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Our website got a facelift

The corporate website is today the focal point of a company in communication with customers, prospective customers and suppliers. The requirements for a good website are constantly increasing with the changes in media landscape, so that we have resp ...

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What we can learn from robot ethics

The British Standards Institute (BSI) recently released a new set of standards for the ethical design of robots and robotic devices. The standards highlight the growing need for guidelines on robotic safety, contact with human beings, robotic decepti ...

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Redesigning the gear

Sometimes, you only need one small innovation to make something revolutionary. Sliced bread, for example, simply took a stroke of inspiration for Otto Rohwedder to combine automatic bread wrapping equipment with cutting functionality. Here, Graham Ma ...

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Using gears in the military

Over the next decade, the UK will spend £178 billion on military equipment. This equipment may range from torches to high calibre weapons, but it all requires high quality manufacturing and the ability to adapt to a variety of conditions. Much of thi ...

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Gears for packaging machines

Most people probably open tens of packaged goods a day without even realising it. Opening jars, cereal packets and sandwich boxes are all part of our daily routine, but we don’t tend to notice the packaging until something goes wrong. When milk carto ...

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Extreme gear with largest hollow shaft

High precision gearing specialist, Harmonic Drive UK, has launched IridiumLine, a new series of lightweight gears with an extremely large hollow shaft with a diameter up to 60 percent of the total gear diameter. The new design has been achieved witho ...

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Servo actuators for packaging machines

As a famous fictional policeman once said, “the reason that the rich were so rich... was because they managed to spend less money.” What he meant was that although the rich may buy more expensive things, they buy products that will last longer and ar ...

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Eye in the sky

If you have recently been to a large sporting event or music concert, chances are you might have caught sight of something high in the air, whizzing around on gossamer tendrils. The system enables television cameras to move both vertically and horizo ...

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High precision gears for robotics

As far back as 1925, Scottish inventor John Logie Baird successfully transmitted the first recognisable image using a device he called the Televisor. However, the technology was held back until after 1947 when John Bardeen, Walter Brattain and Willia ...

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Brandon Viehmann
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Fon: +49 6431 5008-248

E-Mail: brandon.viehmann@harmonicdrive.de