Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en Trust but Verify: the Value of Acceptance Testing http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Kaydon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Acceptance testing helps designers choose the right bearings for applications with narrow performance windows. Since the engineering data in bearing catalogs is typically derived from calculations and based on...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/trust-verify-value-acceptance-testing#comments Bearings White Papers Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:54:00 +0000 50631 at http://machinedesign.com Metal Bellows for SEMI & UHV Applications http://machinedesign.com/technologies/metal-bellows-semi-uhv-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the heart of many of the machines used during the production of semiconductor chips, metal bellows play an essential role controlling pressure, vacuum or motion and helping control</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/metal-bellows-semi-uhv-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/metal-bellows-semi-uhv-applications#comments Technologies White Papers Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:51:00 +0000 40681 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Spur, Helical, Bevel, and Worm Gears? http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some basic types of gears and how they are different from each other. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears#comments What's the Difference Between... Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:20:00 +0000 50731 at http://machinedesign.com Medical Prototyping and Low-volume Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should I look for in a prototyping or low-volume manufacturer? How do you determine if a company in streamlined for quick-turn production? Do I need to find a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/medical-prototyping-and-low-volume-manufacturing#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Medical Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:20:00 +0000 50571 at http://machinedesign.com Precision Metal Bellows Used as Spring Replacements in Mechanical and Electrical Applications http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper, evaluates the use of an electroformed metal bellows as a replacement for a metal</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/springs/precision-metal-bellows-used-spring-replacements-mechanical-and-electrical-applications#comments White Papers Springs Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 35491 at http://machinedesign.com The Fundamentals of Ball Screws http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Kasberg, Nook Industries </div> <div class="field-deck"> Proper ball-screw selection involves a number of design and application considerations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Proper ball-screw selection involves a number of design and application considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0000 50641 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing "failed" metal bellows? Consider these reverse engineering guidelines. http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servometer's time saving reverse engineering guidelines have made finding replacement metal bellows components</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines#comments White Papers Metals Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0000 35511 at http://machinedesign.com Reduce Regulatory Delays by Formalizing Design Control Processes http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The medical device industry stands at the crossroads between innovation and increased regulation. The lack of formal Design History Files (DHF) and Device Master Records (DMR) is one of the most...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/reduce-regulatory-delays-formalizing-design-control-processes#comments Medical White Papers Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:06:00 +0000 50561 at http://machinedesign.com Ask the Experts: 3D Printing Tips and Techniques http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/ask-experts-3d-printing-tips-and-techniques <div class="node-body article-body">Robox CEO Chris Elsworthy offers his insights on how to get the most out of 3D printing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/ask-experts-3d-printing-tips-and-techniques" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/ask-experts-3d-printing-tips-and-techniques#comments 3D Printing Engineering Essentials Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:10:00 +0000 50551 at http://machinedesign.com Assisting an Aging Population: Designing Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the geriatric population on the rise, design engineers are challenged with designing responsive, noninvasive, user-friendly medical devices that cater to the needs of...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/assisting-aging-population-designing-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments Medical White Papers Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:34:00 +0000 50331 at http://machinedesign.com