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Drives and Controls Show Preview

The industry famous Drives and Controls exhibition will take place between 8-14 April in NEC, Birmingham. The exhibition has long been the key exhibition to visit for those involved in the manufacturing, refurbishment, and maintenance industries.

With the latest technology available in the world of bearings, motors, drives, sensors, inverters, and more, the show offers companies a way to demonstrate their very latest technology and designers, engineers, and others a chance to connect with strategic industry suppliers and view state of the art equipment. It is the single most significant manufacturing and engineering event this year. Carter Manufacturing is one of the key exhibitors at this year’s show, and there are many new products on their stand.

Following a theme of “Revolutionary Ideas in Motion,” Carter will be displaying cutting edge bearing solutions for the most extreme environments for application in the nuclear, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, vacuum & cryogenic, optical and aerospace and defense industry sectors.

At the display, Carter team members will be available to offer expert insight and practical advice, while featuring the following products:
Silverthin Precision Thin Section Bearings
Carter Needle Bearing Cam Followers
ISISZ, Hybrid & Fully Ceramic Bearings
Split Thin Section Bearings & Light Weight Slewing Bearings
High Temperature Bearings
OAV Air Bearings
IBC Super Precision Bearings

The land speed world record holding Drayson Electric Car will also be on the stand. This Drayson car broke the land speed record for sub-999kg electric vehicles last year, achieving an average speed of 205.139 mph with Lord Drayson at the wheel. It simultaneously set a new record for distance from a standing start for an electric vehicle, moving a quarter of a mile in 9.742 seconds at a speed of 92.383 mph. Carter supplied the hybrid ball and roller bearings which gave the Drayson team the ability to achieve their success.carter stand design 2014

Carter has many years’ experience in solving bearings problems for the most complex situations, and their project record has included a vast array different industries and applications. Carter is focused on customer engineering problems, working to find solutions tailored to individual applications.

Whether you have an interest in the technology behind the Drayson car or are working on a project with a current bearing requirement, you need to talk with a team that can bring your idea from the drawing board to realization. Take a moment to speak with Carter Bearings at Drives and Controls 2014. When you talk to our team on the stand, please don’t forget to ask to be entered into the free prize draw to win an iPad.

If you would like to receive an invitation to use the facilities of the VIP arena please Contact Us so that we can arrange it.

Author: Karl Brundell, Carter Manufacturing Limited

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