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Haas Axx Servo Amps & 40/30 HP Vector Drive. Anything I Can Do With Them?

02/15/2017 by tcmtech
I just acquired the various Haas servo motor drive electronics from a suposedly working CNC machining center (mechanically worn out) but I can't find...
Views: 150, Comments: 6
Last comment 02/16/2017 by SolarEagle

Metering Pumps and Meter Mix Dispensing

02/09/2017 by Anonymous Poster
Hi. I want to dispense an epoxy (resin + hardener) probably using a meter/mix system, possibly using a 2200-250 series dispense valve. That valve is a...
Views: 174, Comments: 17
Last comment 02/14/2017 by DodgySolenoid

Best Magazines in Engineering

02/09/2017 by KATHIRESAN
Hi Can you anyone help in taking out the best magazines which covers the engineering latest technology , innovation , update/news on the latest devel...
Views: 182, Comments: 12
Last comment 02/10/2017 by James Stewart

Bearing Pocket Dimensions

01/27/2017 by Jucasan
I'm working on a project and need to press fit a bearing in a pocket. The baring OD is 1.125 +.0000/-.0004. What is the standard on this. Should I ma...
Views: 328, Comments: 10
Last comment 02/09/2017 by phoenix911
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Quality Assurance / Control

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Food & Beverage Technology

77 blog entries, 997 comments (0 Viewing)

How Intelligent Drainage Choices Promote Food Safety

02/20/2017 by SavvyExacta
Every year food contamination and food-borne illnesses sicken and kill thousands of Americans and cost the food industry millions of dollars in brand...
Views: 88, Comments: 2
Last comment 02/21/2017 by PFR

The Key Questions About Clean Meat

01/25/2017 by Jonathan Fuller
As HUSH told us last year, the idea of synthesized meat isn’t a new one—it was first pioneered over 85 years ago. Now, almost four years a...
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Last comment 01/26/2017 by SolarEagle
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Fastening, Joining & Assembly

84 blog entries, 399 comments (0 Viewing)

Easily Assemble Any Material or Fastener

02/16/2017 by SavvyExacta
Assembling car bodies the "old" way was easy: you just had to weld the steel base to the chassis. With changing materials (lighter weight materials su...
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Replacing Cement with Geopolymers May Cut Emissions

01/27/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Cement production is responsible for more than 5% of global yearly CO2 release, university researchers say. Substituting geopolymers for cement could...
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Last comment 01/30/2017 by Jpfalt
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Industrial MRO

84 blog entries, 718 comments (0 Viewing)

Save Money, Boost ROI and Enhance OEE with Predictive Maintenance

02/12/2017 by Designerz
In order to save money you need to spend money – especially when financing predictive and preventative maintenance solutions for high-capital as...
Views: 360, Comments: 3
Last comment 02/14/2017 by Kilowatt0

Bill of Materials (BOM) Management Challenges

02/02/2017 by SavvyExacta
A bill of materials or BOM is often used in manufacturing. It can be challenging to track information and share effectively with all of the stakeholde...
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Last comment 02/04/2017 by wmerryall
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3D Printing

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Start-up Raises $23 Million to 3D Print Sports Cars

02/11/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Divergent 3D says additive manufacturing will reduce the cost of building vehicles while lowering the weight and reducing fuel consumption. The compan...
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Last comment 02/13/2017 by IQ

New 3D Technology Breaks the Size Barrier

10/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Does size matter? If you're talking about 3D printing, it used to. Precision printing meant a fixed platen and a limited range of motion for the depos...
Views: 217, Comments: 0
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Robotic Systems Blog

150 blog entries, 743 comments (0 Viewing)

Robots to Disinfect Hospital Rooms

01/31/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A research team will put germ-zapping robots to the test at Detroit hospitals. The $2 million effort, supported by the National Institute of Health's...
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Evaluating Optical Trackers' Ability to Follow Objects

01/05/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new test method evaluates how well an optical tracking system defines an object's position and orientation with six degrees of freedom: up/down, rig...
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Industrial Automation

113 blog entries, 1656 comments (0 Viewing)

Molecular Imaging Hack Makes Cameras "Faster"

12/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Super temporal resolution microscopy (STReM), which uses a rotating phase mask to encode fast dynamics in each camera frame, allows scientists to view...
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Last comment 12/24/2016 by Rixter

How Technology Evolves Money

11/30/2016 by HUSH
Our financial futures are closely tied to the rise of automation and electronification. Considering this is CR4, this won’t come as a surprise....
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Last comment 12/02/2016 by Rixter
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Speaking of Precision

344 blog entries, 2530 comments (0 Viewing)

PMPA Selected as National Partner to Grow Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

12/21/2016 by Milo
PMPA is proud to be partnering with NIMS, to help companies find new ways to help students and workers gain skills for success. Apprenticeships to...
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Last comment 12/21/2016 by tonyhemet

Thread Rolling Thin Walls--CJ Winters

12/07/2016 by Milo
Guest post by Lib Pietrantoni, CJWinter Flaking threads and thread damage can be avoided when thread rolling thin walled parts. Distortion during th...
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Last comment 12/09/2016 by ronseto
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Material Handling & Supply Chain Technology

175 blog entries, 658 comments (0 Viewing)

Sensor Provides Immediate Detection of Lead

12/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The technology, a handheld device used for one-time testing of lead in tap water, can also be integrated into water meters and purifiers with the goal...
Views: 157, Comments: 3
Last comment 12/22/2016 by Rixter

You May Never Go Grocery Shopping Ever Again

12/07/2016 by HUSH
I typically bring my own lunch to work, but today I must venture out in the masses to forage for nutrition. Yesterday’s bi-weekly, Monday-evenin...
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Last comment 12/09/2016 by phoenix911
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Packaging & Labeling

96 blog entries, 842 comments (0 Viewing)

A Network Approach to Packaging R&D

10/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dow Chemical's "Pack Studios" are designed to promote collaboration on packaging challenges, bringing together teams in package design, materials, bra...
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Pressurized Liquid Poised to Alter Blow-molding Landscape

09/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In form-fill-seal production, each step in the process is designed and tweaked to squeeze the most productivity or efficiency out of beverage bottling...
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Last comment 09/12/2016 by Torqued
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Machine Tools & Metal Working Blog

145 blog entries, 548 comments (0 Viewing)

Wednesday Webinar on Laser Engraving: Real World Applications & Projects (and Q&A)

07/19/2016 by SavvyExacta
Join laser engraving experts from Disney Research, Pikes Peak and Epilog Laser as they explore the possibilities of real world applications and projec...
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Abrasive Recycling Technology Can Help Reduce Waterjet Costs

07/18/2016 by SavvyExacta
An abrasive waterjet operation typically spends more money on the purchase of abrasive than it does on labor to actually run the table. But there are...
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Last comment 07/18/2016 by phoenix911
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Industrial Processing Equipment Blog

97 blog entries, 589 comments (0 Viewing)

Future Factory Pickup and Delivery?

06/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Germany-based Festo has developed a "FreeMotionHandling" system that grips objects in a production facility a...
Views: 311, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/09/2016 by SolarEagle

Smart Machines for Smarter Processing

02/26/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Two of the forces driving improved automation and control systems are the need to tailor products for individual customers and the demand for higher...
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Rubber Gaskets for Military Land Systems

02/07/2017 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
Rubber gaskets for military land systems provide sealing and insulation under battlefield conditions. These reliable rubber products are found in main...
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EMI Gaskets for Electronic Devices and Equipment

01/31/2017 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
EMI gaskets help to protect electronic devices and equipment against disruptions and disturbances caused by electromagnetic interference (EMI). Becaus...
Views: 57, Comments: 0

High-Temperature Textiles for Sealing and Insulation

01/24/2017 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
High-temperature textiles can be custom-fabricated into specialty seals and insulation. Applications include industrial processing equipment and engin...
Views: 62, Comments: 0

Silicone Gaskets with High Flex-Fatigue Resistance

01/17/2017 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
Silicone gaskets have many desirable properties. They’re chemically inert, resistant to ozone and ultraviolet light, offer thermal stability ove...
Views: 72, Comments: 0

The Top 6 Sealing and Insulation Blog Posts of 2016

01/12/2017 posted in Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog
by Doug Sharpe
The Elasto Proxy Blog is starting the New Year by looking back at how we helped readers solve their sealing and insulation challenges in 2016. We&rsqu...
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