Designing In-Hub Brushless Motors

Lowell Christensen, Founder, Vice President of Engineering, TruTech Specialty Motors, Plymouth, Minn.

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Posted in Automotive, Motors/Drives

What’s the Difference Between Abduction and Adduction (Biomechanics)

In medicine and biomechanics, movements of limbs and other body parts toward or away from the center line of the body (a line that runs up and down the center of the human body) are termed adduction and Read more ›
Posted in Medical

Basics of Plastic Bearings: Why plastic bearings outperform metal

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Did you know that plastic bearings cost and weigh less than their metal counterparts? And that they often run longer in harsh environments and under Read more ›
Posted in Basics of Design, Bearings

The Difference between Cartridge Heaters and Tubular Heaters

Though they may sometimes have a similar appearance, cartridge heaters and tubular heaters each serve dramatically different applications.

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Posted in Manufacturing Equipment

The Missile Technology Behind the Malaysian Jet Tragedy

While accusations fly about who’s responsible, technologists speculate about the technology used to down a Malaysian passenger jet over the Ukraine.

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Posted in Defense

Drones learn to observe environment and steer clear

Late in 2012, maker-tinkerer and technical writer Paul Wallich created a buzz when he wrote about the drone he built to walk his son to the bus stop each morning. Fast-forward to 2014: Now researchers Read more ›
Posted in Community, Robotics

Tee shirts finish in a flash, thanks to Exergen Corp. IR sensor

Customized infrared sensor lets flash-cure systems speed up production of screen-printed tee shirts.

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Posted in Sensors

Additive manufacturing happenings of the week

3D-printed cars, an additive-manufacturing themed MOOC, and metal parts for aerospace are among the recent developments making headlines in the emerging field of rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing.

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Posted in 3D Printing

3D Printing Goes Big-Time for Small Production Runs

Elisabeth Eitel

Increasingly sophisticated 3D printers and materials are changing industries by letting OEMs make end-use plastic Read more ›

Posted in 3D Printing, Metals

3D Printing Goes Big-Time for Short Production Runs

Elisabeth Eitel

Increasingly sophisticated 3D printers and materials are changing industries by letting OEMs make end-use plastic Read more ›

Posted in 3D Printing, Metals

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