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ISO standard used to improve machining efficiency
ISO standard used to improve machining efficiency

Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems have provided a challenge for machining processes because there isn't a simple way for end-users to communicate high-level process information from different CAM systems to cutter manufacturers. Presenters Jim Kosmala from Okuma and David Odendahl from Boeing explained how... Read More

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Human-friendly dual arm robot designed for collaboration
Human-friendly dual arm robot designed for collaboration

ABB's YuMi is a human-friendly dual arm robot designed for areas where people and robots work hand-in-hand on the same tasks like small parts assembly. YuMi is short for "you and... Read More

Measuring the right stuff in your Lean organization: why a fresh look makes sense
Measuring the right stuff in your Lean organization: why a fresh look makes sense

You've got senior leadership commitment to long-term lean success, and you're refining and rolling out continuous improvement strategies. Meanwhile, you're striving to build organization-wide... Read More

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10 questions for successful shutdown managers
10 questions for successful shutdown managers

It may be hard to believe, but the success or failure of your shutdown (outage, turnaround) is determined long before you shut down the equipment and begin the event. While many treat the shutdown as... Read More

5 tips for improved coaching skills
5 tips for improved coaching skills

Over the course of numerous engagements with clients, I see leaders at all levels of the organization struggle with successfully coaching employees. To become an effective leader, you must be an... Read More

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Optimizing Motor, Drives and Gearbox Systems to Ensure Best Performance and Total Cost of Ownership
Presenter William Finley from Siemens will explain that with modern industrial systems, there is a large advantage in total cost of ownership when driven equipment, adjustable frequency drives (AFD), motors, and gearboxes are matched and driven at ratings appropriate for these components.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Rotary screw air compressor
Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol.... Read More

Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing
Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic Industries' series 6500 jet venturi scrubber offers improvements in operating... Read More

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting
Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

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