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Additive manufacturing: Disruption or evolution?
Additive manufacturing: Disruption or evolution?

Either way, 3D printing (additive manufacturing) needs controls and materials engineers and technologies to increase speed, quality, and material properties related to these rapidly advancing machines, so think again.Read More

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Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed
Your orthodontic appliance may have been 3D printed

Creating unique items to satisfy medical requirements is, arguably, one of the applications that additive manufacturing was created for.Read More

Is that light supposed to be blinking?
Is that light supposed to be blinking?

If finding an alarm on your HMI is like playing Where’s Waldo, you might want to reevaluate some of your operator display graphics. A process upset is no time to try and remember what a flashing... Read More

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Robotics sales reach record highs
Robotics sales reach record highs

The Robotics Industries Association (RIA) reported an increase in robotic company sales for the first half of 2013 thanks to strong sales in several non-automotive industries.Read More

Closing the loop to maintain precise hydrogen pressure
Closing the loop to maintain precise hydrogen pressure

Inside Machines: A programmable electro-hydraulic motion controller improved standard deviations of the discharge pressure distribution by about 70%, helping improve manufacturing productivity in an... Read More

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Isolation rings for eliminating clogging and pressure blocking
Isolation rings for eliminating clogging and pressure blocking

Winters Instruments' D81 series of isolation rings are designed to eliminate clogging and pressure... Read More

Incremental and absolute encoders
Incremental and absolute encoders

AutomationDirect's TRD-S series of 6mm solid shaft and TRD-SH series of 8mm hollow shaft... Read More

Vibration sensors designed for conditioning monitoring, maintenance systems
Vibration sensors designed for conditioning monitoring, maintenance systems

Hansford Sensors' HS-100 series is designed for use wit drives and rotating shafts such as those... Read More

Industrial UPS for critical systems
Industrial UPS for critical systems

Falcon Electric's SSG wide-temperature Industrial UPS models with Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries... Read More

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