Archive http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8244/more en Test Your Bellows Coupling Knowledge http://machinedesign.com/pop-quizzes/test-your-bellows-coupling-knowledge <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not all couplings are created equal. Which coupling is best-suited for your motion control application? 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Controls handle two spindle servos that wind product plus three more for associated motion tasks</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/spool-changer-gets-automated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/spool-changer-gets-automated#comments 2013-04-11 Industry Applications Manufacturing Equipment News Manufacturing Equipment News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:42:07 +0000 24546 at http://machinedesign.com Rotary actuators keep a level playing field http://machinedesign.com/news/rotary-actuators-keep-level-playing-field <div class="field-byline"> Leland E. Teschler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Camera operators roaming the sidelines of football games televised on ESPN these days have an easier time keeping up with the action on the field thanks to the clever combination of rotary actuators, a digital bubble level, and automated TV cameras</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/rotary-actuators-keep-level-playing-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/rotary-actuators-keep-level-playing-field#comments 2013-04-11 Electronics & Semiconductors Industry Applications News Controllers News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:40:17 +0000 24545 at http://machinedesign.com Looking Back 4/11/2013 http://machinedesign.com/news/looking-back-4112013 <div class="node-body article-body">High-end interiors, low-end costs: Engineers at Johnson Controls Inc., Milwaukee, say they can devise luxurious automotive interiors that don’t break the bank.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/looking-back-4112013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/looking-back-4112013#comments 2013-04-11 Archive News News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:35:55 +0000 24547 at http://machinedesign.com The Benefits of Gearboxes — and When to Pick Integrated Gearmotors http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/benefits-gearboxes-and-when-pick-integrated-gearmotors <div class="field-byline"> Elisabeth Eitel </div> <div class="field-deck"> Gears help engineers reduce motor-drive costs, simplify tuning, and boost efficiency. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Only about one-third of motion-control systems use gearing, even though gearheads benefit size-constrained applications.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/benefits-gearboxes-and-when-pick-integrated-gearmotors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/mechanical-drives/benefits-gearboxes-and-when-pick-integrated-gearmotors#comments Mechanical Drives Motion Control News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:03:00 +0000 24552 at http://machinedesign.com Designing with Galfenol http://machinedesign.com/news/designing-galfenol <div class="field-deck"> New magnetostrictive material captures minute amounts of energy from vibrations and other physical phenomena to make possible new kinds of energy-harvesting schemes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New magnetostrictive material captures minute amounts of energy from vibrations and other physical phenomena to make possible new kinds of energy-harvesting schemes</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/designing-galfenol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/designing-galfenol#comments Technologies News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 04:52:00 +0000 24550 at http://machinedesign.com Standardized gears and motors keep agricultural conveyors moving http://machinedesign.com/news/standardized-gears-and-motors-keep-agricultural-conveyors-moving <div class="node-body article-body">Conveyors on machines called pilers use motors with planetary gearheads plus other mechanical design features to boost reliability and standardize one beet-sugar company’s drives</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/news/standardized-gears-and-motors-keep-agricultural-conveyors-moving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/news/standardized-gears-and-motors-keep-agricultural-conveyors-moving#comments Construction/Off-road News Archive Wed, 10 Apr 2013 04:44:00 +0000 24548 at http://machinedesign.com