Discrete Manufacturing

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Discrete Manufacturing June 20, 2021

Smart manufacturing model production lifecycle benefits

MESA International is developing a smart manufacturing model that will provide specific recommendations on how people can be smart in their manufacturing endeavors.

By John Clemons
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Business of Engineering June 17, 2021

How Southeast Asia is helping lead a manufacturing expansion

Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam are expected to see their overall economies expand next year compared with levels prior to the COVID-19 outbreak according to a report by Interact Analysis.

By Adrian Lloyd
Courtesy: Autotech Controls
Sensors, Vision June 22, 2021

Industry standard Size 25 encoder reference website, push-button programmable encoders

An encoder part number reference website deciphers more than 200,000 size-25 encoder combinations, gives descriptions and replacement options with next-day delivery for orders placed by 6 p.m. CST; 10 two-button-programmable encoders are said to cover all combinations.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions
Process Safety June 1, 2021

Entry management portal reduces risks for workers

Entry management at industrial sites and facilities needs to be a proactive part for manufacturers for companies vulnerable to a COVID-19 outbreak or any other infectious disease.

By Nisha Lathif
The new test facility at Sulzer’s Pasadena Service Center is part of a program of continued investment to better serve users of large ac and dc motors. Courtesy: Sulzer
Motors, Drives June 10, 2021

Extra-large capacity high-voltage motor test center launched

The test facility at Sulzer’s Pasadena Service Center in Houston is part of a program of continued investment to better serve users of large ac and dc motors.

By Sulzer
Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Discrete Manufacturing June 11, 2021

Visualizing cement hydration on a molecular level

Imaging technique could enable new pathways for reducing concrete’s hefty carbon footprint, as well as 3D printing concrete.

By Becky Ham
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Robotics June 14, 2021

Keeping robot programming simple

As companies look to diversify to help improve sustainability, robot programming that is simple enough to be refigured to any kind of manufacturing environment is critical

By Nigel Smith