Keyword: Manufacturing systems

Briefs: Materials

Engineers have created a highly effective way to paint complex 3D-printed objects, such as lightweight frames for aircraft and biomedical stents, that could save manufacturers time and money and provide new...

Articles: Transportation

Decarbonization goals across the globe are leading to an increased adoption of electric vehicles. With electric car sales soaring, even the most successful...

Application Briefs: Defense

MBDA is one of the leading European manufacturers in the aerospace and armaments sector, specializing in the design of missiles and missile systems for the operational needs of the...

Briefs: Imaging

The importance of optical image quality and the trend toward thinner smart-phones have pushed manufacturers to increase the number of cameras in order to provide cellphones with better...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
How a German manufacturer of screening machines discovered a low-cost solution for a collaborative robot that assists in the welding process.
Articles: Connectivity
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
With advanced tech, mirrors can be made with high accuracy.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
As more manufacturers implement robots, hand guidance tools and techniques will continue to expand in functionality and become even easier to use.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
Articles: AR/AI

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Articles: Motion Control
Explore manufacturers and products in over 25 motion-design categories.
Articles: Materials
Learn how to reuse more material without recycling.
Articles: Automotive
See how simulation software is being used to is automate the test process for vehicle rotors.
Articles: Communications
The ability to identify hidden patterns, predict future issues, forecast usage and costs, and derive insights from IoT sensor data will reshape the industrial process forever.
Technology Leaders: Robotics, Automation & Control
The importance of a proactive and systematic method for collecting machine and process data within a smart manufacturing environment cannot be overstated.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn about the kinds of wireless meters that can provide precise test data.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Tech Briefs asks industry experts about cybersecurity, the cloud, wireless devices, and securing a remote workforce.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Articles: Motion Control
Once confined to the role of machine visualization, modern unified HMI software now delivers better user interfaces, containerization, and remote device management.
Articles: Test & Measurement
As ICs continue to become smaller and chip complexity increases, manufacturers still need to ensure reliability to their customers.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A "TPSI" process makes it possible to distinguish between the front and back of optical surfaces, and to characterize the quality of both in a single measurement.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Open source microcontroller technologies in industrially hardened form factors address critical applications.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A number of battery-related innovations have been assisted by a joining technology: ultrasonic metal welding.