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Gadget Freak Case # 265: Propane – Oxygen Cannon & Shock Tube Demonstrator
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11/7/2014  1 comment
This project is an experiment in generating supersonic shock waves.
Gadget Freak Case # 264: Drink Delivery Vehicle – Inverted Pendulum
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10/17/2014  Post a comment
The DDV-IP is an inverted pendulum driving machine. The concept is a two wheeled self-balancing robot that can deliver cold beverages to thirsty folks on hot summer days.
CUI AMT Encoder: Digi-Key Another Geek Moment
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9/22/2014  Post a comment
Watch as Digi-Key’s Reid Landsrud pushes CUI’s AMT encoder through a series of challenges.
Motor/Gearhead Extend Applications
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5/22/2014  Post a comment
Micromo is pushing its components into some innovative and exciting applications..
Piezo Motor With Integrated Encoder
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4/22/2014  Post a comment
The new LR-17 rotary motor, offered with an integrated absolute encoder, expands MICROMO’s already strong lineup of piezo technology motors.
FemtoFET™: Smallest Low- Resistance MOSFETs in the Industry
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11/19/2013  Post a comment
TI's Rich Nowakowski discusses the industry’s smallest, low-resistance MOSFETs available in the marketplace today.
LDC1000: A Revolution in Sensing
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10/15/2013  1 comment
David introduces the world's first inductance-to-digital converter, the LDC1000.
Safely Drive High-Brightness LEDs With LM3466
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9/12/2013  2 comments
Safely drive high-brightness LEDs with TI's LM3466 Multi-String LED Current Balancer.
WEBENCH Automotive Overview
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7/25/2013  1 comment
Surinder demonstrates how simple the WEBENCH® Automotive feature makes it to deliver custom designs.
Micromo’s Piezo Legs Caliper Motor
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3/15/2013  4 comments
Customers can get higher resolution from a scalable motor. It’s “simplicity in motion.”
Micromo 8 & 10mm Brushless Motors
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3/15/2013  2 comments
In a tiny package, they supply a high amount of torque and employ high-resolution absolute encoders.
Ford Showcases Its First Plug-in Hybrid
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1/19/2012  6 comments
The technical choices that Ford made on its new C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid.
Tesla's Model S Nears Production
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1/18/2012  6 comments
Khobi Brooklyn of Tesla Motors talks about the advantages of the Model S's flat battery pack.
Voyager Belt Actuator Lengths up to 6 Meters & High Speeds
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1/6/2012  Post a comment
50mm wide steel reinforced belt and 20mm profile rail and carriage allow for tough applications.
TechnoMod XYZ Gantry System Is a Complete Automation Cell
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1/6/2012  Post a comment
Complete 3-axis automation platform with controller, I/O, enclosure, stand, computer, console, and HMI.
ICP Gantry Robot Is a Complete Desktop Automation Solution
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1/6/2012  Post a comment
This compact, low-cost gantry robot is great for testing, assembly, and general automation.
Rotary Movements With Energy Chain Cable Carriers
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10/4/2011  Post a comment
Watch rotary movements with energy chain cable carriers.
Iglide Plastic Bushings in Palletizer
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8/29/2011  Post a comment
Watch igus's iglide plastic bushings in action in an industrial palletizer.
Iglide Plastic Bushings in Bicycles
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8/29/2011  1 comment
Learn how igus's iglide plastic bushings are used in bicycle technology.
Phil Hester Talks Advanced Software
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8/16/2011  Post a comment
National Instruments VP of R&D Phil Hester provides a company update from the NIWeek conference in Austin, Texas.
igus Energy Chain® cable carrier range
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6/15/2011  Post a comment
igus Products featured in the video and immediately available from stock include the fully enclosed and chip-proof RX Tube, as well as a new improved version of its multi-axis Triflex® R cable carriers for robotic applications.
Automation and Control Video Blog April 20, 2011
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Design News Editorial Director David Greenfield recounts a few highlights from his visit to B&R Automation's headquarters in Egglesburg, Austria.
Automation and Control Video Blog - April 12, 2011
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A review of Hannover Fair 2011 by Design News Editorial Director David Greenfield covering nearly everything from the robotic seagulls to the ever-present currywurst.
Automation and Control Video Blog April 7, 2011
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Hybrid electric-pneumatic robotic system developed using Bosch Rexroth’s Easy Handling system.
Automation and Control Video Blog - April 5, 2011
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Festo debuts its SmartBird -- which uses hybrid drive (pneumatic and electric) technology as part of a mechatronic approach to simulating bird flight.
Automation and Control Video Blog - March 31, 2011
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Design News Editorial Director David Greenfield reviews Siemens' new online game -- Plantville -- and explains why there is value in the manufacturing optimization game for design engineers.
Smarter Baggage Handling
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3/29/2011  1 comment
Vanderlande Industries and IBM has helped Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport create a new baggage handling system to increase capacity by 40 percent to 70 million bags in the future.
Instrumentation Operates at 210 C
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3/29/2011  Post a comment
Analog Devices’ Fellow Moshe Gerstenhaber explains how the new AD8229 meets the design challenges of high-temperature environments such as oil drilling, jet engines and space exploration.
Active Robotic Contact Flange
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3/29/2011  Post a comment
Touch-sensitive automation solution revolutionizes precise buffing, polishing and surface processing using PC-based co-processor and advanced sensing techniques.
Automation and Control Video Blog - March 24, 2011
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Design News editorial director David Greenfield explains the automation and control set up behind an unmanned ocean-going vessel designed to operate on its own for up to two years.
Automation and Control Video Blog - March 17, 2011
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Design News’ editorial director, David Greenfield, explains the sharing of R&D expertise within Belden across its Hirschmann and GarrettCom lines, as well as why you’ll likely see more cross-company R&D sharing in automation.
Automation and Control Video Blog - March 10, 2011
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Design News' editorial director, David Greenfield, details the wireless technology, battery and motor that power what is reportedly the world's first wireless electric bicycle.
Automation and Control Video Blog - March 3, 2011
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Design News editorial director David Greenfield ponders what it will take to make automation system security a high priority for systems design engineers.
Automation and Control Video Blog - #2
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2/25/2011  Post a comment
Design News' editorial director David Greenfield discusses the extreme environment found within energy efficient engines and how critical engine components are being tested to withstand such operating environments.
Automation and Control Video Blog
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2/18/2011  Post a comment
Design News' editorial director David Greenfield explains the design of the portable Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) system from Windlift.
DualVee® Washdown Linear Guide Wheel
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2/16/2011  Post a comment
Bishop-Wisecarver offers stainless steel washdown guide wheels with FDA approved grease. Sealed and shielded for added protection.
Duplex Track System with Center Chain Drive
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2/16/2011  Post a comment
This durable and highly stable duplex track system from Bishop-Wisecarver by HepcoMotion is capable of withstanding high loads, and is available complete with special chain and scroll drive system.
Custom Linked Carriage System With Screw Drive
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2/16/2011  Post a comment
Bogie carriages linked by adjustable connecting rods include rollers that engage with a drive screw, creating intermittent or continuous motion.
AS-Interface Modules Use Connect and Done Technology
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2/14/2011  Post a comment
Animation shows how Connect & Done technology from Pepperl+Fuchs can be used to eliminate mounting I/O modules in many applications.
Guidelok Slimline
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2/9/2011  Post a comment
New Cable Carrier Systems Eliminates Need for Troughs
800 Test Points
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2/9/2011  Post a comment
800 Test Points
DryLin N Linear Guides
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2/9/2011  Post a comment
Low-profile Linear Guide Systems
Nucor Refines Steel Recycling Using NI Hardware and Software
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2/9/2011  Post a comment
Using hardware and software from National Instruments, Nucor developed a variety of automation systems that have greatly reduced the amount of electricity used and eliminated potential safety issues at its Marion, Ohio facility.
Robot Vehicle Can Read Terrain and Adjust
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2/9/2011  Post a comment
Watch this versatile robot as it maneuvers around obstacles. It's every kid's dream.
UtiliTrak Gantry Design
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1/19/2011  Post a comment
In this video, a size one UtiliTrak linear guide gantry design is being used to reduce operator efforts by providing ergonomic movement of a tapping tool.
Solar Tube Transfers using HDS2
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1/19/2011  Post a comment
In this video, the HepcoMotion HDS2 Heavy Duty Slide System is being used for the transfer of solar tubes from one palette to another palette.
Automated Printing Application using PRT2
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1/19/2011  Post a comment
Automated Printing Application using PRT2
ZR20 Rotary Table
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1/19/2011  1 comment
Techno’s Rotary Table ZR20
QTC Gears Promotional Video
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1/19/2011  Post a comment
QTC Gears Promotional Video
TechnoMod Gantry
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1/19/2011  Post a comment
Techno’s TechnoMod Gantry System – Instant Plug-and-Play Automation
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