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Baldor-Reliance Explosion Proof AC & DC Motors

Baldor-Reliance Explosion Proof AC & DC Motors

Baldor-Reliance’s extensive line of Division 1 Explosion Proof motors are designed and built to contain an explosion inside and not propagate it into the surrounding atmosphere. Approval listings are available for Class I (Gas) and Class II (Dust) hazardous environments. Single and three phase designs are suitable for fixed speed, sine wave only operation. TENV…

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ISC Companies Machine Shop in Minneapolis

ISC Companies Machine Shop in Minneapolis

Do You Need Assistance with a Complex Manufacturing Project? ISC Companies goes a step further than traditional industrial suppliers because we offer an extensive inventory of products plus a number of value-added services. Not only is ISC Companies a successful distributor with access to hundreds of suppliers, but we are also a machine shop, capable…

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VFDs Offer Cost-Effective Benefits for Plants

VFDs Offer Cost-Effective Benefits for Plants

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to reduce energy usage by controlling the speed of the motor and can offer cost-effective benefits for plants. Most business owners are aware of the high cost of operating electrical motors, but there are ways to reduce the costs. Improving the efficiency of an electric motor will save money…

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SKF Introduces New TKSA 11 Shaft Alignment Tool

SKF Introduces New TKSA 11 Shaft Alignment Tool

The SKF TKSA 11 is an innovative shaft alignment tool that uses smartphones and tablets and intuitively guides the user through the shaft alignment process. With a focus on the core alignment tasks, the TKSA 11 is designed to be a very easy-to-use instrument is especially suitable for alignment learners and compact applications. The SKF…

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Bonfiglioli 300 Series Planetary Gear Motors

Bonfiglioli 300 Series Planetary Gear Motors

Compact, and extremely powerful, are the units of the 300 Series Planetary gear motors. The planetary drive train makes them an ideal choice for all severe duty applications where shock loading and impact are more the rule than the exception. The product configuration is highly versatile, due to several options for mounting, gear layout, the output shaft, and the motor interface.…

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Dodge Quantis Family of Speed Reducers

Dodge Quantis Family of Speed Reducers

The Dodge Quantis product line is a modular gear drive engineered for flexibility and power density in a compact housing design. The Quantis family of products offers three types of gear reducers: In-Line Helical (ILH), Right-Angle Helical Bevel (RHB) and Motorized Shaft Mount (MSM).The Dodge exclusive E-Z Kleen finish with Stainless Steel paint and XT…

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Timken Quick-Flex Elastomeric Couplings

Timken Quick-Flex Elastomeric Couplings

Timken Quick-Flex elastomeric couplings are durable enough to stand up under extremely demanding conditions, yet need minimal maintenance. They are easy to install and require no lubrication. With a lifespan that can match that of the rotating equipment, these couplings help keep the overall cost of ownership competitively low. There is no metal-to-metal contact with Timken Quick-Flex couplings, so…

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TB Wood’s Introduces Improved Belted Drive Online Selection Tool

TB Wood’s Introduces Improved Belted Drive Online Selection Tool

TB Wood’s has recently introduced more enhancements to their popular online Belted Drive Selection Program at beltdriveselector.tbwoods.com. The improved online program now checks the arm/web strength of a sheave/sprocket along with the bushing torque rating for suitability of the application. The program will now automatically drop bushing solutions with torque ratings that are obviously inappropriate.…

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Smith Bearing Stainless Steel Cam Followers

Smith Bearing Stainless Steel Cam Followers

In extreme applications where bearings are being subjected to high-temperature or corrosive environments, alternative materials or special platings must be considered. Smith Bearing manufactures needle roller bearings in a wide variety of high-temperature and corrosive resistant exotic alloys including 440-C Stainless Steel. Corrosion resistant plating is effective when using bearings in corrosive environments. Non-bearing surfaces…

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Warner Electric Gen2 Clutches & Brakes

Warner Electric Gen2 Clutches & Brakes

As Warner Electric continuously strives to better serve our customers’ needs, we are pleased to announce the latest addition to the Warner Electric product offering – Gen2 Packaged Electromagnetic Clutches & Brakes. New technologies in the areas of design, materials, and manufacturing have helped Warner Electric develop the new Gen2 clutches and brakes which incorporate…

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