GAM releases helical rack and pinion systems

  • GAM Gear

Helical rack is available in 1-meter lengths in module 2, 3 or 4 and ISO quality 6 or 10. Precision pinions in ISO Q6, with low tooth counts, are designed specifically for GAM gearboxes.

American Control Electronics (ACE) introduces DCR300-60 and DCR600-60 Series of PWM drives for DC motors

  • American Control Electronics

The microprocessor allows for custom programming to fit specific OEM requirements, potentially eliminating the need for a PLC and supporting devices. Drives can be programmed for use in the field without trim pots.

Menzel announces acquisition of Franz Wölfer Elektromaschinenfabrik

Menzel is now co-managing the business with Wölfer’s founding family to ensure that the production of Wölfer brand electric motors will continue in Osnabrück

Sensata Technologies releases Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters

These hybrid starters integrate both solid state and electromechanical relay technologies to produce a device that can control electrical power delivery to motors as large as 4kW.

B&R Automation releases X20CP0420 Compact-S controller

  • B&R Industrial Automation Corp.

At a width of 37.5 mm including the power supply, the X20CP0420 is designed to be compact. The controller achieves cycle times down to 4 ms and is equipped with 128 MB RAM and 256 MB internal flash memory.

Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) introduces Two Way MAR-17-2-3:1 and the MAR-23-2-3:1 Speed Reducers

The propriety engineered traction fluid with a coefficient of friction of 0.1 to 0.12 transmits torque between the four driving and driven elements. The traction fluid continuously changes from liquid-to-solid-to-liquid in the microscopic spaces between the driving and driven elements.

ASM Sensors releases posichron PCFP25 magnetostrictive position sensor

The posichron PCFP25 profile was designed especially to suite limited space applications such as crane outriggers.

Polygon introduces PolyLube custom-engineered and standard composite plain bearings

  • Polygon Company

Polygon composite bearings are also a choice for high-cycle agricultural equipment, including implements, foraging and harvesting equipment, applicators, carts, and spreaders.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases FR-XC Series Multi-functional Regenerative Converter

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Geared towards end users in crane and material handling applications, the regenerated energy from one VFD in a lift application is used by another VFD to drive other motors in the system.

MB Dynamics announces Win475 CRASH-CAL automated accelerometer calibration system

The design of the CRASH-CAL system integrates MB’s own Model CAL25AB air bearing shaker, together with its Model 407-8X multi-channel signal conditioner; MB 500VI power amplifier; and Win475 CRASH-CAL software, facilitating the simultaneous calibrations of up to eight piezoresistive accelerometers