Mechanical Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8235/more en Maximizing Your Resources: How to Get the Most from Your Manufacturer http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/maximizing-your-resources-how-get-most-your-manufacturer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Gates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Download Gates “Selecting the Right Components for Harsh Environments” white paper and discover cutting-edge solutions and product...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/maximizing-your-resources-how-get-most-your-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/maximizing-your-resources-how-get-most-your-manufacturer#comments White Papers Hydraulics Mechanical Drives Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:39:00 +0000 49851 at http://machinedesign.com Designing Drives for a Competitive Edge http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/designing-drives-competitive-edge <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Gates </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how two field retrofits led to better performing, more competitive drive designs by converting to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/designing-drives-competitive-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/designing-drives-competitive-edge#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:25:00 +0000 49831 at http://machinedesign.com New Flange Coupling Tackles Heavy-Duty Tasks http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">A new coupling makes it simpler to connect shafts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/new-flange-coupling-tackles-heavy-duty-tasks#comments Fasteners Mechanical Drives Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 49751 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Ringfeder&rsquo;s new RfN 5571 flange couplings for heavy-duty applications are easier to install and can handle more torque than standard press fit couplings.&nbsp; They are also smaller, lighter, and easier to align than keyed couplings.</p> Helical Planetary Gearboxes: Understanding The Tradeoffs http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Neugart USA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The choice between helical and spur gears in planetary gearboxes may seem straightforward. 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