News 4/3/2000 Post a comment In a setback to use of so-called zero-emission vehicles, early March found General Motors recalling its 1997 Generation I EV1 electric cars and 1997-98 S-10 Electric Trucks.
Cylinder senses piston position
News 4/3/2000 Post a comment The Parker Hannifin 2MA pneumatic cylinder with linear position sensor accurately senses the position of a piston in relation to its stroke to the nearest one-thousandth of an inch.
Pneumatics pump up drone
News 4/3/2000 Post a comment BAI Aerosystems Dragon Drone unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) provides land and sea forces with an ability to do reconnaissance, at a range of 50 miles for missions up to three hours.
New versions of BASF's Ecovio line are both compostable and designed for either injection molding or thermoforming. These combinations are becoming more common for the single-use bioplastics used in food service and food packaging applications, but are still not widely available.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This radio show will show what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.