News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en 4 New Elements Added to the Periodic Table http://machinedesign.com/news/4-new-elements-added-periodic-table <div class="node-body article-body">In December 2015, elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 were approved by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). Five months later, they have names, and are to be added to the table as seventh-period elements.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/4-new-elements-added-periodic-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/4-new-elements-added-periodic-table#comments News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:40:00 +0000 68111 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The new elements are added to&nbsp;the 7th row of the periodic table.&nbsp;</p> Trump’s Policies on Science and Engineering: Hurtful or Helpful? http://machinedesign.com/news/trump-s-policies-science-and-engineering-hurtful-or-helpful <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Gonzalez </div> <div class="field-deck"> A closer look at the possible future changes to the engineering community under President-elect Donald Trump’s policies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The science and engineering policies of President-elect Donald Trump are still in the developing stages. During the campaign...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/trump-s-policies-science-and-engineering-hurtful-or-helpful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/trump-s-policies-science-and-engineering-hurtful-or-helpful#comments News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:20:00 +0000 67931 at http://machinedesign.com Two-Speed Gearbox Provides High Speed and High Torque http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/two-speed-gearbox-provides-high-speed-and-high-torque <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Stober have designed and built the PS Two-Speed gear box to quickly and efficiently carve complex parts out of modern metals.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/two-speed-gearbox-provides-high-speed-and-high-torque" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/two-speed-gearbox-provides-high-speed-and-high-torque#comments What's Inside? Motors/Drives Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:37:00 +0000 67881 at http://machinedesign.com Upstate NY Business-Incubator Program One of Dozens to Benefit from EDA Grants http://machinedesign.com/news/upstate-ny-business-incubator-program-one-dozens-benefit-eda-grants <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly $500,000 in federal funds will be directed toward the thINcubator program at Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) to offer support to emerging startups in upstate New York. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/upstate-ny-business-incubator-program-one-dozens-benefit-eda-grants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/upstate-ny-business-incubator-program-one-dozens-benefit-eda-grants#comments News Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:05:00 +0000 67751 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Business incubator and student accelerator, thINCubator, is located at 106 Genesee Street in Bagg Square West district of Utica, NY.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of MVCC thINCubator Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Gemini XII Mission http://machinedesign.com/news/marking-50th-anniversary-gemini-xii-mission <div class="field-deck"> The Project Gemini missions were integral for preparing for man's first walk on the moon. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Project Gemini missions were integral for preparing man to walk on the moon.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/marking-50th-anniversary-gemini-xii-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/marking-50th-anniversary-gemini-xii-mission#comments News Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:57:00 +0000 67691 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Co-pilots&nbsp;Jim Lovell and Buzz&nbsp;Aldrin celebrate after the&nbsp;Gemini XII&nbsp;splashdown&nbsp;on November 15, 1966.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of NASA Siemens Acquires Mentor Graphics for $4.5 Billion http://machinedesign.com/news/siemens-acquires-mentor-graphics-45-billion <div class="node-body article-body">The German engineering-solutions company announced its biggest deal with an industrial software company since 2007. It expects to increase its footprint in automated technologies by offering software-based designs. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/siemens-acquires-mentor-graphics-45-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/siemens-acquires-mentor-graphics-45-billion#comments Embedded News Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:16:00 +0000 67671 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Siemens&#39;s acquisition of Mentor Graphics is expected to broaden its&nbsp;solutions&nbsp;for &quot;smart&quot; manufacturing and automation.&nbsp;</p> Compressed Hydrogen in Cell-Diamond Anvil Closely Approaches Metallic Phase http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase <div class="node-body article-body">Converting hydrogen, a gaseous insulator, to a metallic conductor of heat and electricity, requires ultra-high pressures that need to last long enough to be measured.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/compressed-hydrogen-cell-diamond-anvil-closely-approaches-metallic-phase#comments Energy Materials News Fri, 11 Nov 2016 21:51:00 +0000 67621 at http://machinedesign.com Conveyors Twist to Any Configuration, Target Sanitary Industrial Environments http://machinedesign.com/news/conveyors-twist-any-configuration-target-sanitary-industrial-environments <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2200 LPZ low-profile belt conveyor comes with one or two pivot points and features an extremely low profile. It can fit under machinery or in other tight spaces for use in part removal and product handling.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/conveyors-twist-any-configuration-target-sanitary-industrial-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/conveyors-twist-any-configuration-target-sanitary-industrial-environments#comments News Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:08:00 +0000 67551 at http://machinedesign.com Schneider Redesigns Packaging Equipment In Time for PACK Expo http://machinedesign.com/news/schneider-redesigns-packaging-equipment-time-pack-expo <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Schneider's vertical case packer takes a bottom-loading approach to better accommodate more delicate products, replacing pick-and-place functions that can be damaging to packaging. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider's vertical case packer takes a bottom-loading approach to better accommodate more delicate products, replacing pick-and-place functions that can be damaging to packaging. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/schneider-redesigns-packaging-equipment-time-pack-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/schneider-redesigns-packaging-equipment-time-pack-expo#comments Linear Motion News Wed, 09 Nov 2016 21:31:00 +0000 67541 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Schneider&#39;s vertical case packer takes a bottom-loading approach to better accommodate more delicate products, replacing pick-and-place functions that can be damaging to packaging.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of PackWorld 3 Sealing and Labelling Machines You Shouldn’t Miss at PACK Expo http://machinedesign.com/news/3-sealing-and-labelling-machines-you-shouldn-t-miss-pack-expo <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These machines are highlighted for their versatility and increased efficiency over previous models, which allows faster production while preserving product integrity and reducing defects. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/3-sealing-and-labelling-machines-you-shouldn-t-miss-pack-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/3-sealing-and-labelling-machines-you-shouldn-t-miss-pack-expo#comments News Wed, 09 Nov 2016 21:00:00 +0000 67531 at http://machinedesign.com