Bodine Electric Company has added a new selection of high-performance right-angle INTEGRAmotor™ gearmotors to its product line. The new type 34B4/FV-5N gearmotors combine Bodine’s 34B brushless DC motor...
By Michael Jermann, Assistant Editor Students from the University of California, Irvine used DryLin T profile rail guides donated by igus as part of The Geared Turbofan Project, designed to study the noise attenuation effects of a hybrid wing-body in relation to the placement of an aircraft’s turbofan. The students are part of UCI’s Aeroacoustic
By Michael Jermann, Assistant Editor Kocsis Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of hydraulic starters, supplies starting systems for a range of engines—from about 50 to 6000 hp. Part of its research and development effort in developing new, larger sized starters to accommodate the larger engines is applying a load equal to the mass of the engine
Edited by Michael Jermann, Assistant Editor Conroe Machine is hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a “self controlled” process. The turning cell integrates a Fanuc robot with the Equator gauging system, using Renishaw EZ-IO software to provide comprehensive communication for 100% part inspection and auto-compensation of
The typical user interface device—the control—is no longer a sufficient means of accessing machine or system data. Mobile devices, such as smart phones and tablets, offer the promise of un-tethered data, if you can access it. Software and tools for “mobilizing” machine data exist, “but they often involve high licensing or learning costs,” noted Benson