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    Were you able to convert the data into ASCII G and M codes, and thereby be able to read the NC program? Just curious. I must have punched miles of paper tape back in the 70's and 80's.
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leonie

Robotics

September 25, 2017 14:15

The future in motion

One of today’s big topics of discussion is the rise of the robots and whether there will be any jobs left for us less-than-perfect humans in the future!

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DesignSpark

Newsletters

September 25, 2017 14:15

Newsletter 25-09-17

This week, smart cameras get smarter, Bluno Beetle automation and motor connectivity from TE.

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DS Electrical

Machine Safety

September 25, 2017 12:10

“A worker’s first day at work shouldn’t be his last day on earth”

This dramatic yet blatantly obvious statement is in fact a quote by David Michaels of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the USA.

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leonie

LeakKiller Challenge

September 25, 2017 10:50

LeakKiller Design Challenge Q&As

Thanks for sending your questions in with regards to the LeakKiller design challenge. Questions and answers will be added here to support all our community engineers that are taking part in the design challenge.

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DS Electrical

Machine Safety

September 25, 2017 10:49

Why is risk assessment like cleaning your teeth?

What would be the consequences of failing to integrate risk assessment into our design processes? Any machine designed without consideration for hazards and risks is going to become an accident waiting to happen.

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BonnieG

LED Lighting

September 25, 2017 10:04

LED Retrofit – The Key Facts

The innovation in lighting over recent years has given rise to many retrofit options for LEDs. Replacing lamps in existing fittings with LED equivalents is one of the easiest ways to make energy savings.

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Connector Geek

Internet of Things

September 22, 2017 14:23

Hirose announces the ix Industrial Connector

Hirose announces the ix Industrial, the next generation of connector designed to deliver the performance needed for the factory of tomorrow which will integrate smart technologies into the manufacturing environment.

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casparschoenmakers

Innovation

September 19, 2017 15:51

Rise of the Smart Cams

“They’re coming!” No, they’re already here. And get ready to see a lot more of them, as the hardware needed for a Smart Cam is becoming very affordable and its applications are near endless.

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Molex CES

Building and Home Automation

September 19, 2017 15:40

EU Construction Products Regulation - an explanation

All data and telecommunications cable, copper and fibre, supplied to EU member states and permanently installed in construction works, is subject to the rules of CPR from 1st July 2017. If you’d like to know more, Molex CES is here to help.

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leonie

LeakKiller Challenge

September 19, 2017 14:32

Changing the face of the insurance industry with open source IoT hardware

This month, DesignSpark and Legal & General launched the LeakKiller design challenge. This collaborative open-source hardware competition asks designers to come up with a solution to detect water leakage fast and stop it in its tracks.

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Mark Cundle

Innovation

September 19, 2017 14:02

Augmented Reality in Engineering

Whilst there’s a huge amount of hype around Virtual Reality currently, led primarily by tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Sony; it is sometimes easy to overlook Augmented Reality. This article looks at the future of AR in engineering

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Connector Geek

Articles

September 18, 2017 15:03

Designing out contamination

Contamination can impact almost any kind of industrial process. Contamination can mean stopped production, followed by costly cleanup, loss of reputation and unhappy customers.

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