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....More
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.
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....More
Controlling machine resonance—the “white noise” generated by machine motion—in servo-driven printing and converting machines is a crucial motion control challenge. Discover how Rexroth intelligent IndraDrive...More