Pneumatics http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8240/more en 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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