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Finding what you need (December 01, 2001)

Stafford Manufacturing has launched a website featuring a full line of standard shaft collars and rigid couplings that can easily be searched based upon various criteria. When users log on to

December 1, 2001 | By MRO Magazine

Stafford Manufacturing has launched a website featuring a full line of standard shaft collars and rigid couplings that can easily be searched based upon various criteria. When users log on to, they can visually select a part and click on it, select via bore size or browse a catalogue and then select the style, size and material of construction, and instantly view all available parts, including descriptions and part numbers. Also included is a cross-reference search based upon competitors’ part numbers.

A training program from Bosch integrates hardware and teachware to form a complete training solution for fluid power professionals and college curricula. Hardware consists of the Portable Training Center (PTC), a multi-functional system that incorporates the full range of pneumatic and hydraulic products from basics to closed loop and PLC control. Teachware consists of textbooks, web trainers and Automation Studio for Bosch, which is an interactive tool for designing, simulating and animating circuits for the company’s entire product line. The interactive multi-media system comprises seven CD-ROMs. For more information, contact Bosch, P.O. Box 2025, Racine, WI 53401-2025; tel. 262-554-7100; fax 262-554-7117.

Available in paper and CD-ROM, the Tektronix Test, Measurement and Monitoring Products Catalog features more than 1,400 products used to design, build, deploy and manage global communications networks and Internet technologies. The 750-page, soft-cover catalogue includes a full-colour, new product section. Comprehensive indexes list products by name and by function, as well as by categories. The CD-ROM, which also contains measurement product information, offers quick and easy access to data sheets and contact information, and provides selection guides and tutorials. Both the catalogue and the CD can be ordered from the company’s website at

THK has opened its own on-line store, TOS-World, accessible directly from its website at Customers can choose from a large inventory of THK standard products, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through the convenience of the Internet. To learn more, visit the website or contact THK America: tel. 847-310-5800, fax 847-310-5815, e-mail


The scaffolding safety training interactive CD-ROM from Summit Training Source is designed to help prevent incidents and ensure regulatory compliance. Entitled Scaffolding Safety–Erecting and Dismantling, the CD-ROM trains workers on safely erecting, dismantling and maintaining scaffolding. The video clips in the program are filmed at both industrial and construction sites. Free previews are available by calling 616-949-4343, toll-free 800-842-0466; fax 616-949-5684; or e-mail

The Scapa Tapes website at, features a complete product index, application and technical information, as well as a search tool that can be accessed by application, market or product type. Visitors also can register on line to receive copies of the company’s electronic newsletter.

Practical tools for those who specify, design, operate or work with compressed air systems are offered on the new CD-ROM from Van Air Systems. The Compressed Air Treatment Solutions CD helps users select dryer and filter models, see the relationships between various air system parameters and determine the amount of water that will be removed by a particular treatment system, along with gaining a greater understanding of the basic principles of air treatment. Included is a dew point calculator, a product sizing calculator. a water equivalents calculator, an educational video and a product catalogue. Contact information: tel. 814-774-2631, toll-free 800-840-9906; fax 814-774-0778.

The Royal PinSpec CAD Library CD of pins and punches containing over 20,000 pre-drawn parts in the dwg format, dimensioned and ready to insert into AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT or Mechanical Desktop drawings, is being offered by Royal Diversified Products. Users can access catalogue pages, search by part size and head specifications, look up pricing and then create a drawing and insert it directly into their AutoCAD drawing. Contact information: tel. 401-245-6900; fax 401-247-2231; e-mail:; website:


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