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Finding what you need (September 01, 2003) Boston Gear offers 2D and 3D CAD drawings, dimensional drawings and PDF spec sheets for its stainless steel 700 series worm gear speed reducers through its on-line product selecto...

September 1, 2003 | By MRO Magazine

Boston Gear offers 2D and 3D CAD drawings, dimensional drawings and PDF spec sheets for its stainless steel 700 series worm gear speed reducers through its on-line product selector BostSpec2, located at Using this feature, design engineers can easily download free information to help specify and order appropriate power transmission products and parts. Users can review specifications, request a quotation, and configure and order exact part numbers. The free 2D and 3D CAD drawings and dimensional drawings can be placed directly into schematics. For more information, visit the website or call 617-328-3300, toll-free 888-999-9860.

Danaher Motion has given its Linear Motion Systems’ website a new look. The redesigned website, which is located at, offers updated information on the company’s product line, under the names of Thomson, Thomson BSA, Thomson Tollo, Micron, Harowe, Deltran PT, Superior Electric and Seco. Featuring improvements in navigation, uniformity and appearance, the site provides 198,000 page links in a user-friendly format. Full product specifications are available for over 6,000 part numbers without the need to download entire catalogues. The redesign includes integrating and centralizing product information from six related websites, reorganizing the product pages, updating information for each product line, incorporating logos and adding the systems integration capabilities of the Danaher Motion Engineered Systems Center. For more information, call 440-995-3200, toll-free 800-554-8466, or visit the website.

Miller Electric has upgraded its website,, to make it more valuable to welding novices and professionals alike. The revamped site features an easy-to-use navigation bar that remains constant wherever users travel on the site. The site path is organized based on the processes of welding, rather than on the company’s product line. The intention is to enable users to navigate the site without having to rely on the Search mode. The site includes seven updated sections, comprising products, where to buy, service and support, education, motorsports, and company history. In addition, customers can confirm product selections and request price and availability electronically from a local distributor. Further information may be obtained by calling 920-734-9821, toll-free 800-426-4553, or by visiting the website.


Philadelphia Gear customers now have access to technical drawings, via the company’s website at Technical gearbox drawings are available at no cost via the Drawing Request Form page in the Manuals & Literature section. Further information is available on the website, or call 610-265-3000, toll-free 800-766-5120, or fax 610-337-5637.

Users can download free copies of the Seco-Carboloy Wizard Thread Milling Software from All that is required is basic contact information so that the company can e-mail program upgrades, and the user is directed to a page for immediate download of the software. This is a user-friendly program that simplifies the complicated programming cycles associated with thread milling by quickly generating CNC codes for specific threadmill cycles. The operator enters the type of thread, diameter, depth and material group they are working in, and the software generates the machine code. For more information, call Seco Tools Canada at 905-693-1780 or visit the website.

Claimed to be the first direct-from-the-manufacturer, full-service lubrication equipment e-commerce site in the industry, Graco’s website allows customers to purchase lubrication products via the Internet. The site features more than 350 products, including lubrication pumps, meters, hose reels and accessories, as well as repair parts and kits.

Designed for original equipment manufacturers and job shops involved in production finishing, Sherwin-Williams’ new website at puts access to information on coating technologies for finishing metal, plastic and wood only a click away. In addition to detailing the company’s chemical coatings product line, the website describes how Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings division works with industrial product finishers in a wide range of diverse markets, including construction and industrial equipment, metal building products, and plastics and electronics. Visit the website or call 800-524-5979 for more information.MRO


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