Archive | 2014

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6:58 pm
July 18, 2014
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New Falcon Pd from Veyance Technologies Takes Synchronous-Belt Performance Higher

Veyance Technologies, exclusive manufacturer and marketer of Goodyear Engineered Products, says its recently released Falcon Pd is taking synchronous-belt performance to new heights. Designed to be almost maintenance-free, the Falcon Pd incorporates an advanced HNBR rubber compound that provides a quieter, cleaner drive with a higher-horsepower capacity (up to 36% more) and a higher-torque output on lower-speed applications than the previous generation Falcon product.

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5:38 pm
July 17, 2014
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Solectria Acquisition Expands Yaskawa’s Position in Renewable Energy Market

Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Yaskawa) and Solectria Renewables, LLC (Solectria) have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa will acquire Solectria through its U.S. subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc. Solectria will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Lawrence, MA, Solectria manufactures high-performance photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential, commercial and utility-scale power systems. Since its founding in 2005, […]

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8:25 pm
July 16, 2014
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A Reason to Celebrate: CCC Berwick Moves Quickly from Destruction Back to Full Production

Teamwork helped Consolidated Container Company’s Berwick, PA, plant quickly bounce back after a devastating fire. In the process, some important lessons were learned. It was business as usual, September 18, 2013, at the Consolidated Container Co. (CCC) plant in Berwick, PA. The plastic-bottle manufacturer’s blow-molding processes were in full operation as the facility geared up for […]

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5:51 pm
July 15, 2014
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Online Asset-Management Tool for Drivetrain Couplings Offered as a Subscription Service

Emerson Industrial’s Power Transmission Solutions group has introduced the first online tool for tracking location, life history and latest-revision drawings and installation instructions for all critical drivetrain couplings owned by its customers, whether the units are installed or in spares inventory. Developed by Emerson’s Kop-Flex business unit, the Web-based tool, known as the Asset Management Program (AMP) for couplings (Coupling […]

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4:23 pm
July 15, 2014
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Kaeser Expands Compressor Operations in Germany and U.S.

Kaeser Kompressoren SE, the international headquarters of Kaeser Compressors, Inc., has broken ground on 200,000-sq.-ft. expansion at its main location in Coburg, Germany. Incorporating a host of sustainable-design features, the new energy-efficient facilities will primarily manufacture rotary screw compressors. Construction is scheduled to be completed in June 2016. This news follows the recent announcement by Kaeser Compressors regarding a 50,000-sq.-ft. expansion expansion of its operations in […]

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3:56 pm
July 15, 2014
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Dry-Running/Silent-Running Shaft Seals Reduce Costs and Eliminate Noise & Heat Issues

EagleBurgmann has launched a new generation of dry-running shaft seals for agitators. According to the company, in addition to the known benefits of this type of mechanical seal (there is no seal supply system, for example), the new SeccoMix1 is also silent running and has been prototype tested for use in ATEX category 1 (zone […]

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3:31 pm
July 14, 2014
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Remote Switch Actuator for ABB/Sace Tmax T7M Molded-Case Circuit Breakers Helps Eliminate Need for Arc-Flash Suits During Operation

CBS ArcSafe has introduced a remote switch actuator for the ABB/Sace Tmax T7M low-voltage molded case circuit breakers with current ratings of 1000A and 1200A. The new RSA-174E actuators are designed for Tmax T7M breakers equipped with optional stored-energy mechanisms (SEMs) and allow technicians to safely close and/or trip breakers outside of the arc-flash hazard boundary without […]

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12:03 am
July 11, 2014
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Spirax Sarco Introduces Steam Process Controllers

Spirax Sarco has introduced its SX80 and SX90 steam system controllers. The SX80 is a flexible temperature controller offering accurate process control. It features universal process input and output for ease of installation. The multi-functional SX90 is designed for processes that require inputs and outputs.     The SX90 provides universal input, three logic inputs, remote set […]

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