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Power Transmission Features

Large cable carrier system for the worldwide largest solar telescope

Researchers from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) want to use the DKIST solar telescope on the island of Maui (Hawaii) to examine the changes in the sun and its effects on Earth in the near future. The Spanish company IDOM, which was in charge of building the moving dome structure of the telescope, decided to use drag chains from KABELSCHLEPP Metool.

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New thinking is breaking the gearbox repair cycle

Failing industrial gearboxes can be a real problem in any industry, but particularly so wherever there is ageing plant, older equipment, arduous applications or harsh environments. One plant manager, at a company producing construction materials, described the job of keeping production going as, ‘a real scramble,’ every time a gearbox failure occurred.

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Fit & forget – just one of the benefits of correct coupling selection

Spending time evaluating and selecting the correct drive coupling for a specific application may seem like a source of frustration for designers and engineers, however the resultant benefits from this exercise greatly outweigh the initial effort.

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How an automated production plant uses igus e-chains

The winner of the Bronze vector award in 2016 was EBAWE Anlagentechnik GmbH. The company designs, engineers and installs complete production plants for the manufacture of precast concrete panels.

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