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Next generation: Robots that see
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Robotics and automated machines can use visual servo control for robotic guidance, enhancing motion control and improving product quality, while replacing traditional feedback systems. Every year robots become more integrated into our everyday lives and less like characters familiar only in science fiction movies.... Read More

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3D vision system performs rope wear analysis
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Three-dimensional (3D) imaging can verify rope and cable quality, measure pitch length and diameter of any section of the rope, and identify damage and type of wear on the rope surface, with accuracy... Read More

Step-motor-based systems stay competitive
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Stepper motion systems shine in many applications that require less than critical speed and position accuracy. Among the technology’s drawing points are no need for system tuning (versus servo-based... Read More

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Simulation software boosts machine productivity
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Armor increases machine productivity 20% by using simulation software to create improvements, rather than trial and error, which can waste time and product. With sales of 137 million Euros in 2011,... Read More

PC-based controls help packaging machines
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Packaging machines, as with mechanical engineering in general, are subject to increasingly higher customer requirements for higher speed, more flexibility, and competitive costs. Machine... Read More

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Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?
Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with improved computing technology and... Read More

Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016
Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016

The standard ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity. I barely... Read More

Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog
Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog

Microsoft, Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM, Google, Facebook, HP, Sony, and other "big... Read More

Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?
Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?

First of all, is everyone familiar with “B” level and “C” level machine safety standards? Secondly,... Read More

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