What's Inside? http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8246/more en Enclosure Cooler Packs More Cooling in Compact Package http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package <div class="node-body article-body">TECA Crop.’s AHP-690- thermoelectric cooler keeps equipment and instruments at peak operating temperatures inside enclosures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/enclosure-cooler-packs-more-cooling-compact-package#comments What's Inside? Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:01:00 +0000 49421 at http://machinedesign.com Heavy-Duty Caster Carries 50-Ton Loads http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/heavy-duty-caster-carries-50-ton-loads <div class="field-deck"> Each two-wheeled caster towers 4.3 ft. tall and weighs more than 8,000 lb. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers and technicians at Hamilton Caster (<a href="http://www.hamiltoncaster.com" title="www.hamiltoncaster.com">www.hamiltoncaster.com</a>), Hamilton, Ohio, recently designed and built four 100,000-lb capacity casters for a federal contractor....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/heavy-duty-caster-carries-50-ton-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/heavy-duty-caster-carries-50-ton-loads#comments What's Inside? Bearings Wed, 06 May 2015 15:39:00 +0000 48631 at http://machinedesign.com Pallets Move on Customizable Conveyor http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/pallets-move-customizable-conveyor <div class="node-body article-body">The new 2200 SmartFlex flexible chain conveyor platform from Dorner Mfg. can now be equipped with pallet-handling options to provide accurate positioning and routing of parts for assembly, robotic, and inspection applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/pallets-move-customizable-conveyor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/pallets-move-customizable-conveyor#comments What's Inside? Motion Control Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:18:00 +0000 48321 at http://machinedesign.com Quarter-Turn Fasteners Prevent Lost Hardware http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware <div class="node-body article-body">D5 DZUS panel Line quarter-turn fasteners from Southco use flare-in studs with all the fastening hardware firmly attached. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/quarter-turn-fasteners-prevent-lost-hardware#comments What's Inside? Fasteners Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:14:00 +0000 48311 at http://machinedesign.com Cordless Hydraulic Pump Provides Portable Power http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/cordless-hydraulic-pump-provides-portable-power <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The XC-Series cordless pump from Enerpac (<a href="http://www.enerpac.com/" target="_blank">www.enerpac.com</a>), Menomonee Falls, Wisc., uses a one-half horsepower motor powered by a 28-V lithium-ion battery pack to get the performance an electric or pneumatic powered pump with the convenience of a hand pump. It is well-suited to remote locations or cluttered areas where another cord or hose would present a tripping hazard.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/cordless-hydraulic-pump-provides-portable-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/cordless-hydraulic-pump-provides-portable-power#comments What's Inside? Hydraulics Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:12:00 +0000 47441 at http://machinedesign.com Smaller Stainless-Steel Sensor Fits Almost Any Application http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/smaller-stainless-steel-sensor-fits-almost-any-application <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/02/uploads/2015/03/turck-sensor.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 595px;" /></p> <p>Advances in technology and manufacturing have let engineers at TURCK (<a href="http://www.turck.us/">www.turck.us</a>), Plymouth, Minn., design and build two new sensors, the EG05K and EH04K, that are only 15.2 mm long and 5 mm or smaller in diameter. This makes them the shortest M4 and M5 sensors on the market and they open new possibilities for machine builders, especially in the metals manufacturing and die stamping industries.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/smaller-stainless-steel-sensor-fits-almost-any-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/smaller-stainless-steel-sensor-fits-almost-any-application#comments What's Inside? Sensors Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:39:00 +0000 47431 at http://machinedesign.com A Hydraulic Pump for High-Pressure Applications http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hydraulic-pump-high-pressure-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Moog developed the RKP 250 radial piston pump, in part, to let customers pump more volume using a smaller motor with a simplified interface. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hydraulic-pump-high-pressure-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hydraulic-pump-high-pressure-applications#comments What's Inside? Hydraulics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:42:00 +0000 45801 at http://machinedesign.com Hospital Bed Helps Patients and Nurses http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses <div class="node-body article-body">A new hospital bed from Hil-Rom, the Advanta 2, was designed based on suggestions from working nurses on what would make the bed easier to use. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/hospital-bed-helps-patients-and-nurses#comments What's Inside? Medical Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:32:00 +0000 45791 at http://machinedesign.com Helical Gearboxes Handle Higher Torque with Less Noise http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise <div class="node-body article-body">The new PE helical gearboxes from Stober Drives Inc. handle more torque, generate less noise, and provide smoother motion than spur-gear units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/helical-gearboxes-handle-higher-torque-less-noise#comments What's Inside? Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:28:00 +0000 45441 at http://machinedesign.com Bearings Built for Wind Turbines http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at The Timken Co. have designed UltraWind bearings, a line of tapered roller bearings that range up to 9.6 ft in diameter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/bearings-built-wind-turbines#comments What's Inside? Bearings Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19:22:00 +0000 45431 at http://machinedesign.com