Pneumatic Gripper Can Be Customized to the Workpiece
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 19, 2014
Engineers at R?HM, which has its U.S. headquarters in Lawrenceville, Ga. (www.rohm-products.com), are taking advantage of new technologies to quickly customize their RRMP grippers so that they efficiently handle and move round, prismatic, or free-form packages or parts. read more
NASA Taps Two Companies for Spacecraft to Take Crews to the Space Station
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 18, 2014
Stephen Mraz Two U.S. companies will build spacecraft capable of resupplying the space station with crew and cargo. read more
Pack Expo International 2014 Rolls Into Chicago
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 18, 2014
Suppliers and vendors will show off their best packaging equipment while attendees stay up to date on the latest technologies and techniques in the packaging industry. read more
How to Save American Manufacturing
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 18, 2014
William Killingsworth U.S. manufacturing has recently been characterized by the closing of big plants and a hemorrhaging of jobs. Here's what it will take to turn things around. U.S. manufacturing has recently been characterized by the closing of big plants and a hemorrhaging of jobs. Here's what it...
NASA Taps Two Companies for Spacecraft to Take Crews to the Space Station
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 17, 2014
Stephen Mraz Two U.S. companies will build spacecraft capable of resupplying the space station with crew and cargo. read more
Company To Build Reactor and Supply Medical Industry with Moly 99
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 09, 2014
Eden Radioisotopes LLC plans on building a new type of reactor that will be able to supply enough molybdenum-99 (molly 99) to meet the medical needs of the entire world. Molly 99, with a 66-hr half-life, decays into technetium-99m, which has a 6-hr half-life. read more
Smokestack Simulator Will Help Uncover How to Accurately Measure Emissions
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 09, 2014
Operators of U.S. coal-fired power plants can only get figures for the amount of carbon dioxide coming out of their smokestacks that are accurate to within 10 to 20%. read more
Navy Develops Tougher, See-Through Ceramic Armor
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 09, 2014
Besides being transparent, the new armored windows would have a lower radar signature than currently used materials. Engineers at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have used nanotechnology to increase the toughness of the transparent spinel armor it currently uses on optics, sensors, and windows o...
Technology Adds the Sense of Touch to Prosthetic Hands
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 04, 2014
Stephen Mraz, Senior Editor Biomedical researchers at the Veterans Administration are exploring options and developing techniques for directly stimulating nerves to let prosthetic users feel sensations in their artificial hands. read more
4D Printing on the Rise
Machine Design - Industry Applications, September 04, 2014
Sarah Mangiola Frost & Sullivan's new report sheds light on the trends facing 4D technology and the markets it's looking to serve in the next few years. read more
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