News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Design, assembly, manufacturing and maintenance product directory http://machinedesign.com/products/design-assembly-manufacturing-and-maintenance-product-directory <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook covers the latest in adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating and dispensing/curing equipment technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/design-assembly-manufacturing-and-maintenance-product-directory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/design-assembly-manufacturing-and-maintenance-product-directory#comments Products Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:50:00 +0000 40701 at http://machinedesign.com Cordless adhesive-dispensing guns http://machinedesign.com/products/cordless-adhesive-dispensing-guns <div class="node-body article-body">A new line of manual, pneumatic, and cordless guns dispense two-component adhesives, regardless of their thickness. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/cordless-adhesive-dispensing-guns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/cordless-adhesive-dispensing-guns#comments Products Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:42:00 +0000 40691 at http://machinedesign.com 4D Printing on the Rise http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/4d-printing-rise <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Frost & Sullivan’s new report sheds light on the trends facing 4D technology and the markets it’s looking to serve in the next few years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/4d-printing-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/4d-printing-rise#comments 3D Printing Automotive Products Defense Medical Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:03:00 +0000 40531 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Frost & Sullivan Analysis Edge-Processing Machine Gets Good Controls http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/edge-processing-machine-gets-good-controls <div class="field-byline"> Elisabeth Eitel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Axis Robotics Inc. does consulting and short-run manufacturing for semiconductor equipment. Recently, it built an edge-processing machine that operates like a three-axis CNC machine — but only for one specific operation. Controllers from AllMotion move three of the machine’s axes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/edge-processing-machine-gets-good-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/edge-processing-machine-gets-good-controls#comments Robotics Motion Control News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 40371 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printing and Silicone Ink Lead to Energy-Absorbing Parts http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-and-silicone-ink-lead-energy-absorbing-parts <div class="field-byline"> Stephen Mraz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Livermore National Laboratory have developed a silicone-based “ink” that can be used in 3D printers to make cushions and pads. The energy-absorbing parts can have different levels of softness determined by how the 3D printer deposits the ink...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-and-silicone-ink-lead-energy-absorbing-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printing-and-silicone-ink-lead-energy-absorbing-parts#comments 3D Printing Materials News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:00:00 +0000 40361 at http://machinedesign.com <p>This silicone component has energy-absorbing properties that were predetermined by how the 3D printer that made the structure created layers of a newly developed silicone &ldquo;ink.&rdquo;</p> Piezo nanopositioning stages http://machinedesign.com/products/piezo-nanopositioning-stages <div class="node-body article-body">The QNP-L Series of piezo nanopositioning stages offer a variety of travel and feedback options. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/piezo-nanopositioning-stages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/piezo-nanopositioning-stages#comments Products Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:30:00 +0000 40191 at http://machinedesign.com Programmable encoders http://machinedesign.com/products/programmable-encoders <div class="node-body article-body">The OptoPulse EIL580P Series incremental encoders provide from 1 to 65,536 pulses. It can set the reference pulse using the master control to ease setup. Users can select reference pulse widths between 90 and 180°, which allows for a configurable pulse sequence independent of the rotational direction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/programmable-encoders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/programmable-encoders#comments Products Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:26:00 +0000 40181 at http://machinedesign.com Plunger accessories http://machinedesign.com/products/plunger-accessories <div class="node-body article-body">Type PTL2 spring-loaded plunger positioning pins quickly move racks, slides, access panels, consoles, and similar equipment to new positions without requiring tools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/plunger-accessories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/plunger-accessories#comments Products Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:18:00 +0000 40171 at http://machinedesign.com Product Spotlight: Adhesives & Fasteners http://machinedesign.com/products/product-spotlight-adhesives-fasteners <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest in adhesive and fastening products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/product-spotlight-adhesives-fasteners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/product-spotlight-adhesives-fasteners#comments Products Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:53:00 +0000 40161 at http://machinedesign.com A Disposal for Fluorescent Lights http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/disposal-fluorescent-lights <div class="node-body article-body">The Bulb Eater 3 lamp crusher from Aircycle Corp., Lisle, Ill., can safely dispose of straight fluorescent lamps of any length, as well as U-shaped bulbs and CFLs (with optional chute attachment), reducing them to little more than dust.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/disposal-fluorescent-lights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/disposal-fluorescent-lights#comments What's Inside? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:22:00 +0000 40051 at http://machinedesign.com