The right-angle PowerTRUE 90 gearhead offers a peak torque of 9,752 inches-lb, a backlash of 6 arc-minutes, and ratios from 1:1 to 5:1 in 60, 75, 100, 140, and 180 sq mm frame sizes. These carburized steel gears are hardened to HRC 60 minimum for long life, and the stainless-steel output shafts are supported by tapered roller bearings. Technical bulletin includes product specifications.
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University of Southampton researchers have come up with a way to 3D print transparent optical fibers like those used in fiber-optic telecommunications cables, potentially boosting frequency and reducing loss.
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