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The Importance of Considering DFM During Prototyping
Providing Worldwide Capabilities for Cost Effective Circuit Breaker Designs
All images courtesy of L&S Machine Company
Fine Tuning Parts Design Saves Time and Cost
Laird Thermal Systems
Heat Transfer a Cool Concept
Energy Efficiency in Hydraulic Systems of Machining Centers
Smart Manufacturing: Enabling 3 Key Areas of Excellence
Learning What Causes Static Electricity
Getting Data Fast and Cheap in the IIoT
New trends are making IIoT popular, and new products are making it possible to afford.
Swiss Turning and Laser Cutting on One Machine
Machine Design Staff
It's possible to perform Swiss-turning and laser-cutting operations without switching machines when using the SS207-5AX LaserSwiss.
10 Things to Consider Before Automating a Facility
From the scope to deliverables, take these steps to make sure you’re working with the right company to integrate automation into a facility.
Overconstraint: The Hidden Killer
When bearings in overconstrained rotating elements, be it a door hinge or complex crankshaft, become misaligned, it can lead to fatigue failure or excessive loading.
Comparing Electric Rod Actuators and Hydraulic Cylinders
Here’s a look at the pros and cons of these two predominant forms of motion control.
Machine Design's Products of the Week (12/6-12/13)
Data Drives the Industrial IoT
Victoria Fraza Kickham
Innovation Highlights from the Rockwell Automation Fair 2016
Five Basic Steps of the Electroforming Manufacturing Process
Interview: Paving the Way to an IoT World
To get an idea of how IoT is growing within the U.S. and around the world, Machine Design talked with Parker Hannifin’s Marissa K. Tucker.
IMTS Roundup: Products and Software Shaping the Future of Manufacturing
Last week's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) featured the latest technologies that will spur the next revolution in machining and manufacturing.
IMTS Features Key-Bar Chuck, Power-Grip Clamping System
In booth W-2528 at at IMTS 2016, Röhm Products of America showcases its DURO-TA XT key-bar chuck for its milling and turning machines, along with its Power-Grip clamping system...
Courtesy of Oscar Einzig and IMTS
Taiwan Technologies to Influence Smart-Manufacturing Worldwide
The world's fifth largest exporter of machine tools and components showcases its newest smart-manufacturing machinery at the 2016 IMTS.
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