At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, CONEC introduced M8 SMT circular connectors to its existing M12 line, launched a valve connector series design for rugged applications such as agriculture and construction machinery, and introduced a hood D-sub connector series capable of wire-to-wire or PCB mounting.
Vadnais Heights, MN – Nexen Group, Inc. introduces their latest Precision Motion Control Application & Selection Guide with an expanded range of products.
Harting has announced an expansion of its M8, M12 and 7/8 in. overmolded cable assembly lineup for data and signal applications.
Jamie Hyneman, the new Bimba Manufacturing Company director of Strategic Development, was introduced at PackExpo 2014 in Chicago. The Discovery Channel Mythbusters star talks about inspiring the next generation of engineers, working with Bimba's current generation, and pushing the limits of new product development.
Danfoss has introduced Danfoss Telematics Solutions, a robust “plug-and-perform” telematics platform for mobile off-highway equipment.
EVERETT, WA – Fluke Corp. launches its highest resolution infrared camera ever: the FlukeTiX Series Infrared Cameras.
University Park, IL – Bimba Manufacturing, an industry-leading innovator of actuation technology, has introduced a completely new Solid-State switch series to its family of switch products.
This is an AutomationDirect DIY video tutorial on how to build a pneumatic automated halloween prop. This prop is a dresser with two drawers that open and close after a human triggers a sensor.
Rittal’s RiLine60 shrouded busbar system has been developed to distribute power up to 1600A and with an extensive range of adaptors allows design engineers total flexibility.
The highly repeatable and thermally stable feedback sensors used on the AGV-HPO scanner systems can be calibrated down to single-digit, micron-level accuracy over the field of view.
AutomationDirect’s ProSense line of level sensors now includes SLT series submersible level transmitters designed for applications such as lift station monitoring, construction by-pass pumping, tank liquid level, wastewater, and slurry tank liquid level control.
NEEDHAM, MA – PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
The Renishaw AM250 laser melting system uses a high powered ytterbium fibre laser to fuse fine metallic powders together to form functional 3D (3-dimensional) parts.
The latest version of Siemens' NX software, NX 10, features enhancements and brand new capabilities in CAD, CAM and CAE that are designed to make the latest release more powerful, faster and easier to use than ever.
SolidWorks MBD (Model Based Definition) may finally lead to the end of paper drawings.
SolidWorks 2015 is said to deliver new technical capabilities that support a wide array of industries and markets.
Matteo Pelosi Ph.D.,technical specialist at Öhlins Racing explains how they use LMS Imagine.Lab Amesim to analyze solenoid hydraulic valve behavior.
Waterloo, ON – Maplesoft has a new release of MapleSim, the advanced system-level modeling and simulation platform.
Formlabs, the makers of the Form 1+ SLA 3D Printer, has announced a new line of high-performance functional resins.
3D Printer product manager Doug Angus-Lee of Javelin Technologies at RAPID Canada 2014 show talks about how 3D printing goes beyond just prototyping and into fixturing for more productivity gains.
At the Siemens PLM Software 2014 Analyst Event in Boston, senior VP Mainstream Engineering Karsten Newbury spoke with DPN about how the "Internet of Things" is part of a natural evolution in manufacturing.
SAN FRANCISCO – Autodesk Fusion 360, a cloud-based tool that combines 3D industrial and mechanical design, collaboration, and machining in a single package, has become the first solution of its kind available for purchase worldwide on the Mac App Store. Autodesk says.
New microPEM TackScrew fasteners from PennEngineering integrate proven self-clinching technology for permanent sheet-to-sheet attachment while also incorporating a unique thread-like feature to allow fastener removal when necessary.
Spirol International Corp. has announced the availability 2D/3D drawings of its products, such as coiled spring pins, hinge pins, compression limiters, disc springs, dowels, inserts, shims, nuts and spacers.
With biocompatibility and cytotoxicity certifications, Master Bond EP21AOLV-2Med is often selected for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications in the medical device industry.
Spirol International Corp. has introduced the series CL600 and CL610 aluminum compression limiters.
Danielson, CT – SPIROL has released their brand new Coiled Pin Design Guide.
Rocky Hill, Conn. – Henkel Corporation has updated the Loctite Adhesive Sourcebook for 2014 to include the latest adhesive, sealant, lubricant, coating and dispensing/curing equipment technologies.
New PEM Type TSO4 self-clinching stainless steel standoffs introduced by PennEngineering provide ideal fastener solutions for stacking or spacing components to (or from) ultra-thin stainless steel panels.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – DE-STA-CO will introduce a new line of workholding clamps at the AeroDef Manufacturing Summit and Exposition in Long Beach, Calif., next month.
Masterbond has released a new White Paper entitled ‘Clearly Superior Epoxies for Optical Applications.’
East Providence, RI- Nordson EFD has published a white paper that helps the reader determine the best dispense valve system for specific medical device applications.
ASME B18.24 digital fastener catalog demo features Jeff Abell of CADENAS PARTsolutions shows users just how easy it is to spec, configure and place ASME B18.24 fasteners into a design. The process also generates the correct 18-digit PIN code for your fastener configuration and populates the part right into your assembly tree.
UNIVERSITY PARK, IL – Mead Fluid Dynamics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bimba Manufacturing, has announced the launch of the Manifold PowerStrip (MPS), said to be a simple, cost-effective solution for wiring manifold valve stacks.
University Park, IL – Bimba Manufacturing has introduced IntelliSense, a technology platform designed to enable users to be proactive about maintenance and system optimization.
The MSC series mini slides from Aventics (formerly Rexroth Pneumatics) have a compact design, require minimal installation space and can be optimally configured for virtually any automated handling task, the company says.
Frederic Reichert, product manager at Festo explains the features and benefits of the DRRD semi-rotary drive with piston. Unit torque varies from 0.2 to 110 Nm and the maximum swivel angle is 200º.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Theproducts available within the HoseFinder mobile app have been increased, making the mobile app more versatile for selecting and locating critical hoses.
Bimba Manufacturing Company and its subsidiary Pneumadyne have announced a new line of composite push-to-connect fittings.
Clippard Minimatic electronic valves are said to be precision-built 2-way control valves, utilizing a patented valving principle. The DV- series was designed as the next generation of the well-known and trusted original EV line of Clippard “Mouse” valves, the company says.
CFPA scholarships at Centennial and Mohawk Colleges show importance of Fluid Power education to industry. Meet the 2014 winners and learn more about programs that can launch rewarding careers.
Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has released a new video on their “MiHow2” series of product/application solutions “Benefits of Using Elastomeric Couplings.”
Festo pneumatic and electrical automation solutions at the Hannover Messe 2014 highlight the following key areas: simplicity, competency, efficiency and security. With products and systems from Festo, but also with industrial training from Festo Didactic, manufacturers can equip themselves for increased productivity.
Cincinnati, Ohio – Clippard’s new PQ-FV In-Line Flow Controls can be easily added to existing circuitry and are lightweight and compact in size.
Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor Electric Company’s Dodge HT500 synchronous drive system delivers high torque, low maintenance and potential energy savings with less overhung load than V-belts drives.
The expanding portfolio of SKF Mobile Apps equips users easily and quickly with useful technology information, software to make critical calculations, and the capability to conduct product and application searches.
Ringball introduces its new FYH LUBE EZ, an electrochemical automatic single point lubricator.
Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor Electric Company’s Dodge Hydraulic ISAF bearing is now available with higher load ratings.
Aston, PA - Amacoil/Uhing has introduced Easylock shaft collars which hold reels, spools and other objects in place on shafts.
SKF CARB toroidal roller bearings introduce robust non-locating bearing solutions engineered to withstand the tough conditions of a wide range of rotating machinery applications in steel mills.
VANCOUVER, BC - Westport Innovations has unveiled its next generation of high pressure direct injection technology platform, dubbed "Westport™ HPDI 2.0."
Richmond Hill, ON – E-T-A Circuit Breakers introduces the new ESR10 which is a 12V electronic relay that complies with four pole standard relay sockets according to ISO 7588.
WITTENSTEIN alpha announces an entire new line of multi-level protection solutions to meet technical and washdown requirements in various industries.
Fort Smith, Ark. – Baldor now offers ABB’s new high inertia motors, ideal for driving large axial fans.
Fort Smith, Ark – Baldor Electric Company introduces the new Dodge MAXUM XTR concentric reducer, a compact, power dense design, packaged in a rugged ductile iron housing.
Symbiosis is a word that properly belongs in the lexicon of biology. It refers to the cooperative, mutually beneficial relationship between two organisms – but it’s meaning is especially apt when it describes a smartphone and an endoscope.
It’s no secret that smartphones and tablets are increasingly the reigning source for website hits.
A lot has been written about how data management can standardize revision control, provide a documented, auditable design history, and retain iterations and 3D data sets for future leverage.
LOS ANGELES – Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years – but until now, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.
Ron Harvelt, Director of Motorsport at UK-based RML Group, spoke to DPN at the 2014 Siemens PLM Software Analyst Event in Boston about how the company is exploiting NX, CAM, FEA and Teamcenter applications and what challenges it faces.
You’ve repeatedly heard from me about the importance of content to drive eyes to your business’ website; to help you get found in online searches; to keep the interest of potential buyers who are having their attention pulled in countless different directions by competitors.
With some recent stats indicating that articles containing visual images get 94% more views, the reasons to look at an online strategy that optimizes images is compelling.
The first thing you’ll notice when you open AutoCAD 2015 is the new appearance. In fact, almost one-third of the “What’s New” documentation falls into the category of “user interaction” of which the interface appearance is a large section.
Come this July, your ability to use email as a marketing or fundraising tool will be significantly restricted. Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect July 1, 2014, and with it some of the world’s strictest anti-spam rules.
Speed-blogging is a fundamental skill in the online world. With word of industry news and trends travelling faster than ever in our real time, connected world, it’s critical to be able to mobilize fast to keep your customers in-the-know through a variety of online channels.
If founder Elon Musk is right, Tesla Motors just might reinvent the American auto industry – with specialized robots building slick electric cars in a factory straight from the future. That's where the battery-powered Model S is born.
Rittal’s Ri4Power provides the solution for space issues in biomass generation plantThe development of a power station control room not only…
electronica 2014: CONEC launches M8 SMT, valve and hooded D-sub connectorsAt electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, CONEC introduced M8 SMT…
New PEM self-clinching nuts and studs for hard sheet materialsNew PEM® self-clinching nuts and studs introduced for permanent installation…
Nexen offers new catalog featuring recently released Versa thermoplastic rackVadnais Heights, MN – Nexen Group, Inc. introduces their latest…
Harting M8, M12, 7/8 in. cable assembly lines expandedHarting has announced an expansion of its M8, M12 and…
Internet of Things redefining and refining how designers use dataAt the Siemens PLM Software 2014 Analyst Event in Boston,…
Renishaw additive manufacturing system AM250 using laser sintering for complex metal partsThe Renishaw AM250 laser melting system uses a high powered…
Aluminum compression limitersSpirol International Corp. has introduced the series CL600 and CL610…
Platform provides predictive intelligence for pneumaticsUniversity Park, IL – Bimba Manufacturing has introduced IntelliSense, a…
Thermally conductive, two component epoxy passes medical testsWith biocompatibility and cytotoxicity certifications, Master Bond EP21AOLV-2Med is often…
Industrial Distribution Leadership Courses Winter 2015Tue Jan 13, 2015
SolidWorks World 2015Sun Feb 08, 2015 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm