Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Fastening

Explore the developments in fastening applications, processes, and technologies. Find technical briefs, white papers, and articles on advances in fastening.

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A reader asks our industry expert:""Do the materials of construction have a big effect on gear generated noise?"
Products: Materials
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
On-Demand Webinars: Automotive
Innovations and Techniques for Joining Dissimilar Materials

The never-ending effort to reduce vehicle weight brings a widening spectrum of materials as candidates for vehicle bodies and structures, as well as interior components and trim. Invariably, these dissimilar materials must be joined. The science that enables this task is...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Servo drives, magnetic angle sensors, draw wires, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The integrated tool eliminates the need for manual operators or additional custom fixtures.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
As 5G arrives, devices will need to expand I/O counts at the controller, as well as overall networking capabilities.
Products: Software
Mixed-signal oscilloscopes, 3D printers, DC/DC converters, and more.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Vanderbilt University engineers are proving that their elastic exosuit can provide relief for people doing the heavy lifting.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn the USB3 and GigE vision standards, how they keep pace with imaging technologies, and how augmenting the cabling is critical for optimal performance.
Products: Motion Control
Positioning devices, vibration transmitters, brushless DC motors, and more.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Data storage boards, modular plugs, equipment enclosures, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New measurement methodologies can save you time that would otherwise be wasted on returning and reordering bearing.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Sealing connection tools, oscilloscopes, snap-action switches, and more...
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Manufacturing and Outsourcing - May 2020

How are advances in automation/robotics, welding, 3D printing, and other fabrication technologies shaping the future of medical device manufacturing? Find out in this Special Report – a...

Articles: Propulsion
Altering the traditional intensity distribution of fiber lasers improves weld quality.
Briefs: Motion Control
Applications include valves, tubes, and other gas and fluid system components.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
How does testing a metal 3D-printed part compare to testing a casted one? That's the elephant in the room, says industry pro Kevin Brigden.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Low-viscosity plastic; coin cell holders; oxidation-resistant coatings; and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Encoder

The AI25 hazardous series AI25 encoder from Dynapar (Gurnee, IL) is suited for Class 1 Division 2 applications where a Zone 1 or Division 1 encoder may have previously been...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is home to one of the largest buildings in the world — the massive Vehicle Assembly Building — and also hosts a number of one-of-a-kind facilities. The...

Articles: Motion Control
Articles: Photonics/Optics
Increased laser capacity has enabled, and will continue to enable, new manufacturing possibilities.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA and universities from across the country are teaming up to support a continued human presence on the Moon and ultimately Mars.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Processors, imaging sensors, dimensioning systems, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Manufacturers in almost every industry are looking to design lighter parts. Here are five lightweighting strategies.
Blog: Imaging
If a satellite breaks in orbit, there's not much that can be done. A professor envisions a new idea for refueling and repair.
Products: Motion Control
Actuators, Encoders, Gripping Tools, and More
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Salty air the Dutch city of Harlingen causes exposed metal parts to corrode.

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