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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Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
From design feasibility, to development, to production, having the right information to make good decisions can ultimately keep a product from failing validation. The key is highly focused information that doesn’t come from conventional, statistics-based tests but from accelerated stress testing.
There’s a good chance that a few of the things mentioned here won't fully come to fruition in 2015 but rather much later down the line. However, as Malcolm X once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
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