SG Transmission has designed and manufactured a permanent magnetic clutch for a global, medical device manufacturer, replacing the need for both a brake and a clutch, saving money and weight.
We have been aware of global warming for decades, but 2015 saw world leaders take united action with the UN climate conference of parties (COP) reaching a landmark agreement to limit the rise of global temperatures to less than 2°C.
David Compton of Renold Chain discusses the latest developments in lubrication free chain technology and the increasing range of industrial applications that now benefit from this innovation.
Choosing the right hose or cable carrier for your equipment can help prevent kinks, tangles, and other damage as machine parts extend and retract.
Renold has recently supplied an innovative chain solution to a roller-coaster at one of Europe's largest theme parks.
The Woolwich ferry service bridges were recently overhauled, with iwis drive systems providing new roller chains for the north and south side bridge lifting systems.
The UK based company, 4Navitas Green Energy Solutions has developed a vertical axis wind turbine that is set to revolutionise the worldwide onshore wind turbine market, currently dominated by horizontal axis wind turbines.
Magnomatics, a specialist working in the field of magnetic gear technology, is currently building proof of concept generators to demonstrate the application of its novel Pseudo Direct Drive (PDD) technology to wind turbines.
The long-standing relationship between Brevini and Ormet, an Italian manufacturer of lifting and material handling equipment, has reached another milestone with their products featuring in the latest instalment of the Transformers movie franchise.
Table rollers in steel mills critical to production as failure to any part of this conveying system would result in the loss of ability to move product around the mill and could bring production to a halt.
As with all things mechanical, it is possible to improve the reliability and life span of heavy-duty brake systems with good specification, correct installation and correct maintenance procedures. Steve Powell offers some advice.
Driving axles for larger electric vehicles (EVs) are invariably heavy, expensive and take up a lot of space.
Your choice of power transmission couplings for heavy duty drive trains can have a big impact on the reliability and life expectancy of these installations.
Selecting the correct design of gearbox for your application can be a crucial decision that will affect performance, efficiency, reliability and cost. Dave Brown offers some technical guidance.
Automotive industry leaders have selected Torotrak's novel Flybrid affordable hybridisation technology as this year’s winner in the category: ‘UK innovation with the potential to make a difference’.