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The Electric Evolution

The challenges remain the same regarding the electrification of the automotive industry. A majority of the CTI Symposium USA event in Novi, Michigan focused on areas like battery life, battery

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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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Schaeffler Optimizes Lubrication Systems with Mechatronics

The following is an update on Schaeffler’s DuraSense relubrication system for linear recirculating roller bearing, ball bearing, and guideway assemblies. The technology was featured during Hannover Messe 2019 in Germany.

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Troubleshooting: Use ALL of Your Senses

Troubleshooting infrequent intermittent problems can be one of the most frustrating engineering areas. It is also a great opportunity to use system knowledge and all of your senses and sleuthing

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Hannover Messe 2.0

(Main image courtesy of Deutsche Messe, 2018) Hannover Messe 2019 will focus on the integration, digitization and interconnection of industrial technologies transforming manufacturing today. The lead theme for Hannover Messe

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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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Construction Time Again

Bauma 2019 Examines Sustainability, Digitization and Energy Efficiency Bauma 2019 (April 8-14, Munich, Germany) is a complete overview of the construction, building materials and mining machinery industry giving attendees access

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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