Why Custom Components from Torque Transmission Makes Sense

custom mechanical drive componentsFor many manufacturers custom components, including mechanical drive components, just don't make much sense. Custom usually means special tooling, manufacturing, and processes and all of that ...

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Timing Belt Pulley Materials - Things to Consider

timing belt pulley materialsChoosing the right construction material for a timing belt pulley can have dramatic repercussions. When designing a pulley you want a product that is reliable, has a long operation life, and is cost effective. Often, to achieve the desired results, that means there are two options for ...

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Timing Belt Pulleys: The Nylon Advantage

timing belt pulleysWhen selecting a timing belt pulley there are a number of factors to take into consideration. The first thing you must consider is the end applications. What sort of environment will the timing belt pulley be operating in? Often, the application itself will dictate what sort of timing belt pulley will work ...

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Niche Manufacturing and Lean Production

niche manufacturingAs manufacturers, we want to build quality tools and parts that fit our customers' needs. But we are also business people and customers needs have to be balanced against what is best for the business. Which is why, for many manufactures, non-standard parts are challenging.

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Right Angle Speed Reducers Explained

speed reducerSpeed reducers can be critical components of transmission systems. Used in a wide range of industries and applications, speed reducers are often found in applications like conveyors, lifts, and elevators.

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Finding Custom Lightweight Pulleys is Easier Than Ever With Torque

custom lightweight pulleyIf you've ever been in a situation where your application demanded a pulley solution that off the shelf pulleys weren't able to handle, then you know how difficult finding a custom lightweight pulley solution can be. Fortunately, our engineers are experienced in listening to and ...

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Thrust Bearing Design | Torque Transmission

thrust-bearing-cThrust bearings are a specific type of rotary bearing that permits rotation between parts.  Thrust bearing designs are engineered to support a predominately axial load.

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Ball Thrust Bearings | Which One is Best For My Application?

This article, written by Tom Cartwright, originally appeared on Ezine Articles. com.

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Timing Pulleys: Comparing Nylon and Aluminum (Article Reprint)

This article, written by Tom Cartwright, originally appeared on Ezine Articles. com.

In any application where there is a drive, driven or idler pulley, engineers and designers need to consider the properties of the materials used in timing pulley construction before committing to a final design. Nylon and aluminum ...

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