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    Bloodhound receives a makeover(21/03/2019)

    At the opening of the project’s new headquarters, the Bloodhound Land Speed Record (LSR) team announced they are firmly back on the trail of a world land speed record.

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    25 e-chains help to get aircraft ready to take off(14/03/2019)

    There is a lot of manual work involved in de-icing and washing aircraft. In this video, we see a fully-automated, all-in-one system, developed by MSG Production AS, which carries out the job. As the system must function reliably despite humidity, chemicals and cold temperatures, MSG Production places special demands on every component. A total of 25 igus energy chains are used – 19 E4.1 series e-chains and six 2400 series cable carriers.

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    Gantry system improves consistency and quality(14/03/2019)

    HepcoMotion has recently upgraded its core blacking process system with the use of its own HDS2 rack driven gantry system to dip its slides, rings and track system into a multi-station chemical finishing dipping plant.

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    Lighten the load with hazardous area lighting(08/03/2019)

    Turck Banner are well versed in the supply of hazardous area equipment, including intrinsically safe sensors, interface modules, remote I/O systems, passive and active I/O blocks and cordsets. The company has recently added to its comprehensive portfolio with the introduction of the HLS27, a range of LED strip lights for hazardous areas which epitomises the advantages of LED lighting.

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    Festo's BionicSoftHand is just like the real thing(01/03/2019)

    The pneumatic robot hand is modelled on the human hand and can learn through artificial intelligence to grasp different objects and turn them into a desired position.

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    Lightweight prosthetic for US Marine veteran(26/02/2019)

    When a 17-year-old engineering student in Alabama wanted to create a better prosthetic foot for a wounded Marine Corps veteran, she turned to Siemens software for its high-performance capabilities. Watch the full story.

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    How igus motion plastics keep AGVs moving(20/02/2019)

    Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are revolutionising warehouses, where everything works automatically, is self-sufficient and, even, self-learning. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes but all have one thing in common, they work continuously 24/7. In this video, igus take a look at a generic AGV servicing a warehouse conveyor. It’s especially here where maintenance or downtime can have knock-on effects down the line costing time and money.

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    Intelligent monitoring of moving cables(13/02/2019)

    This video from igus demonstrates the CF.Q module, which monitors the health of bus cables in e-chains after the warranty period expires and recommends maintenance or replacement in good time. Just one part of the smart plastic range, the system provides early alarms even for the smallest changes in transmission characteristics – this avoids unscheduled system shutdowns as well as the associated high costs.

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    Third-generation kanban systems(04/02/2019)

    StockSAVER represents the latest generation in Kanban systems for production logistics. Simple to retrofit to FIFO flow racks, StockSAVER solves many of the traditional Kanban problems,

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    Powering auto mobility for smart delivery droid(28/01/2019)

    Vincent Talon, CEO, and Benjamin Talon, CTO of TwinswHeel, explain how they used Simcenter to accelerate system and component sizing, validate control laws and artificial intelligence supervisors, and finally frontload design decisions for their smart delivery droid.

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    World first fully 3D printed e-motorcycle(28/01/2019)

    NOWLAB has developed the world’s first fully 3D printed and functional e-motorcycle, the NERA e-motorcycle by Marco Mattia Cristofori with Maximilian Sedlak! All #NERAbike parts, excluding electrical components, have been 3D printed, including tyres, rims, frame, fork and seat.

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    Diagnostics made easy!(23/01/2019)

    Murrelektronik's Cube fieldbus system offers extensive diagnostic options. A new diagnostic gateway allows Plug & Play access to the data via an Ethernet interface. This solution is easy to implement, provides clear instructions in case of failure, and allows maximum availability of machines.

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    ABB Robotics – going small is the next big thing(27/11/2018)

    Today ABB Robotics is proud to introduce a new era of smaller, smarter solutions that are going to have a big impact. ABB’s first offerings under this groundbreaking approach include a new single-arm YuMi robot and OmniCore, an entirely new robot controller family.

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    STEM for Secondary Education(22/11/2018)

    The Festo Didactic STEM programme seeks to motivate and inspire the next generation of problem-solvers. Festo’s goal is to provide students with the opportunity and inspiration to optimise solutions for real-world problems where they learn concepts related to STEM disciplines in a hands-on, “learn-by-doing” environment.

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    MMS drive coupling video animation(16/11/2018)

    The features of Reich’s Multi-Mont drive coupling can be seen in its new 3D Animation Video.