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  • Aluminum Wheel Handling Manipulator
    A Midwest wheel manufacturer was handling 40 pound aluminum wheels by hand and palletizing them from a conveyor. A system was needed to alleviate the repetitive stress injuries occurring to their operators during this process while maintaining productivity/tact times. A high-speed, servo drive PLC
  • Custom Lifts Help Old Man River Bow to 20th Century Technology
    The American Queen, one of only three overnight paddle wheel boats in the United States, has two custom lifts on board. One in the hold, for service, and the other, a 25,000 pound capacity unit that is used to raise and lower the entire command bridge a total of over 12 feet. And, if that wasn't
  • Superior Superabrasive Wheels and a Cost-down Strategy Pay Off in Round Tool Grinding Operations
    The Saint-Gobain brand patented Univel G-Force superabrasive wheels with a grain-locking mechanism and a selfdressing wear-resistant bond have quickly become the industry leader in the grinding of round carbide and steel machine tools. Made-to-order and custom engineered for specific applications
  • Strong epoxy bonds without a hitch
    to the wood frame of a custom trailer designed to accommodate a wheelchair. The switch from mechanical fasteners to a high-performance epoxy improves trailer, RV, and fifth-wheel aerodynamics, makes them more durable, and eases assembly, says Bob Helvie, president of specialty vehicle manufacturer
  • Encoder helps drag bike hook up and go
    contain a small, diametrically polarized magnet and a custom ASIC with an array of Hall-effect sensors. The sensors generate a voltage when exposed to a magnetic flux field. The ASIC detects the changing magnetic field and cancels any magnetic interference. The encoders come in seven to 13-bit models
  • Good grease, good landing
    Tests reveal that a new lithium-soap-thickened, synthetic grease may help mission-critical aerospace components keep rolling under extreme loads and corrosive environments. The C-5 galaxy military transport when fully loaded weighs up to 380 tons. E-2C wheel assembly bearings after the wash test
  • Drive-on movies in L.A. West's conversion van
    engine boasts 285 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. That means this thing can move such that you might forget it weighs about 4.5 tons. The only time I really noticed the size of the van was when braking. Even then, the four-wheel discs with ABS were easy to get used to and yielded smooth
  • Ford Ranger Edge 434 Super Cab
    Having slowly come to the realization that I dig pickup trucks, I thought it was high time I got behind the wheel of Ford's compact model, the Ranger. But, I don't think compact is an accurate moniker. The Ranger Edge sits as high as a full-size truck. According to Ford engineers, the Edge has

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