White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en Plastic Bearings Have Staying Power http://machinedesign.com/bearings/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, however...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/plastic-bearings-have-staying-power#comments Bearings White Papers Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:37:00 +0000 59491 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Heavy-Duty Gantry Alternatives http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 5 products recommended in this whitepaper are a small sample of the...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives#comments White Papers Motion Control Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:47:00 +0000 57721 at http://machinedesign.com Accelerating Linear Motion System Design http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn more about the pre-designed products that significantly reduce...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/accelerating-linear-motion-system-design-0#comments White Papers Linear Motion Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:39:00 +0000 57711 at http://machinedesign.com Track Designs and Alignment Methods for Various Applications http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/track-designs-and-alignment-methods-various-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Discover some of the designs and techniques that ensure...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/track-designs-and-alignment-methods-various-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/track-designs-and-alignment-methods-various-applications#comments White Papers Motion Control Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:22:00 +0000 57701 at http://machinedesign.com Electrical Noise and Sliding Electrical Contacts http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/electrical-noise-and-sliding-electrical-contacts <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Moog Components Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sliding electrical contacts found in instrument quality slip rings must reliably conduct signals onto or off of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/electrical-noise-and-sliding-electrical-contacts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/electrical-noise-and-sliding-electrical-contacts#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:08:00 +0000 66241 at http://machinedesign.com Photoelectric Sensors Handbook http://machinedesign.com/sensors/photoelectric-sensors-handbook <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Balluff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Photoelectric sensors include a wide variety of housings including exclusive miniature designs, tubular styles from 8mm through 30mm, and small, medium, and large block styles. 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