• Volvo Introduces Fully Autonomous Hauler HX1 at ConExpo



    2017-03-13 18:30:09

    The HX1 is a battery-electric, fully autonomous, 15-tonne load capacity hauler that revolutionizes the construction equipment industry. This series hybrid electric technology incorporates...


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  • Meet Flippy - Miso Robotics' New Burger Flipping Robot



    2017-03-13 17:47:13

    The 75+ million dollar industry of flipping burgers just got a lot more high-tech with Flippy, a robotic Kitchen Assistant from Miso Robotics. And yes, it's name is really Flippy


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  • VIDEO ROUND-UP: Industrial IoT & Industry 4.0



    2017-03-13 17:59:12

    Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 solutions are not just the product of a Production Manager's daydreams anymore, they have arrived and are ready to revolutionize manufacturing.


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  • Understanding Buckling Strength of Hydraulic Cylinders



    2017-03-09 16:35:31

    Download this article in PDF format. In a hydraulic cylinder, the pressure imparted by hydraulic fluid against a piston is converted to a force, which then performs the useful work. Because this force is transmitted by the piston rod, it must be dimensioned so that the stress of the rod (force/cross-sectional area) is low enough to minimize any


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Fluid Power

Bosch Rexroth launches A30VG variable axial-piston pump

2017-03-23 18:06:16

The A30VG, a new axial piston variable pump from Rexroth, is universally compatible with the BODAS mobile electronics product range. It’s compatible with controllers from series 3x and higher, as well as current pressure sensors. The pump can be adjusted mechanically, the output flow of the pump is proportional to the swivel angle of the


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FPTC Keynote: Building a winning engineering team for the coming decade

2017-03-21 21:05:20

Allen Carlson, University of Florida, College of Engineering, and retired CEO, Sun Hydraulics Corp. The Fluid Power Technology Conference will return to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Kern Center on May 16-17. Fluid Power World is pleased to announce that Allen Carlson, University of Florida, College of Engineering, and retired CEO,


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Unbelievable: Chinese Steel is Being Used in Multiple New York Infrastructure Projects

2017-03-21 19:31:34

Dozens of steelworkers are visiting New York lawmakers in Albany this week in support of bipartisan legislation to strengthen the state’s Buy American preferences. Turns out, their visit couldn’t have been better timed. The New York Daily News reported on Monday night that several major infrastructure projects in New York state are


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The Filter Cart 'Rule of Seven'

2017-03-21 04:35:31

Off-line filtration, whether permanently installed on a hydraulic system, or effected by the temporary installation of a portable filter cart, is a powerful bazooka in the contamination control effort. Without interfering with the operation of the equipment, the oil can be kept clean, in the former case, with full-time, offline filtration. Or, the


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The Germans Are Right. Workforce Training is Vital to Manufacturing Job Creation.

2017-03-20 19:31:28

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came to Washington on Friday to meet with President Donald Trump for the first time. You probably already know how it went. Yeah. It was awkward. While her public appearances with Trump didn’t go so great, it appears that a bit of progress was made during at least one White House meeting. Perhaps knowing


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SCHUNK Opens Service and Technology Center in Houston, TX

2017-03-24 15:01:28

Last Thursday, SCHUNK held its official grand opening event to launch their new Service and Technology center in Houston, Texas. Last Thursday, SCHUNK held its official grand opening event to launch their new Service and Technology center in Houston, Texas. Manufacturers in Houston will benefit from having this new Tec-Center local to them, which


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Crystal Group and Intel® Forge Autonomous Vehicle All-Weather Solution - Delivering on the Promise of the Internet of Things

2017-03-24 15:01:28

Crystal Group RS363S15F Rugged 3U Server meets autonomous vehicle and automotive market needs for high-performance processing and data storage in rugged, compact form factor. HIAWATHA, Iowa, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet the growing demand for highly reliable technology on the Internet of Things (IoT), Crystal Group Inc., a leading


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Locus Robotics Named "Top Robotics Company to Watch" in 2017

2017-03-23 14:30:06

Robotics Business Review Unveils Sixth Annual RBR50 List WILMINGTON, Mass., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Robotics today announced it has been named to the Robotics Business Review's 2017 RBR50. The RBR50 is an international compilation of 50 of the most innovative and noteworthy companies in the robotics industry, recognized for their


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Automate 2017 - Tompkins International Introduces Tompkins Robotics Featuring A New Unit And Parcel Sortation System

2017-03-23 14:30:06

Tompkins Robotics is introducing a new unmatched unit and parcel sortation system using independently controlled robots to execute material handling needs within a warehouse. Tompkins International introduces Tompkins Robotics, a new product offering. Tompkins Robotics has joined forces with Lab Z to introduce an innovative material handling


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Webinar: Hygienic machine design — Motors, conveyors, and more for automation setups for cleanliness and safety – April 25, 2017

2017-03-22 17:30:03

Join us for a free, live webinar on April 25th at 2pm EST.     In this webinar, OEMs and plant design engineers will learn about today’s standards and motion-component offerings for hygienic machine design — including enclosures and self-contained subsystems; motor morphologies including hub motors to streamline the physical


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