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Controls from Quicksilver help in the design and development of medical rehabilitation equipment originally designed for returning astronauts.
This paper introduces the basic fundamentals of proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control theory and the characteristics of each of the PID control loops.
The federal government estimates that manufacturing uses about one third of the energy consumed in the U.S., so manufacturing companies can play an important role in building a sustainable future.
a custom hydraulic brake system from Mico Inc. aid in the development of specialized material handling equipment.
Servo system from Bosch-Rexroth helps create more efficient beverage palletizer.
Maximizing packaging machine productivity and performance is imperative to success and is driving OEMs to adopt and invest in the latest technologies that can meet their customers’ challenges. At the forefront of these performance-driven technologies is an integrated control system—or programmable automation controller (PAC)—and latest-generation motion solutions.
Sunnen grows product portfolio with motion control solution from Siemens.
Opto 22 Embeds Snap Motion Control subsystem in production equipment to control, monitor and gather operational data.
This case study presents how electronics and software can be applied to a mobile hydraulic application, as well as how electro-hydraulics have evolved over time.
In the history of machine tools, spindles have been very good relative to other bearings and structures on the machine. So quality professionals have developed a cache of tools—-ball bars, grid encoders displacement lasers, etc.—-to help them characterize and understand the geometry of the structural loop. But as machine tools have improved in their capability and precision, and the demands of part-geometry and surface finish have become more critical, errors in spindles have become a larger percentage of the total error.
In the past decade, electrohydraulic braking systems--including ABS and traction control--have grown increasingly popular, due largely to the vehicle design flexibility and performance advantages they offer. The industry has seen several other instances of intelligent machine controls, unrelated to braking, over the years as well. But what all of these technologies have typically had in common is that they’ve existed as standalone, point-to-point functions that have not been integrated together. The present and future of braking is all about taking the next logical step--getting fully connected and finding ways to embed intelligence throughout a machine.
Bearings used to support main spindles on machine tools must be capable of higher speed and greater rigidity. This is true in that any main spindle that turns together with a tool or work piece mounted onto it is one of the critical machine tool components that directly affects machining efficiency and accuracy of the machine tool; and, the bearings that support the main spindle are the most critical machine elements on the machine tool.
Based on simulation methods and calculation tools developed by the Schaeffler Group and presented in the first part of this paper, three approaches regarding increased efficiency based on rolling bearings are presented.
One of the driving forces behind the industrial revolution was the invention—more than a century ago—of the electric motor. Its widespread use for all kinds of mechanical motion has made life simpler and has ultimately aided the advancement of humankind. And the advent of the inverter that facilitated speed and torque control of AC motors has propelled the use of electric motors to new realms that were inconceivable just a mere 30 years ago. Advances in power semiconductors—along with digital controls—have enabled realization of motor drives that are robust and can control position and speed to a high degree of precision. The use of AC motor drives has also resulted in energy savings and improved system efficiency. This paper reviews the development and application of inverter technology to AC motor drives and presents a vision for motor drive technology.
Reading Rock manufactures concrete blocks - the kind that were probably used to build the schools that you attended. With employees working three shifts six to seven days a week, they make plenty of them.
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1 QC Appoints Davis Controls as Distributor (February 15, 2011)
QC Industries, LLC recently appointed Davis Controls – Oakville to distribute their conveyors in Canada.Davis Controls has been est... Read News
2 Big Kaiser’s Boring Tools Allows Users to Make Incremental Adjustments (July 11, 2007)
BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. introduces a patent-pending new series of Kaiser boring tools. The new series has adjusting resolu... Read News
3 Heidenhain Hires North American Product Manager for Controls (February 10, 2014)
Heidenhain Corporation recently announced the new hire of John Parker as the North American Product Manager for Controls. Bringing nearly... Read News
4 Slater Tools Introduces Rotary Broaching Tool Holder (February 14, 2007)
Slater Tools Inc. released a new, adjustment-free rotary broaching tool holder designed for Swiss- type machines. Slater's new adj... Read News
5 Regal Beloit Sells Cutting Tools Business Unit (April 17, 2006)
Regal Beloit Corp. completed of the sale of all the assets of Regal Cutting Tools to YG-1 Co. Ltd. This sale will reduce Regal Beloit&... Read News
6 Methods Machine Tools Opens Detroit Branch (March 16, 2005)
Methods Machine Tools recently opened a branch in Wixom, MI, to serve the automotive industry and its suppliers with new technologies and... Read News
7 Parker Hannifin Acquires Bayside Controls (April 12, 2005)
Parker Hannifin Corp. acquired Bayside Controls on February 14, 2005. Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bayside will be i... Read News
8 Cablecraft Motion Controls Launches New Website (April 7, 2011)
Cablecraft Motion Controls recently announced a new website providing information on the company's full line of cable and linkage pro... Read News
9 Seco Tools Acquires NC Industries and Diamond Tool Coating (January 10, 2011)
Seco Tools has signed an agreement to acquire the American companies NC Industries (NCI) and Diamond Tool Coating (DTC). NCI is a produce... Read News
10 Cerus Offers Start-Stop Controls (August 15, 2012)
Cerus Industrial, Inc. announces the most advanced industrial motor start/stop controls in the industry - with features that simplify ins... Read News
11 SOR Controls Acquires Smart Sensors Inc. (October 4, 2013)
SOR Controls Group, Ltd. announced it has acquired Smart Sensors Incorporated (SSi), enabling SOR to strengthen its portfolio of temperat... Read News
12 Fanuc Controls Deliver High-Speed Laser Processing (May 25, 2011)
Fanuc Factory Automation America (Fanuc FA America) recently introduced the Series 30i/31i-L Model B high-speed laser controls capable of... Read News
13 Shaft Collar Clamps and Adjusts Without Tools (June 27, 2012)
A new, lever-actuated shaft collar for non-rotary applications that is easy to remove and requires no tools, making it suitable for autom... Read News
14 ABB PLC Simplifies Controls (September 4, 2013)
A new rugged PLC system from ABB provides an easy-to-implement solution for controlling equipment operating in harsh conditions and extre... Read News
15 Ogura Brake Controls Shutter Doors (July 1, 2011)
Anyone who has ever lifted a manual rolling shutter door knows that sometimes doors in a freefall condition can have significant force be... Read News
16 Industrial Ventures Buys Peterson Machine Tools (December 1, 2003)
Industrial Ventures Inc. of Wichita, KS, has acquired the assets of Peterson Machine Tool Inc. of Kansas City and Council Grove, KS. A... Read News
17 Heidenhain Releases CNC Training Tools (February 18, 2013)
Heidenhain Corporation has released a unique online interactive training tool for CNC instruction called Heidenhain Interactive Training ... Read News
18 Parker Releases ToolSpec for Assembly Operations (December 21, 2010)
ToolSpec, the new web-based app from Parker Hannifin Corporation, a manufacturer of motion and control technologies, makes it f... Read News
19 SKF’s Miniature Ball Screws Equipped for Portable and Hand Driven Tools (August 22, 2007)
SKF® miniature ball screws feature internal recirculation inserts promoting smooth running performance and backdriving character... Read News
20 Modulated Hydraulic Pressure Source Controls Brake Torque (June 29, 2010)
The 520 Series hydraulic apply calliper disc brake for on- and off-highway service braking applications uses a modulated hydraulic pres... Read News
21 Lenzes New Inverter Offers IP65 Protection to Vector-Based Motor Controls (June 11, 2007)
The new SMV frequency inverter from Lenze Ltd. includes an enclosure that allows outdoor use or use in damp environments with protection ... Read News
22 SME Invests in Manufacturing Education Centers for High Schools (March 8, 2010)
Tomorrow's global leaders will have to be tech-savvy and ready for advanced manufacturing jobs requiring skills in electronics... Read News