Electrical switching & drive systems & components


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Flagship electrical drive delivers high speeds
Fourth Quarter 2004, Festo
In a clear statement that pneumatics technology is not the only field in which it excels, Festo has released an electrical drive that allows positioning axes cycle times of 10 ms and working strokes exceeding ...

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High-power AC motor range extended to 1,1 MW
Fourth Quarter 2004, BirCraft Geared Motors-Linear Actuators-Controls
Baldor now offers IEC frame versions rated up to 1,1 MW. These motors, designed to meet the demanding specifications of process industry users, are available in low and medium voltages. The range of ...

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Motor solutions catalogue
Third Quarter 2004, BirCraft Geared Motors-Linear Actuators-Controls
Baldor's stock product catalogue (released in March this year) details thousands of UL- and CSA-approved NEMA frame motors in all industrial duty categories including severe, washdown, premium efficiency ...

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Multiposition airless cylinders
Third Quarter 2004
Motion and fluid control specialist Norgren, represented in South Africa by sole local agents Ernest Lowe, has extended its range of actuator solutions with a new, multipurpose airless cylinder. The new ...

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Servo-like control from AC motors
Third Quarter 2004
LG Industrial Systems SA is offering its iV5 closed loop vector inverter. This unit gives a standard squirrel cage motor servo-like control, making it an economical choice for larger servo systems. The ...

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Linear drive system keeps telescopic eye on stars
Third Quarter 2004, Tectra Automation
The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) project near Sutherland in the Northern Cape will maintain a steady gaze while the earth rotates, thanks to a Rexroth STAR linear motion system supplied by ...

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Asynchronous linear motors
Third Quarter 2004, SEW-Eurodrive
Linear motors are direct drives that translate electrical energy into immediate linear motion without any mechanical transmission elements. The linear motor, basically an asynchronous or synchronous motor ...

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Soft starters - a cost saving tool for mechanical engineers
Third Quarter 2004, EP Normand
Soft starters provide an electronic solution to mechanical problems at relatively low cost

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New flagship electrical drive delivers high performance
Third Quarter 2004, Festo
Festo offers users a choice of pneumatic, servo-pneumatic and electrical drives, but selection is based upon the respective application

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Glass bottle manufacturer opts for decentralised drives
Third Quarter 2004, Danfoss
The installation of a complete new line at Consol Glass' bottle manufacturing plant at Clayville, Johannesburg has involved the changeover from installing central drives on separate panels to the use ...

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SA design corners USA drive gearbox market
Second Quarter 2004
Hansen Transmissions has just secured an order for 25 Hansen Invertible Gearboxes from the USA. These locally designed units were recently accepted as international standard for underground conveyor drives ...

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PTO motor saves fuel
Second Quarter 2004
Linde of Germany, a major international supplier of mobile hydraulic equipment, is now offering its series 02 motor for articulated dump trucks, loaders, forklifts etc. The Linde motor is available from ...

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Pneumatic actuators and drives for process automation systems
February 2004, Festo South Africa, Pneumatics & Hydraulics
Miniaturisation of automation technology components is high on the wish list of many customers in the manufacturing industry. But not in the process industry, where the main demand is for pneumatic rotary ...

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Card edge connectors
13 August 2003, Electrocomp, Interconnection
Amphenol's range of card edge connectors covers the entire one-piece interconnection market. From the 2,54 mm pitch 98-position ISA-standard to the 1 mm pitch 184 position RIMM connectors. The G625 ...

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Micro 20 A relay
2 July 2003, Electrocomp, Switches, Relays & Keypads
A very small power relay that weighs only 4 g and delivers a continuous current (max) of 30 A is offered by Tyco Electronics. The Micro power relay K has typical applications for rear window and seat ...

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Transmiters for process applications
July 2003, Temperature Controls, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
The HXT63 series of transmitters from LTH, combines modern technology with over 35 years experience in building quality sensors for liquid analysis, to provide a range of competitively priced transmitters ...

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Compact modular controller
July 2003, Temperature Controls, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers
RKC, a controller specialist, has designed and developed a flexible, compact multizone temperature controller. The Farex-SR Mini system offers a flexible multizone PID temperature control that serves ...

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Multifunctional LED beacons
July 2003, Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays
Local Moflash distributor, CHI Control, has announced a new signalling range. This multifunctional line of high intensity LED beacons, available in both 125 and 200/400 enclosures, provides a choice of ...

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