Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2020-02-04
   Power Transmission Technology Update       February 4, 2020

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Motor Sizing for Unusual Loads

By Don Labriola

One of the fun parts of the motion industry is involvement in popular movies! Motor specifications can be a bit rough: "I need to spin a 120-pound actor (and chair) 180 degrees in one-half second. He will be sitting up-right." This was the requirements for rotation portion of the half human, half CGI android bartender in Passengers.

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NEW FVA-WORKBENCH 5.6 released – Software for efficient, high-end gearbox simulation

The FVA-Workbench can be used to design precise gearbox systems in seconds. As the only software that converts the results of the latest research into powerful calculation methods, the FVA-Workbench is always on the cutting edge.

With the release of FVA-Workbench 5.6, FVA GmbH has made its high-performance simulation platform an essential tool for efficient gearbox development.

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Comparing Disc and Bellows Couplings

Comparing Disc and Bellows Couplings

For the past 30 years or more, designers of highly dynamic servo drive systems have been turning to bellows couplings to optimize the stiffness, inertia, and smoothness of rotation in their coupling applications. When it comes to torsionally rigid couplings, the stainless steel bellows wins in all three categories. So why use servo disc couplings?

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High Performance Spiral Bevel Gearboxes

High Performance Spiral Bevel Gearboxes

With more models, sizes, and ratios, DieQua's spiral bevel gearboxes offer precision, performance and durability far above standard products. They're ideal for applications requiring high speed, precise motion control, high torque, or heavy shocks. Several configurations, options, and customized solutions provide unmatched design versatility.

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Engineered Mechanical Components for Your Application

Engineered Mechanical Components for Your Application

SDP/SI offers the engineer a wide variety of mechanical component choices, a library of technical resources, and custom design and manufacturing. With 70 years of experience and proven performance, SDP/SI provides motion control solutions to well-known names in aerospace, medical and robotics. Request your copy of our 2020 Metric Catalog.

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Connect with the Best

Connect with the Best

Custom Machine & Tool Co., Inc. can apply the Concentric Maxi Torque keyless connection bushing system in solving your most demanding hi-tech synchronous drive and rotating component challenges. A single screw locks the low taper angle split bushing in place eliminating the existing attachment issues. Learn why it’s your best choice.

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Are you using the right cam follower?

Are you using the right cam follower?

For applications involving heavy dry/wet contamination or thrust loads, selecting the proper cam follower is essential for optimal performance of your production line. McGill® TRAKROL® bearings help prevent downtime in your application. TRAKROL bearings are available in ball and tapered roller types and with multiple roller configurations.

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Pillow Block load cell

Pillow Block load cell

Our under-pillow block load cells are 100% stainless steel construction and offer:

  • High tension signal sensitivity
  • Easy installation design
  • Waterproof up to 1 meter, dust proof for an extended service life. IP-67 Rated
  • Accurate, Precise, Repeatable with a tension Range from 100 to 20,000 lbs.

Andantex USA Inc. info@andantex.com


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