UpComing Tradeshows

November 27-29, 2018
SPS IPC Drives 2018
Nuremberg, Germany

November 28-30, 2018
International Work Boat Show 2018
New Orleans, LA

December 04-06, 2018
Power-Gen 2018
Las Vegas, NV

Torque Control

13 September 2018

Bauer Industrie Award 2018

Bauer Gear Motor joins leading German innovators with prestigious award from Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg

Bauer Gear Motor joins leading German innovators with prestigious award from Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg Bauer Gear Motor, part of Altra Industrial Motion Corp., has been recognised as a leader in the implementation of Industry 4.0 by the Allianz Industrie 4.0 Baden-Württemberg. The award was presented to Bauer for its TorqueControl 4.0 system, an integrated electrical torque monitoring solution for geared motors.

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15 January 2018

Engine Test Stands

Stromag Periflex® CS Cardan Shaft Couplings for Engine Test Stands

A major manufacturer of custom driveline shafting for engine dynamometer test stands needed a flexible coupling solution to help control torsional vibrations. The manufacturer saw an opportunity to offer one of its large diesel engine customers a more complete driveline package by including the flexible couplings along with its cardan universal joints and CV (constant velocity) shafts.

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28 September 2015

Plastic Extrusion Equipment

Designing Plastic Extrusion Equipment - Protecting the Key Assets

With machines often having to manage changes in in-feed material the extrusion screw is liable to jam and so has to be protected by a torque limiting device; the ideal solution from an operating cost point of view, is to fit an adjustable torque limiter that can protect the machine effectively while being fast and easy to re-set.

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16 October 2014

Power Station Furnace Conveyors

Bibby Turboflex Modular Torque Limiters for Power Station Furnace Conveyors

A global conveyor supplier required torque overload protection on screw conveyors used at a power plant in Indonesia. The conveyors move waste material, provided by local suppliers, to and from the facility’s furnaces. The unmonitored material being transferred often contains large pieces of steel and concrete that could cause jams and possibly damage the conveyor’s screw element.

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28 July 2014

Mining Conveyor

Driving Forward

Drives and motors are used to power an array of equipment in mining operations, from conveyors, and crushing/grinding equipment to flotation cells and pumps. The major challenges associated with powering mining equipment is the increased scale of operations and the accompanying requirement for increased power, whilst maintaining reliability. There are a range of companies that provide drives and motors for the mining industry, some of which are mining specific whilst others cover a range of industries.

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