• Electric Drives & Controls Factory Training

    2015-08-25 12:36:19

    WHY IS ELECTRONIC DRIVES & CONTROLS TRAINING ESSENTIAL? When you spend all that money on a new piece of industrial equipment, you want to get the most out of it right? Bosch Rexroth USA and its authorized dealers offer a variety of training classes using practice-based methods and application-based teaching in four formats:

  • The Changing Role of Fluid Power Distributors

    2015-08-18 02:42:02

    In the past, traditional distribution was simply that as a provider of a transaction—buying and reselling components. But in recent years, distributors have become an extension of an... Pneumatic Tips The post The changing role of fluid power distributors appeared first on Design World.

  • Longest Endless Timing Belts Help Propel Hovercraft

    2015-08-12 22:42:25

    In two new hovercrafts, the British manufacturer Griffon Hoverwork relies on timing belts with carbon tensile from ContiTech Power Transmission Group. At 5,502 mm (216.6 in.) and 4,956 mm (195.1 in.), they are some of the longest endless polyurethane belts that have ever been produced. They drive the propellers and turbines of the giant

  • The Trillion Dollar Drone

    2015-08-12 22:46:41

    Drones will eventually be “as ubiquitous as pigeons”, London-based futurist Liam Young recently predicted. They will be used for a lot of different tasks. One overlooked drone application even has the potential to become a trillion dollar business. And to save the world.


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New Hybrid Unites Additive Manufacturing and Grinding

2015-07-13 10:45:24

A machine performing surface and profile grinding, along with milling and laser metal deposition, is believed to be the world’s first hybrid grinder.


3D Printing System Enables Fast, Large-Scale Production

2015-07-10 16:45:37

The Objet1000 Plus 3D Production System from Stratasys offers a build envelope measuring 1,000 × 800 × 500 mm (39" × 31" × 19"), plus accelerated speeds and simple postprocessing to reduce cost per part.


Video: New Customizable Consumer Car to Be Made Through Additive Manufacturing

2015-07-09 10:45:27

The sponsor of the upcoming Additive Manufacturing Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, has revealed the electric car that it will produce in this city.


Webinar: Reduce Costs, Streamline Production, Support Design Innovation with Custom Bearings

2015-06-26 17:42:08

Live webinar will be July 22, 2015 at 2p.m. Eastern.  In many applications, the selection of a standard bearing yields an appropriate outcome. But there are other instances in which the manufacturer is short-changed through the use of a standard bearing. Standard bearings almost always exceed the functional needs required by an application.


Green Label Organic Offers Triple Threat in T-Shirt Production

2015-06-26 18:15:28

A comfortable, 100 percent certified organic, Made in America T-shirt sounds like the stuff of dreams, right? {media_1} Not for the makers behind Green Label Organic (GLO), who say they are out to revolutionize the USA’s T-shirt market in favor of American workers and sustainable business operations. Spouses Rain and George Lipson began



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


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


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


ABB wins $52 million robots order to boost manufacturing flexibility at Ford’s newest China factory

2015-07-06 20:12:09

ABB robots to be installed at Changan Ford’s new Harbin-based auto factory as part of its Body-in-White (BIW) welding process ABB robots have been used successfully across Changan Ford's major automobile production facilities in China since 2007 Zurich, Switzerland, July 2, 2015 - ABB, the world's leading power and automation technology


FAA Approves Phoenix Arizona's First Complete Image Acquisition Drone Operation: HighGround Images, LLC

2015-07-06 20:12:09

The Federal Aviation Administration has just approved the commercial use of drones for Phoenix Arizona based HighGround Images, LLC. The approval covers a broad range of UAS aerial image acquisition including: motion picture and television, real estate, short range inspection, mapping and survey, agriculture, and search and rescue. Phoenix,


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