Sensors en Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/10-8/17) <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Machine Design&#39;s Products of the Week range from contactless rotary sensors&nbsp;, to&nbsp;water-leak-detection fluorescent dye&nbsp;. Don&#39;t&nbsp;miss out&nbsp;on these products that may hold the key to improving your business or products.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Products Fasteners Hydraulics IoT Sensors Temperature Sensors Gallery Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:18:00 +0000 51061 at NIST Standardizes Test “Phantom” for PET Scanners <div class="field-deck"> Researchers develop first calibration tool for PET scanners that is directly traceable to national measurement standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have developed the first calibration tool for positron emission tomography (PET) scanners that is directly traceable...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Materials Sensors News Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 50951 at Noise Prediction for Moving Mechanisms Using Coupled MBD-Acoustics Analysis <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Diego Copiello and Yijun Fan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Multi-body dynamics modeling and acoustic engineering can provide insight into the acoustic behavior of mechanisms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reducing the time and resources needed to design quality products is a constant industrial challenge. Integrating different computer aided engineering (CAE) tools is one way...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD FEA and Simulation Motors/Drives Sensors Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:12:00 +0000 50811 at Machine Vision Lets People Get Close to Robots <div class="field-deck"> Machines turn the cameras on the employees for safety—a move that is paying off. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Giving machines environmental awareness improves productivity and worker safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Motion Control Sensors Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:40:00 +0000 50691 at Smart Tools Connecting with Wireless Networks at Home and the Assembly Line <div class="node-body article-body">Wireless and Bluetooth networks allow work tools to connect to mobile devices and computers, providing a faster and more efficient assembly process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products IoT Sensors Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:10:00 +0000 50541 at Improving Medical Devices with Force Sensing Technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper explores the exciting new trend toward designing smart medical devices that provide critical force feedback to eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes, and increase consistency. Technical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Sensors Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34471 at Tekscan Force Sensors for Design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper provides insights into various force sensing technologies including a comparison of load cells, piezoresistive</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Sensors Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 34481 at Injectable Mesh Offers Less-Invasive Method of Brain Study <div class="node-body article-body">Harvard scientists are investigating an injectable mesh for reading and sending electrical signals to neurons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medical Sensors News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:34:00 +0000 50341 at <p>1. A silk mesh with electronic components is injected into the brain. It then unfurls to interact with neurons.&nbsp;</p> Linear Position Sensors for Extended Temperatures <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MTS Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do extended temperatures affect sensors? How can I protect my sensors from extended temperatures? How do magnetostrictive sensors work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design FAQs Sensors Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 50141 at A Dime-Sized Heart Sensor Helps Detect Heart Failure <div class="node-body article-body">CardioMEMS sensor can help detect heart-pressure increases, which are an early sign of heart failure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sensors Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 50131 at <p>The CardioMEMS sensor is the size of a dime and is implanted in the pulmonary artery to help monitor increases in pressure. The wire loops seen above are made of nitinol and extend from each end of the sensor. This stabilizes the sensor in the implant location.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>