Batteries/Power Supplies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8224/more en Small Batteries Deliver Big Power to UAVs http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs <div class="field-byline"> Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the latest UAVs are compact, and thus require small lithium batteries in their design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/small-batteries-deliver-big-power-uavs#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Defense Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:34:00 +0000 58971 at http://machinedesign.com The Future of Electric Hybrid Aviation http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation <div class="field-deck"> NASA and Airbus are leading the way in cleaner aviation by designing purely electric or hybrid aircraft. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NASA and Airbus are leading the way in cleaner aviation by designing purely electric or hybrid aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/future-electric-hybrid-aviation#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Defense Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:30:00 +0000 58951 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (2/22-2/29) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-222-229 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This bi-weekly product gallery includes the news products on the market including four-axes motion controllers and double-acting portable hydraulic pumps. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-222-229" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-222-229#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Manufacturing Equipment Motion Control Motors/Drives Sensors Gallery Sat, 27 Feb 2016 02:41:00 +0000 57871 at http://machinedesign.com How To Get Big Sounds From Small Speakers http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/how-get-big-sounds-small-speakers <div class="field-byline"> Paul Pickering </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new generation of "smart amplifiers," incorporating new driver topologies and DSP technology is significantly improving the quality and volume of sound from speakers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/how-get-big-sounds-small-speakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/how-get-big-sounds-small-speakers#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:13:00 +0000 57551 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (1/25-2/1) http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This biweekly product gallery includes rotary encoders for washdown environments, along with sensitive springs, and switching elements for human-machine interfaces. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Controllers Motors/Drives Springs Temperature Sensors Gallery Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:44:00 +0000 56601 at http://machinedesign.com Internal Short-Circuit Device Paves Way to Safer Li-Ion Battery Testing http://machinedesign.com/materials/internal-short-circuit-device-paves-way-safer-li-ion-battery-testing <div class="node-body article-body">This internal short circuit device provides a controlled method of testing to improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries in space gear and electric-drive vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/internal-short-circuit-device-paves-way-safer-li-ion-battery-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/internal-short-circuit-device-paves-way-safer-li-ion-battery-testing#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Materials News Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:04:00 +0000 54171 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Image courtesy of the NREL.</p> Machine Design’s Products of the Week (11/30-12/7) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&#39;s products include a laser-etching&nbsp;machine, food-grade rubber, and an ionizing air knife that prevents static discharge.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Motors/Drives Thu, 03 Dec 2015 23:41:00 +0000 53861 at http://machinedesign.com “5-Hour Energy” Billionaire Invests in Off-the Grid Energy http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/5-hour-energy-billionaire-invests-grid-energy <div class="field-deck"> So far, Stage 2 Innovations projects efficiently use available resources to improve the quality of life in underdeveloped areas. But what else would you expect from the founder of 5-Hour Energy? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So far, Stage 2 Innovations projects have been shown to efficiently use available resources to improve the quality of life in underdeveloped areas. But what else would you expect from the founder of 5-Hour Energy?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/5-hour-energy-billionaire-invests-grid-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/5-hour-energy-billionaire-invests-grid-energy#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Energy Medical Sustainable Engineering News Mon, 09 Nov 2015 15:51:00 +0000 53481 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (11/2-11/9) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-112-119 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Check out the&nbsp;newest range of products from Machine Design. This round up includes a hydraulic gantry, an analog to digital converter,&nbsp;and a heavy-duty electric&nbsp;press brake.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-112-119#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Gallery Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:11:00 +0000 53421 at http://machinedesign.com Energy Harvesting Supports the Industrial IoT http://machinedesign.com/iot/energy-harvesting-supports-industrial-iot <div class="field-byline"> Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Industrial Internet of Things is pushing demand for wireless devices, which has led to ingenuity with energy harvesting, such as rechargeable Li-ion batteries and solar-powered "smart collars."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/energy-harvesting-supports-industrial-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/energy-harvesting-supports-industrial-iot#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Energy IoT Wed, 28 Oct 2015 18:21:00 +0000 53101 at http://machinedesign.com