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
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.
Postcards from Pack Expo 2016
More than 50,000 attendees inside McCormick Place in Chicago prowled through several acres of the latest in packaging equipment, featuring everything from pallet packers to cracker stackers.
Hall Sensor Measures 360 Deg. of Rotation 1
Engineers who want to measure and control rotating antennas, fluid flow direction, or a robotic arm joint can now use a Two-Pi hallpot angle sensor from Elweco Inc.
What’s the Difference between ASTM Rubber Types and Classes?
Material experts at the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) have codified the type and class designations for rubber in its standard, ASTM D 2000. The type designation, a single alphanumeric consisting of...
Over 20 Years of Rinspeed Innovation: A Gallery of Swiss Concept Cars 1
Frank Rinderknecht started in the automotive business back in 1977 importing sunroofs into Switzerland and converting cars to handicapped-accessible vehicles for drivers with disabilities.
Controlling Water Hammer and Hydraulic Shocks with Passive Control
A simpler, passive method of controlling pressure transients in hydraulic sustems can be accomplished using line restrictors.
Wireless, Energy-Harvesting Switches Transmit Data More Than 900 ft.
Wireless AFIS rocker and snap switches can harvest the energy needed to send a radio message containing all user data via an antenna.
Interview: Paving the Way to an IoT World
To get an idea of how IoT is growing within the U.S. and around the world, Machine Design talked with Parker Hannifin’s Marissa K. Tucker.
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Use Existing Data to Optimize IIoT Sensor Deployment By Marcia Elaine Walker and Bill Roberts Use Existing Data to Optimize IIoT Sensor Deployment Read Now

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