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Is your planetary gearhead the right size?

By | January 17th, 2018|News|

Planetary gearheads are high-precision, motion-control devices that generate substantial torque for their size, have high torsional stiffness, and low backlash — making them suitable for wide-ranging tasks. Choosing the right gearhead and accurately sizing it is critical to long and reliable life. As a starting point, designers can approximate required gearhead size from: Tr = [...]

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10 tips on choosing the right coupling

By | November 16th, 2017|Couplings & Torque Limiters, News, Uncategorised|

10 tips for using couplings in your application Choosing the correct coupling for the task at hand is no easy task. It means asking the right questions before specifying a particular style. Choices abound, and more than one coupling type may be suitable for any given application. Here we share with you expert tips and [...]

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Pete and David in Germany at MS Graessner

By | October 25th, 2017|News|

Our sales engineers Peter Moody (South East) and David Wood (Internal Sales) jetted off to Germany to refresh their product knowledge at Graessner. It was an intense two-day workshop where they met up with Jens Kehrer, Product manager at Graessner and also met with their product and marketing team. Both of them have come back [...]

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World’s biggest mechanical torque limiter

By | October 4th, 2017|Videos|

In June and July, R+W built the world’s largest mechanical coupling with an outer diameter of 4,000 mm. Guinness is still checking whether it qualifies for the World Record as the “world’s biggest mechanical torque limiter”. The safety coupling – an STF 20.000, 470 mm long – is destined to protect two six-megawatt [...]

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Cavendish Nuclear

By | September 27th, 2017|News|

In a corner of northwest England’s Sellafield – one of the most complex and dense nuclear sites in the world – a team of engineers is proving just that. After years of collaboration, designs and painstaking rehearsals, a Bechtel-Cavendish Nuclear joint venture, under the aegis of Sellafield Ltd, has achieved a major milestone. The Pile [...]

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Gear System 2.0- Another exciting innovation from Graessner

By | July 19th, 2017|News|

The German manufacturer MS Graessner, have been at the forefront of newer and better ideas when it comes to gearboxes. Their latest offering is the Gear System 2.0 built for rack and pinion applications. These systems come with proven servo angular gear with factory-mounted spur gears and three rack precision classes. A complete lubrication system [...]

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Drive Lines lifts Manchester Cathedral’s dais to new heights

By | February 27th, 2017|News|

When Manchester Cathedral embarked on a development project to enhance the experience of worshippers and visitors, one of the important aspects of the project was to improve the heating facilities in the Cathedral. This involved the installation of ground source heat pumps and an under-floor heating system. The decision was made to use the opportunity [...]

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Drive Lines Technologies gains ISO9001:2015 Certification

By | November 23rd, 2016|News|

DriveLines has upheld excellent standards when it comes to quality management and customer relationships. So it is gratifying to be recognised and certified for something we do as a matter of course. “Drive Lines has been ISO 9001 approved since 2002, so we have been through the 2000 and 2008 revisions,” says Ian Carr, Drive [...]

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Heynau GPS announces Drive Lines as UK distribution agents

By | November 23rd, 2016|Gearheads, News|

Drive Lines Technologies Ltd. has been appointed as the exclusive UK distribution partner to Heynau GPS

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