Manufacturing Equipment en Choosing Between 3D Printing and Injection Molding for Rapid Manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To start, what is the difference between rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing, since they both appear to use the same technologies? What are the quickest...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Design FAQs Manufacturing Equipment Materials Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:25:00 +0000 65361 at Energy Efficiency in Hydraulic Systems of Machining Centers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by HAWE </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the hydraulic functions in modern machining centers and lathe machines? When working with machining centers and lathe machines, what are the...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Manufacturing Equipment Hydraulics Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:58:00 +0000 65261 at FAQs on Machine Safeguarding <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Banner Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Are there any regulations that mandate safeguards on potentially dangerous industrial equipment? What are some of the current trends in safeguarding? Can you give examples of...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Manufacturing Equipment Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:18:00 +0000 64901 at 6 Factors to Consider Before Moving to Automated Inspection <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Helmut Hamfeld, Freudenberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A properly programmed automatic-visual-inspection system can significantly reduce the risk of bad inspections, and lead to reduced costs over time.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contributing Technical Experts Manufacturing Equipment Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:29:00 +0000 64081 at Basics of Designing Machine Vision into OEM Equipment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Cognex </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 150px; height: 19px; float: right;" />Here we outline how machine-design engineers&nbsp;can integrate machine-vision software, vision&nbsp;sensors, smart cameras, image-based barcode&nbsp;readers, and OEM vision into machines, devices,&nbsp;and other capital equipment.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Basics of Design Manufacturing Equipment Thu, 16 Jun 2016 18:30:00 +0000 49381 at FAQ's on Selecting a Pump <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF Neuberger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should instrument and equipment design engineers be aware of when choosing a pump for their application? What are some of the critical...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Manufacturing Equipment Hydraulics Pneumatics Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:23:00 +0000 63081 at Machine Design Products of the Week (6/10-6-17) <div class="node-body gallery-body">In addition to three products featured at the 2016 IMTS in September, this gallery includes wireless industrial controllers, robust sensors, and power adapters. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products Manufacturing Equipment Sensors Gallery Fri, 10 Jun 2016 03:38:00 +0000 63191 at Smart Story Awards Launches – Due June 20th <div class="node-body blog-body">A report from McKinsey & Co. says 80-100% of manufacturers will be leveraging IIoT in both discrete and process manufacturing by 2025 to the tune of $2.3 trillion dollars per year in productivity and other savings!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturing Equipment IoT Big Idea Engineering Wed, 08 Jun 2016 20:55:00 +0000 63111 at Addressing Challenges of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Manufacturing Equipment White Papers Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:28:00 +0000 62701 at 7 Manufacturers Committing to Reducing Carbon Emissions <div class="node-body gallery-body">Through its Technologists in Residence program, the Department of Energy supports seven major manufacturing companies in developing energy-saving technologies, products, and manufacturing processes.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Manufacturing Equipment Sustainable Engineering IoT Materials News Gallery Wed, 11 May 2016 20:53:00 +0000 61851 at