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COVER STORY 8


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Introducing the new high performance driven track system DTS2


This month, HepcoMotion brings a brand new product to the worldwide market. The DTS2 Scroll Driven Track System has been developed to cater for high speed applications with significantly larger driving forces


NEWS 4. Bearing training courses launched


5. Nürnberg exhibition centre announces 2015 exhibition dates


APPLIED TECHNOLOGY 6. Harvesting sugar cane


FEATURES Bearings...


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11. Bearings that can diagnose and report on their own surroundings offer huge potential benefits to engineering applications – from trains to wind turbines


13. Thanks to their diamond-like carbon coating, NKE Austria’s cages for rolling bearings ensure durability even in severe operating conditions


Belts, pulleys & chains...


17. Needing a chain that would withstand use in the harsh environment of the asphalt industry, a mill in the Netherlands turned to Tsubakimoto for a solution


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Motion control...


19. Belt or screw driven systems are beneficial where precise motion control is needed. But what are the options if a longer stroke length is needed?


CAD/software...


24. There are different methods of ensuring that a new product does what it’s supposed to. By employing a robust, powerful and accurate thermal simulation tool, engineers will minimise cost, increase reliability and time-to-market


26. Airbus is using Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform


Gears & gearboxes...


28. With gearing systems, it’s not always clear which type of setup is best to use. Graham Mackrell, managing director of Harmonic Drive, explores and critiques the four main gear types


TECHNOLOGY FILE


32. High performance inclinometer launched 33. Din rail terminal blocks feature push-in connection


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