Mechanical Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8235/more en Simplify Embedded System Design With CompactRIO: The Ultimate Multipurpose Controller http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing control and I/O systems for industrial machinery and advanced equipment is no small task. Design teams must...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/simplify-embedded-system-design-compactrio-ultimate-multipurpose-controller#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Sensors Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:58:00 +0000 59911 at http://machinedesign.com Control Design Guide for Next-Generation Machines http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Control Design Guide for Smart Machines White Paper explains the challenges machine builders face today and...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/control-design-guide-next-generation-machines#comments White Papers IoT Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Sensors Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:29:00 +0000 57211 at http://machinedesign.com Simple Electromechanical Solutions for Machine Design http://machinedesign.com/webinar/simple-electromechanical-solutions-machine-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Festo Corporation </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, July 14, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">16:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table align="center" border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" style="font-size: 11px;" width="108"><img height="110" src="https://event.on24.com/event/12/00/87/8/rt/1/logo/register/tom_worsnopp_1.jpg" width="110" /></td> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="238"> <p><span class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-weight: bold;"><strong>Tom Worsnopp</strong><br /> Product Manager for Electric Automation&nbsp;<br /> <em>Festo Corporation</em></span></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;">Tom Worsnopp is Product Manager for Electric Automation at Festo Corporation, a worldwide automation company.&nbsp; He is responsible for EA products including electromechanical actuators, motors and drives, PLCs, HMIs, motion controllers, vision systems, and servo pneumatics products.&nbsp; Tom has been a Product Manager at Festo for 5 years.&nbsp; His background is in control theory and robotics.</p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">When considering how to move products and actuate mechanisms, machine designers have a vast array of actuators to choose from. Designers often consider...</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.machinedesign.com/SimpleElectromechanicalSolutions?partnerref </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/simple-electromechanical-solutions-machine-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:11:00 +0000 63721 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> <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 Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:08:00 +0000 52841 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting a Lubricant for Ball Screws http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Johnson, Randy Hamper Sr., and Kelvin Kellond, Thomson Industries </div> <div class="field-deck"> Using the right lubricant on a ball screw extends its life and improves performance while keeping contaminants at bay. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using the right lubricant on a ball screw extends its life and improves performance while keeping contaminants at bay.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/selecting-lubricant-ball-screws#comments Engineering Essentials Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motion Control Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:55:00 +0000 60461 at http://machinedesign.com It's About Time: Evolving Network Standards for the Industrial IoT http://machinedesign.com/iot/its-about-time-evolving-network-standards-industrial-iot <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises a world of smarter, hyper-connected devices and infrastructure where...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/its-about-time-evolving-network-standards-industrial-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/its-about-time-evolving-network-standards-industrial-iot#comments White Papers IoT Mechanical Drives Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:59:00 +0000 59901 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> <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 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 19:59:00 +0000 52301 at http://machinedesign.com MD&M 2016 Post-Show Wrap-up http://machinedesign.com/blog/mdm-2016-post-show-wrap <div class="node-body blog-body">The Anaheim Convention Center is a great venue for a show, and MD&M West 2016 did not disappoint. Many companies were on hand presenting their wares, with plastic tubing, films, and medical-grade adhesives enjoying particular prominence. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/mdm-2016-post-show-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/mdm-2016-post-show-wrap#comments Manufacturing Equipment IoT Mechanical Drives Efficient Engineering Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:21:00 +0000 57451 at http://machinedesign.com “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> <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> <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