UpComing Tradeshows

December 12-14, 2017
Turbomachinery 2017
Houston, TX

January 30 - February 01, 2018
IPPE 2018
Atlanta, GA

February 07-08, 2018
Maintenance 2018
Zürich, Switzerland

Article

04 December 2017

Huco Air Motors Group

Air Apparent

The electric motor may be the most common source of mechanical power in modern industrial environments, but that doesn’t make it the best solution for every application. David Lockett, Managing Director at Huco Dynatork explains the benefits of an alternative approach, using the power of air.

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28 November 2017

Matrix SMB Brakes

Standardised Matrix SMB range offers reactive market solution

Matrix International will build on its formidable reputation for Servo Motor Brakes (SMB) at SPS this year, with the introduction of its SMB range in standardised sizes. Ideal for applications where precision braking is required, the new range is optimised to conform to popular motor sizes.

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22 November 2017

Linear Actuator Applications

OEMs appreciate benefits of lean manufacturing for linear actuators

Across the world, linear actuators perform lifting and positioning roles on a whole host of equipment. Designed to perform where hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders cannot operate, these vital actuators now fulfill a wide variety of tasks, often in hostile environmental conditions.

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20 November 2017

SPS IPC Drives 2017

Altra Industrial Motion brands bring precision power transmission solutions to SPS 2017

Visitors to SPS IPC Drives this November will be able to view new innovations from Bauer Gear Motor, Huco, Matrix, Stromag and Warner Electric – showcasing the combined power transmission expertise inherent in the Altra Industrial Motion Corporation. Visitors will be able to meet with representatives from all businesses on stand 3-270 throughout the event, which runs from the 28th – 30th November at Nuremberg Messe.

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09 November 2017

Copper Mine Hoists

Brakes for holding and parking of copper mine hoists feature precision control

Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion, a leading global supplier of power transmission components, provided parking brakes for use on mine hoists at the Nkana site of Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia. Nkana is one of the largest copper and cobalt mines in Africa, with four underground mines, as well as an open pit.

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