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Real-Time Production Data as a Powerful Tool To Improve Quality
Data acquisition in the modern, digitally-driven production environment can result in better product quality management than ever before. The ability to collect, evaluate and react to data...
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Selecting Between Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Electromechanical Linear Actuators
Linear actuators are used in many applications around industry. Pneumatic, hydraulic and electromechanical technologies are the primary options for providing linear actuation but the selection and use...
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Time-Saving Solution for Servo Presses and Joining Applications
In industry, time is money. So, for engineers who are time-pressured, there is a solution for electromechanical press and joining applications. Push-To-Fit is an innovative electromechanical solution...
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Choose the Right Screw Drive Train With Actuator Performance Calculator
There is no “one size fits all” drive train linear actuator technology for every application. In reality, the selection of different types of linear motion systems depends entirely on what is most...
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How Using Electric Linear Actuators Can Save You Money
It’s well documented that creating compressed air for use by pneumatic cylinders is not a particularly cost-effective process, largely as a result of generator and system inefficiencies. With accounts...
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Overhauling a Soap Production Line in Record Time
Although the basic recipe for the solid soap bar has not varied much for decades, the process of making this basic commodity has changed significantly since the advent of industrialisation....
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Gearbox Test Rigs Need Reliable, High-Precision Parts
When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
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A New Approach to Machine Design and Actuator Specification
Machine design challenges Pressures to reduce overhead costs and maximize profitability have forced original equipment manufacturers and machine builders to significantly reduce their...
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Flexible Machine Design for Twenty-First-Century Challenges
For a machine designer, flexibility means highly configurable and adaptable components that can allow for slight variations without demanding major design changes. When applying these demands to...
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Tube Bending OEMs Embracing All-Electric Automation
The tube bending industry is seeing a migration from more traditional manual hydraulic process equipment to fully automated "all-electric" machinery. Historically, tube bending operations have been...
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Designing a Low-cost Actuator for Harsh Environments
Using high-quality actuator components can protect industrial equipment designers—and the users of their products—from a lot of grief. Harsh environments that can damage equipment exteriors...
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Electromechanical Technologies and Key Markets
Electromechanical is the technology of controlling mechanical devices via electricity. Parker electromechanical systems and components improve precision and increase productivity. Electromechanical...
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