News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Made Simple with a Graphene Barrier http://machinedesign.com/news/x-ray-photoelectron-spectroscopy-made-simple-graphene-barrier <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), ELETTRA (Italy), and Technical University of Munich have designed a protective graphene membrane that will allow X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) at ambient pressures.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/x-ray-photoelectron-spectroscopy-made-simple-graphene-barrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/x-ray-photoelectron-spectroscopy-made-simple-graphene-barrier#comments News Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:51:00 +0000 45721 at http://machinedesign.com ISO STEP File Lets CAD Programs Share Smart Files http://machinedesign.com/news/iso-step-file-lets-cad-programs-share-smart-files <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Computer experts at the National Institute of Standards (NIST) are working on a way to let 3D models include product and manufacturing data that will be readable by all CAD system.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/iso-step-file-lets-cad-programs-share-smart-files" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/iso-step-file-lets-cad-programs-share-smart-files#comments CAD News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:04:00 +0000 45661 at http://machinedesign.com Ironless and Iron-Core Brushless Linear Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ironless-and-iron-core-brushless-linear-motors <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new line of standard and customizable brushless linear motors, also called AC servo linear motors, features long stationary magnet assemblies and short moving coils. </div> <div 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changes in the upper atmosphere.</p> Four-Junction Solar Cell Boosts Efficiency to 45.7% http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/four-junction-solar-cell-boosts-efficiency-457 <div class="node-body article-body">National Renewable Energy Laboratory designs multi-material high-efficiency solar cell</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/four-junction-solar-cell-boosts-efficiency-457" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/four-junction-solar-cell-boosts-efficiency-457#comments Batteries/Power Supplies News Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:01:00 +0000 45611 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The multi-junction solar cell is comprised of four different materials that can absorb different wavelengths of sunlight to achieve high levels of efficiency.&nbsp;</p> Micro Screws Provide Weight Savings and Reliability http://machinedesign.com/products/micro-screws-provide-weight-savings-and-reliability <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Kerk Micro Series Lead Screw Assemblies from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions provides opportunities for miniaturization of products and higher efficiency due to their small size, weight reduction, and precise shape. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/micro-screws-provide-weight-savings-and-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/micro-screws-provide-weight-savings-and-reliability#comments Products Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 45601 at http://machinedesign.com Instant Adhesive Is Suited for Outdoor Environments http://machinedesign.com/products/instant-adhesive-suited-outdoor-environments <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Henkel’s Loctite 4090 is an instant adhesive which is impact resistance and suited for outdoor environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/instant-adhesive-suited-outdoor-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/instant-adhesive-suited-outdoor-environments#comments Products Adhesives Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 45521 at http://machinedesign.com Magnetic Rotary Angle Sensor Helps Reduce Rotary Shaft Wear http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Novotechnik U.S. introduces new magnetic programmable rotary angle sensor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/magnetic-rotary-angle-sensor-helps-reduce-rotary-shaft-wear#comments Products Sensors Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:56:00 +0000 45511 at http://machinedesign.com Helical Gearboxes Handle Higher Torque with Less Noise http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise <div class="node-body article-body">The new PE helical gearboxes from Stober Drives Inc. handle more torque, generate less noise, and provide smoother motion than spur-gear units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise#comments What's Inside? Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:28:00 +0000 45441 at http://machinedesign.com Bearings Built for Wind Turbines http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at The Timken Co. have designed UltraWind bearings, a line of tapered roller bearings that range up to 9.6 ft in diameter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines#comments What's Inside? Bearings Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:22:00 +0000 45431 at http://machinedesign.com