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Power Transmission Features

Top quality corrosion resistant chains ensure it is always sunny

A manufacturer of rotating solar panels that track the sun as it travels across the sky has switched from an underperforming drive chain to a long life, corrosion resistant chain made by Tsubaki. This has reduced the need for expensive in-field maintenance and frequent replacement, thus shortening the payback time of every installation.

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Power supply in overhead cranes: energy chains vs. festoons

Reliable, dynamic cable management is one of the greatest challenges in modern crane technology.

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High efficient helical bevel gearboxes improve on old worm gearbox technology

Chris Long of Yilmaz UK (new associate members of the AEMT in 2019), looks at how changing from a worm gearbox system to a helical bevel system can help lower costs and improve efficiency.

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Designing for maintenance results in leak-free gearbox for London Underground

Manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to reduce the operating costs of their plant and equipment and cutting the cost of maintenance is currently very much in the spotlight as one way of achieving this.

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