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New Edition of the PTDA Power Transmission Handbook

March 13, 2020 | By Mario Cywinski

Photo: PTDA.

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) released its most up-to-date 6th Edition of the Power Transmission Handbook and Workbook.

The book encompasses almost 400 pages and is a reference for power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) fundamentals, written by industry experts. It offers charts, diagrams, drawings and photos, covering the fundamentals of PT/MC products without brand-specific content.

Each chapter describes, a product or technology and its various types and uses; maintenance and diagnostic tips; and basic application and selection criteria.

The Handbook is available as:

  • Print – soft cover;
  • e-Book – Apple and Kindle;
  • Individual chapters – file protected PDF.

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