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Considerations for Choosing the Correct Rolling Element Bearing Characteristics

Daily experience in application engineering has proven that the selection of the correct bearing type can be successfully achieved by customers based on the documentation and tools provided by the

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The 6 Latest Trends in Direct Drive Motor Technology

Despite the maturity of the machine tool industry, allowing for many advancements in engineering design over the span of decades, a machine is still limited by what the builder is

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Product Spotlight: Romax Nexus Blends Desktop and Cloud Solution Technologies

There are several driving factors in today’s manufacturing environment that motivate the Romax Nexus strategy.  Some are timeless, while others are new and forcing companies to adapt and be more

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A Better Way to Measure High-Performance Plastics Means Better Performance

Caption: Wear and friction data from application testing on two grades of PEEK. In today’s manufacturing environment, and especially in the automotive industry, the benefits of High Performance Plastics (HPPs) are

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Morgan Advanced Materials Examines Wind Turbine Mechanics

Reliance on wind power is increasing, so the industry must continue to find ways to operate more efficiently, while reducing maintenance and costs. One key to wind energy lies in

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Wittenstein Smart Gearboxes

Shaping the Future of Manufacturing (Contributed to PTE by Wittenstein North America) Digital transformation is a catalyst for profound changes in all branches of industry. Products, production, sales and work

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Faulhaber Assists with Deep-Sea Microbe Research

What influence does hell have on heaven? This is not an issue of theology: marine scientists refer to the deepest depths of the oceans as the “hadal” zone, named after

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Cement Backer Board Plant Utilizes Oil Shear Clutch Brakes

Stan Porter, Force Control Industries & Jim Wahl, Wahl Marketing Communications Fin Pan Inc. (Hamilton, Ohio) is an industry leader in the commercial and residential construction products market. They are

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Servo Needs a Solid Footing

Donald P. Labriola II, president and founder of QuickSilver Controls, Inc. For a servo system, it is important to remember that the servo responds to what its feedback sensor is

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Improperly Testing Belt Tension Can Easily Damage Small Motors

Donald P. Labriola II, president and founder of QuickSilver Controls, Inc. Most of us want to just instinctively squeeze a belt between a pair of pulleys to test the belt