White Papers http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8205/more en 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. 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Injection Mold Tooling is</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/injection-molding-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-injection-molding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/injection-molding-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-injection-molding#comments CAD White Papers Metals Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:29:00 +0000 38991 at http://machinedesign.com Rapid Manufacturing SLS® Design Guide--Applications and Technologies of Selective Laser Sintering http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Quickparts Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Selective Laser Sintering (SLS®) is the rapid prototyping technology of choice for a range of functional prototype applications, including</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/rapid-manufacturing-sls-design-guide-applications-and-technologies-selective-laser-sintering#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:24:00 +0000 38981 at http://machinedesign.com Guide to Prototyping Die-Cast Parts--Applications and Technologies of Die-Cast Prototyping http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Quickparts Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Die-casting is a very popular manufacturing method. It can create components with the strength required for structural applications and with the surface finish required for aesthetic applications</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/guide-prototyping-die-cast-parts-applications-and-technologies-die-cast-prototyping#comments 3D Printing CAD White Papers Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 38971 at http://machinedesign.com Blower Application Basics http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/blower-application-basics <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fans and blowers provide an efficient and cost-effective means for generating continuous or intermittent airflow, and they’re used for everything from cooling, ventilation, and</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/blower-application-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/blower-application-basics#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:13:00 +0000 38411 at http://machinedesign.com The Challenges and Benefits of Embedded Electronics in Linear Position Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/challenges-and-benefits-embedded-electronics-linear-position-sensors <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/challenges-and-benefits-embedded-electronics-linear-position-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/challenges-and-benefits-embedded-electronics-linear-position-sensors#comments White Papers Sensors Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:45:00 +0000 38371 at http://machinedesign.com Simplify designs with 4-point contact ball bearings http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Kaydon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A four-point contact ball bearing has a unique ball path geometry that enables it to handle radial, thrust and moment loads simultaneously. This makes a second bearing unnecessary, simplifying designs </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/simplify-designs-4-point-contact-ball-bearings#comments Bearings White Papers Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:03:00 +0000 38261 at http://machinedesign.com Case Study: Modular Workcells Improve Lean Assembly Processes http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/case-study-modular-workcells-improve-lean-assembly-processes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bosch Rexroth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To help a manufacturer of security cameras improve throughput and flexibility without incurring increased manufacturing costs, lean principles were applied to create state-of-the-art workcells using components from</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/case-study-modular-workcells-improve-lean-assembly-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/case-study-modular-workcells-improve-lean-assembly-processes#comments Manufacturing Equipment White Papers Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:50:00 +0000 38091 at http://machinedesign.com How LOSTPED Can Help With Sizing and Selecting Linear Motion Systems http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/how-lostped-can-help-sizing-and-selecting-linear-motion-systems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bosch Rexroth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A common mistake that engineers and designers make when sizing and selecting linear motion systems is to overlook critical application requirements in the final system. 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