Curry instead of cola! Five students from Heubach, Germany have developed a vending machine for packaged spices with engineers from EMAG LaserTec GmbH.
A key component in countless engineering applications, caps and plugs offer protection during the manufacturing process.
In athletics, some disciplines are difficult to follow for spectators. For football, it is clear to see when the ball is in the goal. In long jump, however, it is not easy to judge whether the last jump has set a new record.
For Packfeeder’s new Pickfeeder Twin 200 unscrambler system, HepcoMotion was challenged to achieve a cycle of 200 containers per minute, whilst also ensuring high reliability and low maintenance.
The arrival of electric actuators has inevitably raised questions about their performance when they are compared to more traditional pneumatic solutions.
In cooperation with German company ISG (Industrial Control Technology), the ISG-CNC core is now implemented in the KEB automation system – with individual possibilities for many industries, from woodworking and robotics, to motion control, CNC and the manufacture of dental prostheses.
An adjustable industrial shock absorber donated by WDS Component Parts Ltd. is helping a young woman regain strength and mobility following a major operation to remove a tumour. The shock absorber is incorporated into a modified rowing machine in a project coordinated by nationwide charity Remap.
Thomson Industries, Inc. has released a video showing how the synchronisation feature available with its Electrak HD electromechanical linear actuators helped Spika Design and Manufacturing address a growing customer demand.
Cobots are increasingly used in large-scale production applications that involve continuous lifting operations but still require a human touch. While cobots have been in use for at least a decade and continue to grow, applications have been limited by the gearing systems that control motion.