White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en Ten Things Impacting Connector Selection — Plus information about Environmental Sealing and Hermetic Sealing http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The right connector can make your device smaller, lighter, and easier for the user to handle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/ten-things-impacting-connector-selection-plus-information-about-environ#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:06:00 +0000 35411 at http://machinedesign.com Managing Risk in Medical Connectors http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FDA has implemented a challenging new standard that affects all medical device manufacturers in the United States. This article</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/managing-risk-medical-connectors#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:53:00 +0000 35401 at http://machinedesign.com Design Considerations to Meet the Urgent Demand for Miniaturization of Electronics in Military Applications http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fischer Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Military organizations throughout the world are working hard to lighten the load that soldiers carry into battle, and are looking at connector</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/design-considerations-meet-urgent-demand-miniaturization-electronics-mi#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:47:00 +0000 35391 at http://machinedesign.com NFPA 79 2015 ELECTRICAL STANDARD FOR INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NFPA 79 is the U.S. Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery and is referenced by the National Electrical Code under Article 670. NFPA 79 encompasses all of the machines’ electrical and electronic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 47631 at http://machinedesign.com Protecting Cables from Oil Damage http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many things can affect the life and performance of electrical cables, oil is one of the most damaging. Used as a coolant and lubricant in many industrial and infrastructure settings, oil can inflict molecular</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:28:00 +0000 47621 at http://machinedesign.com Connectors Lower Wiring Costs http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The assumption that hardwiring will minimize wire installation costs turns out to be wrong. If you design or build industrial machines, you probably know all about hardwiring. It remains the most common way to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:40:00 +0000 47611 at http://machinedesign.com When to choose a color vision system for your application http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-1 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Imagine only seeing the world in grayscale. So much would be hidden from view. Color opens our eyes to a world of detail. In machine vision technology detail is critical. Color imaging provides key information that </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/when-choose-color-vision-system-your-application-1#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:44:00 +0000 47271 at http://machinedesign.com Using Vision Systems for Robot Guidance http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-1 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you combine the brains of machine vision with robot muscle, you unleash a formidable manufacturing system that delivers extreme precision, dramatically increases throughput, and ensures seamless </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/using-vision-systems-robot-guidance-1#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:33:00 +0000 47261 at http://machinedesign.com Let’s talk symbology: A guide to decoding barcodes http://machinedesign.com/sensors/let-s-talk-symbology-guide-decoding-barcodes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We can hardly imagine a world without barcodes. Available in various guises, barcodes continue to benefit industries that manufacture, buy, sell and distribute products. They help collect data faster and more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/let-s-talk-symbology-guide-decoding-barcodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/let-s-talk-symbology-guide-decoding-barcodes#comments White Papers Sensors Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:20:00 +0000 47251 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 Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at http://machinedesign.com