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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.
Last December, U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hosted the trials of its first ever Robotics Challenge at the Homestead Speedway in Miami, FL.
HAUPPAUGE, NY—Festo has launched an online support community for users of its motion control equipment. Community members can post a question 24/7 or answer an already posted question. Forum topics include pneumatics, electric drives, software, fieldbus, process automation, sensors, vision and standards.
A new servo-driven system could change how engineers think about continuous motion assembly.
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