Technologies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8221/more en Linear Position Sensors for Extended Temperatures http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do extended temperatures affect sensors? How can I protect my sensors from extended temperatures? How do magnetostrictive sensors work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/linear-position-sensors-extended-temperatures#comments Design FAQs Sensors Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 50141 at http://machinedesign.com NFPA 79 2015 ELECTRICAL STANDARD FOR INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NFPA 79 is the U.S. Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery and is referenced by the National Electrical Code under Article 670. NFPA 79 encompasses all of the machines’ electrical and electronic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/nfpa-79-2015-electrical-standard-industrial-machinery#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:46:00 +0000 47631 at http://machinedesign.com Protecting Cables from Oil Damage http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many things can affect the life and performance of electrical cables, oil is one of the most damaging. Used as a coolant and lubricant in many industrial and infrastructure settings, oil can inflict molecular</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/protecting-cables-oil-damage#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:28:00 +0000 47621 at http://machinedesign.com Connectors Lower Wiring Costs http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The assumption that hardwiring will minimize wire installation costs turns out to be wrong. If you design or build industrial machines, you probably know all about hardwiring. It remains the most common way to</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/connectors-lower-wiring-costs#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Tue, 07 Jul 2015 16:40:00 +0000 47611 at http://machinedesign.com A Dime-Sized Heart Sensor Helps Detect Heart Failure http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure <div class="node-body article-body">CardioMEMS sensor can help detect heart-pressure increases, which are an early sign of heart failure.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/dime-sized-heart-sensor-helps-detect-heart-failure#comments Sensors Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 50131 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The CardioMEMS sensor is the size of a dime and is implanted in the pulmonary artery to help monitor increases in pressure. The wire loops seen above are made of nitinol and extend from each end of the sensor. This stabilizes the sensor in the implant location.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Machine Design’s Products of the Week (6/29-7/6) http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This line of products offers insight on DC-DC converters, spring applied electronic brakes, rotary actuators, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/machine-design-s-products-week-629-76#comments Technologies Manufacturing Equipment Controllers Hydraulics Mechanical Drives Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:35:00 +0000 50121 at http://machinedesign.com Unique “Green” Approach Reinvents Auto-Manufacturing Methodology http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology <div class="node-body article-body">Would you believe that this car with a 3D-printed chassis outperforms other traditionally-manufactured cars?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/unique-green-approach-reinvents-auto-manufacturing-methodology#comments 3D Printing Manufacturing Equipment News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:00 +0000 50051 at http://machinedesign.com Postcards from the Hubble Telescope http://machinedesign.com/technologies/postcards-hubble-telescope <div class="node-body gallery-body">In honor of the Hubble Telescope’s 25th Anniversary, here are a few spectacular images taken by the space-based telescope.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/technologies/postcards-hubble-telescope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/technologies/postcards-hubble-telescope#comments Technologies Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:20:00 +0000 50041 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Laser Sensors http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Banner Engineering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the primary technologies used in distance sensors? When is housing and durability important? How do the color and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sensors/faqs-laser-sensors#comments Design FAQs Sensors Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:32:00 +0000 50021 at http://machinedesign.com Rounding Up the Latest Linear Guides http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides <div class="field-deck"> Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides#comments Medical Packaging Linear Motion Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 50001 at http://machinedesign.com