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Effectiveness, safety, customization, profitability – the diverse and complex requirements in drive and damping technology are constantly increasing and changing. How do development engineers approach them? What specific solutions do they create for different industrial and technological sectors? How are pioneering innovations successfully achieved that provide real added value? We discuss this and much more in our The Engineer's Blog.

Last Minute Gifts for Engineers – 2020

Even if this year has been challenging, we surely will not forgo gift giving on Christmas. In other words: The Covid virus has affected almost all of us and upset our plans. Nevertheless, we still want to please our loved ones, so we compiled a few gift ideas for engineers which you can still get at the last minute and without much stress. We hope these tips will work out for you!

Locking Assemblies Significantly Improve Elevator Reliability

A key part of reliability is maintenance. Reliability of an elevator is an important factor in determining the overall success and profitability of a facility. As we all know "Elevator System" is highly specialized machinery that requires technicians that have a wider array of knowledge in maintaining the system to be safe and reliable. So the company is always on the lookout for design enhancements that will keep its elevators moving with the least amount of maintenance.

Flange Couplings Beat Out Keyway-Based Couplings

Keyways aren’t the only way to couple heavy-duty motor and gearbox shafts. In fact, keyways aren’t even the best way when you consider the alignment and installation difficulties you’ll encounter when installing keyed shaft couplings that may weigh thousands of pounds. A better alternative is to use couplings that employ a mechanical shrink fit around the shafts.

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