Keyword: Machinery

Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Roose’s Chocolate World, based in Belgium, is using an automated solution, “ChocoMatic,” that doesn’t break the bank.
Briefs: Design
A novel turbine blade design and manufacturing approach developed by NASA provides a significant reduction in turbine blade resonant vibration.
Issue Archive: Energy
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Articles: Motion Control
Key considerations to keep in mind while selecting the best encoder for your application.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Products from the August 2022 issue of Motion Design.
Application Briefs: Design
Although the basic function of cotton gins is quite old, today’s versions can benefit further from modernized control systems.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The moving assembly line remains an integral piece of most automobile manufacturing.
Articles: Energy

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Any manufacturing facility that uses hydraulics powered by conventional fixed-speed hydraulic power units (HPUs) has engineers and personnel who know all too well how large,...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Inspired by the natural dexterity of the human hand, a team of engineers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has created a reconfigurable hybrid robotics system that is able...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The handheld printer deposits sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds and its bio-ink accelerates healing.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A Smart Gadget, a simulator module, and a holographic display.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
The method combines concepts of global and local stereo methods for accurate, pixel- wise matching at low runtime.
Blog: Data Acquisition
Which machinery requires constant monitoring? According to one industry expert, the answer boils down to “Criticality.”
Podcasts: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Dr. Frits Bliek and his team at Ocean Grazer are building an "Ocean Battery" that brings hydrodam technology to the sea.

Question of the Week: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Will a Breath-Like Approach Cool Down Machinery?

University of Central Florida researchers are developing a human-like way for large machines to cool off: Letting the machines "breathe." (See our January issue of Tech Briefs to learn more.)

Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Fiber laser machinery, polishing pitch, beam collimators, and more.
Products: Software
Microwave measurement receivers, oscilloscopes, longwave infrared cameras, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
Large machines can breathe in and out cooling blasts of water to keep their systems from overheating.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The engine is approximately 10 billion times smaller than a car engine.
Briefs: Materials
The system creates accurate defect standards for in-situ inspection systems.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robots move more quickly on solid surfaces or in the water than previous generations of soft robots.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An electrically driven soft valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor technology could also be used to create clothing that detects a variety of pathogens and other threats.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
As more manufacturers implement robots, hand guidance tools and techniques will continue to expand in functionality and become even easier to use.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Hypoid gears have a growing presence in the industrial power transmission and motion control industries.