Mechanical & Electrical

cabinet construction standards
Mechanical & Electrical August 26, 2022

Optimize control cabinet construction with standards

Standards and standardization improve safety when it comes to control cabinet construction.

By Weidmüller
AGV technology on a plant floor.
Mechanical & Electrical August 15, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: August 8-14, 2022

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week hydraulic cylinders, AMR technology, robots, MES and workplace skills. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Courtesy: Weidmueller Interface GmbH & Co. KG
Mechanical & Electrical July 29, 2022

How to optimize control cabinet construction

Automated and digitized processes that support cabinet manufacturers by providing simplicity, speed and reliability generate benefits and concrete added value.

By Weidmüller
Mechanical & Electrical July 20, 2022

White paper highlights electric vehicles’ future, technology advances

A white paper created by the STLE highlights current trends and predictions for the EV market and how its impacting the tribology and lubrication engineering field.

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
Courtesy of: AMT
Mechanical & Electrical July 12, 2022

Cutting tool orders up 9% in Q1 2022

Cutting tool consumption totaled $175.4 million in the United States for the first quarter of 2022, which is an increase of more than 9% compared to 2021.

By Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
Courtesy: Parker Hannifin Corporation
Mechanical & Electrical April 16, 2022

Choosing the right cylinder isn’t always easy

Sometimes the problem is too many options

By James Hauser
Mechanical & Electrical April 15, 2022

Edgar talks design tech for cabling

The video podcast show, Let’s Talk Cabling!, recently invited an ESD expert to discuss the benefits of 3D modeling for designing cable installation projects.

By Mike Edgar
creating 2D electron optics or valleytronics devices. Courtesy of: Henry Yu
Mechanical & Electrical March 31, 2022

Graphene on textured surface allows for 2D electron optics

Rice University scientists put forth the idea that graphene on a gently textured surface turns it into “pseudo-electromagnetic” devices.

By Mike Williams
Cyberattack vectors in the connectivity landscape.
Mechanical & Electrical March 28, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 21-27, 2022

Articles about electric vehicles, luminaire benefits, safety in explosive environments, motor management and propane forklifts were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 21-27, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy of: Interact Analysis
Mechanical & Electrical March 23, 2022

World events create disruptions in motors and drives

There are several factors in crucial areas of the motor and drive supply chain to note as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. See video.

By Blake Griffin