The PBS 100Z and PBS 5Z models of stainless-steel linear scales are for press brakes and CNC machines, and feature self-aligned reading heads. In a synchronized press brake, the descent of the forming punch towards the bed is controlled by the cylinders, which are moved by proportional valves. These valves control the flow of oil to the cylinders precisely. The PBS linear scales send position feedback signals to the CNC controlling the system to ensure the forming punch and bed remain parallel.
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According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
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Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
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