Compact Precision Ring Drive System From Nexen

September 27, 2017

Nexen Group, Inc. introduces the Compact Ring Drive (CRD) system with precision grade bearing and drive mechanism in a sealed housing. Freely programmable, the three-drive design configurations allow the CRD to be optimized for high speed, high torque or both, depending on the application. With a 250 or 350 mm dial plate bolt circle diameter […]

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Air Champ® vs. Electric – A Comparative Analysis

Air Champ® vs. Electric - A Comparative Analysis

September 6, 2017

As the result of tests conducted by an independent laboratory, Nexen Group, Inc. identified seven key performance-related and cost-saving advantages of air-actuated clutch-brakes over electric units of comparable size. The tests were conducted by Huntingdon Engineering & Environmental, Inc. of St. Paul, Minnesota. Units tested were the Nexen Air Champ FMCBE-625 air clutch-brake and a […]

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Controlling Vertical Ballscrew Applications

High-efficiency ballscrews will back-drive in vertical lifting applications, necessitating a brake to hold the load. Photo courtesy THK

August 2, 2017

High-efficiency ballscrews are ideal for precise, high-speed linear positioning. However, back-driving can be an issue, especially if the ballscrew is in a vertical position. If the ballscrew is not held properly, the load could drop quickly and cause damage to the payload, machine and workers. To prevent that from happening, engineers have several options. One […]

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Horton Expands Fan Drive Line

Horton Expands Fan Drive Line

November 5, 2016

Horton has announced two new products designed to provide enhanced engine cooling in off-highway applications.

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Deublin Slip Ring FAQ

Deublin Slip Ring

October 26, 2016

Machine Design has published a Slip Ring FAQ article featuring Deublin Slip Rings. The article poses typical questions and explains design considerations and applications of Slip Rings. View Article

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Protecting Against Mechanical Overload

Protecting Against Mechanical Overload

October 25, 2016

A critical requirement in the design of many machines is the need to protect against damage and downtime that is often caused by machine overloads. Torque limiters address this challenge by behaving as 1:1 transmissions as long as torque is less than a specified value. When the torque surpasses the limit, torque limiters operate as […]

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Norman G Clark Wins 2015 Paccar Supplier Of The Year Award

Norman G Clark Wins 2015 Paccar Supplier Of The Year Award

March 23, 2016

Norman G Clark is pleased to announce that we have won the 2015 Paccar Part supplier of the year award. In what was a success night we managed to take out the following awards. Winner Paccar Parts 2015 Supplier Of The Years Winner Kenworth 2015 Supplier Of The Year Cat. B Winner Kenworth 2015 Most […]

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