring machine to reduce setup time, ensure consistent measurement and qualify parts according to vendor agreements.
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CHB Belt Drive Housings for Ball and Roller Screw Actuators
R+W has released the CHB housing for parallel assemblies of motors and actuators. Each unit is machined to order and fits the motor / gearbox and actuator mounting patterns. Multiple ratios are available and a keyless clamping system inside ensures smooth operation even during reversals. Find out more about this compact mounting solution.
Power Transmission Engineering TV
Watch and learn from industry experts on Power Transmission Engineering TV. Live interviews with industry sources cover topics such as gears and bearings, and don't miss "Ask the Expert Live" from Gear Expo 2017.
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