Recent Articles

March 27, 2014 12:50 pm
David Hamilton, Managing Director at SK Wiring
When it comes to the installation and maintenance of electrics, one of the most important tasks is to take readings of the insulation resistance. The reason you do this it to make sure that the integrity of the insulation material hasn’t been ...
March 25, 2014 4:48 pm
Dr. Gerhard G. Antony, Neugart USA Corp
The belief “helical is better” is not sustainable.  For lower noise, and quieter run helical gears have the advantage. If it comes to load ability, smaller size, and higher torque density, as well as longer life, the zero helix angle system has the ...
March 25, 2014 9:58 am
Renishaw
Flow International Corporation's Composites Machining Center hits the mark for single-setup processing of 40-meter-long composite wing skins, and one of the keys to holding long-axis accuracy during week-long machining cycles is ...  
March 24, 2014 12:39 pm
Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor, @melfass
While many devices have emerged to help users find lost keys, or even dogs, the team behind Lupo has added a new benefit of control. Taking usability and inclusive design aspects into consideration, the team first ...     
March 24, 2014 9:11 am
LORD Corporation
LORD MicroStrain has been using the Empower PLM system to manage their parts, bill of materials and engineering change/ECO information since 2007. The company realized positive business benefits managing their design processes with ...  
March 21, 2014 10:00 am
Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor, @melfass
Texas Instruments has unveiled the WEBENCH Schematic Editor, a new editing and simulation feature that enables engineers to customize power management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment ...    
March 21, 2014 9:18 am
Siemens
Speed is the essence of auto racing. The first car to the finish line wins, so it is the responsibility of every crew member – including those who work at team headquarters designing and building parts and systems – to do whatever they can to help ...
March 17, 2014 3:18 pm
Rizwan Virani, Managing Director, alliantgroup
At nearly $10 billion a year, the R&D tax credit is one of the biggest incentives available and can save manufacturing companies hundreds of thousands of dollars — yet only one out of twenty small- and medium-sized companies eligible for ...
March 14, 2014 9:40 am
Melissa Fassbender, Associate Editor, @melfass
This week in recalls, an activity-tracking wristband has been causing rashes and blisters, a breaking bicycle fork gave bruises, and small magnets could clamp onto body tissues causing possible death ...           
March 13, 2014 3:00 pm
Chris Fox, Managing Editor
Autonomous driving has long been on the to-do list for car manufacturers, but within the last year consumer interest has spurred inquisition in both the engineering community, as well as the legal arena. Google has been operating an autonomous ...
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