MachineBuilding
px

MachineBuilding.net Technical Articles Index

Latest Technical Articles

Archive >>

< Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8    Next >
Ten ways to make a compressor installation energy efficient
In this article, drafted by Atlas Copco, we take a look at a variety of practical energy efficiency measures that can be taken. Not all users can embrace all of the steps discussed here, but effecting just one or two of them could produce sizeable savings. Reduced costs and lengthened service lives are common mantras across most of manufacturing industry, and the provision of air can make up a sizeable chunk of these costs in some plants. Read on.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

A holistic view of machine safety and industrial security
In smart, networked production there is a growing need for secured communication. This involves aspects of machinery safety and industrial security in equal measure. For manufacturers and operators this requires a different, broadened approach to safety and security. But how great are the differences really and how important is a holistic view?
read more of this storyvisit website

 

Everything you need to know about lead screws
This article from Abssac explains lead screws and nuts, which are still an excellent and economical way to convert rotary motion into linear motion.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

How polymer strain wave gears complement low-cost automation
Tribopolymers are used wherever technology needs to be improved and costs reduced in moving applications. For gearboxes, these advantages are particularly important. igus has produced a short video to show the new strain wave gear, which is both lightweight and compact.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

Industrial compressed air desiccant dryers: all you need to know
Andy Lill, Atlas Copco’s Business Development Manager – Quality Air, outlines the need for dry compressed air, looks at the operation of traditional heatless desiccant dryers, and reveals the benefits of the latest zero-purge desiccant dryer developments.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

Matching bearing tolerances to shaft and housing tolerances
Stamping a low-quality metal with a high-quality machine tool probably wouldn’t result in success. But how many operators, unaware of the low-grade material, would blame the machine tool? This event serves as a reminder that pinning the blame on the wrong thing, in any scenario, is not helpful. But as Chris Johnson, managing director of SMB Bearings, explains, similar scapegoating also takes place with bearings.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

Ultrasonic joining: safe and reliable for metals and plastics
Ultrasonic welding is a well-proven and reliable method for joining metal or plastic parts. The areas of application for this technology are wide and varied, ranging from joining thermoplastic components and embedding metal inserts, through to joining wire cables, connecting wire cables to busbars, welding wire cable harnesses and contacts in the automotive and electrical industries, as well as packaging materials and special applications involving enamelled wires, foils and thin metal sheets. Although using ultrasonic technology as a method for joining metals or plastics may mean higher investment costs initially, when compared with other processes it is very often more economical in the long term when the tooling costs, energy consumption and joining quality are taken into consideration. In this informative article, Telsonic UK highlight the benefits that the process can bring to many welding and joining applications.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

What is the future for food and beverage manufacturing?
Emma Ryde, Rittal’s Product Manager for Industrial and Outdoor Enclosures, discusses the pressures being faced by food and beverage manufacturers, and what they can do to respond.
read more of this storyvisit website

 

< Prev  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8    Next >
 
© Copyright 2006-14 The Engineering Network Ltd.