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Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A reader asks our industry expert:""Do the materials of construction have a big effect on gear generated noise?"
Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Manufacturing & Outsourcing - November 2021

In this new report from the editors of Medical Design Briefs and Tech Briefs magazines, discover how the latest advances in 3D printing, machining, molding and more are changing the way...

Question of the Week: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Will Spinning Magnets Clean Up Space Debris?

Our lead story today highlights an effort from the University of Utah to use spinning magnets – and robots – to someday retrieve scraps and bring them to a decaying orbit.

Blog: Materials
Prof. Jake J. Abbott is leading a team that has discovered a way to manipulate orbiting debris with spinning magnets.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
With Artemis II — the first crewed flight of SLS and Orion — four astronauts will travel to the lunar environment in 2024.
Articles: Motion Control
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
The third flight of SLS and Orion will carry the first woman and first person of color to the Moon.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, NASA will return humans to the lunar surface.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The optically powered machines self-assemble and could be used for nanoscale manipulation of tiny cargo.
Articles: Propulsion
Artemis I will launch from Kennedy Space Center into Earth orbit, where it will travel 40,000 miles beyond the Moon.
Briefs: Software
Modern PLCs now include IT-capable software and communications protocols, empowering users to easily access edge-sourced data and integrate it with the enterprise.
Products: Test & Measurement
Battery-pack test systems, data management, connector clips, and more.
Articles: Materials
These technologies provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of manufacturing automation.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pellistor/Catalytic Bead (CB) sensors can respond to flammable gases such as hydrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, methane, butane, propane, and carbon monoxide.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

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: Internet of Things
A tiny investment in system capital expenditures can lead to huge rewards in reduced capital and operating expenses.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The global interoperability standard supports manufacturing and manufacturing DX (digital transformation) in the digital era.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Drive and control platforms provide the vital protection of people and machines in automated manufacturing efforts.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology could improve the control of prosthetic hands and provide a sense of “touch” for amputees.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will Laser Cooking Catch On?

Our lead story today looked at a cutting-edge way to prepare food: Laser cooking.

Blog: Electronics & Computers
With the help of additive-manufacturing techniques and software-controlled lasers, Blutinger and his colleagues are digitizing the cooking process.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An intelligent robot being uses A.I. and sophisticated navigation to find good peaches and remove them from trees.
Briefs: Automotive
A low-cost, dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers reduces waste and saves time.
Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.

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