We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.
Don't show me this message again
Download Center
 
Forgot password?
Log in
Sign up
Register
Send
English |
Log in
Sign up My account
Sponsored link
Free 3D CAD models for Alibre Design, AutoCAD, CATIA, Inventor, Pro/ENGINEER, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, TopSolid …
Sponsored link
RSS News
Alro Steel opens two new locations
30 January 2015

Alro Steel Corporation recently opened 2 new Alro Metals Plus locations in Pompano Beach, FL and Jacksonville, FL. Alro Metals Plus is a retail outlet offering metals, plastics and industrial supplies. Similar to Alro’s full-line metals and plastics locations, Alro Metals Plus combines product offerings with the convenience of a retail outlet. This concept is

Design World

Dean Kamen speaks out on science vs politics
30 January 2015

Design World spoke with master inventor Dean Kamen (of FIRST and Segway fame) and he’s the star of our “Leadership in Engineering” January cover story. As a preview...

Mobile Hydraulic Tips

Design World

Sometimes, simple is best: cable seals ensure safety
30 January 2015

When it comes to keeping your cables safe and secure in a system, there are numerous choices, all of which are fairly simple. In our latest Design World...

Design World

Unarmored cable from General Cable for hazardous locations
30 January 2015

General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., announced that MOR Polyrad XT-125 unarmored Type P cables (3-conductor or more, 1 in. or less OD, 600 V) have been added to its...

Design World

All about Cylindrical Roller Bearings
29 January 2015

Rolling element bearings are perhaps the most common form of bearing and operate by carrying a load by placing rolling elements, such as balls or rollers, in between...

Design World

PTC Introduces PTC PLM Cloud for SMB Market
29 January 2015

One of the last holdouts in cloud deployment, PTC, announced yesterday that it’s porting its Windchill PLM software to the cloud. The goal it appears is to address the needs of the small- to mid-sized (SMB) business market, a demographic that’s been largely left out of the PLM market. These companies often didn’t have the […]

3D CAD World

Design World

New flange couplings more secure than standard press fits
28 January 2015

Ringfeder-brand RfN 5571-series flange couplings for heavy industry. The flange couplings (from Ringfeder Power Transmission) are simpler to install and have higher torque capacity than standard press fits. Equipped with...

Motion Control Tips

Design World

Building the Industrial Cloud: the immediate future of M2M technology
28 January 2015

By Johnny Fang, Product Manager and Patrick Bor, Product Manager, Moxa Industrial automation suppliers need embedded computing platforms that are optimized for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The fundamental challenge in designing IoT clouds for industries involves negotiating the divide between IT and IA technologies. Industrial automation protocols are fundamental to the proper functioning of the mass

Design World

Longer static eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces
27 January 2015

EXAIR has expanded Long Super Ion Air Knives to a range from 60″ (1524mm) through a maximum length of 108″ (2743mm). All knives 60″ (1524mm) and longer are...

Pneumatic Tips

Design World

All about Disk Couplings
27 January 2015

Coupling Tips

A disk coupling is a type of flexible coupling suited for high performance motion control applications and can typically handle speeds of up to 10,000 rpm. The coupling...

Design World

What is a hydraulic motor?
27 January 2015

I’ve asked similar questions, “what is a hydraulic cylinder,” and “what is a hydraulic pump,” so I thought I’d add another query to the list, and ask “what...

Mobile Hydraulic Tips

Design World

The first EE
26 January 2015

Who was the first electrical engineer? Thomas Edison, James Clerk Maxwell, William Gilbert? None of the above. Miletus, near Turkey’s west coast, today lies in ruins but it...

Design World

Father of electricity, William Gilbert
26 January 2015

William Gilbert, a practicing physician who attended Queen Elizabeth I throughout the last difficult years of her reign, was most noted in his time as a keen astronomical...

Design World

On-Demand Webinar: 3D Printing: Multi-Materials and Vibrant Color
26 January 2015

This on-demand webinar will be available from Feb. 24-27.  Connex 3D Printing was the first technology to offer multi-material 3D printing. With the Objet500 Connex3, Stratasys launched another first: a color, multi-material 3D printer. Combining three base materials dramatically extends the possibilities — rich, vibrant colors and unprecedented material versatility. In this webinar, Jon Cobb,

Design World

New switch mount lets users add sensing to grippers
26 January 2015

Now, there’s a new switch mount that lets users easily add position sensors to select jaw grippers. PHD Inc., a manufacturer of industrial automation components, sells the switch-mounting...

Motion Control Tips

Design World

Sharing CAD Files Across Systems Remains a Pain Point
26 January 2015

Many of you remember the early years of CAD when a simple design change could be a day destroyer; forcing you to have to recreate the model or go back and update multiple views of a drawing. Parametric or feature-based CAD systems changed all of that. With these powerfully automated 3D CAD systems, the task […]

3D CAD World

Design World

Custom JEDEC matrix trays without tooling or waiting
26 January 2015

Custom-manufactured JEDEC matrix trays safely and securely contain ICs, modules, sensors, MEMS, switches, and connectors, and electronic components. Rapidtray component trays from R.H. Murphy are for ESD and mechanical protection in an industry-standard format. The manufacturer uses precision injection molding and CNC machining to make the custom trays without custom tooling — suitable for engineering

Design World

Reversible drum vacs are now CE compliant
26 January 2015

EXAIR’s Reversible Drum Vac and High Lift Reversible Drum Vac are ideal for the recovery of fluids like: coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, waste water, and liquid...

Pneumatic Tips

Design World

Laser-based distance sensor with measuring range up to 5 m
26 January 2015

The new Optical Sensor LT5000 from SIKO is suitable for measuring distances of up to 5,000 mm. The sensor works with a laser light based on Time-of-Flight technology....

Motion Control Tips

Design World

Motor and Drive Sizing – Part 2
26 January 2015

Sizing a motor correctly is easy.  It’s all about the load conditions.  Starting and running.  Those are the two operating points we have to know about in order...

Mechatronic Tips

Design World