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iPhone App for Motor Purchases

April 9, 2010 1:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Baldor Electric Company's BE$T iPhone app uses electricity rate and existing motor parameters to recommend a new, more efficient motor.  


Vacuum System for High-Value Loads

April 9, 2010 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The fail-safe, dual-circuit vacuum lifter from Anver uses two vacuum systems to handle high-value loads.


Gateway Connects any PLC to Automation System

April 9, 2010 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Anybus X-gateway from HMS Industrial Networks allows the transfer of data between different PLC systems and networks.


Iran Won’t Hinder Global Nuclear Power Development

April 9, 2010 9:44 am | Blogs | Comments

The issues of nuclear disarmarment and nuclear power are separate, and it's good to see the direction that both are heading.


Small Sensors With a Big Range

April 9, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 2.5-mm operating distance offered by the new Contrinex series 500 sensor allows it to work further away from moving parts, reducing the chance of mechanical damage.

Flow Aid Device Controller

April 8, 2010 2:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Thayer Scale's Bridge Breaker® controller finely controls the ON/OFF time of flow aid devices so that they are activated only when necessary.


Dust-Tight Seal & Positive Material Shutoff

April 8, 2010 1:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Vortex Roller Gates are designed to handle dry bulk material in gravity flow applications where positive material shutoff and dust-tight sealing are required.

Desiccant Dryer for Small Applications

April 8, 2010 1:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Kaeser’s KADW wall-mounted desiccant dryer provides capacities from 7–50 scfm at 100 psig and precise, consistent dew-points as low as –100ºF.


Manufacturers Saving American Jobs

April 8, 2010 8:14 am | by AMANDA EARING, News Editor, Manufacturing.Net | Articles | Comments

In an economy where manufacturers are struggling to stay afloat, some are also fighting to find ways to keep their workers employed.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

April 7, 2010 12:23 pm | by WorkSafeBC | Videos | Comments

Repetitive use of the wrist can put pressure on nerves, causing numbness, tingling and pins-and-needles.


Extreme Maintenance: Nuclear Reactors

April 7, 2010 11:23 am | by WestinghouseNuclear | Videos | Comments

Westinghouse uses robots to perform inspection and maintenance tasks in hazardous radiological environments.

Areva Commercial

April 7, 2010 11:23 am | by Kiberzoid | Videos | Comments

Areva Commercial


Sliding Vane Pump Technology Explained

April 7, 2010 11:23 am | by BlackmerUSA | Videos | Comments

Sliding vane positive displacement pumps have a number of vanes that are free to slide into or out of slots in the pump rotor. When the pump driver turns the rotor, centrifugal force, rods, and/or pressurized fluid causes the vanes to move outward in their slots and bear against the inner...

Sliding-Vane Pump Demonstration

April 7, 2010 11:23 am | by AndersonPumpnProcess | Videos | Comments

How sliding-vane pumps work, and a demonstration showing their effectiveness in moving both low- and high-viscosity liquids.

Extreme Maintenance: Tools Lost in Space

April 7, 2010 10:23 am | by AssociatedPress | Videos | Comments

While cleaning a weightless grease spill during a spacewalk, astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper turned a tool bag into an asteroid.


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