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Technical Articles

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC has published these technical articles:

(Clutches and Brakes)
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Mechanical clutches are a vital component of many power transmission systems where you need to apply torque in one direction of rotation. Recent innovations in clutch design and technology are making...
(Wire and Cable)
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Cable carriers are essential components in many industrial applications, providing a safe and organized way to guide and protect cables and hoses. Among the various types of cable carriers, the TKHD...
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Over time, the sprocket tooth profile area gets worn down by the chain roller. The reduction in the sprocket tooth profile area can result in poor fit and alignment, accelerating chain wear. This can...
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Roller chains have long been relied upon to deliver long lasting performance despite demanding applications. New advancements in technology now allow even longer life and higher performance even in...
(Material Handling Equipment)
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At the Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) in Colon, Panama, several container cranes are in operation around the clock. This requires a particularly high level of robustness and availability for...
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Tsubaki's newly developed Chain Management System™ (CMS) facilitates efficient storing and cutting capabilities for roller chains without waste challenges that are common among other methods....
(Chains and Sprockets)
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The Tsubaki Chain Wear Indicator Kits are designed to easily measure roller chain wear elongation, commonly referred to as "stretch." These kits are available for both ANSI and British Standard roller...
(Clutches and Brakes)
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Electric motors see wide usage in machines with rotating components. Motors are often quite expensive, so it is important to prevent them from failure caused by carrying more electric current than...
(Power Transmission)
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When designing chain for your conveyors and other applications, you need to build with accuracy and precision. This tool is very helpful in checking your design to verify that the chain you intend to...
(Wire and Cable)
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Cable carrier systems are a critical part of your operations. When installing cable carriers for long travel distances, innovative solutions are needed to ensure proper support, alignment, and system...
(Wire and Cable)
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Cable failure within a dynamic-cable track can lead to costly, yet, in most cases, easily avoided, downtime. David Smith of U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC (Wheeling, IL) points to several...
(Power Transmission)
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The Complete Guide to Chain provides a comprehensive reference for chains used in power transmission and conveyance applications. Everything from the basics of chain, through to specific industrial...
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Explore four ways Zip Chain Actuators can improve and streamline your operations....
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Sprockets are sturdy wheels with teeth that lock onto a chain. As the sprocket spins, the teeth grab onto the chain and move other parts that interlock with the chain. This sequential series of...
(Power Transmission)
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Depending on your requirements, there are several components to use that will keep your power transmission system performing efficiently and cost-effectively....