Thanks to the rise of the smartphone, we have all become accustomed to the touchscreen. However, the application possibilities of touchscreens go far beyond what we are used to from our smartphone. The touchscreen is also gaining ground for operating machines and devices outdoors, as the experts at SCHURTER explain.
28th February 2024
Marcus Schneck, CEO of norelem, explores how standard components present an untapped potential to manufacturers in increasing productivity and, in turn, profitability.
21st February 2024
In an era of relentless digital transformation across industries, OEMs bear the exciting responsibility of embedding cutting-edge technologies into their products to meet customer demands. The rewards of this digital shift are evident to end users, but the journey also holds vast potential for OEMs, leading to the creation of value-added after-sale services, as Jake Dibb, OEM business development manager at SolutionsPT, explains.
14th February 2024
The rise of autonomous laboratories could transform the way we discover and manufacture these novel compounds. In this article, Dave Walsha, sales manager at EMS, explores some of the key points to consider for successful implementation of the latest in automation technology.
12th February 2024
Getting measurements from a turning shaft requires some engineering ingenuity, but it can be a key means of finding the amount of power in a drive system, since driveshafts deliver power as a rotary force. Tony Ingham from Sensor Technology runs through the basics, with ten top torque tips.
9th February 2024
To ensure a machine build and integration that enables safe and reliable operation, there are a number of key design considerations that OEM engineers need to consider when specifying a position sensor, as Gerard Bush, engineer at motion specialist INMOCO, explains.
7th February 2024
Lukas Schmitz, sustainability manager at KEB Automation, explains what sustainability means and why companies have a special responsibility towards people and nature. He also talks about the measures that KEB has already taken and why drive technology plays a key role in promoting sustainability.
31st January 2024
Hygiene-sensitive production and packaging processes require sensors that meet the most stringent requirements. Leuze makes this possible with sensor series intended for the food industry and with its many years of application know-how.
17th January 2024
The very first patent for a roller screw was granted in 1949, but roller screw technology is still a less recognised option when compared to other mechanisms for conversion of rotary torque into linear motion. Mark Moore of Moore International looks at why, and discusses the advantages of roller screw technology.
16th January 2024