Space Week: 50 Years Ago
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Design News is taking you back in time with expertly curated articles and photos detailing the event. This comprehensive ebook is yours FREE! Download Today!
How to Size a Gearmotor
This guide will provide you with a series of identifying questions, and the answers you need to determine how to size a gearmotor. Gearmotors are complete motion components that include a gear reducer integrated with an electric motor. Application-tailored and custom gearboxes and gearmotors are increasingly common with suppliers offering engineering support along with the availability of new machine tools, automation, and design software. Engineers identify gearmotor designs that perform to specification after analyzing the series of questions and answers outlined in this guide. Download this free guide to learn: Which key factors to consider when sizing a gearmotor How to size for top performance and demanding applications
Outdoor Surveillance: A Powerful Trend for a Safer Society
As smart cities evolve in urban areas around the world, surveillance can play a powerful role in improving quality of life and the safety of our societies. Technologies such as real-time video surveillance, facial recognition and license plate reading are becoming more widely used to help ensure public safety.
A Connected, Integrated Approach for Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturing
Due to today’s evolving energy requirements, the Lithium-ion battery (LiB) manufacturing industry is expanding rapidly around the world. Market growth has been driven by the proliferation of hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs), as well as the advent of distributed energy storage solutions. LIB manufacturers need to bring new battery solutions to market with the utmost confidence. As such, it is critical for them to develop and implement cost-effective, efficient and safe manufacturing processes while ensuring the highest level of product quality. These objectives can be achieved through the implementation of advanced measurement and control technology.
Choosing The Best Type of Encoder for Your Application
This white paper describes the advantages and disadvantages of different types and configurations of encoders with a focus on devices using an Ethernet/IP interface. Different application situations are reviewed for size, cost and performance considerations and with respect to which encoder types fit best.