Manufacturing Equipment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8211/more en Swiss Turning and Laser Cutting on One Machine http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/swiss-turning-and-laser-cutting-one-machine <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's possible to perform Swiss-turning and laser-cutting operations without switching machines when using the SS207-5AX LaserSwiss.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/swiss-turning-and-laser-cutting-one-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/swiss-turning-and-laser-cutting-one-machine#comments Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:33:00 +0000 69561 at http://machinedesign.com Cable Meets Oil- and Abrasion-Resistant Industrial Machine Needs http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/cable-meets-oil-and-abrasion-resistant-industrial-machine-needs <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ÖLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable is built for tough environments thanks to its polyurethane sheath and its resistance to a range of chemical media.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/cable-meets-oil-and-abrasion-resistant-industrial-machine-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/cable-meets-oil-and-abrasion-resistant-industrial-machine-needs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:20:00 +0000 69521 at http://machinedesign.com Addressing Challenges of Fleetwide Monitoring http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/addressing-challenges-fleetwide-monitoring <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Download the white paper to read about the challenges maintenance managers face with...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/addressing-challenges-fleetwide-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/addressing-challenges-fleetwide-monitoring#comments Manufacturing Equipment White Papers Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:28:00 +0000 62701 at http://machinedesign.com 10 Things to Consider Before Automating a Facility http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility <div class="field-byline"> Patrick O’Rahilly, Founder/CEO of FactoryFix.com </div> <div class="field-deck"> From the scope to deliverables, take these steps to make sure you’re working with the right company to integrate automation into a facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Investing in custom automation equipment is an intimidating process. As part of the engineering team, there are several things you need to consider before automating. Custom automation projects are a team effort...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/10-things-consider-automating-facility#comments Contributing Technical Experts Manufacturing Equipment CAD Robotics Motion Control Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:55:00 +0000 68781 at http://machinedesign.com Overconstraint: The Hidden Killer http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/overconstraint-hidden-killer <div class="node-body article-body">When bearings in overconstrained rotating elements, be it a door hinge or complex crankshaft, become misaligned, it can lead to fatigue failure or excessive loading.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/overconstraint-hidden-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/overconstraint-hidden-killer#comments Automotive Bearings Manufacturing Equipment Linear Motion Motors/Drives Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:35:00 +0000 68321 at http://machinedesign.com Comparing Electric Rod Actuators and Hydraulic Cylinders http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/comparing-electric-rod-actuators-and-hydraulic-cylinders <div class="field-byline"> Aaron Dietrich, Tolomatic, Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here’s a look at the pros and cons of these two predominant forms of motion control. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at the pros and cons of these two predominant forms of motion control.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/comparing-electric-rod-actuators-and-hydraulic-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/comparing-electric-rod-actuators-and-hydraulic-cylinders#comments Manufacturing Equipment Hydraulics Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:56:00 +0000 68181 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (12/6-12/13) http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/machine-designs-products-week-126-1213 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This product round up includes a linear rod actuator, fastening components, and 6 packaging machines and conveyors from the PACK Expo, which took place in Chicago last month. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/machine-designs-products-week-126-1213" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/machine-designs-products-week-126-1213#comments Products Manufacturing Equipment Linear Motion Gallery Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:46:00 +0000 68131 at http://machinedesign.com Data Drives the Industrial IoT http://machinedesign.com/iot/data-drives-industrial-iot <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Data, networking, and edge computing are at the heart of the components trends rippling through the IIoT. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Data, networking, and edge computing are at the heart of the components trends rippling through the IIoT. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/data-drives-industrial-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/data-drives-industrial-iot#comments Manufacturing Equipment Embedded IoT Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:11:00 +0000 67951 at http://machinedesign.com Innovation Highlights from the Rockwell Automation Fair 2016 http://machinedesign.com/iot/innovation-highlights-rockwell-automation-fair-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>As in previous years, Rockwell Automation continues to push forward innovation at its annual Automation Fair event. For 2016, the fair took place in Atlanta and hosted more than 150 companies and in excess of 10,000 attendees. </p> </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/innovation-highlights-rockwell-automation-fair-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/innovation-highlights-rockwell-automation-fair-2016#comments Manufacturing Equipment IoT Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:39:00 +0000 67791 at http://machinedesign.com Engineering Lessons From The Dark Side http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/engineering-lessons-dark-side <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re an engineer or Star Wars historian, you probably have questioned the design decisions that doomed the Death Star, wondered how the Dark Side expedited FDA approval for Darth Vader’s suit, and contemplated the supply chain tools the Rebel Alliance’s manufacturing partners used to design products ranging from X-Wing Fighters to Light Sabers. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/engineering-lessons-dark-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/engineering-lessons-dark-side#comments Manufacturing Equipment eBooks Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:14:00 +0000 48951 at http://machinedesign.com