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1 Industry News (December 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the December 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

2 Lightweight, Highly Efficient Drive System (February 2017)

This paper presents a joint project conducted by Ashwoods Electric Motors and Oerlikon Fairfield that uses planetary drives with an integrated electric motor. Current solutions used in production of off-highway vehicles rely upon large, heavy and inefficient brushed DC or induction motors, coupled to a planetary gearbox. This presents a number of challenges to the vehicle designers such as: limited vehicle range, limited space around the motor/drivetrain, and motor durability. The proposed integrated system utilizes an Oerlikon Fairfield Torque Hub, widely used in off-highway vehicles, and the Ashwoods first-to-market, interior permanent magnet motor. How these products are integrated, i.e. incorporating a brake solution, represents a market-changing product. Using interior permanent magnet (IPM) technology in the motor design means the motor can be up to 70% lighter, 70% smaller and 20% more efficient than traditional motors used in off-highway traction applications.

3 The Search for Intelligent Brakes (Fall 2007)

Th e Allen Telescope Array at Hat Creek, CA is a joint venture between the University of California Berkeley and the SETI Institute of Mountain View, CA. SETI has hired Minex Engineering of Antioch, CA to help with the design and installation of state-of-the-art drives and controls for the antenna array.

4 Controlling Backlash in Mammography Systems (April 2017)

Medical imaging equipment, water handling systems, conveyors, robotic systems and rotary and linear actuators are among the many devices that may be fitted with electric friction brakes to hold their loads in place when the power is off or disrupted.

5 Force Control Assists in Helicopter Transmission Overhaul (December 2017)

Oil shear brake technology is the key to quick and reliable test stand development.

6 Making the Smart Choice in PT Components (April 2018)

The Latest Clutch & Brake Technology Looks at Reliability, Cost and Design Specifications.

7 Industry News (March 2018)

The complete Industry News section from the March 2018 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

8 Space Shuttle Rudder-Speed Brake Actuator (October 2015)

The U.S. Space Shuttle fleet was originally intended to have a life of 100 flights for each vehicle, lasting over a 10-year period, with minimal scheduled maintenance or inspection. The first space shuttle flight was that of the Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102), launched April 12, 1981. The disaster that destroyed Columbia occurred on its 28th flight, February 1, 2003, nearly 22 years after its first launch.

9 Braking the Cycle (August 2015)

Tucked away in the southwest quadrant of the state of Georgia, amid stately pine stands, pecan farms and cotton fields, sits Oak Crest Lumber.

10 Soft Drink Solutions (December 2009)

Servo system from Bosch-Rexroth helps create more efficient beverage palletizer.

11 Product News (September 2016)

News about recent products in the Industry

12 (Material) Moving into the Future (June 2011)

a custom hydraulic brake system from Mico Inc. aid in the development of specialized material handling equipment.

13 Blocks (Around the Clock) (August 2011)

Reading Rock manufactures concrete blocks - the kind that were probably used to build the schools that you attended. With employees working three shifts six to seven days a week, they make plenty of them.

14 Braking Toward the Future (August 2012)

In the past decade, electrohydraulic braking systems--including ABS and traction control--have grown increasingly popular, due largely to the vehicle design flexibility and performance advantages they offer. The industry has seen several other instances of intelligent machine controls, unrelated to braking, over the years as well. But what all of these technologies have typically had in common is that they’ve existed as standalone, point-to-point functions that have not been integrated together. The present and future of braking is all about taking the next logical step--getting fully connected and finding ways to embed intelligence throughout a machine.

15 No Time to Kill for Barge Operation (August 2014)

The scene is serene and picturesque. Sunshine reflects off the light chop of the Ohio River, as a barge winds its way into view. While those driving along Louisville’s River Road may be inclined to reach for a camera to capture this idyllic scene, the mood at Nugent Sand Company is anything but tranquil.

News Items About Svendborg Brakes

1 Altra to Acquire Svendborg Brakes (November 20, 2013)
Altra Holdings Inc. recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the shares of Svendborg Brakes A/S and S.B. P...

2 Altra Completes Acquisition of Svendborg Brakes (December 19, 2013)
Altra Industrial Motion Corp. has announced that it has closed on the acquisition of Svendborg Brakes A/S and S.B. Patent Holding ApS ...

3 Svendborg Brakes Introduces the Latest Controlled Braking Technology for Mining Conveyor Applications (March 10, 2015)
Svendborg Brakes recently introduced SOBO iQ, the next generation of their SOBO (Soft Braking Option) braking controller. The SOBO iQ com...