Motion Control http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8237/more en 5 Heavy-Duty Gantry Alternatives http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bishop Wisecarver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Review the 5 products that are considered a viable alternative for...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/5-heavy-duty-gantry-alternatives#comments White Papers Motion Control Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:47:00 +0000 57721 at http://machinedesign.com Achieving Optimum Performance in a Miniature Gear Train http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/achieving-optimum-performance-miniature-gear-train <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Designatronics SDP/SI </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a gear mechanism, the center distance between shafts and the tooth thickness of the gear define...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/achieving-optimum-performance-miniature-gear-train" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/achieving-optimum-performance-miniature-gear-train#comments Bearings White Papers Motion Control Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:12:00 +0000 63611 at http://machinedesign.com Choosing Integrated Automation Solutions http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bison Gear </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are integrated automation solutions? What are the benefits of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions#comments Design FAQs Bearings Motion Control Motors/Drives Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:39:00 +0000 63601 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. 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Factory automation is a critical element enabling</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/improve-productivity-your-factory-automation-systems-lightweight-gears-and-actuators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/improve-productivity-your-factory-automation-systems-lightweight-gears-and-actuators#comments eBooks Motion Control Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:04:00 +0000 38241 at http://machinedesign.com Rolling-Ring Drives Now Have Adjustable Pitch http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch <div class="node-body article-body">A pitch control lever lets users change the linear pitch of Amacoil's rolling-ring drives independently of the drive motor speed or other controls.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/rolling-ring-drives-now-have-adjustable-pitch#comments What's Inside? Motion Control Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:29:00 +0000 63661 at http://machinedesign.com Navigating The Complexities of Motion Systems From Definition to Completion http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek / Catalyst </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper will serve as a guide to understanding some of the basic motion control options from components to...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/navigating-complexities-motion-systems-definition-completion#comments White Papers Motion Control Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:24:00 +0000 51011 at http://machinedesign.com Advancing Toward Safer Automation Design http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/advancing-toward-safer-automation-design <div class="field-deck"> Progress made in safety regulations and standards, along with product safety features, helps ease integration of safety methods for motion-control systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Progress made in safety regulations and standards, along with product safety features, helps ease integration of safety methods for motion-control systems.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/advancing-toward-safer-automation-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/advancing-toward-safer-automation-design#comments Engineering Essentials Motion Control Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:43:00 +0000 63431 at http://machinedesign.com Surface-Texture Cilia 3D-Printed to 50-Micron Resolution http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution <div class="node-body article-body">Cilllia software leverages the micron resolution of a commercially available 3D-printer to create hairy and texturized surfaces. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/surface-texture-cilia-3d-printed-50-micron-resolution#comments 3D Printing CAD Materials Motion Control News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 63411 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of MIT Tangible Media Group What to Look for When Choosing Holding Brakes http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/what-look-when-choosing-holding-brakes <div class="field-byline"> Frank Flemming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers must sort through multiple properties and other considerations when selecting a holding brake for their rotating-equipment designs.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/what-look-when-choosing-holding-brakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/what-look-when-choosing-holding-brakes#comments Engineering Essentials Motion Control Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:05:00 +0000 63151 at http://machinedesign.com