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J.W. Winco Cylindrical Anti-Vibration Mounts Now In Inch Sizes

J.W. Winco, Inc.now offers inch sized GN 451.1 / GN 451.2 / GN 451.3 Cylindrical Type Vibration Isolation Mounts with Stainless Steel Components. These RoHS-compliant vibration isolation mounts, also known as vibration mounts, anti-vibration mounts, vibration bobbins, or rubber bumpers, are suitable for the elastic mounting of machine units such as motors, compressors and pumps.

AutomationDirect adds more photoelectric sensors

AutomationDirect’s new QM series photoelectric sensors are IP67-rated sensors available in three-wire NPN or PNP styles and with visible red and infrared versions. The mini-rectangular photo eye sensors…

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What You Need to Know about the 2:1 Ratio

by Jonathan R. Schroeder, Engineer The Binding Ratio is a frequently misunderstood mechanical principle, with common misconceptions still causing stalling and application failure. A closer look at the…

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Roller Pinions, Another Way to Roll Down the Line

By Allan Conway, Nexen Group, Inc. A roller pinion system is a linear drive approach that combines the best features of ball screws, rack and pinion, belt drives and linear motors while eliminating many of their short comings. To meet the goals of designing machines and equipment that are faster, more precise, and require less

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The Internet of Things: Game Changer or Reboot?

By: Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor Is the Internet of Things really new, and if so, how will it affect you? Or is it a marketing ploy to package IT services? Here we go again. If you have been involved in designing/developing components and systems for manufacturing for a decade or two, the Internet of Things

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Webinar: Aluminum Extrusion Design And The Role It Plays In High Performance Cooling Solutions

Webinar was April 8, 2014. Fill out the form below to view this webinar on demand. As power densities continue to increase, so does the demand for an efficient means of cooling electronics in a cost effective manner. This is leading to a transition from basic heat sinks to high performance heat sinks. Whether that

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Harvesting Energy in Challenging Environments

By Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries A new type of rechargeable lithium-ion battery delivers reliable, long-term power for remote wireless devices powered by energy harvesting. If a self-powered wireless device is intended for use in a remote location, and exposed to extreme environmental conditions, it is essential to choose the right power management system. This decision

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Glide-Line Pallet and Panel Handling Systems

Glide-Line offers the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling conveyor solution available for the assembly automation industry. Advanced configuration tools streamline the design experience, ensuring the Glide-Line will meet your exact specifications. Glide-Line’s digital manufacturing process means fast, efficient manufacture of your specific configuration, and our configuration tool generates real-time part numbers and pricing, so

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Kaman Distribution to Acquire B.W. Rogers Company

Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced that its Distribution Segment, Kaman Distribution Group (Kaman), has executed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the operating assets of B.W. Rogers Company and certain affiliated entities (collectively, B.W. Rogers). The acquisition significantly expands Kaman’s footprint in both fluid power and automation. The transaction is expected to close early in

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New Miniature Coil Capability from Precision Inc.

Precision, Inc. announces the global launch of the company´s miniature coil manufacturing capabilities for medical navigation technologies. These assemblies feature ultra-fine wire winding in a wide variety of configurations –including unique-in-the-industry angular winding configurations- that allow for enhanced signal intensity. Miniature Coil / Ultra-Fine Wire Winding Capabilities Precision has the demonstrated capability to produce miniature

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Sunstone Circuits® Launches New Corporate Website

Sunstone Circuits® has launched a new corporate website dedicated to making the PCB design engineer’s life easier, from project quote to PCB delivery. The new website, which is cleaner in design and easier for the user to navigate, features streamlined navigation and user content, including whitepapers, videos, and customer testimonials. Visitors to the new website

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Editors on Topic: Self-Driving Cars

Design World editors sit down and discuss driverless cars, and if they are a reality or not. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Opto 22 Updates groov Web-based Mobile Operator Interface System

Opto 22 has announced groov version 2.1, an update to its groov web-based mobile operator interface system for building and using effective, scalable operator interfaces on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. groov 2.1 improvements include faster tag handling with OPC-UA servers, and improved data exchange with mobile devices for faster response times and lower

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How to Secure Fasteners and Strengthen Interference Fits

By Doug Lescarbeau, Anaerobic Technology Manager, and Tina Adams, OEM Market Manager, Henkel Corporation Retaining compounds offer a number of benefits in fastening applications, including reducing weight, lowering cost and assembly time, and even reducing some dimensional precision requirements. Here’s a closer look at when and how you can use retaining compounds. Ancillary benefits of

Bishop-Wisecarver Hires New Vice President of Marketing

Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG) recently announced the hiring of a new Vice President of Marketing. Scott McClintock, who started work in his new role last month, will create and…

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Editors on Topic: Alien Technology and Space Exploration

Design World editors sit down and discuss space exploration, and whether or not alien life exists. > Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Clippard Releases New Manifold Mounted Multi Check Valves

Clippard’s efficient R-614 Multi Check Valve integrates four check valves in one compact valve body. Take advantage of the many features of this versatile line including easy manifold mounted design, integrated circuitry, Octoport outlet design, maximized performance and more. Eight air passages extend longitudinally through the body surrounding the valve cavity integrated circuit. The R-337

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Non-Drip, One Component Silicone Offers High Temperature Resistance, Thermal Conductivity and Electrical Isolation

Placing an emphasis on convenient handling, Master Bond MasterSil 705TC features a paste consistency that doesn’t require mixing. This single component system sets up in 7 minutes and has a non-corrosive cure at room temperature when exposed to atmospheric humidity. Suitable for a variety of bonding, sealing and coating applications, MasterSil 705TC delivers thermal conductivity

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Ultra-Low Profile Surface Mount 2032 Coin Cell Holders

When circuit board height is a critical design parameter, Keystone offers a solution with an ultra-low profile holder for the #2032 Lithium Coin Cells. These new holders rise only 2mm above the PCB surface and are ideal for retaining cells securely under shock and vibration in high-density applications for PCB requirements. The dramatic reduction in

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MRI Tumor-Tracked Cancer Treatment

Edited by Barb Schmitz, Senior Editor A team of researchers from the Cross Cancer Institute in Canada, known as the Linac-MR Project, is combining magnetic resonance imaging with a linear particle accelerator to facilitate ultra-precise radiation therapy. Imagine trying to aim at a moving target, knowing that if you hit outside the bull’s eye, the

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New 8 kg model added to FlexPicker line

By Paul J. Heney, Editorial Director ABB Robotics has added an 8 kg model to its IRB 360 FlexPicker line, supplementing the existing 1 kg and 3 kg models and expanding the high speed picking and packing performance of the Delta robot. The 8-kg version of the IRB 360 robot has been re-engineered to handle

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PTI Adds Maruka FCS Servo Assist Hydraulic 660 Ton Press

Customer Driven –Listening to their customers’ needs for larger clamping forces prompts PTI Engineered Plastics to acquire the Maruka FCS. This model is one of the most energy efficient hydraulic machines in the industry and offers up to 70% power savings over a conventional hydraulic system. The new Maruka FCS has a Servo driven hydraulic

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Quarter-Turn Fastener Provides Captive, Vibration-Resistant Access

Southco’s DZUS® D5 Panel Line Quarter-Turn Fastener is one of the first fully captive quarter-turn assemblies on the market today, offering limitless design possibilities. The DZUS® D5 Panel Line Quarter-Turn Fastener features a flare-in stud assembly, eliminating the possibility of dropped or lost hardware components and providing accurate, secure engagement and vibration resistance. Designed with

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J.W. Winco Mini Indexing Plungers Have Hidden Locking Mechanism

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 822.6 Steel Mini Indexing Plungers, Lock-out and Non Lock-out Types, with Hidden Lock-in / Lock-out Positioning Mechanism, in metric sizes. These RoHS-compliant indexing plungers feature small, compact dimensions, and are designed for installation in thin walled sheet metal applications. The

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Gage handles high-volume manufacturing inspection

The Equator comparative gauging system is an alternative to traditional dedicated gauging. The design is capable of high-speed comparative gaging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts. The system is lightweight, fast and highly repeatable, with “push-button” simplicity. It can switch between parts in seconds in flexible manufacturing processes or accepting parts from multiple machines. The