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Going green in powertrain and engine testing
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Testing aircraft subsystems is, by necessity, an exacting process. With crew and passenger safety resting on the outcome, no one would argue about the need for these tests to be reliable.  That’s also why historically there have been few complaints about the amount of time—and energy—these tests typically... Read More

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Integrated-motor market to expand by more than 40 percent in five years
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Integrated-motor suppliers offering this compact motor type with built-in electronics can look forward to a 40 percent increase in total market revenue by 2017, even though growth as a whole appears... Read More

Making the case for pneumatic pick-and-place
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In materials handling and assembly there are many ways to move an item from one location to another. Conveyors can only move objects in a fixed path, limiting their use in many manufacturing... Read More

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Self-assembling robots from MIT have simple design
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In 2011, when an MIT senior named John Romanishin proposed a new design for modular robots to his robotics professor, Daniela Rus, she said, “That can’t be done.”Two years later, Rus showed her... Read More

Safe motion modules, hygienic servos, fighting robots
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Kollmorgen demonstrated machine safety capabilities, and showed servo-controlled boxing robots, electric motorcycle, and Segway, all featuring Kollmorgen technologies, at Pack Expo 2013, Sept.... 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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