The Phoenix Fund, a private equity company in Puerto Rico, in conjunction with Sigfox USA, is proud to announce the recent exclusive acquisition of the Sigfox Technological Platform for the island of Puerto Rico.
NSK spherical roller bearings with TL technology are being increasingly adopted in the papermaking industry as more machinery manufacturers and paper mills seek to maximise operating life and uptime. The unique attributes of NSK’s TL (tough and long life) specification is proven to provide greater resistance to hoop stress, subsequently reducing inner ring fractures and delivering service life more than twice that of conventional bearings with standard heat treatment.
Perth-based fruit and vegetable producer Stewarts of Tayside has taken delivery of 10 new refrigerated trailers, each specified with a Carrier Transicold Vector® 1550 unit. They join a 30-strong trailer fleet that has been 100% Carrier-cooled since 2004.
Since February, the two systems have already been running reliably for over 6,000 hours, improving not only the overall efficiency of the drive train but also significantly decreasing noise emissions and vibrations. This is another milestone for Voith in pushing ahead with the continuous electrification of its proven drive technologies, thus meeting the growing demand for energy-efficient variable speed drives in the power and oil & gas markets.
Siemens is offering new Ultracapacitor Modules which ensure machine operation during grid power outages, avoid peak loads and recover braking energy. The UltraCap "DLC modules" are ideal for use as energy storage devices in machines, such as those used in wood, glass and plastic processing, metal forming technology, machine tools, handling and robotics.
ABB has marked the start of construction at its new facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy, which will serve as a global Center of Excellence and production site for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The 16,000 square meter facility is expected to be operational by the end of 2021.