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

Material Handling

09 January 2020

Bauer Gear Torque Control

Bauer TorqueControl4.0 converts 130-year old technology into a smart drive

The squirrel cage asynchronous motor was invented in 1889; 130 years later it is still one of the most frequently used electric motor designs for standard industrial applications. Bauer’s TorqueControl4.0 converts a passive asynchronous geared motor into a smart drive, communicating valuable data via IO-Link.

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18 November 2019

Warner Pulse Braking Technology

Warner Electric's Advanced Pulse™ Braking Technology Provides Enhanced Energy Efficiency

Large distribution centers (DCs) and warehouse facilities are always looking for ways to reduce energy consumption. While climate control and lighting can account for a significant portion of operating costs, the large number of electric conveyor drives are, by far, the major source of energy usage in these facilities as well as many other types of automated manufacturing and packaging plants.

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30 August 2019

Carbon Pellet Oven

Formsparg FSO Overrunning Clutch & TB Wood's Dura-Flex Coupling for Carbon Pellet Oven

A U.S. manufacturer of advanced carbon products needed a replacement overrunning clutch solution for the auxiliary drive on its carbon pellet oven. A clutch coupling is used to disengage the machine’s low speed auxiliary drive from the higher speed main drive.

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11 July 2019

Sports Flooring Conveyor

Bauer BK Series Geared Motor for Sports Flooring Conveyor

A leading sports flooring manufacturer needed a reliable replacement drive solution for a conveyor at its plant in the Midwest. The 100 ft. long main line conveyor transports hardwood boards, at a rate of 15 ft./min., through the grading and sizing processes at the facility. The conveyor’s original chain and sprocket pulley drive was powered by a 3 hp hydraulic motor and power unit.

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01 July 2019

pellet mill drives

TB Wood's MTO Sheaves for Pellet Mill Drives

A leading manufacturer of pelletizing equipment, located in the Western U.S., was looking for particular custom-sized sheaves for use on its larger belt-driven pellet mills. The mills produce pellets from a variety of material, including feed, fertilizer, cardboard and plastic at a rate of up to 12,000 lbs. per hour.

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