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One of the questions I get often from interns or young engineers is, should I get a Master’s in Engineering? Society puts a lot of emphasis on higher education and generally speaking, it is worth...
In part 3 of this series, we set out the plan for our V-belt drive system. We started constructing the system, let's see how it works. https://youtu.be/bmasPbuLRMg
When looking at a hydraulic schematic, it is easy to confuse a blocked port in a directional control valve with a positive load holding device like a check valve. Directional Control Valves should...
Now that we have discussed the drive systems and selected one, how do we proceed? Well, watch and find out. https://youtu.be/aoSiv08mCgY
So we've selected using a gas engine to power a cable drive. How do they connect and how do we control that motion? Find out how we are going to do this. https://youtu.be/cT5q__fFHYs
I'm often asked why pneumatic systems operate at much lower pressures than hydraulic systems. There are many benefits to using pneumatic systems especially in the food and medical industries. But...