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How High-tech Materials Save Up To 60% In Weight On Couplings

How High-tech Materials Save Up To 60% In Weight On Couplings

Light construction is the motto for new designs and further developments not only for vehicles and in the aerospace industry, but also for machines and systems. R + W has intelligently implemented this for safety clutches

Find Your Own Path To Digitization

Find Your Own Path To Digitization

Eplan and Rittal have a vision of the continuous digital value chain in control and switchgear construction. Sebastian Seitz and Uwe Scharf explain what this looks like and who benefits from it

Digitalization Brings These Advantages In Control And Switchgear Construction

Digitalization Brings These Advantages In Control And Switchgear Construction

Consistent digital processes along the entire value chain accelerate engineering and manufacturing in switchgear construction. In the current podcast we will discuss how the digital twin avoids media breaks and thus increases the potential of plant builders of all sizes

Be A Pioneer In The Course Of Time

Be A Pioneer In The Course Of Time

The sensor expert in automation technology Leuze presents itself in a new guise. Ulrich Balbach, CEO of Leuze, explains which aspects were in the foreground in the redesign and what the self-understanding of a pioneer is all about

What Smart Tools Do

What Smart Tools Do

Smart tools interact directly with the machine control or report when a maintenance appointment is due. Which smart tools LMT Tools offers

What Single Pair Ethernet Means For Industry

What Single Pair Ethernet Means For Industry

Digitization and networking are rapidly increasing the flow of data in industry. In order to be able to transfer data quickly and reliably, single pair ethernet plays a major role. In the current podcast we will discuss what is behind the technology

Speak A Common Language In Data Communication

Speak A Common Language In Data Communication

Single pair Ethernet is considered the technology that enables the Internet of Things in industry to go all the way to the field. Simon Seereiner, Head of Product Management SAI & IE at Weidm /u00fcller, explains why this is so and what needs to happen before it can be used across the board

Cloud-based To The Circuit Diagram

Cloud-based To The Circuit Diagram

With the E-Build cloud software for generating current or fluid plans, Eplan enables users of its Eplan platform 2.8 to make their first attempts in the cloud

That's Why Digitization Simplifies Collaboration

That's Why Digitization Simplifies Collaboration

Working on documents or constructions together, coordinating with your overseas colleague as if he were next door: Digitization brings the world closer together

How Digitization Accelerates Engineering And Manufacturing In Control Cabinet Construction

How Digitization Accelerates Engineering And Manufacturing In Control Cabinet Construction

Consistent digital processes increase efficiency in switchgear construction. The basis is the digital twin and its use along the entire value chain

How To Position Hexapods In The Nano Range

How To Position Hexapods In The Nano Range

Is there a little more detail? Many automation applications require positioning systems that work to the nanometer. Hexapods can be the solution. We will talk about this with Markus Spanner from PI in the podcast

Simulation Tool Simplifies Hexapod Selection

Simulation Tool Simplifies Hexapod Selection

With the Hexapod simulation tool from Physik Instrumente (PI), you can check whether a Hexapod is suitable for the respective positioning task before making a purchase decision

This Is How Mechanical Engineering Benefits From Cloud Computing

This Is How Mechanical Engineering Benefits From Cloud Computing

Anything but cloudy prospects: Cloud computing in mechanical engineering promises more efficiency and supports companies in their digital transformation

Rittal Plans To Install A Private 5G Mobile Network

Rittal Plans To Install A Private 5G Mobile Network

Rittal was one of the first industrial companies to receive 5G frequency allocation. A private 5G mobile network is to be installed in the new plant in Haiger this year. The first pilot projects in production monitoring and analysis have already been defined

Integrated Automation In Control Cabinet Construction

Integrated Automation In Control Cabinet Construction

Data continuity is an essential prerequisite for consistent automation in control cabinet construction. Efficient digital engineering works with the Configurator WMC

Single Pair Ethernet Is Revolutionizing Industrial Communication

Single Pair Ethernet Is Revolutionizing Industrial Communication

With Single Pair Ethernet, simple, inexpensive and robust cabling structures can be implemented that have the potential to replace fieldbuses in the foreseeable future. An overview of the state of the art and new areas of application

Push The Boundaries Of What Is Possible

Push The Boundaries Of What Is Possible

Founded 50 years ago, physics instruments (PI) with piezo-based nanopositioning systems and hexapods have long made a name for themselves. CEO Markus Spanner explains what makes these products unique, how they are used and where the journey is headed

Data Communication From The Device To The Field

Data Communication From The Device To The Field

Single Pair Ethernet promises a continuous Ethernet connection from the sensor to the cloud. The automation industry is enthusiastic, but it demands standards

2394 Drives Help To Discover Exo Planets

2394 Drives Help To Discover Exo Planets

Findings on exo-planets /u2013 planets that are outside of our solar system /u20f13 the European Extremely Large Telescope, ELT for short, should provide information to the European Southern Observatory (ESO) from 2024. The actuators for the world's largest telescope come from physics instruments

ABB Now Also Brings Smart Sensor For Ex Areas

ABB Now Also Brings Smart Sensor For Ex Areas

At the Hannover Messe 2020, ABB wants to present a new smart sensor that is suitable for use in Ex areas. This means that users from the chemical, oil and gas industries can also monitor the condition of low-voltage motors cost-effectively

How New Technologies Are Revolutionizing Racing

How New Technologies Are Revolutionizing Racing

Modern cars have more and more functions that are controlled by hydraulic valves and actuators, even in racing. Jue u Profno von Lee Hydraulische Systeme explains in an interview with the construction practice why

This Is What Young Professionals In Mechanical Engineering Value

This Is What Young Professionals In Mechanical Engineering Value

Young people are always and in every industry of crucial importance. This applies all the more to mechanical engineering

Position Hexapods With Maximum Freedom

Position Hexapods With Maximum Freedom

Many automation applications require positioning systems that work very precisely, quickly and reliably. Hexapods can be the solution

These Technologies Have Game-changing Potential

These Technologies Have Game-changing Potential

Simulation, lightweight construction, smart components /u2013 which developments will prevail? Konstruktionsspraxis has awarded the /u201e enablers of construction /u201c to companies whose solutions can change construction and development in a sustainable way

3D Contour Measurement Also For Polybags

3D Contour Measurement Also For Polybags

With the 3D contour measuring system CMS 700i, Leuze Electronic is presenting a complete solution for the volume measurement area for the error-free storage of goods, which are commissioned and maintained independently by the customer via Web Config can

Power Supplies Must Be Able To Communicate

Power Supplies Must Be Able To Communicate

What requirements do modern power supplies have to meet in the digital age? A statement by Wago expert Klaus B /u00f6hmer

Have Wires Assembled Fully Automatically

Have Wires Assembled Fully Automatically

The Wire Terminal from Rittal assembles wires fully automatically. The experts at Ripploh Elektrotechnik know how this works, because they are already working with it

Flexibility In An Accurate Form: New Coupling Series For Servo Drives

Flexibility In An Accurate Form: New Coupling Series For Servo Drives

Servo drives are made for movements with high precision and dynamics. The couplings must also meet these high requirements

Slide Bearing Made Of Plastic In Comparison

Slide Bearing Made Of Plastic In Comparison

They are still a niche, a product that is still underestimated by the user: plain bearings made of plastic. For everyone who wants to be convinced of the freedom from lubricants, we present three plastic plain bearings here

The Advantages Of Online Tools In Mechanical Engineering

The Advantages Of Online Tools In Mechanical Engineering

Online tools are used successfully in numerous industries. Your preferences are numerous

Digital Schematic Bag Replaces Paper Documentation

Digital Schematic Bag Replaces Paper Documentation

In order to further digitize control and switchgear construction, Rittal and Eplan presented new solutions with the /u201eDigital Information Management (DIM) /u201c at the SPS 2019. In the first step, the companies showed a digital circuit diagram bag that replaces paper documentation in the control cabinet

Future Opportunity Digitalization In Control Cabinet Construction

Future Opportunity Digitalization In Control Cabinet Construction

Due to a large number of manual work steps, classic control cabinet construction is time-consuming and expensive. Fully digitized and paperless process sequences ensure greater efficiency

Process Optimization With The Principles Of Lean Production

Process Optimization With The Principles Of Lean Production

From Japan to the USA and then around the world: Lean production is now an integral part of the world of production

Human-machine Cooperation In The Service Of Ergonomics

Human-machine Cooperation In The Service Of Ergonomics

How robotic support allows you to focus entirely on value creation

Online Courses In Mechanical Engineering - In The Item Academy

Online Courses In Mechanical Engineering - In The Item Academy

Around 74% of the larger companies rely on digital learning offers /u2013 for some a trend, a must for mechanical engineering

Smart Drive Components On The Advance

Smart Drive Components On The Advance

Everywhere you hear of smart drive components that monitor themselves and simply belong to the digital age. We have listened to which products are available and how they work, here are some examples

Cyber ​​security Is So Important In Mechanical Engineering

Cyber ​​security Is So Important In Mechanical Engineering

New opportunities also bring new challenges with them: the amount of data in mechanical engineering continues to increase, and with it the potential danger from cyber criminals

This Is How Agile Project Management In Mechanical Engineering Works

This Is How Agile Project Management In Mechanical Engineering Works

Anyone who wants to remain competitive is well advised to work efficiently and flexibly. But what does that mean specifically?

Digitization: Definition And Mechanical Engineering Examples

Digitization: Definition And Mechanical Engineering Examples

Digitization is still the most discussed term in industry and mechanical engineering. However, it is easy to lose sight of the basics

In This Way, Machine Data Can Be Converted Into Added Value

In This Way, Machine Data Can Be Converted Into Added Value

For digitization and intelligent networking from the sensor to the cloud, Weidm /u00fcller offers an extensive product portfolio with IO-Link as a key function