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Commercial worms and wheels

A standard, commercial range of worms and wheels is one of the latest developments available from power transmission specialist, Ondrives.

Fastener family extends

The family of Atlas Plus+Tite blind threaded steel inserts has expanded with a newly introduced version featuring a straight shank design.

Slewing rings stay tough

Polymer slewing rings from igus are ready-to-fit solutions that require no lubrication or maintenance, have been designed to replace ball-bearing type rotary tables or systems and can be used in a ...

Drive upgraded for motion control

Parker Hannifin has increased the flexibility and capability of its AC890 Modular Systems and AC890PX High Power Systems AC drives with the launch of high resolution analogue input and encoder option ...

Six into one with Power Cube

Ideally suited for controlling multiple submersible pumps in borehole and similar applications, the innovative Power Cube from Ralspeed replaces up to six ordinary control panels.

Motion controller with Ethernet

Galil Motion Control has introduced the DMC-41x3 motion controller series which it says offers a number of enhancements compared to the prior Econo controllers. Features include Ethernet 100Base-T, a ...

Ondrives' spur gear racks range

A wide range of spur gear racks is now available from power transmission components specialist, Ondrives via its newly launched 528 page gear products catalogue, containing both gearboxes and gears.

8 variable Profibus PA Indicators

BEKA associates has introduced a new range eight variable Profibus PA indicators with 20mm high digits and a 31 segment bargraph. Models include field and panel mounting, intrinsically safe, Type n ...

Phase adjusting gearboxes regain popularity

Vogel phase shifting gearboxes provide mechanical adjustment to the phase angle of two rotating shafts. Adjustment can be made intermittently or continuously leading to widespread use for print ...

Straight shank design for inserts

The family of Atlas Plus+Tite blind threaded steel inserts has expanded with a newly introduced version featuring a straight shank design.

Maskant gives protection in harsh environments

SpeedMask 730-BT from Intertronics is a DYMAX masking resin, formulated to provide excellent surface protection during chemical milling/etching, plating, anodising, and aggressive grit-blasting ...

Insulative adhesive wards off shocks

Polymer System EP31 has been developed by Master Bond. This two-part system features extraordinary adhesion with a lap shear strength exceeding 4,600 psi, a peel strength surpassing 40 pli, a tensile ...

Schneider launches new drives and controls

Schneider Electric's new Lexium 32 range of three servo drives and two servo motor types is a simplified drive range that comes in a compact book style, offering maximum efficiency in a reduced space.