Stephen Mraz

Stephen
Mraz
Senior Editor,
Machine Design

Steve serves as Senior Editor of Machine Design.  He has 23 years of service and has a B.S. Biomedical Engineering from Steve was a Flight officer in the U.S. Navy. He is currently responsible for areas such as aerospace and medical.

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Articles
5 Common Types of Gear Tolerances 2
Gears are the most rugged type of mechanical drive. They transmit power at up to 98% efficiencies and have long service lives. That’s why gears rather than belts or chains...
High-Speed Motor and Encoder Pair Has Resolutions Down to 1.25 µm
Two new direct-drive linear motors in Moticont's SDLM line feature a linear optical quadrature encoder to enhance accuracy.
Electric motor
The Market Outlook for Motors and Drives through 2022
The market for servo motors and drives is expected to grow from $10.26 billion in 2015 to $15.92 billion by 2022.
What are the Differences Between Linear Accelerators, Cyclotrons, and Synchrotrons? 1
Linear accelerators (also called linacs), cyclotrons, and synchrotrons are some of the most complex and expensive tools ever built. In general, their purpose is to accelerate...
Eliminating Condensation for a Safer, Cleaner Workplace
Condensation and electricity are a potentially deadly mix because moisture increases the dangers of electric shock. Condensation can also...
Concept Cars for 2017, Part 2
Automakers roll out concept vehicles that include coupes, SUVs, and crossover trucks, as well as hybrids and all-electric offerings, revealing what they might be selling over the next decade.
Concept Cars for 2017, Part 1
Automakers are rolling out concept vehicles that include coupes, SUVs, and crossover trucks, as well as hybrids and all-electric offerings, revealing what they might be selling over the next decade.
Gaskets
Gasket Glossary, Vol. 1 (A through D)
Questions about a term that has something to do with gaskets? Get a concise definition here.
Gaskets
Gasket Glossary, Vol. 2 (E through L)
Questions about a term that has something to do with gaskets? Get a concise definition here.
Gaskets
Gasket Glossary, Vol. 3 (M through P)
Questions about a term that has something to do with gaskets? Get a concise definition here.
Gaskets
Gasket Glossary, Vol. 4 (R through Z)
Questions about a term that has something to do with gaskets? Get a concise definition here.
Interview: Will the IoT Revolutionize Motion Control?
Machine Design talks with Daniel Repp, business development manager for Lenze Americas, about how the IoT will affect the motion-control industry.
Digital Direct Drive Valves Upgrade Industrial Machinery
Direct drive valves developed by Moog help digitally solve motion-control issues in equipment for the pulp, paper, and sawmill industries.
Two-Speed Gearbox Provides High Speed and High Torque
Engineers at Stober have designed and built the PS Two-Speed gear box to quickly and efficiently carve complex parts out of modern metals.
Flexible Conveyor Handles Tight Turns and Inclines 1
The SmartFlex conveyor from Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., brings added design and layout flexibility.
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