harsh environments

Articles About harsh environments


Gearboxes - Customized Solutions for Demanding Real-World Applications

Because gearboxes are used in practically every industry, engineers often have to come up with creative solutions to a wide variety of unusual challenges. Perhaps you are facing problems with lifespan, environment or safety in your own applications. Diequa president Meikel Quaas will share multiple examples and case studies of gearbox inventions his company has built for customers from around the world. Some creative gearbox solutions you will learn about:

  • Corrosion in a beer bottling line
  • Extreme cold in Antarctica
  • Human safety and huge payloads on construction sites
  • Unique application requirements
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1 Shielding Sensors (March 2020)

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.

2 Integration Nation (February 2020)

Gearmotors handle harsh environments with digitalization, customization and improved service life.

3 Planning Ahead (April 2019)

Navigating Clutch/Brake Operation in Harsh Environmental Conditions: Chemicals, saltwater, food particles, heat, dust, and electrical corrosion are just a few of the many issues that can cause clutches and brakes to fail prematurely.

4 It's a Jungle Out There (April 2018)

Harsh environments and saltwater properties tend to make it difficult for motors, gearboxes and engines to perform consistently at a high level.

5 Coupling Connection (August 2017)

Couplings and harsh environment use

News Items About harsh environments

1 Kuebler Expands Versatile Incremental Encoders for Harsh Environments (August 22, 2017)
Expanding on its line of versatile incremental encoders, Kuebler now offers a ruggedized hollow shaft alternative for use in harsh enviro...

2 Mencom Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for Harsh Environments (May 16, 2017)
In the past two decades, Ethernet-based networks were adopted as the backbone of industrial automation. The latest trend in industrial au...

3 J.W. Winco Latch Clamps Utilized for Harsh Environments (February 23, 2016)
J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers GN 854 Latch Clamps with Trigger Function, in metric s...

4 Pittman Offers Servomotors for Harsh Environments (March 18, 2013)
Pittman Motors, a unit of Ametek Precision Motion Control, offers IP65 industrial grade servomotors that are suitable for use in harsh in...

5 Revolvo Offers Split Roller Bearings for Harsh Environments (July 18, 2012)
The advantages provided by split roller bearings in delivering greatly reduced downtime compared to solid bearings are well documented: s...

6 Shaft Collars Available for Harsh Environments (January 4, 2012)
A full line of 316 stainless steel shaft collars and rigid shaft couplings that resist harsh chemicals, solvents, detergents and salt wat...

7 Haydon Kerk Actuator Operates in Harsh Environments (July 28, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions prides itself on its ability to customize linear motion systems for just about any application. Among t...

8 Wittenstein Offers Gearbox for Harsh Environments (September 29, 2010)
When environmental conditions demand a higher level of protection, the alpha SG stainless steel gearbox from Wittenstein offers a solutio...

9 Serapid LinearBeam Boasts Actuator for Harsh Environments (February 6, 2008)
Serapid’s LinearBeam rodless actuator is available for heavy loads, long travel or harsh environments where exposure to heat, conta...