Igus' Application Corner is a new section of the company's website dedicated to customer testimonials. Real stories from the packaging, medical, agricultural and other industries highlight how the company's plastic machinery components have helped its customers' businesses. The stories feature products from each of Igus' product lines, and the site even offers an online form for customers to submit new testimonials.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This radio show will show what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.