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PTDA announces leadership changes for 2022; J.P. Bouchard appointed president

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) recently elected its board of directors for 2022. J.P. Bouchard, vice-president, General Bearing Service (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is to lead the association as PTDA president.

Allied Motion announces acquisition of Spectrum Controls

Allied Motion Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of precision and specialty controlled motion products and solutions for the global market, has acquired Spectrum Controls, a manufacturer of a wide variety of industrial I/O and universal communications gateway products.

ABB announces appointment of Tyrone Varga to its Canada team

ABB has announced the appointment of Tyrone Varga as the head of its large motors and generators division in Canada.
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HPN Series Right Angle Servo Gearheads

HPN series right angle servo gearheads offer a wide range of reduction ratios in a space saving geometry. Available in five frame sizes, these low backlash devices employ a spiral bevel gear pass to turn the corner, resulting in a smooth, low noise transmission. The output pass is a planetary design with helical planets supported by a full complement of needle rollers. The Quick Connect® motor adaptation ensures ease of mounting with a highly reliable connection. » Learn more

White paper: The relationship between clearance and thrust in linear induction motors

Identifying the appropriate linear induction motor that is designed for your application by understanding the relationship between clearance and thrust. » Read more
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Servo Grade AMR Propulsion Drive Trains

The drive wheels on Autonomous Mobile Robot platforms benefit from the inherent characteristics of harmonic planetary technology; primarily, smoothness of travel, backdrivability, and an efficiency curve that does not degrade over time. The integral cross roller bearing construction contributes to an excellent balance of torque density, stiffness, and radial load support in a compact and reliable package. Available in dozens of standard reduction ratios, these low backlash drive trains include motor adaptation as required. » Learn more

On-demand webinar – designing an optimal rotary motion joint for robotics and factory automation

In this webinar, get an overview of Harmonic Drive gearing principles and operation; technical considerations of joint performance; application design examples; and design enhancements and customizations. » More info

Harmonic drive releases new HPN-RA Harmonic Planetary right angle value series gearhead

The HPN Harmonic Planetary value series from Harmonic Drive LLC is now available in a right angle configuration. » More info

New free gearhead selector tool from Harmonic Drive

With this tool selector, it is easy to connect a high-performance servomotor with one of Harmonic Drive’s precision gearheads. » More info

ISA Calgary

Date: April 5-6, 2022
Location: Calgary, AB
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Date: June 1-2, 2022
Location: Ottawa, ON
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