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The complete Industry News section from the March 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
Heavy industry. The phrase conjures images of mines and steel mills, of huge caverns underground, of cavern-like factories, of oldline companies operating heavy-duty machines for hightorque work. That's the image of heavy industry. Today, though, there's also another image. It's of an operator walking a steel mill's floor, looking at his smartphone or his tablet.
The theme of this issue is integration. Mechanical components are being developed with embedded sensors. The components are talking to each other, sending information to the cloud and producing terabytes of big data to help manufacturers better understand their processes, predict problems and control costs.
The complete Product News section from the December 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering, featuring the latest from SKF, R+W, Brecoflex, Nexen, GÃ¼del, Renold Gears, Hansford Sensors, Ogura Industrial, Igus, Destaco, RÃ¶hm and Iwis.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs), in particular, are set to utilize sensors for a multiple array of new technologies. In fact, lidar sensors may be the key to unlocking the potential of driverless cars in the future.
Elastic housing deformation by MESYS, plus new motors, actuators, gear drives and more.
Change can be daunting, nerve-wracking or even downright scary. But when we're faced with change in our lives, it's not the change itself we fear. It's the unknown elements that come with it. "You don't know what you don't know," a wise man once told me.
A discussion of the evolution of condition monitoring for bearings and the upcoming introduction of company's next-generation condition monitoring platform.
Condition-based maintenance requires detailed state knowledge, often acquired by means of sensors.
Rolls-Royce is pioneering the UltraFan engine family architecture containing a planetary gearbox in a power range of 15 to 80 megawatts. To increase the efficiency of the UltraFan, a planetary gearbox is introduced between fan and intermediate pressure compressor. This enables running the turbine to rotate faster and allows a reduced fan speed.
Quite often, the collection of precise data in drive technology applications can be problematic. Data monitoring in a rotating drivetrain is difficult because a direct networking cable connection is often not an available option. Nothing sends shivers down the spine of for example, a production line manager or a system integrator like uncertainty. That's why achieving precise measurement of things like torque and other parameters in machinery applications is, while daunting, a dearly desired goal, especially if those measurements are only available at the drive and motor.
Dust, lubricants, extreme weather. No matter what environment your sensors operate in, there are bound to be elements you have to protect them from. Here's how Heidenhain designs their encoders to specifically meet those challenges.
Process Expo and Pack Expo Highlight the Latest Technology for Food & Beverage Applications.
The complete Industry News section from the February 2017 issue of PTE.
In keeping with a national push to bring greater energy efficiency to wastewater treatment plants, a Pennsylvania facility used data loggers to analyze motor utilization, a first step toward cutting energy costs and meeting environmental rules.
Now more than ever, manufacturing companies are examining what steps need to be taken to ensure improvements to machine reliability by predicting system failures and minimizing downtime.
Bearings with integrated sensors are used in a wide variety of applications, but many potential industrial uses are not yet implemented.
The complete product news section from the June 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
This paper provides an overview of the more common position sensor options and references actual case studies to illustrate the diverse solutions available and the reasons behind some of the decisions. Three cases are used to illustrate the needs of different applications leading to the choice of a particular type of position sensor. The cases reviewed include a gantry crane, wind turbine and aerial cable car.
New generation sensors are improving our quality of life.
News on the latest products from around the industry.
Experienced operators can often tell if a machine is not working properly, on the basis that it does not âÂ€˜sound right.âÂ€™ The same principle can be applied âÂ€” using modern electronics âÂ€” to identify the exact cause of the problem. Sensitive accelerometers can detect and analyze the vibrations from industrial equipment, highlighting problems such as misalignment or bearing imbalance. The technique is known as vibration analysis. It can identify bearing failure in the very early stages, when there is a microscopic defect on the raceway, for example. The problem is that the identifying signal is usually drowned out in all the other noise emanating from the machine.
For a 5-megawatt wind turbine prototype, aerodyn employs the latest control and software technologies, including a comprehensive PC-based control solution and the new modular TwinCAT Wind Framework. The TwinCAT Wind Framework features the latest software engineering and Big Data applications to extend current Industry 4.0 concepts to the wind energy industry. The modular software supports, for example, the direct provision of sensor data to the operatorâÂ€™s database, and in general enables the easy adaption of the wind turbine operation management to future requirements.
Norkol Converting Corporation is one of the nationâÂ€™s leading independently owned converters and distributors of commercial printing papers. The company has full production capabilities and state-of-the-art machinery for winding, trimming and sheeting. The company utilizes traditional slitter re-wind equipment that unwinds, slits and then re-winds paper to new dimensions. These conventional re-winders, while typically producing new widths of paper with clean cuts, work at an inefficient, slow pace.
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News Items About Alliance Sensors
1 Alliance Sensors S1A and SC-100 Signal Conditioners Reduce Setup and Calibration Time (July 20, 2016)
Alliance Sensors Group has developed the S1A and SC-100 DIN-rail-mounted, push-button-calibrated LVDT signal conditioners by listening to...
2 Alliance Sensors Expands Linear Position Sensors (May 11, 2016)
H. G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its sensor product offering using LVIT Technology by adding the LZ-25 Serie...
3 Alliance Sensors Introduces LR-27 Series (August 4, 2016)
Alliance Sensors Group, a division of H.G. Schaevitz LLC., has expanded its sensor product offering by adding to its line the LR-27 Serie...
4 Alliance Sensors Expands Linear Position Sensors for Power Generation (July 11, 2017)
H.G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group has released its LA-27-A series LVDT linear position sensors designed to handle the environ...
5 Alliance Sensors Partners with Digi-Key Electronics (January 31, 2019)
H. G. Schaevitz LLC dba Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce a partnership with Digi-Key Electronics, Thief River Falls, MN, to ...
6 Alliance Sensors Group Offers Heavy-Duty Linear Position Sensors (December 27, 2018)
H. G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group has released its LV-45 series inductive, contactless linear position sensor using LVIT Techno...
7 Alliance Sensors Expands MHP Sensor Product Line (January 7, 2020)
Alliance Sensors Group (a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC) has expanded its in-cylinder position sensor product line to include the MHP-7 serie...