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A transmission is a machine that consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power. Often the term transmission refers simply to the gearbox that uses gears and gear trains to provide speed and torque conversions from a rotating power source to another device.

Technology Is All the Rage

Technology Is All the Rage

Technology continues to have an impactful and transformative effect on our world. Its reach even extends to the operation of transfer stations. The scope of these impacts cover many critical operations including loading, scaling, environmental compliance, and safety. When conceptualized and implemented properly, these technologies should allow your facility to

Design Elements

Design Elements

Productivity and competition are the driving factors in innovations in solid waste truck and body design, notes Skip Berg, national sales manager and director of business development for automation for Labrie Enviroquip Group.

Induron Launches New Premium Product

Induron Launches New Premium Product

Induron Protective Coatings, an industrial pioneer of ceramic epoxy coatings for high-performance systems and potable water immersion, announces today the launch of its newest product, Indurethane Monarch HS. This extremely high-gloss urethane technology combines durability and color retention in a high-gloss and high distinction of image finish that is unrivaled

Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016

Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016

California Ranks 4th in Nation in Amount of Installed Wind Energy

The Energy Department today released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide. America’s wind industry added more than 8,200 megawatts (MW) of capacity last year, representing 27 percent of all energy capacity additions in 2016. In

Keys to Selecting a New Collection Vehicle

Keys to Selecting a New Collection Vehicle

A trash hauler should buy a collection vehicle based on his needs, but those needs vary from region to region and from application to application. Other factors also affect the decision. Trends have changed: The truck that was popular 10 years ago is not the most popular now. Emissions

Collaboration on the Columbia River

Collaboration on the Columbia River

We generally consider public-private partnerships (P3s) a logical way for the US to repair and replace its aging infrastructure. On occasion, we may even reference Lincoln’s railroads, Eisenhower’s highways, or Kennedy’s space program while extolling the virtues of the private investment for infrastructure renewal. But are these deals always the

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

Three Key Challenges for Today’s Electricity Market

As we continue to move through 2017, utility operators are anxiously waiting to see which energy regulations the new US administration will implement this year. While President Trump has repeatedly indicated that he plans to lend his support to the fossil fuels sector, interest remains high in the US and

Crafting a Successful EMS Upgrade Strategy

Crafting a Successful EMS Upgrade Strategy

After more than 50 years of product development and operation in utilities, one might expect the implementation of an Energy Management System (EMS) to be “plug and play.” Unfortunately, the complexity of power and network applications and the uniqueness of each utility’s power system make an EMS deployment anything but

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