Articles About Machinery
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This article describes how more sophisticated modeling techniques allow the latest software to identify design issues with bearings, shafts, gears and complicated multi-body systems.
With two armed conflicts underway impacting economic performance in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, we continue our investment stance of “Buy on the Sound of Cannons — Selectively” — but readers of Power Transmission Engineering should not be sanguine. Geopolitics is beginning to exert significant pressure on several end markets: I specifically refer to oil price. West Texas Intermediate or WTI has dropped from its $95-105 trading range in late spring to about $75 — about a (25%) drop despite wo ongoing conflicts because of excess supply.
This Q&A session with various experts at Thomson Linear Systems covers linear slides & stages, clutches & brakes, bearings and actuators.
The changing landscape of hydraulic drives is leading many fluid power specialists to quickly adapt to using variable speed pump drives. Optimum utilization of these drives requires, in many cases, additional system design considerations.
Opto 22 Embeds Snap Motion Control subsystem in production equipment to control, monitor and gather operational data.
First quarter results confirmed our view. Capital expenditures are being slashed in the oil sector, the stronger U.S. dollar is enabling Japanese machinery competitors to gain share in the Middle East and Latin America, and lower soft commodity prices translate into a continuing North American decline in demand for farm equipment.
Bearings are an essential component in the majority of mechanical designs and equipment. It is important to consider the most effective materials when designing industrial machinery, especially in applications where water or other liquids are present. Many materials will be unable to overcome the challenges associated with operating in a wet or corrosive environment.
Fourth quarter results were above expectations for most U.S. machinery companies, including significant revenue beats at Cummins, Caterpillar, Oshkosh Corp and PACCAR with strong North American truck demand, improving construction equipment markets and general stability elsewhere.
This issue, we’re pleased to present our annual Buyers Guide. It’s our comprehensive directory of suppliers of mechanical components, including gears, bearings, motors, couplings, clutches, brakes, gear drives and more. This directory represents our best effort to give you updated information about the companies who can provide you with the components you need to design, build and maintain better machinery.
The Bearing Specialists Association explains the role of bearings in ensuring the efficient operation of machinery.
With today's smaller, hotter - and overloaded - machinery, specifying the correct lubricant is vital.
What would Gear Expo be without gear manufacturers? While it is useful and indeed necessary to keep abreast of the new machinery out there that will be front-and-center at the show, it is of equal import to check out the finished product - GEARS.
Norkol Converting Corporation is one of the nation’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.
News Items About Machinery
1 Jon Murphy Rejoins Sumitomo Machinery Corporation (October 29, 2013)
The U.S. headquarters for Sumitomo Drive Technologies, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), headquartered in Chesapeake, Virg...
2 Sumitomo Machinery Corp. Selects Next President and CEO (July 12, 2016)
Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America, part of Sumitomo Drive Technologies, announced James D. Solomon as the corporation’s nex...
3 Toyoda Machinerys Inverted Vertical Turning Center Introduced at CMTS (August 8, 2007)
Toyoda Machinery will introduce its newest machine line at CMTS from October 15-18 in Booth 3600 with its new Canadian distributor Elliot...
4 IMI Sensors Vibration Alarm Modules Provide Alarm and Shutdown Protection for Machinery (August 7, 2007)
The Series 684 indicator alarm module from IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics provides a solution to machine shutdown protection wh...
5 PCBs Piezotronics Multi-Purpose Vibration Alarm Modules Provide Alarm and Shutdown Protection from Machinery (June 27, 2007)
The Series 684 indicator alarm module from the IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics provides a solution to machine shutdown protectio...
6 Gear Drive Suitable for Printing, Packaging and Textile Machinery (April 20, 2011)
A new series of hollow-shaft right angle helical gear drives from Sterling Instrument, an ISO 9001:2000+AS9100B registered manufacturer, ...
7 NES Announces Capabilities for Centrifugal Pumps and Turbomachinery (October 25, 2013)
Napoleon Engineering Services (NES), an ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C certified custom bearing manufacturing, bearing inspection, and bearing ...
8 IHS Reports Motion Control Growth Tied to Global Machinery Production (June 8, 2016)
Following a sound 8.4 percent revenue growth in 2014, the global market for motion control hardware suffered strong headwinds and decline...
9 Excel Gear Forms New Retrofit Division for Repairs and Upgrades of Old Machinery (July 9, 2015)
Excel Gear recently formed a new division of their company, Excel CNC Retrofit LLC, devoted to upgrading and remanufacturing older gear m...
10 Emerson Protects Turbomachinery Drives with Shear Spacer (December 12, 2013)
The Kop-Flex high-speed shear spacer coupling uses a patented double-tube design, precision machining and bearings, and special metal tre...
11 Bosch Rexroth Names Boehm Vice President Machinery Applications and Engineering (October 2, 2012)
Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently announced that Michael Boehm has been named vice president machinery applications and engineering. In ...