Modular Conveyor Systems Manufacturers in every field are keeping their processes private, if not secret. After all, most processes are in some ways proprietary, comprising a mixture of methods, technologies and operations that ultimately affect a manufacturer's ability to compete successfully.&NOBR> Full Story &/NOBR>
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Roll Handling: A Complex Art Industrial roll handling is a complex science, requiring equipment designers and installers to not only understand how best to wind or unwind and transport rolls of material, but also how the material itself will behave in the process and how to integrate roll handling equipment with existing systems. Full story Motion Solutions for Packaging More than any other single industry, general-purpose motion control is focused on packaging machinery. Servos have revolutionized packaging equipment in the past 20 years and there is a continuing trend toward higher numbers of servos in new machines. Full Story View the Packaging Supplement Table of Contents
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Truchard will be presented the award at the 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards ceremony during the co-located events Pacific Design & Manufacturing, MD&M West, WestPack, PLASTEC West, Electronics West, ATX West, and AeroCon.
In a bid to boost the viability of lithium-based electric car batteries, a team at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed a chemistry that could possibly double an EV’s driving range while cutting its battery cost in half.
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 discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.