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Video showcasing the Mitre Gates for Ipswich flood defence

By | June 20th, 2019|Applications, Videos|

See more about this Case Study on our news page;   Drive Lines were part of the design and build process for the Ipswich Flood Defence system - and these mitre gates are a vital component of the wider system designed to protect the area from the risk of flood damage.  This video shows  [...]

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Case Study: Ipswich Flood Defence – Mitre Gates

By | June 20th, 2019|Applications, Screw Jacks|

  Drive Lines Technologies were recently part of the manufacturing and design process for part of the Ipswich Flood Defence Management Scheme (FDMS). Hunton Engineering Ltd. were commissioned to provide Volker Stevin contractors with a mitre gate solution with flap seals, designed to protect against flood risks. As part of the new multi-faceted FDMS, the [...]

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Couplings page redesigned with a broader range

By | June 13th, 2019|Couplings & Torque Limiters|

We have been partnered with R+W as their UK distributor for many years, and the quality and reliability of their products make them a popular choice for many of our customers. To better promote the full range, and in line with their own branding, we have redesigned our Couplings pages to showcase more of the [...]

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Video showcases LinearChain in use

By | May 22nd, 2019|Linear Chain, Videos|

This fantastic video shows the Milmeq plate freezer in action; in the video - starting from 1min 6sec in the link below - you can see the Grob LinearChain in action, sliding the boxed food forward into the freezer compartments. This is an ideal application for the LinearChain, suited to high loads, compact spaces and [...]

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Benefits of screw jacks

By | May 7th, 2019|Screw Jacks|

Once again we are singing the praises of a range of products we supply in significant numbers to our customers; we have discussed electrical cylinder actuators and the push/pull linear chain recently – but there are a great many occasions when a simple and reliable screw jack is the right component for your application. Let’s [...]

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Electrical Cylinder Actuators

By | April 24th, 2019|Applications|

Our last article looked at the benefits of linear chain for specific linear motion needs – but we know that for many situations, linear actuators remain a popular choice and are suited to a wide range of applications. There are many options for linear motion, and of these we believe that electrical linear actuators are [...]

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Linear motion alternatives

By | April 16th, 2019|Linear Chain|

There have been many articles written discussing the pros and cons of various linear motion alternatives, and for many years the choices have been limited to hydraulic, pneumatic and electric cylinder actuation; in fact, if you search “electric or hydraulic linear actuator” in Google, seeking advice on which direction to take, you’ll find over eight [...]

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What is a coupling and do you need one?

By | April 9th, 2019|Couplings & Torque Limiters|

What is a coupling? A coupling is a component which joins two shafts and transfers torque from a driven shaft (driving force) to a driven shaft component. An example of this is a propeller – the motor shaft drives a coupling, which is then attached to the propeller blades – and thus the motor can [...]

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What are Torque and Tension?

By | March 25th, 2019|Drive Lines Technologies|

Torque = T Force = F Torque = force from turning or twisting Tension = power from a straight pull (this differs from torque) So Torque is used to create Tension Why is Torque necessary? Example A: threaded objects (example: bolts securing a motor in position) Lack of torque (lightly tightened) = bolts will loosen [...]

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New Power Gear HS catalogue with expanded range

By | March 7th, 2019|Gearboxes|

The latest catalogue from Graessner includes a wider range from their popular Power Gear HS range; the addition of the S75 to the range means a wider range of application needs can be met by this reliable highspeed range of gearboxes; get your copy of the catalogue from our Power Gear product page, or call [...]

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