Altra Industrial Motion Corp. to deliver solutions for challenging applications at SPS IPC Drives 2018

26/10/2018 09:44:06
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Premier brands of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. including Bauer Gear Motor, Huco Dynatork, Matrix, Stromag, Warner Electric and Warner Linear will be present at SPS IPC Drives 2018. The stand will showcase the latest technologies and solutions tailored to attain the highest industry standards. Visitors will be able to view the latest products, gain advice from product experts and witness live demonstrations from all brands in Hall 3, Stand 270 from 27th-29th November at Nuremburg Messe, Germany.

Six individual models of Matrix Servo Motor Brakes (SMB) will be brought to SPS this year, ranging from the SMB060 45 x 32 mm right up to the SMB155 120 x 44 mm. The standardised range is actively designed to conform with common motor sizes, providing an easy route for operators with regards to servicing and the replacement of SMBs in application.

Honed via magnetic flux optimisation, Matrix SMBs provide a substantial force to size ratio, increasing application versatility. A compact footprint with minimal backlash means the SMB range is ideally suited to precision applications, including those in the medical industry, robotics or machine tools. A unique and innovative friction material incorporated into the design offers further performance benefits, with stable static and dynamic torque within a temperature range of -20°C up to 120°C. The very limited wear of the material also provides an extended brake service life.

To complement the SMB range, Matrix will also be displaying a wide selection of mounting options for SMBs. Options include rear or flange mounting, so SMB brakes can be installed in a variety of orientations depending on end user requirement.

Warner Electric
The WR Series of brakes from Warner Electric offers end users a wide range of options, and SPS visitors will have a chance to view these options first hand. Highlights include the WR213 brake, which, with its optional manual release and micro switch, is ideal for use in powered wheelchairs or scooters. The WR Series Static Holding Brakes range pushes the selection of suitable applications even wider, with a customisation service allowing scope for inclusion in conveyors, machine tools, patient hoists, robotics, power tools and automatic doors. In all cases, end users have access to a range of versatile and highly reliable braking solutions.

Warner Linear
For Warner Linear, electromechanical actuators and actuator controls are an area of rich application and design knowledge. The quiet operating and highly controllable S-Track will be on stand, an actuator which lends itself to applications in the medical and industrial sectors. Rugged B-Track actuators further enhance the Warner Linear display, which offer market-leading load ratings across the range. Finally, the I -Track will be making an appearance, designed specifically for applications requiring a power-off releasing the rod into a floating position. The rod can also be locked in for applications where a floating rod is not required.

Bauer Gear Motor
Those looking to further integrate their geared motors ready for Industry 4.0 should be taking notice of Bauer’s TorqueControl4.0, which offers the ability to collect increased levels of operational data and share it with a supervisory control network. Rapid torque measurement is utilised to shut down the drive during overloading to protect associated equipment, while also enabling adaptive load control – which can improve motor efficiency. A demonstration model will be on stand, allowing visitors to see the clear benefits of this next generation technology.

Solutions for challenging applications also take centre stage. A submersed IP68 Bauer geared motor will be operating on stand, illustrating its proficiency in water and waste water applications. For more hygienic applications, Bauer will also highlight its IP67/69K ingress rated solutions, primarily aimed at the food and beverage sectors. Centre-piece of this display will be a running aseptic drive solution in a water tank, displaying its innate washdown resistance and application suitability.

Huco Dynatork
Precision couplings will be turning heads on the stand, with visitors able to benefit from Huco’s four decades of product know-how. The iconic Oldham disc coupling delivers large misalignment capacity, easy disc replacement and flex-free mechanical properties. Next, the Huco Universal/Lateral Offset coupling provides the internal mechanism of the Oldham together with the benefits of a universal joint to further accommodate both angular and radial misalignment – making its suitable applications very broad indeed.

Universal joints will also be on stand, delivering large off-set capacity, torsional damping and improved resistance to water. A lubricant free, corrosion resistant design makes Huco Universal Joints a wise choice for challenging hygienic applications such as those in the pharmaceutical industry. Rounding off the selection will be the Flex M Membrane disc coupling and the Flex B stainless steel bellows coupling, both of which offer excellent kinematic properties.

Another brand with impeccable industry heritage is Stromag, focusing on high performance brakes and geared cam limit switches during the exhibition. Drawing visitors to stand will be the latest braking solution from Stromag – the Series HPB (High Performance Brake). A spring applied brake for high torque applications (80 Nm to 5,000 Nm) within compact installation spaces, the HPB also offers increased specialisation. Rated up to IP67 for ingress protection, the HPB is designed to take on applications in exceptionally challenging environments, for example wind turbines or marine winches.

Stromag offers its customers a formidable selection of geared cam limit switches for a variety of uses. Models on stand will offer support for cranes, ATEX rated applications, hoists at sea or at steelworks, multi-turn operations, general industrial applications, bucket conveyors, wind turbines and many others. Visitors are encouraged to talk to a Stromag representative on stand to learn more.

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. will be available to discuss your requirements in Hall 3, Stand 270 at SPS IPC Drives at Nuremberg Messe, Nuremberg, Germany from 27th-29th November 2018.

Image Captions:

Image 1: Six individual models of Matrix Servo Motor Brakes (SMB) will be brought to SPS this year.

Image 2: SPS visitors will be able to view the wide range of options that the Warner Electric WR series of brakes offer.

Image 3: The quiet operating and highly controllable Warner Linear S-Track actuator will be on stand.

Image 4: A demonstration model of Bauer’s TorqueControl4.0 will be on stand allowing visitors to see the benefits of this next generation technology.

Image 5: Precision couplings from Huco will be on stand.

Image 6: The new Stromag HPB will be shown on stand this year.

About Altra Industrial Motion Corporation

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. is a premier industrial manufacturer of highly engineered power transmission, motion control and engine braking systems and components. Altra's portfolio consists of 27 well-respected brands including Bauer Gear Motor, Boston Gear, Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Kollmorgen, Portescap, Stieber, Stromag, Svendborg Brakes, TB Wood's, Twiflex, Thomson and Warner Electric. Headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts, Altra has approximately 9,300 employees and over 50 production facilities in 16 countries around the world.

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In addition to the risks and uncertainties noted in this communication, there are certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by some of the statements made. These include: (1) competitive pressures, (2) changes in economic conditions in the United States and abroad and the cyclical nature of Altra’s markets, (3) loss of distributors, (4) the ability to develop new products and respond to customer needs, (5) risks associated with international operations, including currency risks, (6) accuracy of estimated forecasts of OEM customers and the impact of the current global economic environment on Altra’s customers, (7) risks associated with a disruption to Altra’s supply chain, (8) fluctuations in the costs of raw materials used in Altra’s products, (9) product liability claims, (10) work stoppages and other labor issues, (11) changes in employment, environmental, tax and other laws and changes in the enforcement of laws, (12) loss of key management and other personnel, (13) risks associated with compliance with environmental laws, (14) the ability to successfully execute, manage and integrate key acquisitions and mergers, (15) failure to obtain or protect intellectual property rights, (16) risks associated with impairment of goodwill or intangibles assets, (17) failure of operating equipment or information technology infrastructure, (18) risks associated with Altra’s debt leverage and operating covenants under Altra’s debt instruments, (19) risks associated with restrictions contained in Altra’s Credit Facility, (20) risks associated with compliance with tax laws, (21) risks associated with the global recession and volatility and disruption in the global financial markets, (22) risks associated with implementation of Altra’s ERP system, (23) risks associated with the Svendborg and Stromag acquisitions and integration and other acquisitions, (24) risks associated with certain minimum purchase agreements Altra has with suppliers, (25) risks associated with Altra’s exposure to variable interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates, (26) risks associated with interest rate swap contracts, (27) risks associated with Altra’s exposure to renewable energy markets, (28) risks related to regulations regarding conflict minerals, (29) risks related to restructuring and plant consolidations, (30) risks related to Altra’s acquisition of Fortive A&S, including (a) the ability to obtain the anticipated tax treatment of the transaction and related transactions, (b) risks relating to any unforeseen changes to or the effects on liabilities, future capital expenditures, revenue, expenses, synergies, indebtedness, financial condition, losses and future prospects, (c) the possibility that Altra may be unable to achieve expected synergies and operating efficiencies in connection with the transaction within the expected time-frames or at all and to successfully integrate Fortive A&S, (d) expected or targeted future financial and operating performance and results, (e) operating costs, customer loss and business disruption (including, without limitation, difficulties in maintain relationships with employees, customers, clients or suppliers) being greater than expected following the transaction, (f) Altra’s ability to retain key executives and employees, (g) slowdowns or downturns in economic conditions generally and in the markets Fortive A&S’s businesses participate specifically, (h) slowdowns or downturns in the industrial economy, (i) lower than expected investments and capital expenditures in equipment that utilizes components produced by Altra or Fortive A&S, (j) lower than expected demand for Altra or Fortive A&S’s repair and replacement businesses, (k) Altra’s relationships with strategic partners, (l) the presence of competitors with greater financial resources than Altra and their strategic response to Altra’s products, (m) Altra’s ability to offset increased commodity and labor costs with increased prices, (n) Altra’s ability to successfully integrate the merged assets and the associated technology and achieve operational efficiencies, and (o) the integration of Fortive A&S being more difficult, time-consuming or costly than expected and (31) other risks, uncertainties and other factors described in Altra’s quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, annual reports on Form 10-K, registration statement on Form S-4 containing a prospectus and declared effective by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on August 27, 2018 and other documents filed with the SEC or in materials incorporated therein by reference. Except as required by applicable law, Altra does not intend to, update or alter its forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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