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.

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Researchers produced a soft, mechanical metamaterial that can “think” about how forces are applied to it and respond via programmed reactions. The metamaterials feature flexible, conductive polymer...

Briefs: Transportation
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Issue Archive: Manned Systems
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Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Read about the new products for October 2022.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
New Products from the August 2022 issue of Motion Design.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The moving assembly line remains an integral piece of most automobile manufacturing.
Special Reports: Propulsion
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Test servo drives, robot monitors, AC motors, and more
Products: Test & Measurement
Liquid-cooled workstations, universal amplifiers, hydrogen sensors, and more.
Briefs: Materials
These “living machines” hold potential for applications from medical treatments to improving the environment.
Products: Energy
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn about the interconnects that are supporting today's miniature satellites.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The robots move more quickly on solid surfaces or in the water than previous generations of soft robots.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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: Motion Control
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: 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...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Dinkle International offers universal interface modules for connecting equipment signals to I/O modules.
Articles: Propulsion
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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Motion controllers, electric cylinders, cobot brakes, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The camera was designed for use in space and other extreme environments.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
High-voltage direct current cables can more efficiently transport electricity over long distances.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
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.