Manufacturing Equipment http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8211/more en Interview: Exploiting Disruptive Digital Distribution http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/interview-exploiting-disruptive-digital-distribution <div class="node-body article-body">In an exclusive interview with Gary Marchuk, he reveals how AutomationDirect is keeping up with the changing face of distribution in the US in the digital age. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/interview-exploiting-disruptive-digital-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/interview-exploiting-disruptive-digital-distribution#comments Manufacturing Equipment Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:52:00 +0000 51221 at http://machinedesign.com Females and Males in Manufacturing Flock to Minneapolis http://machinedesign.com/blog/females-and-males-manufacturing-flock-minneapolis <div class="node-body blog-body">Females (and males) gather to tackle the issues that face women in manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/big-idea-engineering">Big Idea Engineering</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/females-and-males-manufacturing-flock-minneapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/females-and-males-manufacturing-flock-minneapolis#comments Manufacturing Equipment Big Idea Engineering Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:31:00 +0000 51141 at http://machinedesign.com Intuitive HMI Facilitates Grinder Control http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/intuitive-hmi-facilitates-grinder-control <div class="node-body article-body">A custom programmable logic controller (PLC) with an intuitive human-machine interface (HMI) simplifies the operation of heavy-duty Landis centerless grinders.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/intuitive-hmi-facilitates-grinder-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/intuitive-hmi-facilitates-grinder-control#comments Technologies Manufacturing Equipment News Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:06:00 +0000 51071 at http://machinedesign.com <p>1. The Landis centerless grinding machine is retrofitted with a new Flexium CNC system from NUM.</p> Machine Design’s Products of the Week (6/29-7/6) http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This line of products offers insight on DC-DC converters, spring applied electronic brakes, rotary actuators, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76#comments Products Technologies Manufacturing Equipment Controllers Hydraulics Mechanical Drives Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:35:00 +0000 50121 at http://machinedesign.com Unique “Green” Approach Reinvents Auto-Manufacturing Methodology http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology <div class="node-body article-body">Would you believe that this car with a 3D-printed chassis outperforms other traditionally-manufactured cars?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology#comments 3D Printing Manufacturing Equipment News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:00 +0000 50051 at http://machinedesign.com Sorting Out Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sorting-out-sensors <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Waugh, AutomationDirect </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are some simple guidelines for selecting proximity, capacitance, and photoelectric sensors for machine-automation applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some simple guidelines for selecting proximity, capacitance, and photoelectric sensors for machine-automation applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sorting-out-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/sorting-out-sensors#comments Automotive Manufacturing Equipment Robotics Sensors Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:47:00 +0000 49971 at http://machinedesign.com Real-World Problems for Machine Manufacturers http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Downs, Colder Products Co. (CPC) </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Connection-related problems that were overcome in actual fluid-handling equipment took advantage of communicating couplers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/real-world-problems-machine-manufacturers#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:07:00 +0000 49931 at http://machinedesign.com The Rise of Intelligent Fluid Connectors http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rise-intelligent-fluid-connectors <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Downs, Colder Products Co. (CPC) </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tubing couplers that “talk” help enhance safety as well as improve testing and manufacturing processes. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tubing couplers that “talk” help enhance safety as well as improve testing and manufacturing processes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rise-intelligent-fluid-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/rise-intelligent-fluid-connectors#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:34:00 +0000 49921 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting the Best Electric Drive http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive <div class="field-byline"> Alby King, Electromechanical Products Manager, Lenze SE </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive#comments Manufacturing Equipment Robotics Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 49871 at http://machinedesign.com Basics Of Design: Quality STL Files for Laser Sintering http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-design-quality-stl-files-laser-sintering <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys Direct Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Discover our industry-leading machine capacity and full suite of traditional and advanced manufacturing services to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-design-quality-stl-files-laser-sintering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/basics-design-quality-stl-files-laser-sintering#comments Basics of Design Manufacturing Equipment Materials Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:07:00 +0000 49731 at http://machinedesign.com