Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Joining & Assembly

Stay updated on the joining and assembly systems used throughout manufacturing. Review the applications that design engineers are using to meet their manufacturing design challenges.

Latest Briefs & News

Issue Archive: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
2022 September August July June May April March February January 2021 December November October ...
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Test servo drives, robot monitors, AC motors, and more
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Liquid-cooled workstations, universal amplifiers, hydrogen sensors, and more.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These “living machines” hold potential for applications from medical treatments to improving the environment.
Products: Test & Measurement
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
Application Briefs: Manned Systems
Learn about the interconnects that are supporting today's miniature satellites.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The robots move more quickly on solid surfaces or in the water than previous generations of soft robots.
Products: Motion Control
Motors, suspension arms, slit couplings, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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.
Blog: Transportation
A reader asks our industry expert:""Do the materials of construction have a big effect on gear generated noise?"
Special Reports: Aerospace
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...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Dinkle International offers universal interface modules for connecting equipment signals to I/O modules.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The e-kit promises to be a low-cost solution in the developing world.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Pellistor/Catalytic Bead (CB) sensors can respond to flammable gases such as hydrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulfide, methane, butane, propane, and carbon monoxide.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Products: Motion Control
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Briefs: Imaging
The camera was designed for use in space and other extreme environments.
Briefs: Materials
High-voltage direct current cables can more efficiently transport electricity over long distances.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Blog: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert explains why automotive manufacturers are turning to a "floating" board-to-board connection.
Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An intelligent robot being uses A.I. and sophisticated navigation to find good peaches and remove them from trees.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Power distribution units, pressure sensors, connector straps, and more.
Special Reports: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Test & Measurement - September 2021

An automated CT system “sees” deep inside electronics to spot hidden defects...a NASA moon mission spinoff now monitors forest fire emissions...a novel way to test bonded structures in critical...

Special Reports: Electronics & Computers
Moisture & Pressure Protection - September 2021

Engineers face multiple challenges when battling moisture and condensation buildup in their projects. Knowing what types of products – such as desiccants, pressure relief valves, etc. – are...