Technologies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8221/more en Stainless Steel http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Eagle Stainless </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's much to consider when choosing the right valve for your next application</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel#comments Design FAQs Metals Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:35:00 +0000 23891 at http://machinedesign.com Problems VFD’s cause and cable types that help solve them http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/problems-vfd-s-cause-and-cable-types-help-solve-them <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by SAB North America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Any machine that uses a VFD is subject to the effects of the drive’s chopped DC square-wave output signals. Here we explain how those signals affect...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/problems-vfd-s-cause-and-cable-types-help-solve-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/problems-vfd-s-cause-and-cable-types-help-solve-them#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:33:00 +0000 48611 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Direct and Indirect Drives for Hydraulic Pumps? http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/what-s-difference-between-direct-and-indirect-drives-hydraulic-pumps <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers and designers commonly use electric motors to power hydraulic pumps. In some cases, the motor and pump are set up in a direct drive configuration. In others, they are connected using an indirect drive. Here’s a look at each drive type.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/what-s-difference-between-direct-and-indirect-drives-hydraulic-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/what-s-difference-between-direct-and-indirect-drives-hydraulic-pumps#comments What's the Difference Between... Hydraulics Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:22:00 +0000 56971 at http://machinedesign.com Flexible Bellows Couplings http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What does a flexible bellows coupling do? Is fatigue failure a concern with the applications this product is used for? What are some of the applications this type of product has been used in? What are some of the misalignments, and torques a bellows coupling can compensate for? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/flexible-bellows-couplings#comments Design FAQs Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:10:00 +0000 47731 at http://machinedesign.com At Pacific Design, Robotic Solutions Are in the Spotlight http://machinedesign.com/robotics/pacific-design-robotic-solutions-are-spotlight <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At this week’s Pacific Design and Manufacturing trade show, igus will have a range of engineered plastic solutions for advanced manufacturing in booth 3889....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/pacific-design-robotic-solutions-are-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/pacific-design-robotic-solutions-are-spotlight#comments Robotics Motion Control Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:30:00 +0000 56921 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printer Integrates Auto-Leveling System for Print Bed http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-integrates-auto-leveling-system-print-bed <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ease of use is the hallmark of Airwolf 3D’s AXIOM 3D Printer, with the integration of a print-bed auto-leveling system....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-integrates-auto-leveling-system-print-bed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-integrates-auto-leveling-system-print-bed#comments 3D Printing Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:59:00 +0000 56901 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Systems’ Product Line on Full Display http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-systems-product-line-full-display <div class="field-byline"> Machine Design Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">3D Systems is bringing its full range of advanced manufacturing and healthcare solutions to Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2016....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-systems-product-line-full-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-systems-product-line-full-display#comments 3D Printing Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:26:00 +0000 56871 at http://machinedesign.com Making a Connection in Food and Beverage Processing http://machinedesign.com/iot/making-connection-food-and-beverage-processing <div class="node-body article-body">Use the IIoT to obtain the five 9s peace of mind in the food and beverage industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/making-connection-food-and-beverage-processing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/making-connection-food-and-beverage-processing#comments IoT Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:54:00 +0000 56781 at http://machinedesign.com Nanotechnology in Manufacturing: The Future is Now (Part 2) http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">3D printing with functional nanoparticles may produce metamaterials with never-before-seen properties and characteristics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/nanotechnology-manufacturing-future-now-part-2#comments 3D Printing Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:45:00 +0000 56771 at http://machinedesign.com The Practical Benefits of Modular Industrial Enclosures http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/practical-benefits-modular-industrial-enclosures <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Rittal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of important practical advantages when compared to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/practical-benefits-modular-industrial-enclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/practical-benefits-modular-industrial-enclosures#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:36:00 +0000 56701 at http://machinedesign.com