The fluid power portion of the show demonstrated a range of new products designed to capture emerging trends, such as miniaturization, energy savings, hydraulic/electric hybrids, and advanced automation software.
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The Hägglunds CBM hydraulic motor from Bosch Rexroth was created to take over from the tried-and-true Hägglunds Marathon motor. The Hägglunds CBM packs 50% more torque into a motor that is smaller and up to 50% lighter than its predecessor, giving it a high torque-to-weight ratio.
(Source: Bosch Rexroth)
The Industrial Internet of Things may be going off the deep end in connecting everything on the plant floor. Some machines, bearings, or conveyors simply don’t need to be monitored -- even if they can be.
Wind turbines already are imposing structures that stretch high into the sky, but an engineering graduate student at the University of Notre Dame wants to make them even taller to reduce energy costs and improve efficiency.
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