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Latest Sycotec Newsletter – More service, more torque, more colour

SycoTec enhance their after sales support

After a record increase in the sales of their high-frequency motor spindles, Sycotec have invested in and expanded their after sales service to continue to provide maximum customer satisfaction.

See the full article here.

SycoTec high frequency spindle servicing increases the economic life of drives
Advantages of SycoTec high frequency spindle servicing at a glance:

  • Optimised processes, shortened throughput times
  • Even faster and more effective servicing and repairs
  • Specialists with many years of experience, certified SycoTec partners abroad
  • Use of genuine spare parts
  • Maximum revision quality
  • Long-life drive “like new”

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SycoTec’s new high-frequency inverters provide up to a 40% increase in maximum torque

The new high-frequency inverters e@syDrive 4624, 4625 and 4626 enable the maximum torque in the lower speed range to be increased by up to 40% for all SycoTec motor spindles in the low-voltage range (below 50V AC and 70V DC operating voltage).

For example:

Advantages of the new high-frequency inverters at a glance:

  • Higher torque across all speed ranges
  • Safe bridging of short-term load spikes
  • More constant spindle velocity (speed) at higher load of the milling spindle in use

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New design colours for OEM motor spindles

SycoTec high-frequency drives now come with yet another customisation option. In addition to the two SycoTec colours of green and red, there are a further five basic colours to choose from for the aluminium end caps of the pneumatic cylinders of our OEM motor spindles. From now on, you can order even smaller minimum quantities of your SycoTec high-frequency motor spindles in your chosen design colour from amongst seven different eloxal colours.

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Principle Engineering Supporting

Proudly supporting one of our local swim teams

Principle Engineering are proudly supporting one of our local swim teams, Buckley Swimming Club, by helping towards the cost of new diving blocks. Good luck to all the swimmers and special thanks to George Finch; Chief Coach, Rachel and Arthur; team captains.

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SYCOTEC 2017 Q3 NEWSLETTER – Be twice as productive with the High-frequency motor spindle 50100 AC-duo

Find out how the new high-frequency motor spindle 50100 AC-duo saves time and boosts productivity, and hear more from the series on Sycotec in Robotics.

This edition of Sycotec’s UPDATE newsletter includes further insight into Sycotec motor spindles in robotics, including an overview of their current motor spindle range and their latest high-frequency motor spindle 50100 AC-duo.

Full articles can be found here:

SycoTec’s latest high-frequency motor spindle 50100 AC-duo
Sycotec motor spindles in robotics

SYCOTEC 2017 Q2 NEWSLETTER – Sycotec motor spindles in robotics

Robot-assisted manufacturing has long been standard practice in many companies. Multi-functional tool drives are needed in order to take full advantage of the flexibility offered by this production method to ensure the highest quality, efficiency and performance.

This edition of Sycotec’s UPDATE newsletter includes insight into Sycotec motor spindles in robotics, including an overview of their current motor spindle range and their latest high-frequency motor spindle 4033 DC-T. Also included is a review of Sycotec’s resounding success at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, the largest dental exhibition in the world.

Full articles can be found here:

SycoTec’s latest high-frequency motor spindle 4033 DC-T
Sycotec motor spindles in robotics
SycoTec at the 37th International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne

Congratulations Team Tachyon – F1 in Schools world finalists 2016

We are extremely proud of Team Tachyon having achieved so much during the F1 in Schools competition 2016. The Denbigh High School pupils represented Wales at the prestigious event held in Austin, Texas, picking up a multitude of awards to become one of the most decorated teams at the competition.

The team won the ‘Best Verbal Presentation’ award, the ‘FIA Women in Motorsport’ award and the ‘Sponsorship and Marketing’ award. In addition to this, they also received a total of 7 nominations; more than any other team at the competition.

More information on the event and Team Tachyon’s outstanding achievements can be found at the links:

Congratulations Team Tachyon we are extremely proud of all that you have achieved.

Sycotec 2017 Q1 Newsletter – SycoTec motor spindles for dental

Our Partners SycoTec have sent out their latest newsletter. This quarters edition contains information about their exhibition stand at IDS 2017 in Cologne, SycoTec’s improvements to their shop floor management and insight into the use of SycoTec motor spindles for dental CAD/CAM applications.

Full articles can be found here:

SycoTec at IDS 2017 in Cologne
Shopfloor Management at SycoTec
SycoTec motor spindles for dental CAD/CAM

Principle Engineering get a new website

Hooray we have a new website!

Our new website has been designed in the same way that we like to work, by putting our customers at the centre. We have created a site that aims to ensure visitors can quickly find the information they need in a simple, clear manor.

We will continue to update and improve and welcome any feedback and recommendations that you have, please contact us here.

Principle Engineering at the 2014 Drives & Controls Exhibition at the NEC

The 2014 Drives & Controls Expo at the NEC, Birmingham provides a unique opportunity for Engineers to experience cutting-edge technologies in Automation, Power Transmission and Motor Control Equipment and Systems from world-class suppliers. The Principle Engineering team are delighted to be taking part and will be exhibiting their range of precision products.

Come and find us from the 8th – 10th April at Stand D375 where we will have representatives from SycoTec and GRW who will be available to discuss your requirements throughout the show.

In addition to the opportunity to meet our Engineers and view some applications, you’ll be able to handle our products:

GRW ball bearings and ball bearing assemblies
SycoTec motor spindles
SycoTec custom motors and motor elements
Optical shaft encoders

We look forward to meeting challenges from our existing clients and potential new customers during an exciting time for the UK manufacturing industry. This will be the first time for a long while that we start the show with manufacturing in the UK riding a wave of enthusiasm.

We look forward to seeing you there.

A Successful Show for Principle Engineering at the 2014 Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition

Despite the loss of Tuesday afternoon due to adverse weather conditions, the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition, which took place on the 12th and 13th of February, remained a success.

The introduction of SycoTec was a great success. Quality leads have resulted in immediate business with new customers and will hopefully be the beginning of long-term relationships.

As always, it was great to catch up with existing customers and fellow exhibitors and we look forward to taking part again next year.

Principle Engineering present the new GRW Precision Bearing Catalogue

German manufacturer GRW, renowned for their precision ball bearings and ball bearing assemblies, has released its new Precision Bearing Catalogue.

Principle Engineering is proud to present the new GRW bearing catalogue online. Hard copies will be available in February 2014. Please contact us if you wish to pre-order.

View our GRW Ball Bearings & Ball Bearing Assemblies Catalogue

As GRW’s sole agent in the UK and EIRE, Principle Engineering is able to offer their extensive range of high quality ball bearings and ball bearing assemblies.

If you are interested in finding out more about any of our products or would like to discuss your manufacturing requirements, please get in touch.