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4:00 pm
August 22, 2014
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Tsubaki Cam Clutch Line Hits North America

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of its Cam Clutch product line to the North American market. These precision devices, which lock the inner and outer races through the locking action of cams, transmit torque in one direction of rotation while overrunning in the other. Tsubaki utilizes precision formed cams […]

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August 21, 2014
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TPI Smart Trend Meter 9080 Analyzes/Reports on All Vibration Parameters with Push of a Button

The Smart Trend Meter 9080 from Test Products International (TPI) automatically performs vibration-analysis functions based on machine running speed and displays results at the push of a button. The product comes with standard VibTrend software that stores, analyzes and reports on all vibration parameters for up to 10 assets (with up to 10 readings per […]

4:15 pm
August 21, 2014
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BaseTek Machine Bases Provide Solid Foundations

Custom precision castings designed for the machine industry from BaseTek provide a solid foundation with exacting surface tolerances, significant vibration dampening, high thermal stability and superior corrosion resistance. Machine bases cast in the company’s Zanite polymer concrete offer quieter operation and no deterioration from common fluids. Typical applications include high-speed machining cells, turning centers, CNC knee mills, milling […]

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August 20, 2014
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Updates to Opto 22’s groov Improve Interface Development and Expand Mobile Device Support

Web-based mobile operator interface software groov 2.2 improves screen design tools and options, expands real-time trending, and adds custom views for mobile devices. Industrial automation manufacturer Opto 22 has announced groov version 2.2, a significant update to the company’s groov web-based mobile operator interface software. Software makes it simple to build and use effective, scalable […]

3:17 pm
August 20, 2014
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NI Debuts CompactRIO 4-Slot Performance Controller Resource Kit

National Instruments is introducing the new NI CompactRIO 4-slot performance controller with an integrated 1.33 GHz Intel Atom dual-core processor, a Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA, and four slots for NI C Series I/O modules. Create a high-performance control and monitoring system in a rugged, fanless, and compact enclosure that can survive in the harshest environments. The […]

3:12 pm
August 20, 2014
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Inpro/Seal mini66 Bearing Isolator Provides Bearing Protection in Limited Space

Inpro/Seal announces the newest innovation in Bearing Isolator technology, the mini66. The mini66 is the smallest Bearing Isolator available to be rated IP66. With only a 0.375″ (9.52mm) overall length, the mini66 protects against both water and dust ingress on applications with very limited space. This latest advancement in Bearing Isolator technology allows for permanent […]

2:58 pm
August 20, 2014
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Emerson CSI 9360 Vibration/Position Transmitter Prevents Unscheduled Downtime

Emerson Process Management’s new CSI 9360 vibration/position transmitter offers an economical solution for extending basic protection to compressor, pump and fan assets. Developed using OEM-supplied specifications, the transmitter detects emerging sleeve bearing issues by capturing vibration or position data and translating it into a 4-20mA signal for monitoring. This advanced warning allows customers to shut […]

12:31 pm
August 20, 2014
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ABB to Divest Full Service Business

ABB has signed an agreement to divest the ABB Full Service business for an undisclosed amount to Nordic Capital Funds. Subject to regulatory approval, the sale is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014l. The  ABB Full Service unit provides fully outsourced maintenance services to industrial customers. Developed as part of ABB’s life-cycle service offerings, it has become a […]