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South Bend, IN, United States

Torrani B.,Manufacturing Technology Inc.
Technical Paper - Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Year: 2014

The presentation provides a summary of how these CAM tools work and gives results from more than a dozen projects, addressing a variety of materials (including titanium 6AI-4V, Inconel 71) and part features. Specifics discussed include how advanced CAM tools can: build capacity without capital investment, improve material removal rate, extend tool life, lower part cost, and reduce power consumption.

Manufacturing Technology Inc. | Date: 2010-11-19

Disclosed herein are embodiments of inventive multipositioner technology relating to multipositioner apparatus having discrete positioning capability and, relative to each discrete position, incremental positioning capability. As compared with prior art apparatus, embodiments of the inventive technology may afford: operational resolution for larger positional ranges, reduced cylinder length to achieve positioning as desired, enhanced positioning capability and/or robustness of design.

Agency: Department of Energy | Branch: | Program: SBIR | Phase: Phase II | Award Amount: 749.90K | Year: 2004

72703-There is a national interest in the efficient, economical and enhanced utilization of biomass as an energy resource. Consequently, there is a need for the development of a feedstock-flexible, modular, biomass drying system that can cater to the local market drivers in an efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner. This project will develop a pulsed combustion drying system for biomass. The technical and engineering feasibility was established in Phase I through successful experimental and analytical studies. The innovative pulse combustion drying system was shown to be potentially superior to conventional drying systems in efficiency, environmental performance, and cost. Phase II will develop and field test a prototype biomass drying system, generate process characterization data for scale-up and commercialization, and prepare for launching the technology in a Phase III demonstration. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits as described by awardee: Deployment of the novel, cost-effective, environmentally benign, and efficient biomass drying system should enhance biomass utilization, promote energy savings, and reduce pollutant emissions.

Manufacturing Technology Inc. | Date: 2013-06-14

A snow or material pushing device for plowing a surface including a moldboard with a scraper blade, and having side plates attached at either end. The side plates further include skid or wear shoes pivotally or rotationally affixed to the side plates to remain in full contact with the surface, thereby reducing the need to adjust and replace the scraper blade and wear shoes.

Manufacturing Technology Inc. | Date: 2010-01-29

The inventive technology, in embodiments, may include a controller configured to coordinate operation of valves and remotely controllable regulators that are fluidically communicative therewith, allowing the control of positioners of positioner zones that are in fluidically communicative with such remotely controllable regulators. Preferred embodiments may find application as, e.g., a pneumatic system to control positioners, whether such positioner find use in bottling applications or elsewhere. Additional aspects of the inventive technology may relate to methods for pressurized fluid positioner control.

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