Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Urethane casting is a manufacturing process for making prototype and low-volume parts by using a silicone mold to form urethane parts. The parts are made out of materials that are plastic-like or rubber-like.
Booth #134424 - We will be highlighting Electric P8, Pro Panel and more of our software solutions.
Booth #133331, East Building - FASTSUITE, CENIT’s software, supports system integration companies and end users in the areas of robot & work cell offline programming and simulation, controller validation. virtual commissioning as well as full factory simulation.
Top Five Teams Win a Share of $100,000 in Virtual Modeling Stage of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Competition
Winning teams successfully created digital representations of the physical and functional characteristics of a house on Mars using specialized software tools.
IMTS 2018 takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL September 10th - 15th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
Booth #236479 - Linear Motor Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders. With the built-in controller, the X-LDQ-AE is a first of its kind - making set-up as easy as 1-2-3.
Booth #134424 - Rittal has the opportunity to demonstrate our full product line with the business unit extension Rittal Automation Systems together with sister companies EPLAN and CIDEON.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories
New integrated additive and subtractive manufacturing solution will include automation and post-processing to provide more efficient, seamless workflows for advanced manufacturing
Manufacturers Are Concerned Skilled Labor Shortage Could Stymie Innovation, Finds L.E.K. Consulting Survey
Workforce Investments, Not Downsizing, Are Priority as Plans for Automation Increase
- A new 3D soft robot created by automatically cutting and folding plastic films - Moving smoothly according to the rhythm of operas songs and/or the dialogue of movie scenes - Expecting a new application of animatronic soft robots in the art and culture industry
Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines
Machine Control Providers at IMTS 2018 to Focus on Connected Systems, Emphasize Controls that Empower Operators to Make Immediate Improvements
Job shops don't have the luxury of scrapping multiple parts to refine a program. They need the first part to be a good part, but achieving this goal has become a bigger challenge as designers have increased part complexity to take advantage of expanding machine capabilities.
Phoenix Contact expands the Radioline product family
Kerr will share GE Ventures unique outlook for investing in the New Industrial segment with a focus on frontier technologies such as robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, cybersecurity, blockchain and predictive maintenance.
As an organization, Addition Design & Research is a relative newcomer to the 3D printing sector, however, this belies the extensive capabilities and skills of the team. Addition Design works at the intersection of additive manufacturing, contract research & development and high value design & engineering.
High Resolution Color Scanning Capabilities for 3D Design Professionals
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product
KINGSTAR Soft PLC - Replace Your PLC with an EtherCAT-enabled Soft PLC for Real-Time Motion Control and Machine Vision
The top machine builders are switching from proprietary hardware-based PLCs, like Allen-Bradley, TwinCAT, Mitsubishi and KEYENCE, to open standards-based EtherCAT-enabled software PLCs on IPCs. KINGSTAR provides a fully-featured and integrated software PLC based on an open and accessible RTOS. KINGSTAR Soft PLC also includes add-on or third-party components for motion control and machine vision that are managed by a rich user interface for C++ programmers and non-developers alike.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company
Zaber's extensive line of computer controlled motorized linear slides, miniature linear actuators, motorized rotary stages, motorized mirror mounts, goniometers and other devices, make automating sub-micron positioning applications quick, easy, and affordable.