Basics of Design http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/16801/more en Basics of Thermal Expansion http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-thermal-expansion <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most materials contract when they are cooled and expand as they are heated, but how much will this affect</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-thermal-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-thermal-expansion#comments Basics of Design Materials Motion Control Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:04:00 +0000 70021 at http://machinedesign.com Basics Of Electric Heaters http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/basics-electric-heaters-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Backer Hotwatt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about types of electric heaters, heat transfer and losses, basic heat equations and specific applications as well as... </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/basics-electric-heaters-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/basics-electric-heaters-0#comments Basics of Design Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:54:00 +0000 56581 at http://machinedesign.com The Dynamic Technology Behind Rotary Splines http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/dynamic-technology-behind-rotary-splines <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A wide variety of automation, medical, and laboratory applications require a system that is compact, accurate, and long lasting—even in</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/dynamic-technology-behind-rotary-splines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/basics-design/dynamic-technology-behind-rotary-splines#comments Basics of Design Motion Control Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:14:00 +0000 70281 at http://machinedesign.com Ball Splines Eliminate Backlash http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/ball-splines-eliminate-backlash <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corp </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ball splines are special motion control elements, which can transmit or resist torque and linear motion simultaneously.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/ball-splines-eliminate-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/ball-splines-eliminate-backlash#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:04:00 +0000 51811 at http://machinedesign.com The Basics of Industrial Connectivity http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Altech Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity#comments Basics of Design Defense Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Medical Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:43:00 +0000 37171 at http://machinedesign.com The Basics of Miniature Slide Guides http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-miniature-slide-guides <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Slide guides, also known as linear guides, are precise, linear bearings that use rolling elements, either balls or rollers, moving along two raceways to...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-miniature-slide-guides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-miniature-slide-guides#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:25:00 +0000 66671 at http://machinedesign.com Calculating the Hidden Loads in Fasteners Near Edges http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-hidden-loads-fasteners-near-edges <div class="node-body article-body">Fasteners installed near the ends or edges of load-carrying members often have hidden loads greater than the actual applied load.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-hidden-loads-fasteners-near-edges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/calculating-hidden-loads-fasteners-near-edges#comments Basics of Design Fasteners Wed, 06 Jul 2016 20:54:00 +0000 64221 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of Designing Machine Vision into OEM Equipment http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/basics-designing-machine-vision-oem-equipment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/06/cognex-200.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 19px; float: right;" />Here we outline how machine-design engineers&nbsp;can integrate machine-vision software, vision&nbsp;sensors, smart cameras, image-based barcode&nbsp;readers, and OEM vision into machines, devices,&nbsp;and other capital equipment.</p></div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/basics-designing-machine-vision-oem-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/basics-designing-machine-vision-oem-equipment#comments Basics of Design Manufacturing Equipment Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:30:00 +0000 49381 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of High-Load Capacity Slide Products http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-high-load-capacity-slide-products <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When designing industrial automation equipment for high load capacities, it is essential to understand some of the key features and benefits available from...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-high-load-capacity-slide-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/basics-high-load-capacity-slide-products#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:01:00 +0000 63041 at http://machinedesign.com Basics of Touchless Rotary Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/basics-touchless-rotary-sensors-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Novotechnik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Other noncontact magnetism-based sensors go beyond potentiometric sensors using resistance-based track-and-wiper techniques. However, they still require...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/basics-touchless-rotary-sensors-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/basics-touchless-rotary-sensors-0#comments Basics of Design Sensors Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:27:00 +0000 59311 at http://machinedesign.com