Problem Solvers

Expanded Worm Gear Line

Baldor has expanded its Dodge ULTRA KLEEN right-angle, worm gear reducer line and is now offering 24- to 48-hour shipment on most sizes. Offered with quill and 3-piece coupled input and either solid or hollow output, these products are now available in fi ve sizes: 17, 21, 23, 26 and 30, with center distances from 1.75” to 3.00”. They feature a totally enclosed ventless sealing system that contains a factory filled H1 food grade synthetic lubricant, eliminating the need for routine oil changes. All ULTRA KLEEN reducers are manufactured with premium 316 stainless steel housings.

Baldor Electric Company Fort Smith, AR
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Seals To Reduce Dust & Vapors


Woodex Bearing Company now offers MECO seals that keep dust and vapors from escaping process vessels into the atmosphere and can incorporate safety features to reduce ignition risk. MECO designers examine each application individually and custom engineer seals to specifi cally meet the requirements of the processor. The company’s seal designs also now comply with strict European explosive atmosphere regulations (ATEX).

Woodex Bearing Company Georgetown, ME
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Oh So New Vertical Turbine Pumps 


ITT Goulds new O-Head™ design enhances the reliability and performance of vertical turbine pumps. The patent pending O-Head allows smoother running with lower vibration levels exceeding all major international rotating equipment specifications. This new discharge head also offers improved efficiency and mechanical condition due to its mitered radius waterway. According to the manufacturer, the unique structural static and dynamic Finite Element Analysis (FEA) design for stress and deflection (using parametric modeling) ensures the reliability of every Goulds vertical turbine pump. The O-head is available on vertical products sizes 16” diameter discharge and above.

ITT Goulds Seneca Falls, NY 
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MRO eCatalog 


The IHS MRO eCatalog is a dynamic, Web-based electronic catalog of more than four million MRO parts and materials from more than 1300 manufacturers. Its features include keyword, manufacturer and part number search; parametric search with attribute refinement; ability to compare items side-by-side; link to catalog pages and view manufacturer information and list pricing. The eCatalog is available as an annual subscription on IHS’ Engineering Resource Center, or integrated with the IHS Intermat Struxure™ catalog authoring/management software.

IHS Inc. Englewood, CO 
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