Webinars

Join us for free webinars presented by industry experts. You can participate in any of our upcoming interactive webinars, or view one of our archived on-demand webinars.
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Hypertherm, Inc.
An abrasive waterjet operation typically spends more money on the purchase of abrasive than it does on labor to actually run the table. This presentation describes new technology that recycles abrasive to reduce cost without impacting cut quality or speed.
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Epilog Laser Corp.
Join the discussion with four of the leading experts in laser engraving as they discuss and explore the possibilities of real world usage and projects done with laser engraving. They will also discuss the future of laser engraving and what it means to the all markets.
Thursday, Jul 14, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: CST - Computer Simulation Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises a wide range of wearable devices – intended for health, leisure, and sport. Bringing these devices to market will require data transmission links that are not only reliable, but safe. This presentation introduces a suite of simulation tools that facilitate wearable antenna and sensor design.
Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM PDT)
Autonomous Vehicles – The Future of Transportation
Presented by: Engineering360
Join the discussion with four of the leading experts in Autonomous vehicles. They’ll discuss the future of autonomous vehicles and what it means for the market.
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Monday, Jul 11, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: BEI Sensors
Position sensing devices provide motion control feedback in many applications across a range of industries. This presentation explores a variety of position sensing technologies and explains how to select the device best suited to your motion control application.
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Integrated Device Technology
Join the discussion with four of the leading experts in Automotive Connectivity. They’ll discuss the future of automotive connectivity and what it means for the market.
Thursday, Jun 30, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd.
Elastomer seals are a common component of many semiconductor process tools. Attendees of this presentation will receive practical advice on elastomer material compatibility with common dry processing chemistries. In particular, they will review UV processes such as in film stress management and dielectric cure.
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: CST - Computer Simulation Technology
Go beyond DFM rule checking. This presentation introduces a smart design rule checking platform that includes knowledge of the electrical signals on modern digital PCBs. Make sure that your design can be manufactured and works.
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Stratasys, Ltd.
Join the discussion with four of the leading experts in 3D Printing world. They’ll discuss the future of automotive connectivity and what it means for the market.
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016, 9:00 AM EDT (6:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: PTC/Creo
Please join us 2:00 PM BST \ UTC+1 (London time)

Emerging technologies such as 3D printing, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, and augmented reality are evolving at a rapid rate. Join this presentation to learn how they impact all facets of the product lifecycle – from concept, to design and manufacturing, to service.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI)
This presentation explores the importance of standards activities for businesses, and explains ANSI’s role in the standardization community. Attendees will discover the benefits and opportunities of ANSI membership and gain a better understanding of why they should care about standards.
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: National Grid
This presentation will help industry professionals understand current and future trends in building standards and code as they relate to indoor air quality and ventilation, building capital and operational costs and Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV). The presentation will also demonstrate how to use the National Grid ERV Custom Express Tool.
Thursday, Jun 16, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: CE+T America
How does one choose between conventional UPS and No-Break for critical-application power backup? Attendees of this presentation will learn how to meet modern industry constraints with 48V DC No-Break UPS technology. In addition, they will discover innovative No-Break solutions that combine independent DC and AC power sources.
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Eaton Hydraulics Group
The hydraulics industry is moving to smarter components and systems. This presentation explains when it makes sense to upgrade the controls on your hydraulic open circuit pump. Attendees will learn when to customize a pump with more efficient controls and discover how different control options will positively impact a machine’s performance.
Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Mouser Electronics Europe
While some LED lighting applications lend themselves to drivers with high levels of integration and low external component count, there are situations in which integrated LED drivers actually restrict a designer’s ability to develop a solution that meets their specifications. That’s where TI comes into play.
Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: CST - Computer Simulation Technology
This presentation will cover important aspects concerning the efficient and accurate simulation of electromagnetic fields in transformers in the low frequency regime, typically found in power generation and transmission systems.
Monday, Jun 13, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon has teamed up with Avnet Memec - Silica to offer flexible, easy-to-use POL (point-of-load) reference designs for the most used Xilinx FPGA families. This presentation explains how these reference designs give customers easy entry to different FPGA power classes for rapid prototyping and board development.
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Mettler-Toledo GmbH
Reaction kinetics is the study of the rates at which chemical reactions proceed. The method investigates the effect of temperature, catalysts, and other factors on chemical reactions and yields information about reaction mechanisms. A good understanding of kinetics is important for process development and safety investigations as well as for understanding the curing behavior of thermosets.
Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Engineering360
Innovation has always been fundamental to engineering and agreement is widespread that a culture of innovation is paramount to attaining a competitive edge globally. Workplace environments that support innovation and diversity present opportunities for inventive engineers to design products heralded for their creativity and original approach. This Engineering360 webinar considers the current state of recruitment and explores how engineering firms go about finding innovators and championing workplace diversity.
Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: MINTEQ® International Inc, Pyrogenics Group
Heat is the enemy of electronic circuits and devices. It limits performance and leads to premature failure. This presentation introduces a new weapon in the ongoing battle against thermal problems. Discover how the heat spreading ability of a new material solution – Pyroid® HT – cuts size, weight, and cost from electronics packaging.
Monday, Jun 6, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: SOCOMEC
Nice Grid is a 30 M€ smart grid pilot project managed by the French DSO ERDF, dealing with massive PV integration within the grid and the islanding of a microgrid. Attendees will learn how energy storage solutions from Socomec meet PV integration and islanding challenges.
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: 3M Assembly Solutions
Learn the basics of using adhesives and tapes for a variety of durable assembly applications. Understand the advantages of various technology options, and discover a brief framework for selecting the tape or adhesive technology that best fits your product and process.
Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Rotork plc
How valve actuators can help monitor your plant? In this presentation, attendees will learn how Rotork’s IQT electric valve actuators not only bring advanced functionality to the direct-drive operation of part-turn valves, but deliver data vital to the overall process control system, and can improve process efficiency.
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Stratasys, Ltd.
3D printing is at the front lines of future of business technology. In this dynamic presentation, two industry experts will engage in a lively discussion about 3D printing and its potential impact on your business.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: DFT Inc.
Choosing the right check valve is critical to a properly designed process system. The right check valve not only improves overall system reliability, it lowers maintenance costs in the long term. This presentation explains the fundamental differences between the many styles of check valves. Attendees will learn how to specify and size a check valve to ensure proper flow, increase efficiency, and reduce total cost of ownership.
Monday, May 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
There are various fields of life where smart lighting can provide benefits. Some of the well-known areas are energy savings, security, ambient settings, and remote access via wired or wireless networks. There are also some less visible, or less known aspects of smart lighting, such as human-centric lighting, and this Webinar talks about this application and one possible implementation provided by Infineon and EBV.
Thursday, May 19, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Belden
The Distributed Networking Protocol (DNP) is heavily used within the power grid and was developed to increase communications efficiency and preserve a chain of events even if communication links go down. This presentation focuses on the DNP3 protocol which ensures communications with remote sites such as transmission substations. Two industry experts discuss DNP3 benefits as well as vulnerabilities, offering practical advice for protecting protocol integrity and device communications.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Gravotech, Inc.
FDA marking requirements can be an intimidating process. Lack of compliance could mean steep penalties, federal prosecution, and more importantly the loss of your company’s reputation. This presentation describes a complete solution for medical device/instrument marking and tracking.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Aerzen USA Corp.
Biogas systems operating in the U.S. are increasing in number across a variety of applications, from anaerobic digesters on livestock farms to wastewater treatment plants. As biogas production and use grows, so does the need for safe and reliable systems. This presentation will discuss the design aspects of a safe and reliable biogas blower.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: PTC/Creo
Simulation doesn’t have to be intimidating. You don’t need to acquire mysterious skills or devote the next 52 weekends to research. At PTC, we believe simulation is a critical aspect of the design process, and we’ve put it within easy reach of every designer. This presentation will show how any engineer can use simulation and analysis to enhance his or her designs, save time, and create better products.
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Pavco, Inc.
New global environmental directives are quickly moving the decorative coatings industry away from common hexavalent chrome technologies and into alternative trivalent chrome technologies. Understanding these directives, their impacts, and technology options are imperative for finishers and manufacturers alike. Are you prepared for 2017?
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Hach Company
Most industrial processes require water, and lots of it. With all that water use, practical methods for testing water are critical. Poor water quality can quickly lead to boiler and heat exchanger corrosion, biological treatment overload, chemical over use, and even product loss. Attendees of this presentation will learn how online Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analysis offers a quick, no-hassle strategy for water quality assurance at every stage in their water treatment process.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Trotec Laser, Inc.
This webinar covers the fundamentals of laser marking. It explains in detail the benefits of flatbed laser plotters for marking a range of different work pieces, and covers galvanometer-scanned (galvo) laser systems for high-speed marking. The presentation will thoroughly examine the benefits and uses of both fiber and CO2 laser systems, and will discuss best practices for part marking and batch processing.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Leica Microsystems, Inc.
Digital microscopy ensures fast and efficient quality control. In this presentation, attendees will learn how to use digital microscopes for the accurate analysis of complex components, and for the rapid generation of 2D and 3D documentation.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: The Kahn Companies
Understand the technologies, techniques, and products used to measure moisture in compressed air and gases. This presentation addresses a range of topics, including humidity measurement definitions and terminology; moisture measurement technologies; sampling methods and calibration requirements
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Crown Plastics Co., Inc.
Composite manufacturing is a growing, multi-billion dollar industry. Crown Plastics’ unique capabilities service the industry by providing de-bulked (highly compressed) fiber components and specialized thermoplastic composites. This presentation demonstrates the processes involved and offers examples of finished products.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Lapp Group
If you work with robots, you’ve noticed them getting faster and more advanced in their overall capabilities. At the same time, components like cables and connectors are keeping pace to meet increasingly stringent uptime requirements and take full advantage of these advances. This presentation explains how to specify and install the correct cables for your robot to ensure maximum operating efficiency.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Micro-Epsilon Group
Infrared temperature sensors and thermal imagers are used across many different industries. However, there are many factors to consider when selecting a non-contact thermal measurement device. For example: emissivity, wavelength, and optical parameters. This presentation explains physical basics, technologies, and application examples for non-contact temperature measurement devices.
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Belden
How robust is your Ethernet cabling infrastructure? This presentation explains why the correct choice of Ethernet cabling ensures optimal network operation for maximum uptime and productivity. Choosing the correct Ethernet cabling for industrial and harsh environments also ensures full implementation of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) capability.
Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Siemens Process Industries & Drives / Integrated Drive Systems
Optimizing a complete drive system improves performance, increases reliability, and extends overall product life. When the individual components are designed together as a system, initial costs are reduced. This presentation explains how to build an overall drive system that is better than the sum of its parts.
Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
With the digital power IC market forecast to grow more than 40% YoY until 2019, Infineon continues to expand its portfolio of applications, products, and solutions. Attendees of this presentation will learn how the new XMC™ Digital Power Explorer Kit helps power supply designers discover innovative features of XMC™ microcontrollers dedicated to power conversion.
Thursday, Mar 10, 2016, 11:00 AM EST (8:00 AM PST)
Presented by: Cobham Technical Services - Vector Fields Software
Attendees of this presentation will learn how to use finite element software to design and optimize electric machines including rotating and linear machines with radial or axial flux. The presentation will demonstrate use of finite element analysis (FEA) for machine design using the Opera multi-physics simulation software suite which is widely used for this application.
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016, 10:00 AM EST (7:00 AM PST)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
Embedded devices are increasingly connected and, as part of this connectivity, increasingly at risk to be manipulated or attacked. Attackers can gain access to valuable information such as IP and customer data or can manipulate the system and even introduce counterfeit devices. To prevent this, strong embedded security measures are needed. This presentation explains how embedded systems are at risk and explores what can be done to protect them.
Friday, Dec 18, 2015, 10:00 AM EST (7:00 AM PST)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
The global market for the ubiquitous microwave oven is huge. Discover how solid state RF powered oven solutions from Infineon address the evolving challenges confronting oven manufacturers.
Thursday, Nov 5, 2015, 11:00 AM EST (8:00 AM PST)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
Embedded devices are increasingly connected and, as part of this connectivity, increasingly at risk to be manipulated or attacked. Attackers can gain access to valuable information such as IP and customer data or can manipulate the system and even introduce counterfeit devices. To prevent this, strong embedded security measures are needed. This presentation explains how embedded systems are at risk and explores what can be done to protect them.
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015, 2:00 PM EST (11:00 AM PST)
Presented by: Lapp Group
How do you select cables that will match the requirements of your industrial cable tray systems? Start with the basic considerations: environment, cable routing, cable location, and cable use. Not all industrial tray cables are created equal, and specifying based only on price can be a costly decision.
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
From washing machines and dishwashers to dryers and induction cookers, Infineon offers a comprehensive portfolio of power management solutions. Learn how seamless functionality between sensing, control, and high-voltage semiconductor technologies can help you design a compact, highly integrated, and more powerful appliance at your target cost.
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Stratasys, Ltd.
This webinar will explain 3D printing technology and how it is fostering innovations in the manufacturing industry. It will help attendees decide if 3D printing is right for their unique manufacturing needs and which printer and material options would be best for them.
Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Watts
Recent outbreaks of Legionella remind us of the importance of maintaining appropriate water temperatures in commercial and institutional facilities. This presentation looks at the risks of mismanaging hot water delivery and describes how mechanical and digital mixing solutions offer different approaches for mixing water in a complex plumbing system. The focus will be on advancements digital water mixing technology provides, allowing engineers and facility managers greater control and insight into their plumbing environment.
Thursday, Sep 24, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Infineon Technologies AG
Attendees of this presentation will learn how Infineon’s full system solution addresses the evolving challenges of industrial automation, networking across industrial control systems, and the “fourth industrial revolution.”
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Engineering360
The industry has been talking about the connected home for years, in which the home’s appliances and accessories connect to the Internet. While a few early adopters have connected devices to control lighting, climate, energy, appliances and home monitoring, the revolution of the smart home may be just around the corner. Join our webinar as four leading technology experts discuss the future of the smart home and what it will be for consumers in the future.
Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT (8:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Engineering360
Social networks and tools are driving the knowledge management (KM) discipline forward. This Engineering360 webinar presents KM basics and concrete examples of social media use for supporting a new or existing program.
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT (9:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Engineering360
Hear the latest findings from IHS Technology on market trends affecting the PC. Topics to be addressed include: • The impact of the media tablet and smartphone on the PC market • How the PC is fighting back • New personal computing devices • Future outlook for the PC
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT (7:00 AM PDT)
Presented by: Buck Research Instruments, LLC
Humidity measurement can be the most difficult, problem-ridden measurement that most people ever encounter in their professional lifetime, but it doesn’t have to be. All sorts of questions arise about the best instrumentation, proper technique and why results may be inconsistent and inaccurate. This presentation will answer the seven most commonly asked questions about humidity measurement and in doing so hope to make life a little easier and spare attendees from the problems that technical professionals in numerous industries have encountered.