October 1, 2014



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  • How do you specify a Hydraulic Cylinder?

    9/22/2014 6:42:00 PM

    By Josh Cosford, contributing editorA hydraulic cylinder is one of the simplest devices you can use to create force this side of hiring a guy (or thirty) to push on stuff. It’s as simple as having something at point A and then moving it to point B. Although I keep using the word simple, there...

  • US Manufacturers Need Flexible Operations to Secure Their Future

    9/22/2014 2:01:00 PM

    Given the continued proliferation of customer needs and tastes, emerging new technologies and rising instability in geo-politics and weather patterns, instilling greater flexibility in operations will be essential to a successful future for manufacturing companies. For...

  • Bosch Rexroth announces HMC Hydraulic Motion Controller

    9/18/2014 3:39:00 PM

    September 18, 2014 - Bosch Rexroth announces HMC Hydraulic Motion Controller, a 1-axis controller for hydraulic drives with multi-Ethernet and multi-encoder interfaces as well as PLC programming in accordance with IEC 61131-3.Open communications interfaces and a migration from hydraulic...

  • The World's First 3D Printed Car

    9/17/2014 6:00:00 PM

    "Strati", the Italian word for "layers", is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago....


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Open Induction Motors

10/1/2014 1:00:05 PM

WEG Electric is releasing its newest line of open three phase induction motors, available with standard frame sizes from NEMA 254T to L6808/09. Key features of these newly designed motors are their competitive cost, highly efficient cooling and lightweight and compact construction. In most...


6 Reasons to Go For the Golden Mousetrap

10/1/2014 5:45:00 AM

In case you haven't heard, the deadline to enter the 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards is coming up fast -- Oct. 28! Have you entered yet?If you have, good luck! If not, what are you waiting for? Here's a little info about the awards, for those of you not in the know:Why Should My Company Enter?We...



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