Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Three-phase induction AC motors produce mechanical power for almost 80% of industrial applications by providing extremely high efficiency and environmentally rugged characteristics. Effective control of these motors is needed to tackle heavier load problems .
A team of engineers and medical experts joined forces during the first wave of COVID-19 to rapidly prototype a medical device. Xometry manufactured 9 prototypes in under 3 weeks, providing advice and rapid production for critical decision making.
Overcoming the crisis: COVID-19, the automotive industry and the potential of additive manufacturing
In this feature, Eric PallarĂŠs, Chief Technology Officer at BCN3D, considers the impact of this tumultuous year on the automotive industry and how additive manufacturing can help.
After looking at the existing motor and the space envelope available, Sound Leisure, together with maxon engineers, selected the maxon brushless EC 45mm flat motor. This brushless DC motor is part of a program of flat motors, ideal when space is at a premium.
The COVID-19 health crisis has pushed many organizations to reduce physical interaction among their workforces to an absolute minimum. In a very short period, work from home (WFH) and work from anywhere (WFA) have emerged as standard features of the âNext Normal.â
Companies that embraced digital technology, specifically on the plant floor, are now able to improve and adapt their operations at a faster speed and even anticipate changes before they occur.
The challenges facing the manufacturing industry are many. And as the current health crisis continues, the future is an unknown landscape. To survive and ultimately thrive, companies must increase profitability, supply chain resilience, and embrace new technologies.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories
When CIOs are charged with digital transformation, itâs often not as smooth a process as expected. Our newest report found that 78% of industrial professionals encountered underlying issues when they began implementing digital transformation.
Unleashing the full benefits of additive manufacturing requires knowledge sharing, but as Lee-Bath Nelson, Co-founder and VP Business at LEO Lane asks, can this be achieved securely without giving away the farm?
Growing demand and a widening industry skills gap have metal fabricators looking for ways to improve efficiency and product quality, even when additional labor may be hard to find.
Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines
Addition of 3D Bonum and Excelencia-Tech Further Expands PostProcess's Customer Base Throughout Europe
Innovative shredding technologies are enhancing the ability of recyclers to process a wide variety of battery types and sizes more effectively than ever before
Sandvik's additive manufacturing experts help develop sustainable cycling solution
FAA-certified Microvanes Delivered Using SLS platforms and Glass-filled Materialsâ˘ Company's Aerospace and Defense Production Expertise Delivers On-demand Mission-Critical Parts
With the cyber threat landscape constantly evolving, Ewon, a business unit within HMS Networks and the global leader in industrial remote connectivity, has partnered with NVISO, an expert in cybersecurity, to bring industrial cybersecurity to the next level.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product
maxon motor launches new high-speed motors that are configurable online. The new ECX brushless motors are quiet and feature very high efficiency. The ECX motors are available with diameters of 8, 16 and 19 mm achieving speeds of up to 120,000 rpm. They run very smoothly and are highly efficient. With maxon motor's online configurator, it is easy to put together a customized DC motor to include gearhead, encoder and controller. The customized motors are ready to ship in 11 days!
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company
Cirrus Link provides a modular approach to building Enterprise-Class IIOT/SCADA/MES applications delivering a superior OT solution and enabling your enterprise to connect OT data to IT services for big data analytics. CTO Arlen Nipper, co-inventor of MQTT, forged a relationship with Inductive Automation to bring our software together for the ultimate IIoT solution. The Cirrus Link modules offer complete functions such as MQTT enablement, data delivery to the cloud, electronic flow measurement, and more. These software modules transmit data from the field via MQTT, with options to launch an MQTT server in the cloud or on premise and connecting OT data to industrial and business applications. The Cirrus Link IIoT modules for Ignition empower organizations to create one streamlined pipeline for all their IIoT data.