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882 GrieveNo. 882 is a specially-designed 500°F electric top-loading oven from Grieve, currently in use for testing downhole oil field equipment.  Workspace dimensions of this unit measure 300”W x 12”D x 18”H.  34.8kW installed in Nichrome wire elements heat the workspace, while a 600 CFM horizontal front-to-rear airflow is provided by two 3-HP recirculating blowers.

The unit features an aluminized steel interior and exterior with 4” thick insulated walls, a reinforced 1/4” steel plate workspace floor to hold a 5,000 lb. Distributed load, a motor-operated rear-hinged door and a front flush-mounted control panel.  The oven is supported on eight swivel casters with swivel locks and brakes for mobility.

No. 882 also includes a digital indicating temperature controller, a manual reset excess temperature controller with separate heating element control contactors and a recirculating blower airflow safety switch.

For more information, please contact:

THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, IL  60073-2898
Phone:  (847) 546-8225
Fax:  (847) 546-9210
Web:  www.grievecorp.com
Email:  sales@grievecorp.com
Attention:  Frank Calabrese, VP

Gehring showcases their latest modular honing machines of the Lifehone and Powertrainhone series, complete portfolio and latest technologies at the IMTS!

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – At IMTS 2014, Gehring will feature its new line of modular honing machines for precision metal components. Several machines from its new modular standard product families will be on display. These modular standard machines offer a systematic approach that is advantageous in establishing a highly efficient manufacturing process.

Integrating the technologies of the Gehring Group into these new modular product standards, the lifehone and powertrainhone will make their debut at the McCormick Center.

Small bore diameters often place different demands on the production technology than large ones. Due to customer requests and feedback from the market, we are showcasing our new lifehone machine with market proven components in a modular design. This new machine with inner column construction combines modern design with optimized accessibility. The rotary table is placed around the inner column so we can guarantee a quick access to the process stations, a good overview and a quick and easy changeover.

Alternatively equipped with a six or eight sided inner column you can fix up to 7 honing spindles. With this we can assure short cycle times and multistep processes. Pre and post gauging stations are fixed on the opposite side to optimize the interior space the best way possible. The compact design is resulting low space requirement in your facility. The Gehring Operator Panel can be led around the machine so that it is easily visible from any location, thus ensuring optimum flexibility and ease of use.

lifehone

Gehring lifehone

All of our lifehone machines are characterized by ease of use and high performance. The lifehone can be constructed as a multi-spindle transfer solution for mass production, or as a single-spindle design for small production batches as well. You will find the right solution for your requirements and process conditions in our portfolio.

The powertrainhone is also part of a new machine generation with a unique modular concept. The innovative modular design system is comprised of standardized functional components which can be combined with tailor-made honing centers. This groundbreaking configuration enables new freedom and flexibility in production compared to modern hone systems with a conventional layout.

Gehring will also present its entire portfolio of honing technologies and services, from position and form honing, laser structuring to contract honing, displays of our tooling and abrasives, as well as a technical presentation titled “Honing of Thermal Coated Cylinder Bores” scheduled for Tuesday September 9, 2014 at 11.00am -11.55am by Mr. Gerhard Flores at the IMTS technical conference.

Gehring Honing Technologies invites manufacturers to visit them at booth N-6740 to meet with technology experts to discuss production honing solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle, aerospace & defense, oilfield, job shop and other metal working industries. For more information on the Gehring product line and portfolio of honing solutions, please visit our website www.gehring.de.

Contact for press and publishers:

Rita Conroy-Martin
Gehring L.P.
24800 Drake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
USA
Tel +1 (734) 395 2514
Cell +1 734 926 7538
Fax+1 (248) 478 9787
E: rconroy@gehringlp.com

797_Grieve_OvenNo. 797 is a 260ºF (127ºC), electrically-heated, Class 100 cleanroom cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for drying coatings onto printed circuit boards at the customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36” W x 36” D x 39” H.  20 kW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the oven chamber, while a 1000 CFM, 1-1/2-HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the workload.

This Grieve cleanroom cabinet oven features 4” insulated walls, Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior with continuously back-welded seams, exterior finished with white epoxy paint, #4 brushed stainless steel door cover and control panel face, 30” x 24” x 6” thick stainless steel high-temperature HEPA recirculating filter, plus all safety equipment for handling flammable solvents, including explosion-venting door hardware.

Controls on No. 797 include a digital indicating, programming temperature controller and SCR power controller.

For more information, please contact:

THE GRIEVE CORPORATION
500 Hart Road
Round Lake, IL  60073-2898
Phone:  (847) 546-8225
Fax:  (847) 546-9210
Web:  www.grievecorp.com
Email:  sales@grievecorp.com
Attention:  Frank Calabrese, VP

Siemens präsentiert dezentralen Servoantrieb Sinamics S120M / Siemens presents distributed Sinamics S120M servo drive

The new Sinamics S120M distributed servo drive system enables decentralized configuration of the drive and integration of the inverter power unit directly onto the driven axis of the motor. Less cabinet space, less cooling energy and shorter cable runs result for the machine builder or production line end-user.

Expanding on its popular Sinamics S120 multi-axis drive system, Siemens introduces the new Sinamics S120M, a compact, ready-to-connect motor with integrated drive that offers users the option of moving the motor inverter outside the control cabinet and directly onto the motor, thereby reducing both cabinet space and required cooling.

The addition of the Sinamics S120M distributed format into the S120 offering adds a high degree of flexibility for new and existing machines, as well as introducing innovative production line setups that can now be achieved.

Typical applications for the Sinamics S120M include packaging, printing, glass, textile and other processes, where machinery and production lines require multiple servo axes in a space-restricted environment.

The decentralized S120M axes are connected back to the central S120 components in the cabinet via a hybrid cable and the AM600 adapter module.  The pre-assembled hybrid cable contains all encoder and power cables and serves multiple S120M axes through a daisy chain connection.  This single-cable solution drastically reduces the number and length of cables and is easily expanded for additional axes.

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As a fully integrated format of the Sinamics S120 drive system, all existing Safety Integrated functions and communication options are available, and the benefits of power sharing between axes across the DC bus are completely realized.  Additional design features of the S120M include a synchronous servomotor with multi-turn absolute encoder, optional holding brake and an integrated power unit (motor module) available in three shaft heights covering the power range of 0.25–1.5 kW.

For more information about the new Sinamics S120M distributed servo drive system, please visit:  www.usa.siemens.com/S120M-PR.

For specific product information and inquiries, call (800) 879-8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to: SiemensMTBUMarCom.industry@siemens.com.

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Siemens Industry Sector is the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products, solutions and services for industrial customers. With end-to-end automation technology and industrial software, solid vertical-market expertise, and technology-based services, the sector enhances its customers’ productivity, efficiency and flexibility. With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees, the Industry Sector comprises the Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services Divisions as well as the Metals Technologies Business Unit. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/industry.

The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is the world’s leading supplier of products, systems, applications, solutions and services for the entire drive train, with electrical and mechanical components. Drive Technologies serves all vertical markets in the production and process industries as well as the infrastructure/energy segment. With its products and solutions, the division enables its customers to achieve productivity, energy efficiency and reliability. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/drivetechnologies.

A new line of PM240-2 power modules is now available from Siemens, extending the use of the popular Sinamics G120 drives family.  A significant change is the addition of 230V single- and three-phase line supply units featuring quick-connect pull-off terminals on the motor, line supply and braking resistor connections allowing the new PM240-2 to offer an even more simplified installation and maintenance.  In addition, these new power modules can be mounted side-by-side without derating.

PM240-2 power modules are now available from Siemens for use with Sinamics G120 drives.  Various mounting, frame and power rating sizes now offered from stock.

PM240-2 power modules are now available from Siemens for use with Sinamics G120 drives. Various mounting, frame and power rating sizes now offered from stock.

All versions of the new PM240-2 power modules are rated IP20.  However, an optional push-through version is available allowing the heat sink to extend out the backside of the cabinet.  The seal for the push-through heat-sink will maintain and enclosure rating of IP55 (NEMA 12).  As a result, the new PM240-2 power modules will reduce the overall required cabinet size and cabinet cooling requirements.

Among the unique, new features of the PM240-2 power modules is the variable speed cooling fan, controllable to run based upon actual conditions vs. simple on / off operation, thereby reducing both the noise generated and the power required when
in use.

The PM240-2 power modules are suitable for use with general-purpose and servo-drive styles.  Options on these PM240-2 power modules include braking resistors, input reactors and output reactors.

For more information about this new line of power modules, please visit:  www.usa.siemens.com/sinamics-g120.

 

For specific product information and inquiries, call (800) 879-8079 ext. Marketing Communications or send an e-mail to: SiemensMTBUMarCom.industry@siemens.com.

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Siemens Industry Sector is the world’s leading supplier of innovative and environmentally friendly products, solutions and services for industrial customers. With end-to-end automation technology and industrial software, solid vertical-market expertise, and technology-based services, the sector enhances its customers’ productivity, efficiency and flexibility. With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees, the Industry Sector comprises the Industry Automation, Drive Technologies and Customer Services Divisions as well as the Metals Technologies Business Unit. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/industry.

The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is the world’s leading supplier of products, systems, applications, solutions and services for the entire drive train, with electrical and mechanical components. Drive Technologies serves all vertical markets in the production and process industries as well as the infrastructure/energy segment. With its products and solutions, the division enables its customers to achieve productivity, energy efficiency and reliability. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/drivetechnologies.