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the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

Resources | Product Training | PT/MC Tech Tips

Power Transmission/Motion Control Tech Tips 


Enhance your employees’ product and industry knowledge with PTDA’s Tech Tips. This library of online tips, hints and techniques may be used to educate new and current employees on power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) products, technologies and concepts and serve as reference and reminder for more experienced staff. Tech Tips are based on content from PTDA’s Power Transmission Handbook, the definitive resource and training tool on PT/MC products.

Click on the Power Transmission Handbook chapters below to read the most recent Tech Tips  for each PT/MC product. Note:  If you are an employee of a PTDA member company, you can access this information with your login and password.

Adjustable-Speed Drives Gears
Bearings Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Belt Drives Linear Motion
Chain Drives Lubrication
Clutches & Brakes Motors
Conveyors & Components Sealants & Adhesives
Couplings & U-Joints Vibration Analysis
PT Fundamentals  

Looking for more information on these PT/MC products? Visit the PTDA Store and check out the Power Transmission Handbook/Workbook set and the Product Training DVD Series.