Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2018-03-06
   Power Transmission Technology Update       March 6, 2018

Flexibility in Fluid Power

Flexibility in Fluid PowerBy Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor

The selection of seal materials greatly depends on factors such as operating temperature, pressure rating, fluid type and the chemical compatibility of fluid. While the most common seals are manufactured with materials like PTFE, rubber or polyurethane, the fluid power industry is always looking for unique sealing solutions that work hand-in-hand with the most difficult applications.

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The Development of Worm Drives

worm gearsBy Joe J. Liou and Stefan Rakuff

A worm drive is a geared power transmission device in which a worm meshes with a worm gear to transmit power between two non-intersecting shafts that are oriented at a right angle. The worm drive has been an active and challenging topic of technological study since Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

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CSZ Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches From Miki Pulley Have Zero-Backlash Design

CSZ Electromagnetic Actuated Clutches From Miki Pulley Have Zero-Backlash Design

CSZ Clutches function utilizing the magnetic force generated by the energized coil providing engagement of input and output members of the clutch. Efficient connection between a motor and a load with low inertia, minimal drag and zero backlash. Fast mounting. Operation 14°F - 104°. Bores sizes 10mm to 15mm. Brake torques range 1.77 ft. lbs. - 7.376 ft. lbs.

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Baldor Electric Company is now ABB

Baldor Electric Company is now ABB

As of March 1, we are proud to go to market as ABB. What does that mean for our customers? The same Dodge® mechanical power transmission products and Baldor-Reliance® motors you trust and prefer. The quality and dependability you deserve along with local sales, support and services.

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Automatic Lubrication for 7th Axis Robotics

Automatic Lubrication for 7th Axis Robotics

Eliminate uncertainty and avoid downtime with a multi-point automatic lubrication system for the 7th axis. The Flexxpump system is based on standard components that are adapted for easy installation. Download the Andantex insider's guide to see how our customized solutions can correctly lubricate gears and bearings to provide reliable operation.

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