A round-up of recently released technical literature

30 July 2008

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Over the last few weeks the editor of has received announcements about numerous new brochures, booklets and other technical literature. What follows is a summary, with links to more information about each item. And remember that there are other brochures highlighted on this page.

New catalogue of nanopositioning products and systems - PI is publishing a new catalogue entitled Piezo Stages, Nanopositioning Systems, Ultra-Precision Actuators & Motors, which it describes as a 'comprehensive reference book on nanopositioning technology.' More?

2008 catalogue contains 17,000 transmission components - Transmission Developments' new '08 Range Catalogue has 600 pages of detailed information about transmission and positioning belting products, plus gearing, chain, powertrain hardware and plastics components. More?

Machinery safety training courses, July to December 2008 - Pilz has published a booklet that outlines its training courses relating to standards, regulations and safety-related products. Also included is a schedule for courses taking place in July to December 2008. More?

New catalogue of over 10,000 products for machine builders - Components4Machinery has published a 400-page catalogue containing over 10,000 products for machine builders. Included are: anti-vibration mounts, ball transfer units, castors/wheels, grippers, handles, hinges, levelling feet, magnets, handwheels, levers, knobs, fasteners, toggle clamps and tube inserts. More?

Bison gearmotors feature in MSC Industrial Direct catalogue - MSC Industrial Direct's 2008 motor catalogue contains over twice as many products as the previous edition. New to the 2008 catalogue is a comprehensive offering of gearmotors from Bison Gear. More?

BFPA publishes Hydraulic Fluids - A Practical Guide - The BFPA describes its latest publication as 'a veritable bible' for everybody who has anything to with hydraulic systems. More?

Book review: BFPA Fluid Power - Engineer's Data Book - Not strictly a new book, but newly reviewed by the editor of More?

Free guide to handling and mounting bearings - NSK’s latest booklet is designed to help bearing users overcome the damaging effects of incorrect mounting and improper handling, which are the most common causes of premature bearing failures. More?

The Elements of Mechanical Design - a book review - The editor of takes a look inside this recently published ASME book by James G Skakoon. More?

New catalogue for standard and custom drive shafts - Bailey Morris has published a new 223-page catalogue and price list detailing its extensive range of drive shafts, universal joints and centre bearings for industrial, commercial and automotive automotive applications. More?

New catalogue is packed with tools for electrical installations - Weidmuller's catalogue number 6 includes tools for cutting, stripping, crimping and measuring/testing. There are also pliers, screwdrivers, tool sets, automatic machines and accessories. More?

Catalogue covers comprehensive range of marking systems - Weidmuller's catalogue number 7 covers terminal markers, wire and cable markers, device and equipment markers, printing systems, software and cable ties. More?

Catalogue of commercial diesel engine filters - The Racor Filter Division Europe of Parker Hannifin is publishing a catalogue that provides detailed information on the latest generation of filtration products and makes it simple to specify the right components for commercial diesel engine applications. More?

Free guide: BEI Industrial Encoders for Dummies - Aimed at novices and experts alike, this book reaches beyond the primer to provide an interesting, informative and very readable 42-page reference covering optical encoder technologies and applications. More?

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