Laird’s Thermoelectric Cooling Solutions Offer Cost-effective Alternative for Beverage Cooling

Laird has a long history of providing standard and custom thermoelectric cooling systems to the food and beverage industry. Beverage cooling applications, from soda fountains to coffee machines to wine coolers, require efficient performance, low operating noise, and low maintenance — all in a smaller size. Laird provides compact, solid-state thermoelectric cooling solutions that meet the

3W AC/DC converter integrated CAN/485 transceiver

TLAxx-03KCAN & TLAxx-03K485 series are 3W AC/DC power supplies integrated CAN/485 transceiver and can directly get power from AC 220V. They come in compact size and are cost-effective and ideal for industrial control, grid power and instrumentation applications, etc. There are two isolated outputs. The main DC power output up to 2.5W and the auxiliary

5-65W High-efficiency DOE Level VI AC Adapters

MORNSUN newest 5-65W AC adapters are designed for a universal input (85Vac to 265Vac) exceeding DOE Level VI requirements for external power supplies which are cost-effective in compact size. 1. Multiple AC input plugs meet various socket interfaces. The adapters feature universal input voltage of 90-264VAC, and have multiple AC input plugs to select except optional

Filter Fan Kits with Louvered Sliding and Hinged Guards From Orion Fans Reduce Installation and Maintenance Costs

Orion Fans has expanded the industry’s lowest cost louvered filter fan kit offering to include sliding and hinged guard versions. Made up of a louvered sliding or hinged fan guard, filter, fan, metal guard, and hardware, the new louvered filter fan kits simplify installation and reduce maintenance time and costs. The heavy-duty LFGS Series sliding

Opto 22 enhances groov Industrial Edge Appliance with OPC-UA drivers for Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs, plus MQTT

Industrial automation manufacturer and Industrial Internet of Things tools developer Opto 22 today announced a new version of groov, embedding key IIoT technologies MQTT and OPC-UA drivers directly into its industrial edge appliance. Added to the groov View software for web and mobile visualization, and the open-source Node-RED development environment, the new release offers engineers,

Watch the Video on Secondary Services Provided by Crescent

Crescent Industries supports our mission of building mutually beneficial partnerships with our customers’ through their entire project. In order to provide this support for your project and future projects, we extend a wide range of contract assembly and packaging services offering a complete manufacturing solution. Assembly – the process of making various plastic components into sub

NUTEC METROSTAGE 100 is a Solid Top or Open Frame Precision XY Compound Table

The METROSTAGE-100 is a XY precision linear stage with a travel range of 100 x 100 mm. It features a three-tier construction, which has been designed for minimum distortion and highest precision stage geometry. Stiffness and stability have been maximized to achieve the highest stability and structural integrity. The backlash-free preloaded guide system achieves smooth,

Introducing the New THETA-4 Direct Drive Rotary Stage

            Features The THETA-4 is offered in customizable options, including standard or high precision models. The standard model’s max speed of 1000 RPMs can be achieved with a 1.095 arc second encoder. This stage has a hub diameter of 110 mm and an aperture diameter of 39 mm. Two preloaded

New Compact Rotary Latch Series From Southco Features Integrated Bracket For Simplified Installation

Southco, Inc. has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-10 Rotary Latch with Integrated Bracket. The newest addition to the R4-10 Rotary Latch series features an integrated cable mounting bracket, eliminating the need for secondary components during installation. The integrated bracket design of Southco’s newest rotary latch

Award-Winning Powder Metal Parts

The winners in the 2017 Powder Metallurgy (PM) Design Excellence Awards competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), demonstrate outstanding examples of PM’s diversity. These component fabricators use PM’s flexibility to push forward new concepts and process controls and demonstrate the inexhaustible well of capabilities PM can marshal in the service of component

Touchless gesture controls and Ultrahaptics technology (Video on how they work)

In a recent video with Paul Heney, we touched on touchless gesture controls — haptic technology that lets machine builders and other engineers incorporate mid-air controls enhanced by tactile feedback. The hardware and software can be embedded into machine builds and consumer designs large and small. Our sister publication EE World covered the technology late last year (with

Ametek announces two acquisitions

AMETEK, Inc. has announced that it has completed two acquisitions: Brookfield Engineering, the world’s leading manufacturer of viscometers and rheometers, and ESP/SurgeX, a leader in energy intelligence and power protection solutions. Brookfield Engineering Brookfield offers a complete range of viscometers and rheometers as well as instrumentation to analyze texture and powder flow. Its products are

Exair product update: Heavy duty dry vacs are now CE compliant

    Independent laboratory tests now certify that EXAIR’s Heavy Duty Dry Vac™ meets the rigorous safety, health and environmental standards of the European Union that are required to attain the CE mark. The Heavy Duty Dry Vac is a rugged, industrial duty vacuum cleaner that has been engineered to vacuum high volumes of dry

AMETEK MICROjammer Blowers offer precise control of air flow for your air-pillow packaging equipment

AMETEK’s MICROjammer™ series of high-performance, variable-speed brushless DC blowers may be a near-perfect choice of air mover for your air pillow packager. Historically the most compact and efficient unit in its class, the latest state-of-the-art version with full-wave controller allows an unparalleled amount of end user functional control, integrated directly into the blower itself. No

Boker’s 2015 Scheduling Calendar with Metric Conversion Chart

Boker’s, Inc. announces the release of its 2015 Calendar and Conversion Chart. Designed for quick and convenient scheduling, this complementary calendar also includes an easy-to-use metric conversion chart on the back, which is ideal for use in the field.   With more than 95 years of stamping industry experience, Boker’s continues to offer industry professionals

Klüber Lubrication to Showcase New NSF H1-registered Lubricants

Klüber Lubrication will display its latest NSF H1-registered lubricants for the packaging and processing industry at PACK EXPO, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Klüber will exhibit at booth S7046 and have representatives available to discuss the company’s products, services and expertise with PACK EXPO attendees. Products from Klüber provide efficient solutions for

Custom Washers and Stampings for the Appliance Market from Boker’s

Boker’s, Inc. announces its ability to custom manufacture washer and stamping solutions for virtually any appliance application. With over 90 years of experience, Boker’s washers and stampings offer an ideal solution in diverse appliances, including air conditioning units, ventilation hoods, washing machines, dryers and many more—meeting appliance manufactures’ exact specifications. Washers are available with outside

Design for Manufacturability: DDM Changes the Rules

Did you know that direct digital manufacturing (DDM) can free you from the restraints of conventional manufacturing? By doing so, it allows you to expand your creativity, fine tune your ideas, chop weeks from your product development process and help your company save money. In this 20 minute webinar, we’ll show you how DDM can

AC and DC Fans for High Dust and Moisture Environments

Providing design engineers with a wide range of DC and AC fans for dusty or moist environment applications, Orion Fans announced the availability of an IP55 rating for a significant number of its fans. The availability of this rating in most DC and selected AC fan series enables their use in several applications including certain

Solving Assembly Challenges in Reduced Footprint Applications

Smaller, lighter, and thinner electronic devices and their inherently restrictive design envelopes present several challenges on the road to  their assembly and manufacture. Hardware for component attachment must perform reliably, despite the shrinking and limited footprints for fastener placement and installation. In addition, designers face reduced parts counts for weight savings and production economies. An entirely

How 3D Printers Help Black & Decker get Products to Market Faster

In this webinar, Christopher Barretta from the Stanley Black & Decker Industrial Design team discusses how the Objet Geometries PolyJet Matrix™ machines have improved the prototyping and evaluation process for the next generation of products coming to market. Through the use of 3D printing technology, the prototyping team delivers conceptual models faster, getting ideas in

Connectors for High Pressure Filling Applications

Refrigeration Quick Disconnect (RQD) connectors reliably connect to refrigerant lines for charging or evacuating cooling appliances and applications under high pressure. They are rated up to 750 psi. They are available in 1/4-in. and 3/8-in. male PCU, Hansen or similar style tips. These connectors work with components that must handle the higher pressures called for

Join the first Design World Tweet Chat on Feb. 2

Join Design World on Wednesday, February 2nd, for the inaugural Design World Tweet Chat. Our entire editorial team will be tweeting with you on the topic of engineering education. To participate, just include #DesignWorld in your tweets that day, from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Eastern time. You can comment, respond to other tweets, even

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches updated iPhone App

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has launched an updated version of the recently released iPhone app “ISO Fits & Tolerances” that allows switching between inch and metric measurements. Providing results based on the ISO 286 System of Limits and Fits, the updated version also adds additional tolerance classes and is available in English, Spanish, German and Dutch.

TPK Touch Solutions Selects Aras PLM Software

Aras announced that TPK Touch Solutions, Inc. selelcted Aras enterprise PLM software to streamline their product development process and increase customer response time. As an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) for smart phone, MP3/4, touch computer, and GPS providers, the ability to maintain and secure customer intellectual property and respond rapidly to evolving customer needs is