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Engineering Webinar Calendar - April 2016

Posted April 04, 2016 12:00 AM by SavvyExacta
Pathfinder Tags: education webinars

Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own chair.

Here's a peek at the April calendar of hour-long webinars. Click each link to learn more and sign up!

How Smart Hydraulics Save Money

April 6, 2016

Sure, your current component is doing its job, but in the ever-evolving world of smart machines that's not enough anymore. In fact, your existing component could actually be delaying your projects and costing you more money than necessary. Attendees of this presentation will learn how investing in dynamic machine control via interconnected components saves money in the long run.

Key Take-Aways:

  • How smart hydraulic systems leverage the Internet of Things
  • Discover the different levels of smart hydraulic technology
  • Understand how open-source software - paired with integrated controls - offers custom, connected solutions that streamline setup, reduce downtime, and optimize machine output

Easy Entry to Programmable Digital Power Control

April 12, 2016

With the digital power IC market forecast to grow more than 40% YoY until 2019, Infineon continues to expand its portfolio of applications, products, and solutions. Attendees of this presentation will learn how the new XMC™ Digital Power Explorer Kit helps power supply designers discover innovative features of XMC™ microcontrollers dedicated to power conversion.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Understand the benefits of digital power conversion with XMCTM
  • Learn how the XMCTM Digital Power Explorer Kit enables easy entry to programmable digital power control
  • Discover how XMCTM microcontrollers address digital power, complementing the rest of Infineon's portfolio
  • Learn DAVE™ IDE and DAVE™ Digital Power APPs allow rapid prototyping and accelerate SW development

How to Counter Cable Failure

April 14, 2016

Cable failure is a common occurrence across many industrial environments. In this presentation, product experts from igus® identify causes of cable failure in dynamic applications. Attendees will learn how cable selection, with these causes in mind, can eliminate unexpected downtimes, lower repair costs, and increase productivity.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Discover common causes of cable failure in dynamic applications
  • Learn how cable selection can eliminate unexpected downtimes, lower repair costs, and increase productivity
  • Understand why igus® is the only cable manufacturer to offer complete guarantees on all cables

Rapid and Reliable Pipeline Leak Detection

April 20, 2016

Pipelines are among the safest and most efficient means of transport available. For this reason, leak monitoring systems are a necessary part of their safety concept. This webinar delves into the fundamental principle of the E-RTTM method for rapid and reliable leak detection, showing the potential of the system by way of a sample case taken from the chemical industry.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Learn about API1130 leak detection methods
  • Discover the difference between basic leak detection and high fidelity systems
  • Understand key factors for seamless implementation and successful operation

Alcoa - Capturing the growing demand of Additive Manufacturing parts in Aerospace

April 21, 2016

The aerospace market is one of the leading industries embracing Additive Manufacturing for real production parts. Alcoa is an established innovation leader in aerospace and 3Dprinting, with unique and comprehensive capabilities from raw material to finished part.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Design freedoms afforded by additive manufacturing
  • The cost & weight savings AM parts can deliver to the aerospace market
  • Thru-put and speed considerations for production parts
  • Highlights of applications of Electron Beam Melting at Alcoa

Continuous Thermal Imaging Inside a Glass Melt Tank

April 22, 2016

This presentation describes how a process thermal imaging system provides real-time video and accurate temperature measurement anywhere inside a glass melt tank, 24/7. By monitoring the live video, an operator can configure the most efficient firing pattern for optimum burner performance.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Learn how AMETEK Land's NIR Borescope provides 24/7 real-time video and accurate temperature measurement anywhere within a glass melt tank
  • Understand the advantages of a borescope thermal imager compared to visual video cameras and single point pyrometers
  • Discover how to obtain live temperature values from more than 324,000 data points
  • Learn how long term data trending can save energy and prevent refractory damage

Design and Optimize a Complete Drive System

April 26, 2016

Optimizing a complete drive system improves performance, increases reliability, and extends overall product life. When the individual components are designed together as a system, initial costs are reduced. This presentation explains how to build an overall drive system that is better than the sum of its parts.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Understand the information required to design and optimize a drive system
  • Learn what service conditions must be addressed to ensure system reliability
  • Learn how to handle voltage stress concerns
  • Discover the causes and resolution of shaft currents

Industrial Ethernet Cabling for Harsh Environments

April 28, 2016

How robust is your Ethernet cabling infrastructure? This presentation explains why the correct choice of Ethernet cabling ensures optimal network operation for maximum uptime and productivity. Choosing the correct Ethernet cabling for industrial and harsh environments also ensures full implementation of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) capability.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Understand the importance of network reliability
  • Learn how to evaluate the network environment
  • Discover factors that can affect network cabling infrastructure
  • Learn about Belden DataTuff® industrial Ethernet Cables and Connectivity for harsh environments

If none of these topics interest you, take a look at the list of webinars available on-demand. You might have missed a great one! You can also look at the full calendar of upcoming webinars.


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