• Bosch Rexroth to Host Mobile Hydraulics Product & Applications Conference



    2016-04-26 12:22:42

    Bosch Rexroth and their distributor partners will be hosting a 2-day event in Indianapolis, IN at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  The event will be showcasing Bosch Rexroth’s latest technology for your mobile hydraulic applications, addressing product and application information. 


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  • A Staple in Bringing New Technology to Old Applications



    2016-04-26 12:16:12

    High Country Tek is globally recognized in the Hydraulic Fan Drive and the Electric Motor Fan Controller arena.  Their wide and proven product range that suits virtually any style or type of cooling application, seamlessly operating with other manufacturer’s controllers or integrating discrete hydraulic pumps, motors or valve products as


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  • Nason is Bringing Autonomy to Engineering



    2016-04-26 12:18:56

    As the world becomes more and more automated, very complex processes, procedures, and configurations are becoming less burdening, yielding quicker results and making operations more efficient.


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  • The Complete Line of Grippers and Handling Technology



    2016-04-12 13:01:52

    The Zimmer Group, a manufacturer of pneumatic and electrical handling components and systems based out of Germany is expanding its reach into the U.S.A. In doing so they have recently merged with Sommer Automatic, a company that mirrors them who had a fair market share in the U.S.A.


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Wireless Control and Hydraulics Work Together to Help Crane Soar

2016-04-21 18:45:34

In this image we see the trolley and winch systems raise and lower the carrier and weights to and from the ground. Tiffin Loader Crane’s primary focus is providing lifting, loading, and handling solutions for material handling problems. The previous system of wired controls for calibrating and testing truck and rail weighing scales led to


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How To Troubleshoot Hydraulic Cylinder Drift

2016-02-23 03:29:20

A popular misconception about hydraulic cylinders is that if the piston seal is leaking, the cylinder will drift down. Fact is, if the piston seal is completely removed from a double-acting hydraulic cylinder, the cylinder is completely filled with oil and its ports are plugged, the cylinder will hold its load indefinitely - unless the rod-seal


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Lockout of Hydraulic Systems Can Save Your Life

2016-02-19 19:58:53

By J. Eric Freimuth • Hydraulic Training Associates Hydraulics is all about the transmission of energy to perform work. As we discussed in our December article, accumulators store energy that can be used during power failure or when additional energy is needed. In certain situations, additional flow may be needed, so an accumulator can be used


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Thermoplastic injection molding

2015-06-24 20:12:05

Offering from the design concept to finished molded products Product Design Mold Construction Short Run Production Custom Assembly UV Bonding Mold Design Prototype Development High Volume Production Custom Assembly Eagle has now expanded our product capabilities and product offerings to include PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING. The same level of


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Celebrate Dad with an American-Made Gift

2015-06-17 18:15:15

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and for those who have either forgotten or are just not prepared, Alliance for American Manufacturing’s own Caitlin Musselman and Bailey Pilgreen picked out a range of American-made gifts that any dad will enjoy. Caitlin’s Picks: {media_2} Known for making the most well-known baseball gloves


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Automation

The Benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things

2016-04-22 17:42:07

by Alicia Bowers, Product Manager, Automation Software, GE Digital The Industrial Internet of Things will improve the end user experience and create new OEM revenue streams. Thought leaders around the world say the most valued companies will be those that blend digital capabilities and industrial assets. Digital capabilities are required to drive


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Lego’s classroom robotics kit goes wireless

2016-01-06 00:23:35

Ross Miller for The Verge:   Lego's entry-level robotics set is getting an overhaul. The brickmaker today is announcing WeDo 2.0 for elementary classrooms, which will both teach science-related concepts and, more importantly, let children build and program Lego robots. Designed to teach engineering and science, Lego Education's WeDo


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Fuji Electric Releases Next Generation Compact Drive

2015-07-21 20:12:03

Fuji Electric Corp. of America announced that they have expanded their portfolio of low-voltage inverters in the North American market with the next generation FRENIC-Mini Drive (C2), which is now available for shipment to customers. As a replacement model for the existing FRENIC-Mini, these new compact inverters offer customers additional features


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Adept Technology Introduces New High-Speed Packaging Robot

2015-07-09 05:12:13

Hornet 565 to Debut at CiROS Tradeshow in Shanghai July 8-11, 2015 Pleasanton, Calif., July 7, 2015 - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, has introduced a new parallel robot, the Hornet 565. Featuring high-speed pick and place capabilities, the Hornet 565 offers


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New High-Speed Packaging Robot from Adept Technology

2015-07-07 12:42:12

The Hornet 565 parallel robot features a controller-less architecture with Adept’s powerful controls fully embedded into the base of the robot, saving valuable floor space and reducing installation costs and complexity. Adept offers a complete robotic packaging solution that includes powerful robots, vision guidance, high-speed conveyor


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