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The Latest in Gearmotors

Nord Clincher Gear Units Maintain Equipment in Severe Applications Whether your application involves mixing, agitating, conveying, moving bulk material or another high torque manufacturing process, reducing downtime is of the

Bearings with Norm

Demystifying Bearing Fit Practices

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a little time off over the holidays. We’re just getting into Michigan’s bi-polar winter season where leather coats are being hung up in

Bearings with Norm

He’s Back!

  Let’s welcome back Norm Parker — our bearings specialist blogger and contributing editor of bearings-based articles. Continue watching this space for Norm’s postings and check out future issues of

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SPS IPC Drives 2016 Review

Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor                 SPS IPC Drives 2016 took place November 22-24 in Nuremberg, Germany. The show is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. It was the perfect platform

Motor Matters with George Holling

A Virtual Reality

Two weeks ago I was invited to speak at Infolytica’s Engage 2016 conference (infolyticaengage.com). The company makes tools for finite element analysis (FEA). During this conference I listened to many

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Industrial Innovation at Pack Expo 2016

Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor A record-setting Pack Expo/Pharma Expo is expected to bring in 50,000 attendees and more than 2,500 exhibitors to McCormick Place in Chicago this week. We walked

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Klüber Lubrication Offers Specialty Lubricants for Open Drives and Gears Keeping Mineral Processing Plants Up and Running

Authors:  Daniel A. Narnhammer, Head of Global Competence Center Mining at Klüber Lubrication NA LP Justin Koozer, Cement and Mining Market Manager at Klüber Lubrication NA LP     To

Motor Matters with George Holling

Factoring In the Power Factor

Recently our customers have indicated a great concern over power factors when starting new development projects for higher-efficiency motors. While in Europe there has been an emphasis on power factor

Motor Matters with George Holling

Custom or Off-the-Shelf?

  Today I want to follow up on a discussion of an often debated topic: do you want a custom motor or should you buy a standard (stock) motor? The

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IMTS 2016 First Look

Matthew Jaster, Senior Editor Because the general metalworking industry can’t have all the fun in Chicago this September, here’s a quick guide to some of the relevant products and technologies