MachineBuilding.net Technical Articles Archive
Archived Technical Articles
What is meant by an employer's 'duty of care'?
This article from Pilz Automation Technology explains to machine builders, machine users and others, what is meant by the term 'duty of care' in relation to health and safety.
Selecting the right shaft coupling for a given application
This article from Huco Dynatork outlines the different types of shaft coupling that are available to suit various applications.
Induction heating and temperature measurement
This article from IMPAC Infrared explains the importance of temperature measurement in induction heating applications.
How to design heavy-duty handling systems
This article from HepcoMotion describes how wheel-type linear guides can provide the load-carrying capacity, longevity and low cost of ownership required for heavy-duty handling and pick-and-place applications.
Why and where to use redundant SCADA systems
Steve Flannagan of Citect advises how to protect production against failures in SCADA systems by using redundancy.
Environmental considerations in relation to bearings
This article from NSK discusses various elements of bearing design, including materials, geometrical design, lubricants and seals, all of which impact on the environmental performance of bearings.