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Aug 23, 2016
Old Tech Is Sometimes the Best Tech
The Cooper Hewitt has a connected pen that make for an unforgettable museum experience.
Aug 22, 2016
Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/22-8/29)
Check out some of the newest products to hit the market. Several products are linked to Source ESB so that you can connect with distributors.
Aug 18, 2016
Ford Promises Fully Automated Vehicles by 2021
Ford is building up its Silicon Valley R&D team and investing in companies and partnerships to create the systems needed for affordable autonomous vehicles....
Aug 17, 2016
Scanning Tech Supplements Museum Tours with Virtual 3D Models
Using 3D-scanning technology from Creaform, experts from the Milwaukee School of Engineering invented a way to let visitors observe ancient Egyptian artifacts up close....
Aug 10, 2016
Clothes that Clean Themselves in the Sun?
A hot-electron textile could change the way people do laundry. Silver nanoparticles in the textile release heat in the presence of visible light so that a person's shirt can come clean a few minutes after they step outside....
Aug 9, 2016
3D-Printing Deposition Method Augments Sensor Durability
O.R. Laser's powder nozzle and laser head can deposit alloy coatings onto sensors without damaging them....
Aug 5, 2016
Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/5-8/12)
This week's product gallery includes helical gearheads, a piston inserter, and automotive surface-mount varistors.
Aug 3, 2016
Capturing Phase Transitions in Alloy Processing at Near Atomic Level
The world's only Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope will be enable us to observe rapid phase transitions in aluminum alloys....
Jul 28, 2016
Belgian Nanotech Firm Opens Sensor-Research Facility in Florida
The facility is expected to be a catalyst in establishing Florida as a center for technology in connective and interactive devices, and advancing sensor research and development....
Jul 21, 2016
Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/18-7/25)
This week's products include a multi-axis laser processing system, customizable arc-shaped motors, and motion modules with CANopen communications.
Jul 19, 2016
Humanoid Robot Handles Delicate, Difficult Deep-Sea Missions
When it comes to very delicate underwater tasks, teams of remote-controlled human robots may be the next go-to in lieu of human divers....
Jul 18, 2016
Machine Design Talks to the Men behind Solar Impulse
The fuel-free Solar Impulse, which we have reported on extensively, landed in Cairo International Airport in Egypt......
Jul 6, 2016
FAA Publishes Operational Rules for Flying Small Drones
The Federal Aviation Administration will release rules for unmanned-aircraft-system operation on August 29, 2016, as well as instructions on how to fly UAS....
Jun 23, 2016
TARC Eyes STEM by Immersing Youth in Rocket Science
Teen participants have a blast with the Team America Rocket Challenge, which creates a fun and competitive environment for kids to gain interest in STEM....
Jun 23, 2016
Hydraulic Work Supports Achieve High Performance
Automatically adjusting hydraulic work supports developed by Carr Lane Roemheld come in spring-, fluid-, and air-advanced versions....
Jun 23, 2016
Rolling-Ring Drives Now Have Adjustable Pitch
A pitch control lever lets users change the linear pitch of Amacoil's rolling-ring drives independently of the drive motor speed or other controls....
Jun 21, 2016
Machine Design’s Products of the Week (6/23-6/30)
This week's product gallery includes 0.01-micron filters, wire cutting machines, and a compact linear stage.
Jun 15, 2016
Surface-Texture Cilia 3D-Printed to 50-Micron Resolution
Cilllia software leverages the micron resolution of a commercially available 3D-printer to create hairy and texturized surfaces....
Jun 9, 2016
Machine Design Products of the Week (6/10-6-17)
In addition to three products featured at the 2016 IMTS in September, this gallery includes wireless industrial controllers, robust sensors, and power adapters.
Jun 9, 2016
Eagerly Awaiting Word from Jupiter
The world awaits the plethora of images and information that Juno will gather in its mission around Jupiter....
Jun 1, 2016
In the News: 3D-Printing Breakthroughs in Medicine
From 3D printed pills to ovaries, pharmaceuticals to orthopedics, 3D printing brings innumerable capabilities to the world of medicine.
May 26, 2016
Will Alkaline Batteries Replace Lithium-Ion Batteries?
An unexpected discovery led scientists to design a rechargeable alkaline battery that can survive over 5,000 cycles....
May 24, 2016
Self-Clinching Nuts Leave Minimal Footprint on Ultra-Thin Stainless Steel
SMPP self-clinching nuts serve especially well in stainless-steel assemblies that have limited space for hardware attachments....
May 19, 2016
Resort Makes Sustainable Changes to Its Daily Grind
Just how many resources does a Vegas casino and resort go through a day? This one puts forward its best reduce-reuse-recycle policies to improve its sustainability....
May 13, 2016
Machine Design’s Products of the Week (5/16-5/23)
This week's product roundup includes fluorescent safety dyes for hydraulic systems, along with slotless direct-drive motors. Looking for parts? Go to Source ESB.
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