Pneumatics en Festo Expanding in the U.S. and Bringing Back Vocational Education <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Gonzalez </div> <div class="field-deck"> The company's recently opened new plant in Mason, Ohio, is also a new educational model for the skilled labor force. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Festo has opened the doors on its brand-new Regional Service Center (RSC) in the center of Ohio. The service center located in the town of Mason will serve...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Pneumatics News Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:38:00 +0000 67001 at Adding Modern Advancements to Traditional Pneumatic Systems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the advantages and disadvantages of traditional, hardwired, pneumatic valves? Given the disadvantages, how did...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Pneumatics Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:40:00 +0000 66911 at Sensor Technologies to Detect Pneumatic Cylinder Position <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Balluff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Over the years, many users have abandoned the use of reed switches due to their failure rate and have utilized mechanical or inductive sensors to...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Pneumatics Sensors Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:04:00 +0000 66201 at For Proper Blower Selection, It’s Good to Go Back-to-Basics <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek Precision </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To help designers make the most effective choice of blower — one that provides the necessary...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Pneumatics Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:15:00 +0000 65551 at Pinch Valve Offers Compactness and Affordability <div class="node-body article-body">The Acro 600 Series of pneumatic pinch valves from Bimba Manufacturing Co. eliminate media contamination and can withstand frequent washdowns.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pneumatics Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:21:00 +0000 65721 at Simple Electromechanical Solutions for 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="" 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"> </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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:11:00 +0000 63721 at FAQ's on Selecting a Pump <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by KNF Neuberger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should instrument and equipment design engineers be aware of when choosing a pump for their application? What are some of the critical...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Manufacturing Equipment Hydraulics Pneumatics Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:23:00 +0000 63081 at What’s the Difference Between Turbine Engines? <div class="field-deck"> Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> What's the Difference Between... Defense Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:00 +0000 62471 at FAQs on Reducing the Cost of Compressed Air <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Exair </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What tasks do manufacturers do with compressed air? And could they do those tasks more efficiently? What would be the first step...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Pneumatics Wed, 11 May 2016 21:40:00 +0000 61771 at The Impact of IoT on Fluid-Power Systems <div class="field-deck"> Experts explain how fluid-power systems are becoming more interconnected in the ever-expanding Internet of Things universe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Experts explain how fluid-power systems are becoming more interconnected in the ever-expanding Internet of Things universe.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydraulics IoT Pneumatics Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:36:00 +0000 60721 at