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Effects of Demagnetization in Electric Motor Simulations
How to Select the Right Linear Actuator
Gates eCrimp Mobile App
Delivery Time Crucial to Success to End User
Use Existing Data to Optimize IIoT Sensor Deployment
Marcia Elaine Walker and Bill Roberts
Learning Gear Essentials from Dudley's Handbook
How to Pinpoint the Best Plain Bearing
How to Specify Fiber-Optic Sensors
Fiber-optic sensors work well in tight spots and in applications with a high degree of electrical noise, but care must be taken when specifying these critical components.
A Quick Way to Measuring the Hardness of Foams
Measuring the “hardness” of soft, spongy elastomers—foams—is an inexact science.
Closing the Gender Gap Through STEM
Various methods can be used to smash age-old stereotypes and interest young girls in engineering, showing how they can ultimately make it a career.
Energy-Saving Electrical Pumps Satisfy New DoE Standards
Using a variable-speed drive could reduce up to 50% of a pump’s energy consumption.
Reap the Benefits of Modern-Day Powder Metallurgy
Advances in PM over the years have steadily expanded its market, and now the technology is poised to start taking over other parts-manufacturing processes.
Machine Design Library - Free E-book
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Advancing Toward Safer Automation Design
What to Look for When Choosing Holding Brakes
Identify the Best 3D-Printing Process for Your Application
Selecting a Lubricant for Ball Screws
Jeff Johnson, Randy Hamper Sr., and Kelvin Kellond, Thomson Industries
What’s the Difference Between Investment Casting and Sand Casting?
Though they have been refined through the ages, significant differences exist between the two methods used to make metal parts.
Microalloying Strengthens Steel
Adding small amount of alloying elements can dramatically boost the strength and hardness of carbon steels.
LVDT Linear Position Sensors and IP Ratings
Most LDVT components are protected against the environment to some degree. But there are applications where more protection is needed.
A Short History of Membrane Switches
Enhancements to membrane switches over the years have turned them into indispensable subsystems in technical applications across many industries.
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