Data Acquisition

  • Bars and Stripes Forever: How Bar Codes Changed Supply Chains

    DATA ACQUISITION
    Unlike many innovations, the idea of bar codes was not one where potential users had to be convinced that they needed this better mousetrap. Instead, the incentive included pleas by retailers for a better system of inventory control and checkout.

Fluid Power

  • Fuel Dispensing Equipment & Operation

    FLUID POWER
    Fuel dispensing equipment dispenses and monitors liquid or gaseous fuel. Fuel dispensers are used to pump liquid fuels such as gasoline, diesel fuel, oil, or kerosene into a vehicle, aircraft, storage tank or portable container.

Motion and Control

  • How Mechanical Brakes Work

    MOTION AND CONTROL
    Mechanical brakes arrest the energy of a machine or object via force, most commonly friction.

Robotics

  • Autonomous Trucking Gears Up for the Long Haul

    ROBOTICS
    Autonomous trucks will likely be in regular operation before self-driving cars because driving conditions on highways and freeways are relatively well controlled, predictable, and less complex than on city streets. Here's what you need to know.
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