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    Induction motors cut energy use

    December 17, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Baldor Electric Co.’s energy efficient AC–GPM induction motors are available in 250 to 1,500 hp, 2,300 to 4,000 V sizes with totally enclosed fan-cooled, foot-mounted designs for industrial applications such as pumps, fans, conveyors and compressors that require high torque.

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Multiplexer transmits unlimited outputs

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Ultra Electronics’ EOTec 2000 multi-node MX multiplexer transmits up to 16 1024 input channels and unlimited output channels of bi-directional electrical information over a pair of fibre optic cables. Use it for remote data acquisition, emissions monitoring, data and signal

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Transducers handle high pressures

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    American Sensor Technologies, Inc.’s AST5400 explosion proof and non-incendive differential pressure transducer measures line pressures up to 5,000 psi (350 bar), providing an output signal of analogue voltage or 4-20 mA for monitoring filters or dryers, ensuring flow, or calculating

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Lab workspace pre-engineered

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    HEMCO Modular CleanLabs pre-engineer the lab workspace, including the structure and the lab furniture/fume hoods to outfit the interior. Wall panels made with a fibreglass surface provide chemical resistance and excellent light reflectivity. The structure is easily assembled, modified, or

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Get your bearings with dry-tech kit

    December 15, 2014 by

    Engineers will find the right dry running bearing for their applications with the dry-tech box from plastics specialist igus. The sample kit contains a set of card overlays that filter the bearing choices by criteria – similar to the igus

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Torque increased 60%

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    NORD Drivesystems’ next generation of two-stage helical-bevel gears deliver up to 97% efficiency and a 60% increase in torque to weight ratio over the previous series. The 92.1 and 93.1 come in five gear-case sizes characterized by an open, smooth,

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Ready for washdowns

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    ReliaMark has added two products to its line for washdown applications: corrosion-resistant mounted units and stainless steel chain. The mounted units come with stainless steel and thermoplastic housings with set screw or eccentric collar stainless steel inserts in pillow block,

  • Technology Centre General Maintenance Technology

    Couplings provide heavy-duty protection

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Ringfeder Power Transmission’s GWS safety couplings from the GERWAH product segment are custom-built for heavy-duty needs. Up to 12 standardized switching units are located on the outer ring of the coupling, ensuring a backlash-free connection and reliable torque transmission between

  • Technology Centre Management Technology

    IronHorse adds aluminium worm gearboxes

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    AutomationDirect has expanded its mechanical power transmission product line to include aluminum worm gearboxes in five frame sizes, with gear ratios from 10:1 to 100:1. They feature a C-flange input and hardened hollow-bore output shafts and come in 30- to

  • Technology Centre Maintenance Technology

    Double thrust capacity to RG4

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Installing an extra roller bearing on Amacoil-Uhing’s Model RG3 linear drive doubles the trust capacity to RG4 without significantly increasing the size of the unit. The centre bearing on the RG3 makes point contact with the drive shaft on two