Webinar: Hygienic machine design — Motors, conveyors, and more for automation setups for cleanliness and safety – April 25, 2017

Join us for a free, live webinar on April 25th at 2pm EST.     In this webinar, OEMs and plant design engineers will learn about today’s standards and motion-component offerings for hygienic machine design — including enclosures and self-contained subsystems; motor morphologies including hub motors to streamline the physical design of equipment; and conveyor

Webinar: From Obvious to Imaginative: A Master Class in Heavy Duty Vee Rings and Rotary Applications – April 26, 2017

Join us for a free webinar on April 26th at 2pm EST.     Heavy duty vee rings are an excellent motion solution. Many applications benefit from the smooth motion and versatility that vee rings provide. Curved and rotary motion is useful almost everywhere form industrial automation to artistic projects.   Heavy duty vee rings are

Webinar: Smart Advancements in Industrial Linear Actuation – April 4, 2017

Join us for a free, live webinar with Thomson Industries on April 4th at 2pm EST.      As with many industries today, industrial linear actuation is experiencing a growing need to adapt to Industry 4.0 in which automation and data exchange occur spontaneously. This confluence of trends and manufacturing technologies has introduced the “smart

Webinar: How Does a Check Valve Work? March 30, 2017

Join us for a free, live webinar with Smart Products on Thursday, March 30th at 2pm EST.     A Guide to the Stages of Check Valve Operation Attend this webinar to learn: How to save time and money by learning if a certain step will affect your device’s performance If there is a part

Webinar: 3D Printing and Medical Design

      3D printing just got even cooler. 3D printing/additive manufacturing are gaining importance in the medical industry. More designers are turning to this technology to address a variety of medical applications. Here’s a look at how 3DP/AM is expanding in the medical industry with new, innovative applications. You will learn: Trends in 3DP/AM

Cutting Design-to-Market Risks – A New Paradigm for Rapid Prototyping – On Demand Webinar

Fill out the form below to watch this webinar on demand.  Companies are all under pressure to deliver products to market faster. Empowering professional designers; shrinking lead times; unleashing creativity. Those are the demands of a professional rapid prototyping 3D printing solution. In this seminar, Stratasys’ Sam Green, Head of Marketing for Rapid Prototyping, introduces

Webinar: Accelerate your motion system design with customized actuators

      The design and development of automated processing equipment can be a daunting and time consuming task. At the outset of every automation project there is an understanding of the work to be performed. The designer will identify the items which can be purchased, and the items which must be designed and fabricated.

Webinar: Using Raspberry Pi to Create Powerful, Low Cost Solutions with Galil Controllers

    With the recent advancements in single board PCs, having a powerful computing device is now easier and more cost effective than ever. The Raspberry Pi Foundation and its Raspberry Pi models has particularly set the stage for this new form of computer. But what is its role in the automation industry? In this

Webinar: Diagnosing Coupling Failure: The Simple Steps You Can Take to Identify and Fix Coupling Failure

    Have you ever broken a servo coupling? If you answered yes, you are not alone. On this webinar hosted by Bobby Watkins, Ruland Manufacturing’s VP of Sales and Applications, you will learn why couplings fail, the importance of proper installation, and ways you can avoid failures in the future. Bobby will use a

On Demand Webinar: Injection Molding: Should you 3D-print or CNC machine your next tool

  Industrial 3D printing has made a tremendous impact on the manufacturing world. Rapid prototypes are possible within a day, material selection continues to grow stronger and parts with un-manufacturable designs have found their happy place. Recently, some have started using 3D printing to produce injection molds. During this webinar, we’ll discuss the differences between

Webinar: The Future of Standard Ethernet: Industrial IoT Convergence with the Control System -On Demand

This webcast was originally broadcast on Thursday, October 27, 2016     The IEEE 802 standards group has added new capabilities to the Ethernet standard that allow regular IT traffic to converge with time-sensitive control traffic. In this webinar, we will explore the new capabilities of the Ethernet infrastructure that support time synchronization, low-latency communications,

Webinar: Design Value into 3D Printed Parts

Watch On-Demand Now! Go Here>> This Webinar originally broadcast Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:00pm EST/11:00am PST We all know additive manufacturing offers many benefits, some of these include design flexibility, on-demand production, lightweight production, less waste, short lead times, and more. However, just because we CAN produce something additively, does not mean we SHOULD. Producing

Webinar: Intelligent Compressed Air Solutions for OSHA Compliance

Watch on demand. EXAIR’s webinar will educate attendees on the two most common OSHA regulations that are violated by point of use compressed air devices.   By attending you will also learn the health risks that can be caused by non-engineered solutions being used within your facility.  There will be examples of OSHA fines that have

Webinar: Challenges and solutions for process plant design

Watch on demand. This webinar discusses the challenges for designers of process plant and equipment, and how using specialized plant design software together with 3D CAD software can help address these challenges and improve performance for design project completion. Participants will learn: Challenges facing designers of process plant and related equipment Using specialized plant design

Webinar: Speed Liquid Silicone Rubber Products to Market

This webinar took place on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Watch on demand. Prototyping and low-volume production of LSR parts are typically handled with manual casting methods, using molds made of metal, RTV or modeling board. However, these kinds of molds can be time and labor intensive to produce and pose limitations on the complexity of

Webinar: How to ensure your 3D printed medical design complies with FDA guidelines

This webinar was held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.  Watch the on demand webinar The FDA recently issued guidance on using 3D printing for medical applications.  This webinar will give you the information and resources you need to ensure you are in compliance with these guidelines. You will learn: What the FDA guidance covers as it

Webinar: Actuator Selection 101: Best Practices Engineering Roundtable

This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Watch on demand Selecting an appropriate actuator product for a motion control project might seem like a daunting task because there are many possible component combinations including several types of linear guides, several types of drive mechanisms, many physical sizes and load capacities, and an array

Webinar: Keeping your coupling installation on the straight and narrow

This webinar was recorded on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Watch the on demand webinar In this webinar, several top coupling industry professionals will be sharing their best practices for specific coupling installations. From larger power transmission coupling alignment to smaller precision applications, this webinar is a great resource for design engineers looking to simplify their

Transcript: Introducing Dynamic Machine Control through Advanced Hydraulic Valves

This is the unedited transcript for webinar: Introducing Dynamic Machine Control through Advanced Hydraulic Valves. Watch on demand.    Paul Heney: Good afternoon. Thank you, everyone, for tuning into…

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Transcript: Best practices for optimizing performance and reducing costs when selecting and using cable and hose carriers

This is the unedited transcript for webinar: Best practices for optimizing performance and reducing costs when selecting and using cable and hose carriers. Watch on demand   Mary: Hello…

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How to Build Robotic Positioning Systems for Long-Stroke Applications

Watch an exclusive webinar featuring Design World’s Senior Editor Lisa Eitel and Nexen Group’s Regional Manager Jean-Paul Beyak. Gantry and robot positioning and transfer systems often need components that provide high speed, high positional accuracy, low backlash, low maintenance, long life and safety. In this webinar, we covered how to meet these design objectives even for

America Semiconductor introduces high-power standard recovery rectifiers in DO4 package

DO4 Stud Devices Optimized to Provide Reliable and Efficient Power Solutions to a Variety of High-Reliability Industrial Applications America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors,…

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The Benefits of Closed Loop Motion Feedback

In today’s tight economy, OEMs and end-users alike are searching for ways to get an edge over their competition, and closed-loop feedback might just be the best secret weapon you’ve never considered. Sure, encoders and resolvers are a must for high-speed packaging, but did you know that they can provide big savings and performance boosts

Balancing Cost, Performance and Reliability when Choosing Solenoid Valves

Live webinar was recorded on November 20, 2013.  During this webinar we review the key attributes of a valve including the mechanical and electrical characteristics as well as the operating condition requirements and valve functionality.  You will also discover how to select the best product for an application or industry. The other topics range from performance

Advantages of Air Logic

Live webinar was recorded on November 12, 2013.  Air logic has a number of significant advantages over electronics, electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems in the right applications. This webinar will cover some of these advantages, including a real cost savings both up front and during its use over a lifetime. We will be looking at