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LEXINGTON, KY—The former pneumatics business unit of Bosch Rexroth Corp. is now a standalone company operating under the name Aventics. The company’s U.S. headquarters will remain in Lexington, while its global headquarters will be in Laatzen, Germany.
Linear motor pallet-transfer systems have been around for more than a decade.
Speed is essential for high-volume assembly. However, speed also creates problems.
The increase in miniaturization in the electronic as well as the non-electronic industries has resulted in a need for assembly of miniaturized devices with tight constraints on the installation conditions.
Today’s manufacturing companies need to be able to change a line in “Hours & Days,” not “Weeks & Months!”
The latest technologies for robotics and automated assembly will be on display at the Automatica show June 3-6 in Munich, Germany.
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI—Ace Controls Inc., a manufacturer of industrial shock absorbers, has developed a free smartphone app, the Vibrochecker, that measures machinery vibration, performs FFT analysis, and helps engineers choose vibration isolation components.
New safety rules and technology allow side-by-side workcells.
Engineers have many options for straight-line motion.
When K.A. Swanstrom founded Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp. in 1942, he did so with a revolutionary new product: a self-clinching fastener that provides load-carrying threads in metal sheets too thin to be tapped.
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