Discrete Manufacturing - Mechatronics

Top 5 Control Engineering articles September 19-25: Level instruments, piezoelectric measuring, PID control, more

Articles about level instruments for applications, piezoelectric measuring, PID control and loop... » more

Health and safety checks for engineering, manufacturing

Health and safety checks in engineering and manufacturing workplaces are paramount and companies... » more

Advice on implementing and controlling VFDs for large boiler motors

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) have become ubiquitous in manufacturing, and there are many... » more

Camera series with high-speed color imaging

Teledyne Dalsa has added multi-line color CMOS time delay and integration (TDI) cameras to their... » more

Technical college opens manufacturing innovation center

Greenville Technical College (GTC) has opened the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation... » more

Evaluation electronic system for high-precision measuring machines

Heidenhain's Quadra-Chek 3000 evaluation electronics system is designed as a complement for... » more

Torque motor designed for direct drive applications

ETEL's TMB+ is a torque motor that has been redefined to increase its overall torque, size... » more

Torque positioning hinges for small doors and panels

Southco's ST constant torque positioning hinges have added an embedded hinge that is designed to... » more

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Camera series with high-speed color imaging

Teledyne Dalsa has added multi-line color CMOS time delay and integration (TDI) cameras to their Piranha XL family and the 8k and 16k models are designed to deliver sensitivity for color imaging using 4 rows per RGB channel for... » more

Evaluation electronic system for high-precision measuring machines

Heidenhain's Quadra-Chek 3000 evaluation electronics system is designed as a complement for high-precision measuring machines and is operated via its capacitive touch screen that is suitable for multi-touch and gesturing. » more

Torque motor designed for direct drive applications

ETEL's TMB+ is a torque motor that has been redefined to increase its overall torque, size selection, and winding options and is designed for direct drive applications. » more

Torque positioning hinges for small doors and panels

Southco's ST constant torque positioning hinges have added an embedded hinge that is designed to provide precise positioning of smaller doors and panels that require increased torque.  » more

Control solution for CNC milling machines

NUMmill is designed for CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters and offers a suite of canned cycles, ranging from simple center drilling, boring and threading to pocket cycles and complex profile milling... » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series

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Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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Poll of the Week

Human-machine interface (HMI) data concentrators (September issue) can:
Provide local information and operation
Secure information
Provide sustainability and availability
Allow for local data manipulation
Store a superset of data locally
Forward consolidated data to the cloud
All of these
None of these


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