Differentiation by design…Machine Builders see how your machines can stand out

Credit to Author: Jean-Michel Carlotti| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:46:18 +0000

Machine builders are increasingly finding it hard to remain local players and need to think globally to capture new markets. And of course, their competition is also now global. So… Read more »

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Why are 30mm push buttons installed from the back?

Credit to Author: Jeremy Calluaud| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:13:44 +0000

Today, the main standard for pushbuttons is to be installed on 22mm cut out with a product mounting from the front of the panel. Nevertheless, another important standard is the… Read more »

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More practical tips for enhanced ergonomics and design for operator interfaces

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:00:04 +0000

Last fall, we upgraded our office to have more ergonomic desks. As a direct consequence, I’m now having a new bigger screen, as well as an ergonomic mouse, in addition… Read more »

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Practical tips for enhanced ergonomics and design for operator interfaces

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:19:44 +0000

I’ve began my professional life if Japan and one memory from that early time is that each day on the work floor of the factory would begin with warm-up exercises…. Read more »

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Save installation time: round holes are not only for pushbuttons

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:02:56 +0000

If you have ever mounted manually a panel or if you are regularly doing some handicraft at home, you do know that creating a square cut-out with a jigsaw is… Read more »

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Why Assuring Machine Safety Has Suddenly Gotten Easier for Machine Builders

Credit to Author: Sergio Moretto| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:31:48 +0000

Machine safety is one of the core responsibilities of a machine builder. In fact, across most geographies, it is the machine builder who is held liable when machine safety systems… Read more »

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Plastic or metal: what’s driving the choice of pushbutton materials?

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:30:21 +0000

Did you ever have trouble when choosing from restaurant menu, should I have the sumptuous meat or rather the so-nicely flavored fish? When looking at your typical pushbutton catalog, we… Read more »

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How to get on the road to Smart Machines: The ABC’s of control interface ergonomics

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:26:30 +0000

Nowadays, most computers use a mouse that have 2 clicking buttons and a middle scroll wheel, unless you are a hardcore gamer. The differentiation of the middle actuator is clearly… Read more »

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