Discrete Manufacturing - Machine Safety

Improving reliability with outsourced maintenance strategy

Plant maintenance is a highly skilled operation that requires considerable resources for unexpected... » more

Operational applications for monitoring plant assets

Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to...

Robotic safety: What you don't know

With robotic safety, what you don’t know CAN hurt you. Get what you need to know about robotic... » more

Polycarbonate enclosure for harsh operating conditions

Fibox's ARCA IEC is a polycarbonate enclosure designed as an enclosing alternative to steel, impact... » more

Designing for construction safety best practices

Designing for construction safety (DFCS), also known as prevention through design (PtD), is a... » more

Develop safety through security

Safety implications of security often end up overlooked and companies need to learn how to assess,... » more

Five positive impacts from the IIoT on manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has impacted manufacturing in areas such as predictive... » more

Estimate how safety pays a company

OSHA's "$afety Pays" program is designed to help employers assess the impact of injuries and... » more

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Advanced strain sensors for multi-axis, load measurements

The Micro-Measurements brand of Vishay Precision Group's S5060 series is a line of Transducer Class multi-grid advanced strain sensors are designed for robotics, factory automation, machinery, and materials testing applications. » more

Mechatronic drive unit

Lenze's Smart Gear g350 is a compact mechatronic drive unit that combines a gearbox, motor, electronics and software tailored specifically to horizontal material flow tasks.

Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in line with any drivetrain or test bed using either a spline or keyway shaft.

Rotary position sensor series for harsh, critical applications

TT Electronics' PHS family of rotary position sensors are designed to provide precision sensing in harsh environments and in critical applications. » more

Polycarbonate enclosure for harsh operating conditions

Fibox's ARCA IEC is a polycarbonate enclosure designed as an enclosing alternative to steel, impact resistant polycarbonate and can be used in harsh operating conditions. » 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

Overview

Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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