Technologies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8221/more en SourceESB: The Pipeline to Supplier Intelligence http://machinedesign.com/news/sourceesb-pipeline-supplier-intelligence <div class="field-byline"> Christina Cavano, Director of SourceESB </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Finding reliable suppliers and good sources of quality components is a constant concern for design engineers, according to Machine Design’s current Salary Survey, which also takes a look at engineers’ attitudes and issues. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/sourceesb-pipeline-supplier-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/sourceesb-pipeline-supplier-intelligence#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:29:00 +0000 41941 at http://machinedesign.com Rugged SBC Integrates Intel i7 Quad-Core Processor http://machinedesign.com/embedded/rugged-sbc-integrates-intel-i7-quad-core-processor <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The C163 from Aitech Defense Systems is a rugged 6U VME SBC based on the 4th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core (Haswell) processor family. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/rugged-sbc-integrates-intel-i7-quad-core-processor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/rugged-sbc-integrates-intel-i7-quad-core-processor#comments Products Embedded Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:27:00 +0000 41731 at http://machinedesign.com Screw Drive Survival and Actuator Life http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/screw-drive-survival-and-actuator-life <div class="field-byline"> Igor Glikin, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Tolomatic Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A host of factors influence how long a screw actuator will operate properly. Here are some tips on accurately estimating how long that will be. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A host of factors influence how long a screw actuator will operate properly. Here are some tips on accurately estimating how long that will be.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/screw-drive-survival-and-actuator-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/screw-drive-survival-and-actuator-life#comments Motion Control Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:42:00 +0000 41711 at http://machinedesign.com Reshoring OEM Makes Oilfield Pumps with U.S. Equipment http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/reshoring-oem-makes-oilfield-pumps-us-equipment <div class="field-byline"> John Piehl. Sales Manager, Tyler Mitchell, Project Engineer, Ahaus Tool and Engineering, Richmond, Ind. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All fixture and machine-assembly jobs are unique, but one Texas facility was set to manufacture gear casings with enormous dimensions — so it needed machines with fixtures, loaders, and presses that could handle big parts. Here’s how they quickly setup the machinery with a U.S. supplier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/reshoring-oem-makes-oilfield-pumps-us-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/reshoring-oem-makes-oilfield-pumps-us-equipment#comments Gold Engineering Essentials Manufacturing Equipment Hydraulics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:00 +0000 39901 at http://machinedesign.com How to Specify and Apply Precision Gearboxes with Servosystems http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/how-specify-and-apply-precision-gearboxes-servosystems <div class="field-byline"> Pat Phillips, Product Manager, and Chip McDaniel, Technical Marketing, at AutomationDirect </div> <div class="field-deck"> A servosystem and gearbox can provide precise motion control, but care must be taken in design, selection, and implementation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A host of industrial gearboxes are available today, making it important to match the proper type of gearbox with the drive, motor, and load. When a machine needs a servosystem – a drive and motor —the gearbox is critical for accurate and repeatable motion. Planetary gearboxes fit the bill for most servo applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/how-specify-and-apply-precision-gearboxes-servosystems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/how-specify-and-apply-precision-gearboxes-servosystems#comments Mechanical Drives Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:07:00 +0000 41671 at http://machinedesign.com How to Choose the Right Control Method for VFDs http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds <div class="field-byline"> Steve Peterson, Technical Training Engineer, Yaskawa America Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For motors controlled by a variable frequency drive (VFD), the control method used in large part determines a motor’s efficiency and performance in an application. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds#comments Motors/Drives Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:12:00 +0000 41651 at http://machinedesign.com Top Five Reasons to Integrate 3D Printing into your Product Development Lifecycle http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/top-five-reasons-integrate-3d-printing-your-product-development-lifecycle <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Stratasys </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rapid prototyping with PolyJet technology has become a game-changing innovation for designers, engineers and manufacturers since it was introduced two decades ago. While new lower costs and time savings are</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/top-five-reasons-integrate-3d-printing-your-product-development-lifecycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/top-five-reasons-integrate-3d-printing-your-product-development-lifecycle#comments 3D Printing White Papers Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0000 41641 at http://machinedesign.com One Part Cyanoacrylate Sets in 10-40 Seconds http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/one-part-cyanoacrylate-sets-10-40-seconds <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Master Bond’s MB250NT is a single component ethyl cyanoacrylate cures rapidly, depending on the atmospheric humidity (the higher the level, the faster the rate of the cure). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/one-part-cyanoacrylate-sets-10-40-seconds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/adhesives/one-part-cyanoacrylate-sets-10-40-seconds#comments Products Adhesives Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0000 41621 at http://machinedesign.com 3D Printer Incorporates DLP Layered Projection System http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-incorporates-dlp-layered-projection-system <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Roland DGA introduced the monoFab series, which includes the company’s first 3D printer, the ARM-10, and a compact 3D subtractive milling machine, the SRM-20. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-incorporates-dlp-layered-projection-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/3d-printer-incorporates-dlp-layered-projection-system#comments 3D Printing Products Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:00 +0000 41611 at http://machinedesign.com MEMS Accelerometers Ideal for Low Current Applications http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Designs introduced the Model 1410, a family of digital pulse density output MEMS variable capacitive (VC) accelerometers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/embedded/mems-accelerometers-ideal-low-current-applications#comments Products Embedded Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 41591 at http://machinedesign.com