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Content posted in April 2008
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The System Aspects of Sensing
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Changing the definition of plug-and-play sensors
Precision Hydraulics
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Integrated axis control valves improve tolerances, reduce machine size
Holding Heavy Loads
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Gantry manufacturer uses servo motor brake for fail-safe performance
Small Sensors Make a Big Difference in Consumer Products
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New features and functionality result when consumer products include sensors
Hydraulic Hybrid Cars: No Batteries Required
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Hydraulic hybrid technology has so far been aimed at delivery and refuse trucks, but it could make sense for smaller vehicles too. So why aren't automotive engineers paying more attention?
Rugged Encoders
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They thrive in washdown, other harsh environments
ControlAir’s ?Gulf Buster’ Air Filter Regulator
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Built to withstand corrosive saltwater environments
Beswick’s Dry Break Quick Disconnects
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Connects without fluid spray or leakage
Unifin’s Forzair
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Auxiliary transformer coolers
Webster’s Updated DHM ?3’ Series
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For commissioning, troubleshooting systems
Exair’s Nano Super Air Nozzle
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For precision blowoff
Flipping the Switch on Electric Car Design
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3D CAD and simulation software are helping electric vehicle teams address new aerodynamics, packaging and power design challenges
Sensors Address System-Level Design Issues
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System engineers benefit from simplified design
Pulse-Width-Modulation Digital-to-Analog Converter vs. Stand-Alone DAC
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What benefits are associated with each and which is most appropriate?
Auto Industry Working Hard to Make an Electric Vehicle Battery
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Plug-in hybrid batteries are still an unknown for the auto industry
Hydraulic Modeling and Simulation
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Standard software tools provide methods for verifying hydraulic system design
Leak-Free Design
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Torquing and coupling nut design critical to engineering hydraulic systems
Total Recall Using In-Sight
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Complete traceability for medical instruments
Product Highlights from the IFPE Show
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Leaders in fluid power unveil the latest product technologies and innovations
Hannover Fair Highlights Energy-Saving Strategies
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A growing energy awareness was on display throughout this week’s Hannover Fair
Siemens Gets CAD Modeling in Sync
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Touts new synchronous technology as first history-free, feature-based modeling approach
Magnesium, Aluminum Will Play Big Role in Auto Weight Reduction
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Automotive engineers love the new plastics but favor lighter, thinner metals when the rubber meets the road
Engineering the Electric Car
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Our coverage page addresses the battery, materials, hydraulics and design technologies working to meet the challenges of electric vehicle programs
Electric Dirt and Street Motorcycles Make Debut
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Zero Motorcycles' new Zero X electric dirt bike promises to replace fumes and noise with zero emissions and silence
External Combustion Engine Piques Interest at SAE
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Cleaner than conventional IC engines, inventor says
Tire Refills Itself
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Needs no electronic controllers, pumps or motors
SAE Attendance Remains Brisk
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Show and conference draw attendees from around the world
Trumpet-Playing Robot Entertains SAE Crowds
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Lessons learned could be transferred to shop floor robots
Future Vehicles Will Communicate with One Another, Experts Say
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Using wireless technology, vehicles will talk to local infrastructure, too
Using RFID for Industrial Applications
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RFID is a complex area that can challenge even the experienced engineer who is not familiar with it. The key to success is working with a partner who has the required expertise
Alibre Adds CAM to Its 3D Design Suite
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Integrated CAM suite provides 2 ½ to 5-axis CNC milling capabilities
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