Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter 2017-09-19

Plastic Bushings Just Keep Swimming

By Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor

How do you keep animatronic characters moving in chemically-treated water? This was the engineering challenge Disneyland faced with the colorful and eccentric props utilized in the theme park's Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ride. The animatronic crabs, for example, were recently sent for a rebuild cycle, in which they were inspected to ensure that they are physically and operationally in good shape - and this included an assessment of the bushings on their moving appendages.

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Spur Gears Delivered 50% Faster

Spur Gears Delivered 50% Faster

Berg's lean manufacturing has improved lead times on AGMA 10 standard spur gears. Leveraging our newest Koepfer 200 CNC machine, we can deliver our spur gears to your door faster than ever before. Download our Gear Reference sheet to get started choosing the best gear for your application.

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Dodge Type EXL bearings provide superior reliability

Dodge Type EXL bearings provide superior reliability

Dodge Type EXL bearings extend the life of mounted bearings by providing superior sealing, misalignment and expansion capability as well as the highest load ratings in the industry. Additionally, the split ductile iron housings are dimensionally interchangeable with all "Type E" dimensioned products.

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New Miter and Bevel Gear Series - SDP/SI

New Miter and Bevel Gear Series - SDP/SI

The Fairloc® hub design has been proven superior to comparable fasteners for precision and high-torque applications. Miter and Bevel Gear sets are now available with this unique hub manufactured by Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument. For total motion control and small power transmission solutions visit SDP/SI.

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The Latest in Torque Monitoring Technology

The Latest in Torque Monitoring Technology

The latest in industrial process torque measurement is now available from Rexnord. Monitorq is a robust and reliable torque measuring device which can be integrated into a drive line using standard power transmission products such as couplings, pulleys and gears.

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Connect with the Best

Connect with the Best

Custom Machine & Tool Co., Inc., an innovative designer and market leader, can apply the Concentric Maxi Torque (CMT®) Bushing System in solving your most demanding hi-tech synchronous drive and rotating component challenges. Learn why choosing the (CMT®) Bushing System is your best choice.

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The Gear Industry's Information Source

The Gear Industry's Information Source

To really learn about gears, you have to go to the source. The Gear Industry's Information Source, that is. Since 1984, Gear Technology has provided top-notch technical articles, features and news, including our popular Back-to-Basics series, Ask the Expert and more.

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