Future Power 2010

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Just visited the Renewable Energy World Conference.  Lots of really interesting topics to consider.  Lots of companies making progress in so many areas, it’s hard to sort everything…

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B&L Designs Shaftless Press Which Cuts Time In Half

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Located in Effingham, Ill., B&L Machine & Design specializes in the remanufacturing of various printing presses and ancillary equipment. Its particular expertise is on the Harris M-1000 and…

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More on Motor & Drive integration

Sunday, February 21, 2010

The motor and drive combination is a basic building block of motion control.  Each component is useless without the other.  So it’s pretty important to come up with…

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Hexapod Robot Gives 10lbs Of Force For Medical Applications

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The miniature hexapod system provides more than 10 lbs of force and motion in all six degrees of freedom. It can be used for manufacturing and placing of…

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Tips for Improving Mechatronic Collaboration

Sunday, February 14, 2010

By Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor The use of mechatronics principles should make new product/device design faster, easier, and deliver fabulous and inexpensive products. But many engineering groups grapple…

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Custom Transfer System Adds Value by the Millisecond

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Services and products from hydraulics, pneumatics, electrics, and linear technology were linked by Rexroth engineers to produce a custom engineering concept for Swiss company Mikron Machining Technology. “The…

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Motor and Drive Combinations

Sunday, February 14, 2010

There is a subtle premise that often escapes us as we talk about motors and the controls that run them.  It is that the motor and controller operate…

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Maxon Announces Strategic Collaboration with National Instruments

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Maxon Precision Motors is pleased to announce a strategic collaboration with National Instruments (Austin, TX). The initiative will look to highlight mutual areas of interest in the field…

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NASA Reveals Robot Astronaut: Robonaut 2

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

NASA is turning to robotics to help their astronauts while in space.  NASA scientists have developed a new dexterous humanoid robot which can work side by side with…

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Wind Energy Equipment Testing

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Some friends were discussing the recent visit of Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chiu to Clemson University to deliver a check for $45 million to start a test…

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