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Content tagged with Automation & Motion Control posted in March 2012
Powering a Handheld Explosives Detector
3/16/2012  9 comments
RedXDefense's field unit uses small DC motors to improve consistency.
Robot Aids Military With 3D Maps
3/15/2012  23 comments
Robots will autonomously navigate a constantly changing environment by making three-dimensional maps that they continuously update.
Wireless Sensors Are Making Automation More Intelligent
3/13/2012  11 comments
Factory automation is just the beginning of the evolution of wireless sensors for industrial control.
Reducing Linear Bearing Wear
3/1/2012  4 comments
Contamination and poor lubrication practices can shorten the life of linear bearings. Here is a look at how to avoid both problems.

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Fine powder printing of industry-standard metal and ceramic powders with a grain size of less than 10 microns is now available from industrial 3D printer maker ExOne for its Innovent printer.
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A make-your-own Star Wars Sith Lightsaber hilt is heftier and better-looking than most others out there, according to its maker, Sean Charlesworth. You can 3D print it from free source files, and there's even a hardware kit available -- not free -- so you can build one just in time for Halloween.
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