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-ExOne to commercialize production of parts 3D printed in aluminum-infiltrated boron carbide -The functional 3D printed material has a wide range of potential applications -ExOne to begin 3D printing collimators and other parts for ORNL in the new material
Techniplas Prime is the only one-stop shop automotive design-to-manufacturing service that instantly connects engineers and designers to the optimal manufacturing solution at the best price across a wide range of capabilities worldwide.
Once the initial cost is managed, the only costs in factory automation are about repairs and maintenance. So, appointing robots is always cheaper than employing human resources.
Carbide is composed of a combination of the elements of carbon and tungsten. When these two elements are mended together they create an alloy that is resistant to heat, scratches, pitting, and rust.
Our lasers are mainly plug and play for any 3D printer or CNC machine. They work out of 12-24V and have a TTL wire that has to be connected with PWM and then you are pretty much set.
The aerospace industry is undergoing a renaissance of innovation with manufacturers pushing for sleeker, more efficient, greener designs across the board.
You can lower labor costs, increase accuracy and reduce processing time by automating the control panel modification process. The Rittal Automation Systems Handbook identifies products that provide solutions to all of these plus more.
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In 2019, the Control System Integrators Association celebrates a quarter of a decade – and came full circle – when it returned to North Carolina 25 years later, April 29 – May 3, for its Executive Conference.
Color is opening up a world of new possibilities for 3D printing. It’s helping surgeons create models to prepare for surgery, allowing manufacturers to develop better parts, and enabling customization not previously possible.
3D printers are amazing for makers everywhere, as they enable easy, cheap, and fast progress on projects. They can’t do everything though, especially if you want a different material from plastic, you’re for the most part out of luck.
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ADLINK Debuting Faster, More Accurate Logistics with Edge IoT Smart Pallet Experience at Pack Expo Las Vegas
Interactive exhibit shows how pallets can "talk" and robots "come alive" with Edge IoT to improve speed, accuracy and productivity
Hazardous Location Cabinet Cooler® Systems are engineered and approved for use upon purged electrical enclosures found within classifed areas. The areas approved are Class I Div 1, Groups A, B, C and D - Class II Div 1 Groups E, F and G - and Class III. EXAIR's HazLoc Cabinet Cooler® Systems have been tested by UL and meet the stringent UL requirements for these areas. Cabinet Cooler systems are a low cost and reliable way to cool purged electric control panels found within these environments. They utilize vortex tube technology to produce up to 5,600 Btu/Hr, with no moving parts, which additionally creates a low maintenance solution for cooling your HazLoc purged cabinets.
ALIO's Hybrid Hexapod® takes a different approach to traditional 6 Degree of Freedom (6-DOF) positioning devices, and exhibits much higher performance at extremely competitive prices.
EtherNet/IP communication protocol is now available with Oriental Motor's αSTEP Hybrid Control System AZ Series stepper motor drivers. The combination of EtherNet/IP communication protocol and αSTEP Hybrid Control System open loop performance, closed-loop control technology allows manufacturers the room for significant design flexibility, innovation and IIoT connectivity.
Completely redesigned four-axis machines present new capabilities for sensitive environments
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