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Welding ergonomics
Welding ergonomics

The importance of ergonomics far surpasses comfort. A workplace environment or task that causes a welding operator to repetitively reach, move, grip, or twist in an unusual way—or even stay in a static posture for an extended time without proper rest—can do much more than become a literal pain in the neck. Over time,... Read More

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Data-driven automated maintenance
Data-driven automated maintenance

For a 100-year-old Midwestern plant that produces high-performance race car tires, changing from a reactive maintenance program to a preventive maintenance (PM) program was where the rubber met the... Read More

Machine vision comes of age
Machine vision comes of age

The first IEEE conferences that combined the words automation and comes of age were held in the 1970s. But machine vision industry insiders may remember 2017 as the year the world woke up and... Read More

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Robotic machine tending benefits and applications
Robotic machine tending benefits and applications

Robotic machine tending is the automated process of tending a machine—typically a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. Usually this process is the loading of raw materials into the machine and... Read More

Manufacturing off to a strong start in 2018
Manufacturing off to a strong start in 2018

Manufacturing started 2018 at the same pace it finished the previous year, according to the monthly PMI Index produced by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The index slipped 0.2 percentage... Read More

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Inside-Outlet Power Port
Inside-Outlet Power Port

Mencom’s Inside-Outlet Power Port features three GFCI-protected receptacles; two outside and one... Read More

Micro Plate Heat Exchanger
Micro Plate Heat Exchanger

Danfoss has extended their range of Z-design Micro Plate heat exchangers. Z-design technology... Read More

Industrial Connectivity Platform
Industrial Connectivity Platform

The KEPServerEX software platform from Kepware provides a single source of industrial automation... Read More

Vibration measurement device
Vibration measurement device

The Vibscanner 2 collects machine condition data at the push of a button with measuring times up to... Read More

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