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Omron Expands Line of E2E Proximity Sensors
Industrial automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas has added more than 2,500 new models to its E2E NEXT line of proximity... (posted 2019-06-17)


Voith Offers Intelligent Monitoring System for Driveline Performance
Voith introduces Dtect, its intelligent monitoring system that provides real-time data of driveline performance and coupling status. Base... (posted 2019-06-14)


Siemens Adds Augmented Reality to Solid Edge 2020 Software
Siemens Digital Industries Software announces the availability of the latest version of Solid Edge software, which features numerous enha... (posted 2019-06-13)


SKF Introduces Optical Sensing Technology for Bearings
SKF’s new sensing technology takes monitoring to the next level, providing engineers with new insights into machine performance. SK... (posted 2019-06-12)


NB Corporation Offers Exrail for Linear Guides
NB Corporation's Exrail linear guide has more rollers in less space than other linear bearings, which increases load capacity and dis... (posted 2019-06-11)


Marland Clutch Offers Backstop Automatic Grease Lubrication System
Marland Clutch recently introduced an automatic grease lubrication system designed to eliminate the need to manually grease the labyrinth... (posted 2019-06-07)


Stafford Introduces Weldable Shaft Collars and Couplings
A line of shaft collars, couplings, and mounts machined from ANSI 1018 steel and stainless steel to let users fabricate their own special... (posted 2019-06-06)


Heidenhain Offers G2 Control for Bed Mills
Long thought of by many as today’s easiest-to-operate CNC for vertical knee mills, Heidenhain’s Acu-Rite-brand MILLPWRG2 cont... (posted 2019-06-05)


Zero-Max Expands Posi-Lok Keyless Shaft Bushing Product Line
Zero-Max announced expansion of its Posi-Lok keyless shaft bushings product line. These shaft locking devices rigidly and reliably secure... (posted 2019-06-04)


KISSsoft Offers COM Basic and Expert Interface
The use of several software tools in the gearbox design process is a common challenge for engineers. The rising need for simple communica... (posted 2019-06-03)


Klingelnberg Offers Complete Measurement of Complex Components
Whether turning blanks, ground workpieces, or rolling bearings – Klingelnberg Precision Measuring Centers of G variant – the ... (posted 2019-05-31)


Timken Offers Pintle Chain for Reliable Transfer and Conveyance Operation
The Timken Company offers a full selection of time-tested, engineered class pintle chain for ensuring reliable transfer and conveyance op... (posted 2019-05-30)


GAM Introduces New Rack and Pinion Systems
GAM announces the release of new helical rack and pinion systems. High quality rack and precision pinions are paired with GAM gearboxes f... (posted 2019-05-29)


JW Winco Offers Gripping Trays
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, now has available GN 7332 & GN 7330 Gripping Trays with front or back mounting options.In contrast ... (posted 2019-05-28)


ACE Offers Regenerative Low-Voltage Drives for DC Motors
American Control Electronics (ACE) introduces the DCR300-60 and DCR600-60 Series, microprocessor based, low voltage PWM drives for brushe... (posted 2019-05-24)


Igus Quick-Fill Energy Chain Developed for Unsupported Lengths and Long Travels
Igus has introduced its new E4Q energy chain, which can be opened and closed in seconds without tools and has been specifically developed... (posted 2019-05-23)


Iwis Offers Relubricant for Food Industry Chains
Following the proven success of its VP6 Kombi Superplus Spray for industrial chain applications, drive systems supplier Iwis has launched... (posted 2019-05-22)


RMI Offers Traction Drive Speed Reducers
Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) is offering new speed reducers with traction drive technology. The Two Way MAR-17-2-3:1 and the MAR-23-2-... (posted 2019-05-21)


Höganäs and Dontyne Gears Collaborate with Car Manufacturer
Lighter Metal Powder components with complex designs can bring substantial cost savings for car manufacturers and system suppliers in the... (posted 2019-05-20)


Applied Motion Products Introduces Compact, High Torque Step Motors
Applied Motion Products offers compact step motors in NEMA sizes 8, 11 and 14 for applications with limited space including medical devic... (posted 2019-05-17)


Bonfiglioli Develops Digital Solutions to Optimize Plant Life Cycle
Bonfiglioli is constantly looking for industrial motion control solutions combining competitiveness, high control performance and high en... (posted 2019-05-13)


AAAE Conference & Exposition Preview: Nord Drivesystems
Nord Drivesystems’ Nordac Link drive is shown controlling a 92.1 two-stage helical bevel gearbox with IE4 synchronous motor. This i... (posted 2019-05-10)


KISSsoft Adds LEHVOSS Material Data to 2019 Software Release
More than 55 plastics are available for the gear design of KISSsoft. The material database of KISSsoft has been extended by additional pl... (posted 2019-05-09)


JW Winco Expands Line of Nylon Plastic Wing Nuts
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, has expanded its line of GB-FP Wing Nuts Nylon Plastic, with Tapped Through Insert.“The tapped th... (posted 2019-05-08)


Dunkermotoren BG Series Matches with Simatic Micro-Drive from Siemens
With the brushless DC motors (24 to 48 volts) of the series BG 45, BG 65(S), BG 75 and BG 95, Dunkermotoren has been the market leader in... (posted 2019-05-07)


Ruland Offers Stainless Steel Oldham Couplings
Ruland now makes oldham coupling hubs from 303 stainless steel. This addition gives designers an off-the-shelf coupling to choose from wh... (posted 2019-05-06)


B&R Offers Controller and Multi-Touch HMI in One Device
B&R's new Power Panel C50 provides the combined advantages of a powerful controller and a modern projected capacitive touch scree... (posted 2019-05-03)


Atlanta Drive Systems Offers Range of Stainless Steel Washdown Gearboxes
Atlanta Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new range of stainless steel washdown gearboxes, perfect for use in demanding appl... (posted 2019-05-02)


FVA-Workbench 5.5 Offers Detailed Transmission Calculation Results
FVA-Workbench Version 5.5 of the simulation platform for transmission systems, released in May, accelerates development processes and pro... (posted 2019-05-01)


Haydon Kerk Pittman Introduces New HKP Mobile App
Haydon Kerk Pittman, a business unit of Ametek Advanced Motion Solutions division, recently announced the release of the HKP Mobile App... (posted 2019-04-30)


H2W Technologies Examines Coil Redundancy
In the case where an actuator is installed in a location where access is limited or where downtimes may be costly, there is a need for re... (posted 2019-04-29)


Stafford Announces Drone Fixed and Adjustable Attachment Options
A wide range of standard and special shaft collars, couplings, and quick-change mounts for use with commercial and military drones are ... (posted 2019-04-26)


Marland Monitoring System Provides Remote Access to Backstop Operating Conditions
Marland Clutch recently introduced the Smart Marland Monitoring System that provides up to the minute access to critical backstop opera... (posted 2019-04-25)


Determining Excitation Force in KISSsoft
Since the 03/2018 release, KISSsoft contact analysis also calculates the excitation force according to the FVA Report 487 (module ZA30) i... (posted 2019-04-24)


Heidenhain Offers Single-Section Linear Encoder for Absolute Applications
Long machine tool axes are increasingly being equipped with linear drives, and Heidenhain’s new LC 201 absolute linear scale was in... (posted 2019-04-23)


Beckhoff Introduces Machine Learning for All Areas of Automation
Beckhoff Automation has announced a new machine learning (ML) solution that is seamlessly integrated into TwinCAT 3 software. Building on... (posted 2019-04-22)


Xponential 2019 Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen’s frameless motor solutions have empowered smaller, lighter, and faster precision robots for decades. The company will f... (posted 2019-04-19)


Bison Launches Next Generation Permanent Magnet AC Motor
At the recent Automate Trade Show, Bison Gear and Engineering announced the launch of VFsync, a next generation permanent magnet AC motor... (posted 2019-04-18)


SKF Celebrates 100 Years of the Spherical Roller Bearing
Originally developed in 1919 by an SKF engineer, Arvid Palmgren, the spherical roller bearing (SRB) has since made its mark worldwide.Cre... (posted 2019-04-17)


JW Winco Offers Steel and Stainless Steel Leveling Sets
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, now has available GN 360 Steel & Stainless Steel Leveling Sets.The GN 360 Leveling Sets, appropriat... (posted 2019-04-16)


FVA Releases FVA-Workbench 5.5 Beta
FVA has released the beta for FVA-Workbench 5.5 offering faster, better, and more user-friendly features. The new FVA-Workbench is easier... (posted 2019-04-15)


Omron Offers AI Controller to Extend Equipment Life
A new solution for human-machine collaboration is now available from automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas. The Sysmac ... (posted 2019-04-12)


Sakor Provides Custom Testing Solution for Major Automotive OEM
Sakor Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has designed and provided a dynamometer testing system to a major original equipment manuf... (posted 2019-04-11)


Dana and Link-Belt Cranes Continue Collaboration
Dana Incorporated has announced that it will supply Brevini winches to Link-Belt Cranes for its 100 RT and 120 RT rough-terrain cranes, t... (posted 2019-04-09)


Steigentech Launches High-Performance V-Belt During Hannover Messe
The Steigentech PowerPlus EPDM CRE V-belt range has been designed to keep HVAC equipment, compressors, fans and ventilators or tool mac... (posted 2019-04-05)


KISSsoft Provides Additional Tools for Gear Manufacturing
KISSsoft provides a number of useful tools for gear manufacturing throughout the design process. When grinding helical gears an unwa... (posted 2019-04-04)


Force Control MagnaShear Brakes Provide Maintenance-Free Solution
 The MagnaShear motor brakes from Force Control Industries are ideal for applications where the motor is stopped, or reversed, each ... (posted 2019-04-03)


Miki Pulley Electromagnetic Brakes Provide More Stopping Power for Servo Motors
Miki Pulley spring-applied electromagnetic brakes safely hold a static position, without the need for external power. The BXR-LE Miki Pul... (posted 2019-04-02)


Voith Offers Flexible HP Coupling for Automotive Applications
The new HP Coupling from Voith was designed for testing internal combustion engines on test rigs under realistic conditions. Its Voith Hy... (posted 2019-04-01)


Continental Offers Conveyor Belting with Non-Stick Compound Solution
With a goal of expanding its product portfolio, technology company Continental is offering to its conveyor belting customers a more compl... (posted 2019-03-29)


Varvel Introduces New Automation System
The Varvel Group has introduced Dadistel, an automation system for control of production in mechanical machining departments that enables... (posted 2019-03-28)


B&R Upgrades Multi-Axis Servo Drive
With the latest upgrade to its ACOPOSmulti multi-axis servo drive, B&R now enables even shorter cycle times down to 50 μs. Highly ... (posted 2019-03-27)


Hannover Messe Preview: CoorsTek
CoorsTek will present the latest developments in technical ceramics during Hannover Messe 2019. “We are pleased to support the... (posted 2019-03-26)


Opto 22 Offers Learning Center for Automation Projects
Opto 22 announces the availability of the groov EPIC Learning Center, a comprehensive hardware and software benchtop system for learning ... (posted 2019-03-25)


Gates Expands PRO Series Line with Hydraulic Hoses and Couplings
Gates, a global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, has further expanded its PRO Series portfo... (posted 2019-03-22)


H2W Technologies Introduces XY Voice Coil Positioning Stage
H2W Technologies introduces a high acceleration, voice coil driven, XY positioning stage with a precision bearing system, which minimizes... (posted 2019-03-21)


Automate 2019 Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen will exhibit at Automate 2019, April 8 – 11 in Chicago, bringing their motion-centric automation solutions to the show f... (posted 2019-03-20)


Portescap Expands Ultra EC Motor Range
Portescap is proud to announce the expansion of the Ultra EC range of brushless DC slotless motors with the introduction of the new 35ECS... (posted 2019-03-19)


GWJ and Ovako Collaborate on Gear Modules
The Swedish company Ovako is a producer of engineering steel for customers in the bearing, transport and manufacturing industries, and a ... (posted 2019-03-18)


Promat 2019 Preview: Regal Beloit
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced it will feature its System Plast, SealMaster, Grove Gear, Hub City, McGill, Rollway and Browning p... (posted 2019-03-15)


JW Winco Offers T-Handle Rapid Release Pins
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, now has available WN 100.1 T-Handle Inch size Rapid Release Pins with Stainless Steel Shank.The WN 100.... (posted 2019-03-14)


Hannover Messe Preview: KISSsoft
At Hannover Messe from April 1-5 2019 attendees can take a first look at the latest developments in KISSsoft and KISSsys.The beta version... (posted 2019-03-13)


Intellidrives Offers Multi-Axes Motion and Automation Controller
Intellidrives Multi-Axes Motion and Automation Controller is network based general purpose motion/automation controller with embed... (posted 2019-03-12)


ProFood Tech Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen will feature its latest processing innovations and technologies for the food and beverage industries at ProFood Tech, March 26... (posted 2019-03-11)


Ogura PTO Clutch Brake Offers Performance Advantages for Outdoor Power Equipment
Ogura has developed a new model, GT2.75, clutch brake for the outdoor power equipment market. This new clutch brake is patented both in a... (posted 2019-03-08)


Hannover Messe Preview: B&R Industrial Automation
At the Hannover Messe trade fair, B&R will show how a conventional plant can become a smart factory in Hall 9, Booth D26. B&R ena... (posted 2019-03-07)


Hannover Messe Preview: Essential Power Transmission Pvt. Ltd.
Esenpro, a brand of Essential Power Transmission Pvt. Ltd., is a manufacturer of industrial gearboxes and open gears. Esenpro has mul... (posted 2019-03-06)


Etel's TMB+Torque Motor Now Integrated with Cooling System
In order to greatly simplify the implementation of liquid cooling with torque motors and ease the mounting into direct drive machine appl... (posted 2019-03-05)


Hannover Messe Preview: Bega Special Tools
At this year’s Hannover Messe, Bega Special Tools (Hall 25, Stand F23) will introduce a new generation of low frequency induction h... (posted 2019-03-04)


Promat 2019 Preview: Nord Gear Corporation
At Promat 2019, Nord will display new drive technology for conveyor and warehousing systems, increasing productivity and return on invest... (posted 2019-03-01)


SKF Develops Sealing Solution for Floor Grinding Machine
SKF has supported Swedish floor grinding machine manufacturer, Scanmaskin, by developing a tailored radial shaft seal for its latest, mos... (posted 2019-02-28)


JW Winco Expands Range of Rod End Bearings
JW Winco, Inc. now has available an expanded range of Rod End Bearings, including GN 648.1/GN 648.2 Steel Zinc-Plated, Tapped Type or wit... (posted 2019-02-27)


Automate 2019 Preview: Applied Motion Products
Applied Motion Products will demonstrate a selection of new integrated motors and drives for both servo and stepper motors in Booth #8147... (posted 2019-02-26)


S.S. White Announces Flexible Shafts for Automotive Applications
S.S. White Technologies recently announced their flexible shaft solutions for automotive industry applications. Flexible shafts are a tec... (posted 2019-02-25)


GWJ Expands Latest Version of System Calculation Software
GWJ Technology, Germany, a manufacturer and provider of calculation software for mechanical engineering and gear manufacturing, recently ... (posted 2019-02-22)


Gates Introduces Advanced High-Torque Synchronous Belt for Industrial Applications
Gates, a global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, introduces the PowerGrip GT4 belt, a new... (posted 2019-02-21)


KISSsoft Offers Generating Toothing Data in GDE Format
The VDI has been working on defining an exchange format for toothing data in Germany for quite some time now. Cylindrical gear data can n... (posted 2019-02-19)


Promat 2019 Preview: Brother Gearmotors
Brother Gearmotors, a division of Brother International Corporation that offers a wide range of ultra-reliable, sub-fractional AC gearmot... (posted 2019-02-18)


Automate 2019 Preview: Heidenhain
Heidenhain is proud to take part in the Automate 2019 show at McCormick Center in Chicago, IL from April 8th-11th.Heidenhain will be high... (posted 2019-02-15)


Liebherr Components Offers Diverse Product Portfolio at Bauma 2019
Liebherr Components is presenting a new line of slewing bearings at this year's Bauma. Particular focus lies thereby on maximum tor... (posted 2019-02-14)


Mitsubishi Electric Automation Offers Handheld Models for GOT2000 Series HMI
Making it easier than ever for machine operators and maintenance personnel to monitor and control machine components, Mitsubishi Electric... (posted 2019-02-13)


Bonfiglioli Offers Slew Drive Solutions for Australian Port Facility
With the increased trade with Asia and the growing Australian economy, port facilities have greatly expanded in recent years. Stacker rec... (posted 2019-02-12)


Thomson Introduces Ball Screws for Maximum Load Capacity
Thomson Industries, Inc. has introduced a ball screw with more than twice the load capacity of a standard ball screw. The redesigned ball... (posted 2019-02-11)


GEAPS Exposition Preview: Nord Gear
No matter what your role is in the grain industry, visit Booth #2133 during the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) Exposition,... (posted 2019-02-08)


Igus Develops Exchange Bearing for Linear Guides
Igus has developed an exchange bearing for its drylin W linear guides that allows for swift replacement in high-frequency applications.To... (posted 2019-02-07)


Stafford Offers Components for Food Processing Applications
A line of shaft collars, couplings, and mounts that are compatible with conveyors used in poultry and meat processing and packaging lin... (posted 2019-02-06)


Mitsubishi Electric Direct-Drive Motor Provides Direct Control with Accuracy of a Servo Motor
Machine designers and end users looking for direct control of a load without traditional transmission components will be interested in th... (posted 2019-02-05)


Siemens PLM Releases Latest Version of SimCenter 3D
Manufacturing is changing with the advent of new materials and production methods, making it more challenging than ever before to ensure ... (posted 2019-02-04)


Varvel Focuses on High Modular Gearboxes
The need to keep customers in all parts of the world constantly supplied while minimizing stock in distributors' warehouses, and a ... (posted 2019-02-01)


Hannover Messe Preview: NKE Austria GmbH
At this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany, bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH presents bearings with black oxide finish. The prot... (posted 2019-01-31)


JW Winco Offers Steel Nuts with Hygienic Design
JW Winco, Inc. offers GN 1580 Nuts with Hygienic Design. The GN 1580 Stainless Steel Nuts are certified according to European Hygienic ... (posted 2019-01-30)


EPC Offers New Options to Magnetic Encoder Modules
Encoder Products Company (EPC), worldwide manufacturer of motion sensing devices, is announcing additional options for their low-profile ... (posted 2019-01-29)


ATX West 2019 Preview: TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity (TE), a leader in connectivity and sensors, will participate in the Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West from February 5... (posted 2019-01-28)


Timken Releases Mark 8 Controllers with One Touch Programming
The Timken Company recently announced the latest release of the Mark 8 Synchrotorque Control System for use with variable speed and soft-... (posted 2019-01-25)


Kollmorgen Set to Feature Motion Innovations at IPPE 2019
Kollmorgen will feature the latest motion innovations designed for the meat, poultry, and feed industries at Booth B7820 at the Internati... (posted 2019-01-24)


ATX West 2019 Preview: Bosch Rexroth
Industry 4.0 and Bosch Rexroth’s Factory of the Future solutions will be available at ATX West 2019, February 5-7, in Booth #4400. ... (posted 2019-01-23)


Moticont Expands Direct Drive Linear Motor Series
The SDLM-025-070-01-01 and SDLM-025-070-01-05 direct drive linear motors from Moticont, also known as electric cylinders, have built-in e... (posted 2019-01-22)


OES Introduces Motorized Rotary Stage
The new AY110-300 Motorized Rotary Stage from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) features a large 180 mm (7.087 in.) open aperture. ... (posted 2019-01-21)


Minarik Introduces Controls for Brushless DC Motor
Minarik Drives has introduced the MDBL Series, a new family of versatile, feature-rich, configurable controls for brushless DC motors. MD... (posted 2019-01-18)


ABB Releases Ability Smart Sensor for Bearing Monitoring
ABB has launched the ABB Ability Smart Sensor for Dodge mounted bearings, part of the ABB Ability Digital Powertrain, that enables &ldquo... (posted 2019-01-17)


RMI Speed Reducers Utilize Traction Drive Technology
Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) has released for production the next two in it's series of highly efficient speed reducers. These 3-t... (posted 2019-01-17)


Cincinnati VR Taps Leroy-Somer for Variable Speed Motor
Pursuing its constant innovation approach aimed at making its machines increasingly ergonomic and automated, Cincinnati VR has chosen to ... (posted 2019-01-16)


Dunkermotoren Releases Compact Modular Linear Motor Concept
With the SA/SC 38 series, Dunkermotoren presents a completely new modular concept for tubular linear direct drives. The highly dynamic th... (posted 2019-01-15)


JVL Introduces Drive Profile and Synchronization for EtherCAT
JVL Industri Elektronik A/S has announced the CiA402 Drive profile and synchronization for EtherCAT. The JVL EtherCAT module is equi... (posted 2019-01-14)


Miki Pulley Offers Zero Backlash Design for Electromagnetic Clutches
Miki Pulley CSZ Clutches function utilizing the magnetic force generated by the energized coil providing engagement of input and out... (posted 2019-01-11)


IPPE 2019 Preview: Nord Gear Corporation
Nord Gear Corporation is attending the world's largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event, the International Production &am... (posted 2019-01-10)


CES 2019 Preview: THK
During CES 2019 (January 8-11 in Las Vegas), THK will present its own uniquely developed microcomputer for IoT and industrial application... (posted 2019-01-08)


JW Winco Offers Plastic Torque Limiting Wing Nuts
JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, now has available EN 5320 Plastic Torque Limiting Wing Nuts. These wing nuts are used when the man... (posted 2019-01-07)


Noark Electric Releases New Accessories to Motor Circuit Protection Control Product Line
Noark Electric, a low-voltage, electrical product manufacturer, announced the addition of several new accessories to its Ex9S32 line of m... (posted 2019-01-04)


B&R Automation Offers Latest Functions in SafeDesigner
B&R Automation has released new functions in SafeDesigner.B&R makes it easier to create safety applications with a series of new ... (posted 2019-01-03)


Lintech Positioning Tables Maximize Performance and Value
The Lintech 100 series linear positioning slides are designed to maximize performance while minimizing physical size and cost. These line... (posted 2019-01-02)