Keyword: Parts

Technology Leaders: Internet of Things
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Servo motion control delivers powerful, fast, and precise movement onboard robots and for associated equipment.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A valve actuator has deep-sea applications.
Briefs: Software
The software could help reduce cost and waste for companies using additive manufacturing to mass-produce parts in factories.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn the distinct forms that linear bearings take, and where the bearings are being used today.
Briefs: Motion Control
A catalytic reaction causes a two-dimensional, chemically coated sheet to spontaneously morph into a three-dimensional gear.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pneumatic technologies such as control valves continue to evolve, incorporating sensors, industrial network interfaces, wireless technology, and more.
Application Briefs: Materials
See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The integrated tool eliminates the need for manual operators or additional custom fixtures.
Application Briefs: Software
New online tools — coupled with online libraries of pre-selected and tested component specifications — simplify machine design.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The magnetic, multi-material pump was 3D-printed all in one piece.
Briefs: Aerospace
While this technology was designed for CubeSats, it may be utilized in any technology that utilizes a structural frame, such as drones.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
The NiobiCon™ underwater connector will not short out, corrode, or cause an electrical shock if touched while powered in harsh environments like saltwater.
Articles: Software
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Temperature data is used to tune, and fix, defects in 3D-printed metallic parts.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A soft hydrogel, driven by an oscillatory chemical reaction, produces an autonomous integrated pump for microfluidic applications.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Torque limiters protect against damage and downtime caused by machine overloads.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This system encodes information in twisting beams of light.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

As an integral part of onshore and offshore drilling, mud pumps circulate drilling fluids to facilitate drilling oil and natural gas wells. Mud pumps stabilize pressure and support the well during...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The gripper’s soft, sensitive fingers could enable robots to help with tying knots, wire shaping, or surgical suturing.
NASA Spinoff: Materials
The NASA-funded nanoparticle lubricant also works in satellites and space vehicles.
5 Ws: Lighting
In the operating room, you can produce bioresorbable metal implants, such as screws for bone fractures.
Briefs: Materials
The new filament allows low-cost printers to produce parts with mechanical properties competitive with injection molded plastics.
Briefs: Propulsion
The new technology demonstrates a 20 percent savings in fuel in typical passenger car low-load operating conditions.