Design FAQs http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8200/more en Stainless Steel http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Eagle Stainless </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's much to consider when choosing the right valve for your next application</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel#comments Design FAQs Metals Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:35:00 +0000 23891 at http://machinedesign.com Flexible Bellows Couplings http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What does a flexible bellows coupling do? Is fatigue failure a concern with the applications this product is used for? What are some of the applications this type of product has been used in? What are some of the misalignments, and torques a bellows coupling can compensate for? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:10:00 +0000 47731 at http://machinedesign.com Choices in servomotion control and drive systems for machine builders http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by AMK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are some older servomotion control and drive-system choices? What do manufacturers of servomotion control and drive systems offer machine designers today? Get the answers to these questions and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:14:00 +0000 34351 at http://machinedesign.com Closed-Loop Steppers http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/closed-loop-steppers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by ElectroCraft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturers apply the term “closed-loop stepper” to a wide array of controls. 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Are there rules...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/deploying-ethernet-industrial-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/deploying-ethernet-industrial-environment#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Thu, 10 Dec 2015 22:30:00 +0000 53821 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Smart Sensors for Detection and Ranging http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-smart-sensors-detection-and-ranging <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Leddar Tech </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DETECTION AND RANGING (DAR) sensors detect incoming missiles, vehicles in your car’s blind spot, liquid levels on a filling line, and more. Paired with integrated circuits that...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-smart-sensors-detection-and-ranging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-smart-sensors-detection-and-ranging#comments Design FAQs Sensors Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:25:00 +0000 53641 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Thermal Actuators http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/faqs-thermal-actuators <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by ThermOmegaTech </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can one describe a thermal actuator and how does it function? What are the operating condition...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/faqs-thermal-actuators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/faqs-thermal-actuators#comments Design FAQs Controllers Motion Control Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:08:00 +0000 53511 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Direct Metal Laser Sintering http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/faqs-direct-metal-laser-sintering <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) and where does it fit in additive manufacturing? Are there any design guidelines to know when...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/faqs-direct-metal-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/faqs-direct-metal-laser-sintering#comments 3D Printing Design FAQs Materials Metals Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:54:00 +0000 53491 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Medical Applications of Stepper Motors http://machinedesign.com/medical/faqs-medical-applications-stepper-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lin Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why are stepper motors ideal for medical applications? What are common medical applications? How can one improve on...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/faqs-medical-applications-stepper-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/faqs-medical-applications-stepper-motors#comments Design FAQs Medical Motors/Drives Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:10:00 +0000 52761 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Inductive Proximity Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-inductive-proximity-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Turck </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How does an inductive proximity sensor work? What applications would work well with this...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-inductive-proximity-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-inductive-proximity-sensors#comments Design FAQs Sensors Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:35:00 +0000 52721 at http://machinedesign.com