Mechanical Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8235/more en “Thing Explainer” Book Breaks Down Science Using Common Words http://machinedesign.com/blog/thing-explainer-book-breaks-down-science-using-common-words <div class="node-body blog-body">Randall Monroe is a former NASA roboticist who wants to explain “complicated stuff in simple words.” He is the creator of the xkcd webcomic and a science blogger... </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/engineers-assemble">Engineers Assemble!</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/thing-explainer-book-breaks-down-science-using-common-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/thing-explainer-book-breaks-down-science-using-common-words#comments Defense Recreation Hydraulics Mechanical Drives Motion Control Engineers Assemble! Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:01:00 +0000 54331 at http://machinedesign.com LEVITEX REVOLUTIONIZES ENGINE SEALS http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/levitex-revolutionizes-engine-seals <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Freudenberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union has set the goal of reducing overall CO2 emissions for newly registered cars to 95 g of CO2/km by the year 2020. Among other things, frictional losses in the</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/levitex-revolutionizes-engine-seals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/levitex-revolutionizes-engine-seals#comments Automotive White Papers Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:06:00 +0000 53551 at http://machinedesign.com Bosch Rexroth Automation Open House: Smart Factory Tour http://machinedesign.com/iot/bosch-rexroth-automation-open-house-smart-factory-tour <div class="node-body gallery-body">Machine Design was invited out to tour Bosch Rexroth’s Open House, which highlighted its Smart Factory Industry 4.0 technology. The system communicates with engineers and plant managers via touchscreen interfaces, and also with other machines that are connected within the network. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/bosch-rexroth-automation-open-house-smart-factory-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/bosch-rexroth-automation-open-house-smart-factory-tour#comments Products Controllers Hydraulics IoT Mechanical Drives Sensors News Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:24:00 +0000 52951 at http://machinedesign.com Finding the Right Motor-Gearbox Combination to Optimize Performance http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When paired with a motor, gearboxes offer a number of mechanical and economic advantages. This white paper discusses the steps necessary to...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Mon, 19 Oct 2015 18:08:00 +0000 52841 at http://machinedesign.com Bosch Rexroth to Showcase Latest Drive, Control Solutions http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-rexroth-showcase-latest-drive-control-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greater throughput and functionality are the driving force behind Bosch Rexroth’s most recent drive and control innovations in packaging technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-rexroth-showcase-latest-drive-control-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-rexroth-showcase-latest-drive-control-solutions#comments Controllers Packaging Mechanical Drives Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:34:00 +0000 52061 at http://machinedesign.com Mechanically Driven Diaphragm Pumps for Use with Gases http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF Neuberger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This 58-page booklet is intended to provide an overview of gas diaphragm pumps with mechanical drives, covering subjects such as their...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/mechanically-driven-diaphragm-pumps-use-gases-0#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:59:00 +0000 52301 at http://machinedesign.com FAQ's on Yaskawa Matrix Drives http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Yaskawa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the benefits of matrix drives and how are they different from conventional drives? When does harmonic distortion become important? How does a matrix drive system achieve...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives#comments Design FAQs Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:14:00 +0000 51051 at http://machinedesign.com Helical Planetary Gearboxes: Understanding The Tradeoffs http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Neugart USA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The choice between helical and spur gears in planetary gearboxes may seem straightforward. Go with...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/helical-planetary-gearboxes-understanding-tradeoffs#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:12:00 +0000 49161 at http://machinedesign.com Plethora of Options Enriches Drive Customization http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/plethora-options-enriches-drive-customization <div class="node-body article-body">Maxon Motor allows engineers to customize their own Maxon DC drive by providing a variety of options for motors, gears, and encoders. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/plethora-options-enriches-drive-customization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/plethora-options-enriches-drive-customization#comments Mechanical Drives Motion Control Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:27:00 +0000 50741 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/13-7/20) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here are some more products from Machine Design.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720#comments Products Technologies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 50421 at http://machinedesign.com