Machine Design - Industry Applications
What''s Going On with Electronic Waste?
We take a look at the scope of the e-waste industry--from where it comes from, to where it goes. read more
Design Considerations When Sourcing Pumps for Medical Applications
Sponsored by Watson-Marlow Medical device manufacturers need a non-contaminating, easy to use and easy to clean pump for use in medical device applications such as irrigation, waste removal and catheter cooling read more
Off to the Races: Indy 500 Winners Through the Years
Here's a look at some of the memorable cars and drivers that have won the Indy 500 since the event began more than 100 years ago. Interstitial Ads Frequency: -1 read more
Electropneumatic Valves: A Better Option for Motion Control
Steve Vincent and John Bridges, AVENTICS Corp. Engineers looking for quick and accurate positioning need to consider electropneumatic control. Today's manufacturers routinely demand exacting precision and split-second timing from their high-speed production systems. And that has automation engineers...
Engineering Lessons From The Dark Side
Sponsored by Arena Solutions If you're an engineer or Star Wars historian, you probably have questioned the design decisions that doomed the Death Star, wondered how the Dark Side expedited FDA approval for Darth Vader's suit, and contemplated the supply chain tools the Rebel Alliance's manufacturin...
Gallery: RoboUniverse 2015 Tech Show
In the month of May, Machine Design attended the RoboUniverse Conference & Expo in New York City. Interstitial Ads Frequency: -1 read more
What's the Difference Between Batteries and Capacitors?
Will capacitors replace batteries? read more
Keeping Gantries on the Straight and Narrow
Boaz Eidelberg, Ph. D., Thomas Pilock, and Patrick Haran, NAFTA Customer Solutions, Festo Corp. Economical misalignment-compensation techniques prevent bearing overload and premature gantry failure Almost every linear-rail manufacturer agrees that misalignment leads to problems. read more