The company has introduced new linear stepper motor stages that travel at speeds up to 80 inches/sec with stroke lengths to 144 inches, and acceleration to 1G. Four models offer 2, 6, 10, and 20 lbs of continuous force. The 2- and 4-phase steppers are ideal for pick-and-place, wire bonding, parts transfer, semiconductor waver handling, inspection machines, and other robotic applications. H2W Technologies Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4911-613
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 donít 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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