UpComing Tradeshows

January 27-30, 2020
HELI-EXPO 2020
Anaheim, CA

January 28-30, 2020
IPPE 2020
Atlanta, GA

February 17-19, 2020
Northwest Food & Beverage World 2020
Spokane, WA

2019

12 December 2019

Coupling Connections

Using Couplings to Reduce Downtime

Downtime, downtime, downtime. When it’s planned, it’s bearable. When it’s not, it’s not.
To maintain machinery, planned downtime is necessary. To fix broken equipment, unplanned downtime is excruciating, especially when your factory is running closer and closer to full capacity.

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09 December 2019

Surgical Motors

Portescap surgical motors are tried and tested to withstand 500+ sterilisation cycles

There are few industries that push the limits of engineering further than the manufacture of surgical power tools. Design engineers are constantly pushing the boundaries of ergonomics, precision, size and reliability in order to release the latest life-saving device onto the market. Fortunately, Portescap has launched a range of 15 new motors that are designed specifically for surgical applications.

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05 December 2019

GMR-SD Dragline

Stieber enables easy access of complete Twiflex product range in Germany

As reported in 2016, Stieber GmbH, backstops, brakes and clutches specialist and member of the Altra Industrial Motion Group, offers the complete range of industrial brakes from the world leading brand Twiflex. This will continue the success story of Twiflex Ltd. in Germany.

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02 December 2019

Drive Train Mining Application

Industrial Clutch LKB Brakes for Mine Shovel

An iron ore mine operator in Peru needed to replace some of the brakes on one of its rope shovels imported from China. The electric-powered shovel utilizes a series of electric motors with brakes to drive the hoist, propel and swing movements. Unfortunately, the original Chinese-made brakes didn’t perform as expected.

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25 November 2019

Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

Stromag Electromagnetic 3CA2-DH Brakes for Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

The Noordkasteel bridge is one of many bridges in Belgium’s busy Antwerp port area. Built in 1980, the bridge is one of a side-by-side pair of Straus-type bascule bridges that carry both rail and vehicular traffic. The 170 meter long bridge has a 56 meter long center bascule section that utilizes a 1,400 ton counterweight.

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