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Shock Relay Manages Electrical Line Surges to Prevent Damage

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  An unexpected electrical surge or an obstruction on your production line can put unnecessary strain on motors and other drive components, resulting in equipment failure and unscheduled downtime. While shocks and jams are common, and sometimes unavoidable, having the proper overload protection device can help you save on expensive maintenance and repairs. With the […]

Tsubaki KabelSchlepp PROTUM® Office Series Enables Smart Cable Management

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  Cable management is an important consideration for any space that will house technology equipment or systems—including servers, computers, monitors, and more. Control rooms and data centers for powerplants, utility companies, emergency dispatch centers, and other industries providing essential services all need effective cable management solutions to ensure efficient and uninterrupted operation.If cables are not properly […]

Tsubaki Zip Chain Actuators® (ZCA) Drive Greater Production Efficiency

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Common linear actuators – such as electric screw-type, hydraulic and pneumatic – are effective for facilitating pushing and pulling applications but can create unexpected challenges for plant operators. Hydraulic cylinders, for example, are often used in stacking applications. To create enough space for the cylinder to move, however, you might have to dig a pit […]

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BRUS Series Backstop Offers Superior Performance and Advanced Protection

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  For high-speed conveyor applications, a robust backstop solution is necessary to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations. External backstops are often used in conveyor or bucket elevator applications where heavy materials are being transported upwards or for long distances at high speeds. The backstop is installed onto the gearbox to ensure the drive shaft […]

Super Stainless™ Offers Unparalleled Strength for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

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  Finding the ideal roller chain solution for your food or beverage operation can be a challenge. You need a chain that’s built to withstand extreme temperatures, high moisture levels, and exposure to harsh chemicals without breaking down or corroding. When it comes to selecting a roller chain solution, you typically have two options: stainless […]

Torque Limiter Sprockets Ensure Uninterrupted Conveyor Operations

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    When debris gets into your conveyor, it can cause torque overloads that seriously damage the belt and other critical components, leading to unscheduled downtime. While you might not be able to fully prevent a mechanical jam or blockage from occurring, you can reduce the risk to other machine components by using a torque […]

Roller Chain Couplings Ensure Stronger, More Durable Connections

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  When connecting two rotating shafts, it can be challenging to achieve the proper alignment. Even if the components are initially positioned correctly, they might fall into misalignment during regular operations.  Without a proper coupling solution, these misalignments can cause abrasion to the drive shafts and damage to the machine, contributing to downtime and resulting […]

Torque Limiter Sprockets Offer Maximum Protection from Torque Overload

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When your equipment and machinery approach torque overload, you’ll be thankful you have a Torque Limiter to protect critical drive components. Torque Limiters are often used in conjunction with sprockets, which guide the rotational movement of equipment and machinery, and serve as an automatic safeguard against torque overload. They are usually sold separately, but U.S. […]

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Protect Your Cables from Dirt, Grime and Particulates

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    When selecting the proper cable carrier for your application, consider the environment in your plant.  Are your dynamic cables coming into contact with foreign bodies, such as hot chips, chemicals, or other contaminants that might cause damage to the cables? If so, they might need extra protection.  For example, a machine tool that […]

All About Cable Drag Chains

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Cable drag chains—also referred to as cable chains, cable carriers, cable track, and energy chains—are flexible hollow structures used to guide, support, and protect cables, hoses, and hydraulic lines when in motion. Industry professionals use them to prevent cables & hoses from tangling up or incurring damage during machine motion, both of which can cause […]