too dangerous for home exercise

Melissa Perlman takes her training seriously. The 39-year-old Delray Beach resident, a Spanish River High School graduate, former cross country and college track and field player and two-time World Maccabiah Games competitor, is a three-hour marathoner and l one of the best distances in Palm Beach County. runners. So after she and her boyfriend, Mark…

Robot butlers can take over your household chores, but it will be years before that

For at least a decade, robotics and artificial intelligence companies have flexed their ability to create machines capable of performing a variety of practical household chores. Boston Dynamics last month showed their robot dog Spot picking up clothes. Flippy from Miso Robotic has been turning burgers for years. Other startups have demonstrated laundry folding machines.…

The ABCs of Machine Alignment

Maintenance professionals have a simplified view of machine misalignment (pumps, motors, fans, etc.). There are two things they want to know: how to figure out what is wrong and how to fix it. This article first explains how to determine what is wrong when rotating shafts are not functioning properly, and then suggests ways to…

Verizon Connect Introduces New Device to Track and Manage High-Value Equipment

ATLANTA – For companies that manage and maintain equipment in the field, the ability to remotely locate and monitor status, location, productivity and other key metrics helps to realize the return on investment in what is often valuable machines. Today, Verizon Connect showcased its compact and discreet asset tracking solution that is easy to hide,…

How to build a better industrial machine

Siemens has some experience in building industrial machines. As you can see in the photo below, the company has been building industrial machines since the mid-1800s. Machines today bear little resemblance to the machines Siemens started with 160 years ago. Today’s industrial machine is mainly electronic. It is connected to other machines and ultimately to…

Plastiblow returns to the American market with advanced all-electric machines

Blowers in the United States and Canada have two names to be familiar with. One is Plastiblow, an Italian company with 50 years of experience in building blow molding machines and a pioneer in all-electric machines. The company (plastiblow.it) has had some representation here in the past, but has not been active in North America…

AI presents opportunities for cost optimization in manufacturing

Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and in particular machine learning, allow organizations to streamline their operations and better seize growth opportunities. Importantly, they can also prevent costly faults and avoid operational inefficiencies. While COVID-19 has accelerated the pace of adoption for many industries, including industrial manufacturing, manufacturing companies have historically embraced new ways…