Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2020-08-18
   Power Transmission Technology Update       August 18, 2020

Centralized vs. Decentralized: Choosing the Right Type of Motor Control System

Are you looking for one simple formula to help you choose between centralized and decentralized motor control? Unfortunately, such a formula does not exist. However, evaluating the overall size of the system, comparing labor and material costs, and maintaining flexibility can help guide engineers in the right direction.

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Zero Room for Gear Drive Failure Aboard This Ship

Zero Room for Gear Drive Failure Aboard This Ship

For more than 125 years Philadelphia Gear has delivered mission-critical performance and reliable support for the U.S. Navy, even 1000’s of miles offshore. Click to see what "Philadelphia Gear dependability" looks like.


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Selecting an Appropriate Gear Reducer

Selecting an Appropriate Gear Reducer

Choosing the right gear reducer involves a balance of cost, performance, and reliability. WorldWide Electric's highly available support team will help you choose the right shaft mount, worm gear, inline helical, or helical-bevel reducer from an extensive selection of industrial-grade designs featuring drop-in compatibility with major brands and 1-3 year warranties.

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Racks for use on Industrial Machinery

Racks for use on Industrial Machinery

As one of the largest suppliers of industrial racks, we offer a standard range of straight (spur), or helical teeth, in quality levels up to Din 5h22. These racks are designed to be linked together, using companion racks to ensure proper tooth spacing, to form an axis of required length.

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Palletizer Brakes for Critical High Speed Palletizers

Palletizer Brakes for Critical High Speed Palletizers

The MagnaShear spring-set electric release, and the Posistop spring-set air release motor brakes run for years, maintenance free, and they never need adjustment – ever! Designed for high speed bottling, canning and other high speed palletizers, this could be the most cost effective upgrade you could make.

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Solutions for Mixers and Agitators

Solutions for Mixers and Agitators

NORD offers complete drive solutions for mixing and agitating processes including gear units, electric motors, and both cabinet-mount and decentralized drive electronics. NORD’s modular system allows for over 20,000,000 configurations using standard components, letting you design a highly-specialized system without the need for costly custom components.

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EDUCATIONAL VIDEO ON PRECISION SAFETY COUPLINGS

EDUCATIONAL VIDEO ON PRECISION SAFETY COUPLINGS

Learn about how R+W ball-detent torque limiters protect equipment from overload in ways that electronic controls cannot. This new video includes how they're made, how they work, how to use them, and why they matter.

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