Gears and Bearings

The NS-Series National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified potable water solenoid valves can be mounted in any position and a spring-loaded plunger assures positive shutoff. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
Gears and Bearings May 31, 2017

Potable water solenoid valves

The NS-Series National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) certified potable water solenoid valves can be mounted in any position and a spring-loaded plunger assures positive shutoff.

By AutomationDirect
Image courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Gears and Bearings May 24, 2017

Benefits and limitations of ac generator motors

AC generator motors have advantages such as simple design and not requiring matching voltages, but they do have some drawbacks such as higher levels of insulation.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
The MH-18 molded nylon position hinge integrates one-way torque technology while enabling easy adjustment with no resistance. Courtesy: Reell Precision Manufacturing
Gears and Bearings May 10, 2017

Molded nylon position hinge

The MH-18 molded nylon position hinge integrates one-way torque technology while enabling easy adjustment with no resistance.

By Reell Precision Manufacturing
The Husky line of corrosion-resistant stainless steel air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps has expanded to include stainless steel ANSI/DIN welded flanges. Courtesy: Graco
Gears and Bearings May 8, 2017

Double-diaphragm pumps with welded flanges

The Husky line of corrosion-resistant stainless steel air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps has expanded to include stainless steel ANSI/DIN welded flanges.

By Graco
The Smart Gear g350 is a compact mechatronic drive unit combining a gearbox, motor, electronics and software and blends the motor and gearbox elements, so the gear ratio slips far into the motor housing. Courtesy: Lenze
Gears and Bearings May 3, 2017

Motor and gearbox

The Smart Gear g350 is a compact mechatronic drive unit combining a gearbox, motor, electronics and software and blends the motor and gearbox elements, so the gear ratio slips far into the motor housing.

By Lenze Americas
The QX Series Cordless Torque Multiplier is a high-torque fastening tool for industrial applications that employs advanced technology to ensure accurate, repeatable bolting for torque-critical joints. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand
Gears and Bearings May 2, 2017

High-torque tool

The QX Series Cordless Torque Multiplier is a high-torque fastening tool for industrial applications that employs advanced technology to ensure accurate, repeatable bolting for torque-critical joints.

By Ingersoll Rand
Geared Bearing solutions comes with a zero backlash gear mounted and dialed in on a precision grade high capacity bearing and are preconfigured for fit, form and function, for easy integration into any precision rotary motion application. Courtesy: Nexen
Gears and Bearings March 13, 2017

Geared bearing solutions with zero backlash

Geared Bearing solutions comes with a zero backlash gear mounted and dialed in on a precision grade high capacity bearing and are preconfigured for fit, form and function, for easy integration into any precision rotary motion application.

By Nexen Group
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Gears and Bearings February 21, 2017

Five tips to prevent bearing problems

Healthy ball bearings are one of the most important details for preventing potential disaster in a manufacturing facility and knowing what to look for during routine maintenance is key.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
Regular cable testing on motors are designed to help determine if any scheduled maintenance may need to take place and using insulation resistance or polarization index testing can provide some answers. Courtesy: David Manney, L&S Electric
Gears and Bearings February 15, 2017

Use cable testing to assess a motor’s health

Regular cable testing on motors are designed to help determine if any scheduled maintenance may need to take place and using insulation resistance or polarization index testing can provide some answers.

By David Manney, L&S Electric
It is essential to perform preventive maintenance (PM) checks on electric motors as a part of managing facility assets because they have a massive impact on a business' productivity and profit. Courtesy: David Manney, L&S Electric
Gears and Bearings February 9, 2017

Five tips for better electric motor maintenance

It is essential to perform preventive maintenance (PM) checks on electric motors as a part of managing facility assets because they have a massive impact on a business' productivity and profit. Consider the five tips highlighted below.

By David Manney, L&S Electric