Webinars

Connected Health: The Miniaturization of Medical

Connected Health: The Miniaturization of Medical

May 28, 2020 - 2 pm EDT
Motors and motion control components continue to shrink. The miniaturization trend allows manufacturers to install motors and motion control into smaller and smaller form factors. When components come down to size, signals travel shorter distances within devices, which leads to faster performance speeds. This is particularly important in medical devices and applications.
The Tiny World of Miniaturization in Motors and Motion Control

The Tiny World of Miniaturization in Motors and Motion Control

March 25, 2020 - 2 pm EDT
Motors and motion control components continue to shrink. The trend of miniaturization allows manufacturers to install motors and motion control into smaller and smaller form factors. Miniaturization helps in reducing energy consumption as well as weight, making it attractive to sectors such as aerospace, defense, medical, and science. This webinar will explore how small, powerful electric motors with a diameter of only a few millimeters have been developed through pioneering innovations and have become useful in many areas of science.
The Connected Cobot: The Digital World of Collaborative Robots

The Connected Cobot: The Digital World of Collaborative Robots

March 10, 2020 - 2 pm EDT
Cobots have entered the digital world. Manufacturing is still leading the innovation charge, but non-manufacturing material movement use-cases are close behind. Regardless of the sector, best-in-class users have understood the importance of adding cobots to their digitized operation continuity efforts but also anticipate the complexity of the endeavor. Attend this webinar and learn more.
Status of 3D Printing with Metal

Status of 3D Printing with Metal

February 27, 2020 - 2 pm EST
In the last few years, 3D printing with metals has exploded. More recently several new metal additive manufacturing (AM) technologies have emerged, including binder jetting, material extrusion, material jetting, vat photopolymerization, and cold spray. Attend this webinar and learn the processes and their capabilities and more.
Introduction to Parts Feeding – Parts Singulation for Robot Automation

Introduction to Parts Feeding – Parts Singulation for Robot Automation

February 19, 2020 - 2 pm EST
If you have an assembly application and need to build parts, chances are, you will need parts feeding. From bowl feeders to vibratory feeders, there are many solutions available today. Figuring out which one to go with can be daunting. With nearly 4 decades of automation experience, Epson Robots has the expertise to walk you through the process and explain the various feeder types available in the market. We will also take you through areas to consider and how to get started.
Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: Compare FDM, DLP, SLS, and SLA Technology

Intro to Desktop 3D Printing: Compare FDM, DLP, SLS, and SLA Technology

January 30, 2020 - 2 pm EST
When evaluating in-house 3D printing technology it’s important to evaluate four considerations: setting up a print file, print process mechanism, post-processing, and maintenance and scalability. In this webinar, you’ll gain the foundation you need to start speaking the language of 3D printing. Learn how parts created from various printing technologies differ across functionality and appearance, and how these differences impact product development and production workflows for engineers and manufacturers.
Creating Cost-Effective Extruded Aluminum Component Solutions

Creating Cost-Effective Extruded Aluminum Component Solutions

November 20, 2019 - 2 pm EST
Cost is a huge importance when developing or updating products. The tricky part is estimating where to cut cost. Will the cheaper component really lead to the most cost-effective solution? Or will the more costly compenent lead you to the overall lowest cost result? This webinar will discuss the cost structure of extruded aluminum components, and suggest strategies leading to the most optimized and cost-efficient result. We’ll explore the cost alternatives in profile design and fabricating the resultant extrusion to get a cost-efficient solution.
Force and Pressure Sensors Critical for IoT Success

Force and Pressure Sensors Critical for IoT Success

November 14, 2019 - 2 pm EST
As the Internet of Things moves into the home, office and factory, engineers need a broader array of sensor-based solutions. This webinar will look at those solutions, ranging from simple encoders and proximity sensors to temperature and pressure sensors, as well as cameras, accelerometers, gyroscopes and more. The webinar will also examine a wide range of applications, including medical devices, consumer products, and factory floor machinery.
Software Tools for Fast and Reliable Product Selection

Software Tools for Fast and Reliable Product Selection

October 30, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
Choosing the products best suited for your application requirements can be complicated and time consuming. Instead of relying on manual calculations and general rules of thumb, software tools are a great way to quickly and confidently select products and even simulate their performance in a specific application. In this webinar you will learn about software tools for sizing pneumatic cylinders and valves, and simulating their performance.
Aerospace and the Military Push New Robot Capabilities

Aerospace and the Military Push New Robot Capabilities

October 29, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
The US military is expected to spend more than a billion dollars in the next five years on robotic research and deployment. Commercially, the aerospace industry is scrambling to fill billions of dollars of backlog. One of the obvious solutions for both: intelligent, connected, traditional, collaborative and autonomous robotics. Over the coming years we are likely to see significant advances in robot capabilities due to the investments in robotics from the military and the aerospace industry. This webinar will delve into some of the potential uses, applications, technologies, and innovations...
Introduction to the Smart Insides of Collaborative Robots

Introduction to the Smart Insides of Collaborative Robots

October 03, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
Robots are getting smarter, safer, and easier to use due to advances in their components. IDC projects that by 2020, 45% of newly installed robots will be equipped with intelligent features. This webinar will explore the advanced technology that drives today’s fixed, mobile, and collaborative robots. We will dive into the advances in motors, motion control systems, microcontrollers, power systems, and sensors.
Production 3D Printing with Carbon® DLS™

Production 3D Printing with Carbon® DLS™

September 19, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
Protolabs has partnered with Carbon 3D by officially adding Carbon 3D’s Digital Light Synthesis™ technology to its production-grade 3D printing portfolio in the Americas. This webinar will explore the technology, materials, and mechanical properties of Carbon DLS technology. We will identify when to choose Carbon DLS technology for your parts, and how it will impact your production. Bringing our Stereolithography, SLS, and Injection Molding expertise to the conversation, we will give an overview of how Carbon DLS can be best leveraged for your production parts.
How Smart Machines Modernize the Food & Beverage and Packaging Industry

How Smart Machines Modernize the Food & Beverage and Packaging Industry

September 17, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
Although trends such as the Industry 4.0 are compounding the quantity of data available for driving new levels of factory and machine productivity, machine builders are challenged with how to drive business value from this data. Schneider Electric is here to offer a solution. In this webinar Schneider Electric looks at new business opportunities uncovered by the latest advancements of the Industrial Internet of Things.
Transforming Digital Design & Manufacturing

Transforming Digital Design & Manufacturing

September 12, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
There is a lot of hype around 3D printing, digital manufacturing, generative design SW, automation and other technology advances. There are also inevitable world megatrends. See how these megatrends are tied to the digital design & manufacture, and how the whole industrial eco-system may evolve over time. Whether you are on the design side or the manufacturing side, an evolution of the skills and knowledge necessary for remaining relevent in this future eco-system will be important.
Tesla Model 3 Teardown: The Battery Pack

Tesla Model 3 Teardown: The Battery Pack

September 05, 2019 - 2 pm EDT
Tesla Motors’ long-awaited Model 3 sedan is expected by many to transform the electric car landscape by bringing costs down to mainstream buyers. Key enabling technologies include the Model 3’s battery pack, drive motors, and controlling electronics. In this Design News webinar, noted automotive engineers Sandy Munro and Mark Ellis of Munro & Associates will walk listeners through a teardown of the Model 3 battery. They will discuss the pack’s design, construction, cooling system, and cell technology, among other key areas. Using photos and technical descriptions of virtually every...

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