also covers power factor and volt-Amp reactive (VAR) control as well as fully automatic emergency standby power,
said the company.
Students can go through the material at their pace and
revisit any part of it as often as they like.
Woodward said the interactive training provides the look
and feel of an actual system, with realistic engine dynamics and response. It allows students to control the engines,
local load and the various interconnecting circuit breakers,
simulating what is happening in a real system. Users experience how individual engine-generator sets and the overall
system respond under various operating configurations as
load on the engines and system changes.
Packaged on a USB flash drive, the learning module can
be used on any personal computer. Topics are presented in
stand-alone sections, allowing the user to spend as much time
as needed to fully understand the topic or to revisit the topic. dp
Three discrete inputs select the type of command input
signal to be used and the direction of the output shaft on an
increase of the command signal.
An access plate allows electrical connections to be made
directly on the control module in the actuator housing, and all
wiring goes through gland nuts to maintain a water-immer-sion ingress protection rating of IP67. The actuators are able
to operate over a temperature range of - 40° to 221°F. dp
Bonfiglioli USA, the Hebron, Ky., operation of Italy’s Bonfiglioli
Riduttori S.p.A., has commenced operations at its new assembly
line for planetary gearboxes. The Hebron production line is the
first manufacturing line in the United States for Bonfiglioli and will
increase the company’s annual capacity of planetary gearboxes by
about 24,000 units in the first year. The Hebron facility has also integrated an advanced quality lab for testing equipment throughout the
assembly process. The company said that the majority of product
engineering would remain with the headquarters in Forli, Italy, which
will work with customers and application engineers in Hebron to
design customized solutions for each application.
Voss Automotive announced that it has received a Masters of
Quality award from Daimler Trucks North America for 2014. Voss
supplies fluid-line and connection-management systems to all Daimler
Trucks North America brands, as well as Daimler vehicles around the
world. The award recognized suppliers that meet or exceed Daimler’s
quality standards and breaks down a company’s performance into
scores for quality, delivery, technology and cost performance
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