Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2017-08-15

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Root Cause Analysis: On the Rails

locomotiveBy Matthew Jaster

When the national railway operator of Ireland started seeing an increasing number of failures of bearings in a particular fleet of rolling stock, it wanted to track down the cause - but soon faced a complex situation requiring an external viewpoint.

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Engineering the New York Wheel

New York WheelBy Matthew Jaster

Dana Incorporated recently announced that it is providing driveshaft assemblies and gearboxes for the New York Wheel - which will be the world's tallest observation wheel. This attraction is currently under construction on the north shore of Staten Island in New York City and will stand 630 feet (192 meters) high when completed in early 2018.

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This Servo Gearbox Offers 3 Backlash Options

This Servo Gearbox Offers 3 Backlash Options

The Dynabox servo worm is designed specifically for demanding servo driven applications. It offers 5 output shaft styles for maximum mounting versatility. 3 backlash levels of 1, 5 and 10 arc minutes satisfy requirements from high precision to general motion control.

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Andantex, USA is Exhibiting at CAMX Booth H90

Andantex, USA is Exhibiting at CAMX Booth H90

Featuring Flexxpump, an automatic lubrication system for lubrication of racks and pinions or open gearing, linear and rotary bearings, and robot 7th axes. Available in two sizes 400/500 and 1500/2000.

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Apple Rubber Academy: Become the In-House Engineering Expert

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C-FLEX No-Mark Progressive Clamp Bushings

C-FLEX No-Mark Progressive Clamp Bushings

C-Flex SuperPoly and Metal Couplings Available with Progressive Clamp Bushings.

  • 20% greater holding power than split clamp collars
  • Hardened stainless steel
  • Will not mark shaft
  • Easily re-positioned
  • 4 point contact
  • Metric and English sizes available
  • Patent pending design


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High Torque Safety Couplings Paper

High Torque Safety Couplings Paper

R+W has released a new introductory paper covering the basics of modular ball detent safety couplings for high torque applications. The article covers design principles, why they are used, common applications and available configurations. Download this introductory paper and learn what they're all about!

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WD Cylindrical Roller Bearings, Quality Creates Value

WD Cylindrical Roller Bearings, Quality Creates Value

WD premium cylindrical roller bearings feature different designs and sizes. Our optimized internal design delivers higher load rating, higher limiting speed and lower operating noise. The special material and heat treatment also ensure longer lifetime. WD also provides customized solutions for your unique application.

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