Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en Problems VFD’s cause and cable types that help solve them http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/problems-vfd-s-cause-and-cable-types-help-solve-them <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SAB North America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any machine that uses a VFD is subject to the effects of the drive’s chopped DC square-wave output signals. 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What if the pressure exceeds the pump rated value?<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-motor-free-piston-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-motor-free-piston-pumps#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 06 May 2015 17:29:00 +0000 39701 at http://machinedesign.com Trends of Engineering System Evolution http://machinedesign.com/learning-resources/trends-engineering-system-evolution <div class="node-body article-body">Nothing about product development is an exact science. Like many other engineering tools you use in your day-to-day work, the concept of Trends of Engineering System Evolution can give you better insights and point you in directions that may prove beneficial.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/learning-resources/trends-engineering-system-evolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/learning-resources/trends-engineering-system-evolution#comments Learning Resources Tue, 05 May 2015 19:03:00 +0000 48591 at http://machinedesign.com DC Motor Selection for Dynamic Motion Control Applications http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dc-motor-selection-dynamic-motion-control-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Finding the right motor is one of the core elements in the selection of dynamic drive components. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dc-motor-selection-dynamic-motion-control-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dc-motor-selection-dynamic-motion-control-applications#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 05 May 2015 15:34:00 +0000 48581 at http://machinedesign.com Optimized System Design using Dynamic Drives http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/optimized-system-design-using-dynamic-drives <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are two basic requirements that state-of-the-art machines, systems and devices must meet in order to succeed in the market:</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/optimized-system-design-using-dynamic-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/optimized-system-design-using-dynamic-drives#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 05 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 48571 at http://machinedesign.com Service Robots Use Flat Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/service-robots-use-flat-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Service robots being designed for the disabled must be reliable, safe, and easy to use. Having the right motion system components is essential for...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/service-robots-use-flat-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/service-robots-use-flat-motors#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 05 May 2015 15:20:00 +0000 48561 at http://machinedesign.com Embedded Electronics in Harsh Environments http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From steel mills to injection molding to advanced aerospace indus¬tries, manufacturers rely on precise linear measurement and control to ensure the</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/embedded-electronics-harsh-environments#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 16:45:00 +0000 38371 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Position Sensors for Safety Functions and Hazardous Areas http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting the best product for operating in hazardous areas and safety related applications can be challenging. Hazardous areas include locations where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, vapors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-safety-functions-and-hazardous-areas#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 16:43:00 +0000 40791 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing Linear Encoders with Magnetostrictive Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear encoders are used in numerous applications to provide feedback for motion control. There are numerous technologies for producing a linear...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/replacing-linear-encoders-magnetostrictive-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Mon, 04 May 2015 15:35:00 +0000 39941 at http://machinedesign.com Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. Technical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/improving-medical-devices-force-sensing-technology#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 01 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at http://machinedesign.com