3D Printing & CAD
AUTOMATION & IIOT
Bridging the Manufacturing Chasm
Oct. 18, 2022
Digital solutions bring with them no shortage of hype, but when will that translate into widespread adoption?
The ‘Robot Stole my Job’ Debate Rages on
Oct. 11, 2022
The extent to which robots and automation shift jobs remains contentious. Researchers offer a few new insights.
A Robot Dog Demonstrates How Mobile Manipulation Affects Automation
Oct. 10, 2022
Agile mobile platforms can deliver a new set of capabilities. Dynamic sensing for autonomous inspection is just one.
Audioundwerbung/Dreamstime and Courtesy Raven SR
Zero-Emission Heater Lets Reformer Cleanly Turn Methane into Hydrogen
Stephen J. Mraz
Oct. 4, 2022
The Hydrogen Economy could get a boost from this relatively clean way to produce transportation-quality hydrogen.
Teledyne Vision Solutions
10 Considerations for Designing a Machine Vision System
Oct. 3, 2022
Refer to this checklist of prerequisites before taking on the task.
More content from November 2022
Hybrid Manufacturing Techniques Enable Production of a Bionic Hand
Sept. 29, 2022
A new approach to prosthetic design using 3D printing restores mobility while remaining affordable.
Robots Keep F-22 Raptor Fighters Healthy and Stealthy
Stephen J. Mraz
Sept. 27, 2022
Air inlets on F-22s are precisely sanded and painted by a coordinated team of robots, saving time and money.
Understanding Losses in BLDC Motors
Sept. 20, 2022
Engineers who have a firm handle on losses in BLDC motors can better design efficient motors for their specific applications.
Industry 5.0 Ushers in a New Era of Human-Centric Contributions to Production Processes
Sept. 6, 2022
Computers are critical to Industry 4.0 and 5.0, but human workers and their creativity are still vital as well.