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The Benefits of Lean Manufacturing

Some of the challenges that manufacturers face to accomplish lean manufacturing are introducing a manufacturing cost reduction model; the optimization of material and product flow; site planning and expansion; the design of a risk management system

Hand Loads: Cost Effective Solutions for Complex Plastic Parts

It's important to note that hand loads require extra labor for installation and removal. While this may skew the cost/benefit analysis, it may also be the only way to meet the customer’s needs.

How Green Has Manufacturing Become Over the Years?

If manufacturers continue to make their processes more sustainable and consumers continue to support their environmental efforts, perhaps we’ll one day live in a truly sustainable society.

CAD Essentials for Fabrication at the Tipping Point of Industry 4.0

While the entire fabrication industry is busy integrating IoT with their machines for data, machine to machine communication and intelligible foresight, let us not forget the place of origin for fabrication – concept designing and modeling in CAD

Revolutionizing the IIoT Industry One Streetlight at a Time

IEEE Spectrum: When Zimmerman recognized that a light pole could potentially solve all three of those challenges, the idea for Kairo began to take form. Over several months, Ubicquia designed and built a wide range of microcontroller boards featuring a variety of sensors an

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The Rise and Fall of the Everyman Tycoon

Article about the rise and fall of MakerBot by Andrew Zaleski at Backchannel: Itwas October 2009 when Bre Pettis — his unmistakable sideburns and dark-rimmed rectangular glasses framing his face — took the stage at Ignite NYC,

China Adopts Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Opposition

Bloomberg News:  China has green-lit a sweeping and controversial law that may grant Beijing unprecedented access to foreign companies’ technology and hamstring their operations in the world’s second-largest economy. The Cyber Security Law was passed by t

Metamaterial Mechanisms

From the Hasso Plattner Institute: Recently, researchers started to engineer not only the outer shape of objects, but also their internal microstructure. Such objects, typically based on 3D cell grids, are also known as metamaterials. Metamaterials have been used

2100 Animated Mechanical Mechanisms

Mechanical engineer Nguyen Duc Thang used Autodesk Inventor to animate different types of gears, joints, clutches, linkage and other common mechanisms. 2100 total: (Nguyen Duc Thang's youtube channel) (download of all videos)

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Stop Valve-Types and Working

What is stop valve Stop valve (SVA) is very efficient and cost effective product. are having comprehensive range of stop valves which is used in various applications from household to industrial purposes.

Airpreheater - Introduction, Working, Types, Applications

What is Airpreheater? A very basic word to word meaning is a device used to heat the air before processing it to further use. They are also recognized as air heaters or air-heating pipe. It is designed to work to exchange heat energy with desuperheaters. Desuperheater is a Device which is been used to reduce the temperature of the steam in a high heat generation plants where large amount of heat energy or steam is released in the atmosphere.

Airpreheater - Introduction, Working, Types, Applications

A very basic word to word meaning is a device used to heat the air before processing it to further use. They are also recognized as air heaters or air-heating pipe. It is designed to work to exchange heat energy with desuperheaters. Desuperheater is a Device which is been used to reduce the temperature of the steam in a high heat generation plants where large amount of heat energy or steam is released in the atmosphere.

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Wind River Leads The Way In Safety Solutions For Critical Infrastructure.

Wind River Leads The Way In Safety Solutions For Critical Infrastructure.

When it comes to ensuring the development of can't-fail systems, Wind River® is a leader with a proven track record of success. With more than 30 years of experience in embedded software and a portfolio of products deployed across more than 2 billion devices, Wind River delivers safety and security when it counts most. From industrial automation to automotive systems, as well as in healthcare devices, railway operations, and throughout the aerospace and defense sector, Wind River has extensive expertise providing built-in safety for complex, connected, safety-critical systems.

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