Discrete Manufacturing - Robotics

Collaborative robots in the laboratory

Collaborative robots' accuracy and efficiency make them a likely staple for life science research... » more

The impact of robotics technology on urbanization

Robotics technology is forecast to be deployed across multiple applications for infrastructure... » more

Robot use in logistics and transportation industries expected to grow

Robots are designed to provide safety, efficiency and accuracy to logistics companies and the... » more

The importance of cybersecurity in industrial robots

For end users of industrial robots, cybersecurity needs to be a business priority in order to... » more

Vision-guided robotics for pick-and-place applications

In order for vision-guided robots (VGR) to perform properly and efficiently, a machine vision... » more

Giving robots a sense of touch

Researchers at MIT are using GelSight, a sensor technology that is designed to use physical contact... » more

Robot for coating, painting applications

Yaskawa's six-axis MPX3500 robot is designed for painting and coating applications including... » more

Manufacturing industries are becoming more automated and efficient

Automation and artificial intelligence, are being used to make manufacturing, transportation, and... » more

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Extensometer for industrial and equipment safety applications

Vishay Precision Group's Model 182 extensometer is a strain gage-based force sensor that is designed for industrial, EN15000 and EN280 compliant off-highway vehicle and equipment safety applications. » more

Compact linear displacement sensor

Lord Corporation's LS-LVDT series compact linear displacement sensor is designed for use with signal conditioners. » more

Motor design module for magnetic performance simulations

Motor Design Ltd.'s motor-CAD EMag module is a comprehensive set of software solutions for designing electric motors with an FEA solver optimized to provide fast results.  » more

Motor series for positioning and velocity control

Celera Motion's Agility series of slotless motors are suited for scanning, pointing, measuring, and cutting applications that demand velocity control and accurate positioning.  » more

Permanent magnet motor with integrated speed control electronics

CI Takiron's family of 12 mm OD micro slotless brushless permanent magnet (PM) motors have integrated speed control electronics and can be used in a wide range of applications such as battery-operated handheld power tools,... » 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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