Last month, comic book fans flocked to cinemas as Black Panther hit the screens. Underpinning the film's plot was fictional metal vibranium, which powered the titular hero's kingdom of Wakanda. Interestingly, this metal was, in part, inspired by tantalum. So, what of the marvellous metal's real-life counterpart? Here, Heiko Wildner, refractory metals specialist for materials comparison site Matmatch, examines the value and considerations of using tantalum.
Cementex, a national leader in the manufacture of electrical safety solutions, announces the release of the updated UltraLite Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear, designed to combine comfort with complete safety.
Industrial Control and the Advanced Manufacturing Expo Launch New Machine Vision & Robotics Summit in Grand Rapids on April 19
Industrial Control has organized a daylong series of free seminars on April 19 in Grand Rapids, Mich. with demonstrations on the use of robotics, machine vision, automated gaging and self-guided vehicles to reduce manufacturing costs and improve efficiency.
Steel and aluminium suppliers across the globe will be digesting the news that the US president Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imports of the two metals. Here, Melissa Albeck, CEO of online materials supplier database Matmatch, considers what effect these plans could have - and how steel and aluminium suppliers can mitigate the impact.
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Inductive Automation announced the program last month at the ARC Industry Forum, and involves B+B SmartWorx embedding Ignition Edge software in various devices.
Protolabs' purchase of a facility in Brooklyn Park, Minn., will enable the fast-growing digital manufacturing company to expand its prototyping and low-volume production capacity.
IO-Link market leader releases added value for standard sensors
Using over 40 million unique data points with advanced machine learning techniques, MakeTimes Network Pricing instantly generates a budgetary price for machined parts based on pricing data amassed from across the manufacturing landscape.
This integration significantly simplifies the workflow to 3D print scans from HP's Sprout and 3D Structured Light Scanner Pro S3.
With ScanaStudio software you can edit existing protocol scripts or write your proprietary decoder as per your needs. Starting from a 30+ existing protocols library you can extend their features or even build your own decoder from scratch! The integrated IDE using (Java) scripts opens the door to your creativity!
TrigBox allows ScanaQuad to sync with any existing instrument. For instance, you can use the ScanaQuad to trigger an oscilloscope on a specific protocol feature. Alternatively, you can use trigger IN feature of TrigBox to let ScanaQuad start capturing signals according to another instrument in your lab.
Brooks Instrument Adds FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus Transmitter to Its MT3809 Series Variable Area Flow Meters
New transmitter for digital communications protocol makes it easier to integrate the popular MT3809 flow meter with automation control systems across the plant enterprise
Falkonry and Ciner Resources Discuss Smart Manufacturing at Silicon Valley Women in Engineering Conference
This fourth annual event gathers students, professors and women leaders in a one-day conference, Saturday, March 17, that includes twelve TechTalks, six professional development workshops, four engineering career panels, and a new Innovation Showcase and Networking Reception.
G-CON to showcase iCON and key POD applications at Interphex New York
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Emulate3D software helps you model and test your AMHS solutions rapidly. Use Demo3D to create running models quickly, then generate videos, stills, or view the models in virtual reality at the click of a button. Sim3D enables you to carry out experimental test runs to select optimal solutions and the most robust operating strategy, and Emulate3D Controls Testing is the best way to debug your PLCs offline, and off the project's critical path. Connect to major PLCs, import CAD, and plug into HTC Vive and Oculus Rift to produce awesome models!