Keyword: Industrial vehicles and equipment

Articles: AR/AI

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Eddy current displacement sensors can make measurements in harsh Industrial environments, even where pressure, dirt, or temperature fluctuations occur.
Briefs: Motion Control
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Motion Control
The algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects for picking and sorting or tool use.
Briefs: Motion Control
A prototype version could be demonstrated on a large cargo lunar lander.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
These hands, with a large grasping force, enable safer human-robot interactions.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Torque limiters protect against damage and downtime caused by machine overloads.
Application Briefs: Energy
Smart sensors for hazardous areas monitor essential assets, such as motors and pumps.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Choosing the right battery will save trouble and expense in the long run.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These sensors will improve autonomous technologies in the industrial environment, like AGVs or forklifts.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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: Semiconductors & ICs
New safety relay modules follow updated standards to give designers more options for a tailored electrical safety implementation.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Increase battery life and reduce data loads with an analog-first processing architecture.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement

Industries are constantly searching for new approaches to advance operational efficiency and product quality. With unplanned downtime estimated to cost...

Articles: Propulsion
We interviewed an industry expert about the role of inductive position sensors in the IIoT.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Although driverless forklifts have been around for about 30 years, it's only in the last 10 or so that they've been free to maneuver anywhere around their environment. In the early days, the machines followed a current...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control

Rotary encoders play important roles in motion control and industrial automation systems, providing control systems with information about the motion of motor...

Briefs: Software
Collaborative Resource Allocation

Collaborative Resource Allocation Networking Environment (CRANE) Version 0.5 is a prototype created to prove the newest concept of using a distributed environment to schedule Deep Space Network (DSN) antenna times in a collaborative fashion. This program is for all space-flight and terrestrial science project...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

An electronic instrument has been developed as a prototype of a portable crane-load contact sensor. Such a sensor could be helpful in an application in which the load rests on a base in a horizontal position...

Briefs: Motion Control

A product line of improved electrohydraulic linear actuators has been developed. These actuators are designed especially for use in actuating valves in rocket-engine test facilities. They are also...

Articles: Motion Control

Force/Torque (F/T) sensors are critical components of robotic applications in electrical and mechanical assembly, product testing, material handling, and many other applications. A sensor system helps robots...