SOURIAU – SUNBANK Connection Technologies

Lightweight hermetically sealed connectors with copper contacts

SOURIAU announces the availability of hermetically sealed connectors with aluminium and titanium bodies and copper alloy contacts, using a unique ceramic-to –metal sealing process developed by its subsidiary Pacific Aerospace & Electronics (PA&E). SOURIAU thus enhances its offer by providing a very wide range of lightweight hermetically sealed circular connectors, with weight savings of up to 60%, and including the only hermetically sealed optical fiber connector in the world. This connector line is primarily designed for onboard aeronautical and space applications.

Ingersoll Rand

PH30F, 2:1 Diaphragm Pump

The ARO Fluid Technologies business of Ingersoll Rand expand its ARO EXP Series portfolio of diaphragm pumps with a three-inch ported 2:1 High Pressure pump. Available in Stainless Steel, the PH30F is the ultimate solution for applications that require the transfer of viscous or high-solids fluids at pressures exceeding 6.9 bar. Ideal applications include filter press water removal, ceramic slurry injection, and resin transfer.



Faiveley Transport Australia Ltd has secured the order for the supply of Brake Control, Bogie Brake and Air Generation equipment for the third phase of the Outer Suburban Car project.



KRPX is the new version of REDEX ANDANTEX rack & pinion high-tech planetary reducers. KRPX is a cost effective, easy to implement and high performing solution for moving column and gantry machine types. Made of two planetary reducers, KRPX allows perfect mounting on both sides of the machine frame. They are coupled with an electrical preload system enabling true zero backlash. This planetary reduction gear for rack and pinion applications offers exceptional rigidity characteristics, in particular through the one-piece output pinion technology invented by REDEX-ANDANTEX. It provides unrivalled radial rigidity (accounting for up to 60% of overall rigidity).


Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd to acquire Maplesoft in early September 2009

Maplesoft has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Cybernet Systems Co., Ltd., a Tokyo-based major Japanese importer/distributor of CAE (computer aided engineering) software. By combining the skills of two leading-edge organizations, the intent is to drive further innovation in the development and promotion of advanced math and engineering software worldwide. The acquisition is expected to be completed at the beginning of September of this year.



LSRPM is a series of permanent-magnet synchronous motors incorporating technology patented by Leroy-Somer. The innovative design of the magnet rotor increases efficiency by almost 10% to levels approaching 98%. The size reduction is of the order of 50%. This type of motor is intended for applications for which electricity consumption is high and continuous. This means that in a very large number of cases the time to return on investment for replacement of an asynchronous motor by LSRPM will be less than one year. As motors account for more than 70% of the electrical energy consumed in industry, the new LSRPM product line also contributes to the essential objectives of CO2 emission reduction.


NKE AUSTRIA opens sales office in Shanghai

Steyr, July 2009. The bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH opens its first sales office in China. The objective of the representative office in Shanghai is to improve the service to OEM customers in important segments as well as to establish a nationwide distribution network. The office will be headed by Hansen Mao, who has many years of experience in the bearing industry.


MVI56E-XT, ProSoft Technology® develops communication modules for the Rockwell Automation® platform for Extreme Environments

ProSoft Technology® is pleased to announce communication modules for the new Logix-XT control-platform from Rockwell Automation® which has been designed for industrial automation applications in extreme environments (petrochemical, process, ship-building, railway, steel process etc.).

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