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Safety and control in collaborative robotics
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Robotics technology is moving at the speed of light, and the standards process is struggling to keep up. New types of collaborative robots can be safely implemented: Do a risk assessment, work with experienced suppliers, and get involved with standards development.Read More

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How to size servo motors: Advanced inertia calculations
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Inside Machines: To properly select the appropriate servo motor for a motion control application, find the inertia of the load being rotated. Applications where the center of rotation is on a... Read More

Machine vision boosts quality for mass-produced robotic workcells
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Inside Machines: Feedback from machine vision adjusts robotic movement and enhances manufacturing quality. Vision-guided robots have greater position accuracy, providing closed-loop control.Read More

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Robotics boost accuracy, flexibility for automated test machines
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Amber Precision Instruments augments speed and quality with 6-axis robot to replace a slow, inaccurate gantry motion subsystem. Setup time fell from 1 week to 1 day.Read More

My plant is running just fine
My plant is running just fine

Please don’t talk to me about technologies and work practices that can improve my plant performance. I can’t stand the idea of disrupting my current situation with anything new even if it is better.Read More

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Smart steering wheel for automotive, transportation applications
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Hoffmann+Krippner Inc.'s SensoFoil sensing technology can measure sensitivity in addition to... Read More

Surface motor series for food, wastewater, and pharmaceutical applications
Surface motor series for food, wastewater, and pharmaceutical applications

Nord Drivesystems' HM and HMT Smooth Surface Motor series are designed for applications such as... Read More

Wireless vibration and temperature sensor for machine monitoring
Wireless vibration and temperature sensor for machine monitoring

Banner Engineering's wireless vibration and temperature sensor is designed to monitor applications... Read More

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Flush mount switches for machinery, control cabinet engineering applications

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