Technical Articles

Stock Drive Products & Sterling Instrument - SDP/SI has published these technical articles:

(Fastening and Joining)
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Gears, pulleys, couplings, shaft extenders, shaft reducers, flexible shafts and shaft accessories are critical rotating and power transmission components. They are found in assemblies for applications...
(Gears)
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At SDP/SI, our application engineers frequently deal with customers whose requirements extend beyond our standard product offering. In these cases, they are able to work together to create unique...
(Power Transmission)
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Power transmission couplings are widely used for modification of stiffness and damping in power transmission systems, both in torsion and in other directions (misalignment compensation). Technical...
(Power Transmission)
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Couplings are divided into categories: Rigid and Flexible. As compared with flexible couplings, rigid couplings have limited application. Rigid couplings do not have the ability to compensate for...
(Gears)
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Plastic gears are continuing to displace metal gears in a widening arena of applications. Their unique characteristics are also being enhanced with new developments, both in materials and processing....
(Motors)
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This chapter on dc micromotors is intended as a tutorial review of the major engineering considerations required for the proper selection and application of ironless dc micromotors and tachometers....
(Gears)
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Uses and calculations for a planetary gear assembly...
(Fastening and Joining)
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Consisting of two pieces that are threaded together with inner and outer coaxial nested sleeves. It is typically used to mount gears, wheels or pulleys onto a rotating....
(Power Transmission)
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If you're replacing your belts more than once per year, it's time to analyze your drive. From belt crimping damage to high belt installation tension to sprocket misalignment and adverse environmental...
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Timing belts are one of the most commonly used motion transmitting elements in design applications. There are many different types of timing belt available, with several options for tooth profile,...
(Motors)
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The latest servomotor technologies are found in a wide variety of industries such as medical, automation, robotics, and semiconductor. As demands for higher speed and precision continue, coupling...