White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by igus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plastic bearings are strong enough to outperform and outlast metal in countless applications. Uncover common misconceptions and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/white-papers/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power#comments Bearings White Papers Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:10:00 +0000 51261 at http://machinedesign.com Designing With Metal Bellows http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/designing-metal-bellows <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Sigma-Netics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Metal bellows have long been a key component in demanding sensing and sealing applications. In fact, they’ve become so familiar that many engineers now think...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/designing-metal-bellows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/pneumatics/designing-metal-bellows#comments White Papers Pneumatics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:32:00 +0000 51091 at http://machinedesign.com Helical Planetary Gearboxes: Understanding The Tradeoffs http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Neugart USA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The choice between helical and spur gears in planetary gearboxes may seem straightforward. Go with...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:12:00 +0000 49161 at http://machinedesign.com Lead Screws 101 - A Basic Guide to Implementing a Lead Screw Assembly for Any Design http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/lead-screws-101-basic-guide-implementing-lead-screw-assembly-any-design-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concepts discussed in this white paper cover the basics and provide a solid foundation to design a successful...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/lead-screws-101-basic-guide-implementing-lead-screw-assembly-any-design-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/lead-screws-101-basic-guide-implementing-lead-screw-assembly-any-design-0#comments White Papers Motion Control Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:40:00 +0000 51021 at http://machinedesign.com Navigating The Complexities of Motion Systems From Definition to Completion http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper will serve as a guide to understanding some of the basic motion control options from components to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion#comments White Papers Motion Control Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:24:00 +0000 51011 at http://machinedesign.com Stepper Motor Linear Actuators 101 http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Haydon Kerk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Converting rotary to linear motion can be accomplished by several mechanical means using a motor, rack and pinion, belt and pulley and other mechanical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101#comments White Papers Linear Motion Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:53:00 +0000 40571 at http://machinedesign.com 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. 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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