Check out the technologies and components used in cars, trucks, and off-road equipment ranging from internal and external combustion, electric motors, and hybrid power drives to CAN buses, car-to-car communications, and self-driving equipment.
Learn to properly maintain your ball screws, understand the acceptable noise levels that can be produced prior to repair, define the erratic pitch that occurs within ball screws, and investigate design advantages from internal ball returns.
Learn how to speed designs to market with advanced 3D printing. Automotive prototyping is expected to be a $5 billion industry by 2020. But growth comes with challenges, like navigating the changing face of interiors and lighting lens covers.
The automotive industry is the largest market segment of the powder metallurgy (PM) industry. This conventionally pressed-and-sintered output pulley showcases a few advantages of working with PM, including part-to-part uniformity and near-net...
Used by the United States military, this innovated U-bracket and stop are used in a Feedback Support Improvement Kit (FSIK) for an M249 squad automatic weapon (SAW). Made using metal injection molding, this component exceeded design requirements.
How can a component meet the cost demands of the highly competitive audio market while maintaining consumer demand of cosmetically perfect surfaces? Metal injection molding enabled this award-winning nozzle assembly to rise to the challenge.
In this FAQ, "Advantages of Using Self-Contained Electrohydraulic Actuators", you’ll learn about the traditional technologies used for high-force applications, the benefits of electrohydraulic components, and how servo-hydraulic actuators work.
Any machine that uses a VFD is subject to the effects of the drive’s chopped DC square-wave output signals. Here we explain how those signals affect and interact with motors and surrounding equipment, and how cables can help protect many...