Suspension http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/7658/more en Shock absorbers for glass-molding machines http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-absorbers-glass-molding-machines <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shock absorbers for glass-molding machines</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-absorbers-glass-molding-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-absorbers-glass-molding-machines#comments 2011-11-03 Mechanical Scanning the Field Suspension Technologies What's Inside? Mechanical Drives Archive Thu, 03 Nov 2011 23:16:31 +0000 11459 at http://machinedesign.com Antivibration mounts meet military needs http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Antivibration mounts meet military needs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/antivibration-mounts-meet-military-needs#comments 2010-09-23 Dampers Mechanical Scanning the Field Shock Absorbers Suspension Technologies What's Inside? Mechanical Drives Springs Archive Fri, 24 Sep 2010 03:26:28 +0000 10740 at http://machinedesign.com Machined springs - Helical Products Co. Inc. http://machinedesign.com/archive/machined-springs-helical-products-co-inc-0 <div class="field-byline"> Denise Greco </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customized machined springs let designers integrate multiple features into one piece. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/machined-springs-helical-products-co-inc-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/machined-springs-helical-products-co-inc-0#comments 2010-08-26 Mechanical Springs New Products Products & Reviews Products Springs Archive Fri, 27 Aug 2010 04:18:15 +0000 17750 at http://machinedesign.com Color-Coded Composite Springs from Lee Spring http://machinedesign.com/technologies/color-coded-composite-springs-lee-spring <div class="field-byline"> Stephen J. Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Color-coded composite springs from Lee Spring </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/color-coded-composite-springs-lee-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/color-coded-composite-springs-lee-spring#comments 2010-03-04 Mechanical Scanning the Field Suspension Technologies What's Inside? Mechanical Drives Archive Wed, 03 Mar 2010 02:01:46 +0000 10209 at http://machinedesign.com Vibration Isolators Protect Electronics at Low Frequencies http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibration-isolators-protect-electronics-low-frequencies <div class="field-byline"> Jim McMahon </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>All-mechanical systems shield delicate electronics from low-frequency vibrations and require less space, investment, and maintenance.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Negative-stiffness vibration isolators outperform pneumatic systems, especially at low frequencies, with a fully mechanical system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibration-isolators-protect-electronics-low-frequencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/vibration-isolators-protect-electronics-low-frequencies#comments 2009-05-07 Features Mechanical Suspension Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Wed, 06 May 2009 21:46:06 +0000 9794 at http://machinedesign.com Shock and vibration isolation http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-and-vibration-isolation <div class="node-body video-body"><p>Greg Herman <span style="color: #004b72">and Joe Amshoff discuss shock </span>absorbers and vibration isolators with Ken Korane from MACHINE DESIGN. <em>6:40</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-and-vibration-isolation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/shock-and-vibration-isolation#comments Mechanical Shock Absorbers Suspension Technologies Mechanical Drives Wed, 11 Feb 2009 03:07:34 +0000 18974 at http://machinedesign.com A Better Way to Damp Machine Vibrations http://machinedesign.com/archive/better-way-damp-machine-vibrations <div class="field-byline"> Eugene I. Rivin </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Constant-natural frequency isolators outperform conventional mounts and cost less than active damping systems.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most commercial vibration isolators have much lower horizontal stiffness than vertical stiffness.  Constant-natural frequency isolators cost less than active damping systems and outperform conventional mounts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/better-way-damp-machine-vibrations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/better-way-damp-machine-vibrations#comments 2008-11-20 Features Mechanical Suspension Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Sun, 23 Nov 2008 03:19:52 +0000 9448 at http://machinedesign.com Shaking up vibration models http://machinedesign.com/archive/shaking-vibration-models-0 <div class="field-deck"> <p>Here’s a better way to look at vibrationisolation systems.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The idea is simple: Protect sensitive objects from vibration. An object, modeled as a solid block, sits on a low-stiffness vibration isolator that, in turn, mounts on the vibrating support surface.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/shaking-vibration-models-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/shaking-vibration-models-0#comments 2008-11-06 Features Mechanical Suspension Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Sun, 23 Nov 2008 02:00:10 +0000 9443 at http://machinedesign.com Scanning for ideas: Damper steadies wind turbines http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-damper-steadies-wind-turbines <div class="field-byline"> MD Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>A company building relatively low-cost, steel-tube towers for wind turbines was able to lower the price of construction by 30%, but was having difficulty with large, transient wind loads shaking the structure.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A company building relatively low-cost, steel-tube towers for wind turbines was able to lower the price of construction by 30%, but was having difficulty with large, transient wind loads shaking the structure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-damper-steadies-wind-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/archive/scanning-ideas-damper-steadies-wind-turbines#comments 2007-11-21 Features Mechanical Power Generation Suspension Technologies Energy Mechanical Drives Archive Wed, 21 Nov 2007 18:30:00 +0000 9318 at http://machinedesign.com Universal joints http://machinedesign.com/technologies/universal-joints <div class="field-deck"> <p>Universal joints, including needle roller U-joints with sealed bearings, meet DIN 808-W and have little backlash.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Universal joints, including needle roller U-joints with sealed bearings, meet DIN 808-W and have little backlash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/universal-joints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/universal-joints#comments 2007-10-25 Mechanical Suspension Technologies Mechanical Drives Archive Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:30:00 +0000 7261 at http://machinedesign.com