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Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 30 Years of Linear Motion Innovations

Bosch Rexroth began developing linear bushings, shafts, slides, and transfer tables as prototypes in the 1960s. The first two complete linear modules with linear guides in combination with a ball

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Stainless Steel Powertrains Provide Peace of Mind

Hardly a day passes without a new FDA recall of some food product as the number of Americans falling ill from food contamination infections continues to rise. While there are

Motor Matters with George Holling

A Changed World – Challenges and Opportunities

2020 started out like a normal year with some chatter about a virus outbreak in China but then events quickly spread and the world, as we knew it, changed for

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A Look at Hannover Messe Digital Days

Photo courtesy of Deutsche Messe. Early October brought the next collection of training and technology seminars from Hannover Messe Digital Days including some interesting conversations on predictive maintenance and advancements

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Condition Monitoring with ABB

The PTE September coverage in print and online examines condition monitoring advancements for bearings. We recently discussed some of these innovations with Artur Rdzanek, global product manager, sensored products, at

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I-MAK Examines Causes of Gearbox Failure

In a world of optimization and digitization where factories are trying to reduce costs and downtime, the demand for identification of basic gearbox failures can help save money and time.

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Freudenberg Sealing Develops Thermally Conductive Elastomer for Electric Cars

Wherever a lot of computing is performed or high currents flow, large amounts of waste heat are generated. Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has developed a material that combines seemingly contradictory properties:

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The Evolution of AGVs

Konrad Lorenz won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1973 for his experiments with animal behavior. Lorenz discovered the principle of imprinting, where a bond is formed between

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Force Control Dynamometers Suitable for High-Torque, Low-Speed Testing

High torque, low-speed testing is often a challenge for dynamometers equipped with traditional load brakes. Testing which requires the brake to absorb significant horsepower and torque but at low to

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From Walkarounds to Wireless Monitoring

Advances in condition monitoring technology means maintenance and operations teams can spend less time collecting data, and more time acting on it, says Chris James, product line manager for permanently