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Content posted in November 2006
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Smaller and Simpler
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Fluid power products emphasize miniaturization and simplified operation
Vehicle USB Connection
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New Breed of Chips Broaden Market
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For applications from cameras to MP3 players
Versatility In Assembly for Workstations and More
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Structural aluminum framing is getting even easier to use
Maximizing Flexibility
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New encoders offer application flexibility and high-resolution solutions
Putting Plastic Bearings to the Test
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Tests that mimic real-world conditions are an important key to understanding how polymer bearings will hold up in the field
Floating-Point DSP Prices Drop
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Speedy new floating-point Digital Signal Processors starting below $6
Servo Motor Connector
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Valve Connector
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Sensor Connection
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Automotive Goes Plug-and-Play
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As the focus of vehicle design changes from mechanical to electronic, automakers are learning to let drivers dock mobile consumer products in the vehicle
The Ups and Downs of Steel
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Volatile materials costs and supply shortages instigate new design strategies
A Sense of Urgency
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Reusable CAD Models Help SunCorp Cut Design Time
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Here's how Alloy Ltd., a product design firm, helped SunCorp bridge a single data set across a multitude of products
Drives Are in Control
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Variable frequency drives advanced control features and standard platforms
Application-Specific Solutions
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Targeted hardware/software offerings provide specific application solutions
Linear Motion Systems
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Motor-driven lead screws provide improved performance
Motor Size Matters
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The priority is on packing extraperformance into smaller packages
Air-Powered and Rodless Cylinder Motion
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These cylinders address application-specific motion requirements
The Smaller the Better
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Controllers look to pack new features and capabilities into smaller footprints
Clearing the Air
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New FRLs improve the process
Closing the Loop
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Motion control systems require improved feedback sensors
Motors Plus Actuators
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Motors with integral actuators meet a wide range of application needs
Optimized CNC Control
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Focus is on latest networking technology and specialized software
HEADS-UP DISPLAY MASK
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Robotic Lifesaver
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Vecna’s humanoid robot can walk, run, lift heavy objects, and climb stairs on its track-powered, jointed legs.
Drives Move into Larger Motors
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Integrated drives and controls are moving to larger motor sizes
Motion Controls Goal: Easy Does It
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Ease-of-use tops the list of customer requirements
Stepper Motor Drives
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Stepper drivers provide more high power operation and networking
Position Sensors
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Unique specs make these sensors indispensable in motion control apps
Specialized Motor Solutions
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Motor manufacturers provide motors for specialized application needs
SYNTHESIZED SOUNDS
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Drives Add Controller Smarts
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Incorporating motion/logic control
Mechanical Glue
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Components that complete the system
Controller/Drives Unite
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Controller and drives in one box saves space and simplifies wiring
Moving Forward
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Anti-backlash nuts provide a key ingredient
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