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Content posted in March 2004
Stronger auto steels promise weight loss, safety gains
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Yield and tensile strength twice as high as conventional stamping steel
Bridging the CAD-PDM divide
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3/30/2004  Post a comment
Translation products for CAD have been around for some time. Now the growing challenge is linking CAD and PDM data from disparate systems.
Telehealth companies poised for market growth
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Technology provides way to trim health care expenses
Motion Control Connectivity Options Expand
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New solutions emerge for integrating I/O with motion control networks and host controllers
Materials on the Move
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Ask the Search Engineer
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The Search Engineer finds solutions to all your questions, problems, and dilemmas. Occasionally, he could be wrong. But he doubts it.
Designs That Shine
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Software/Hardware
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Model Makers
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Medtronics engineers discover that two rapid prototyping machines are better than one
Triple Prong Clip Makes Surgery, Recovery a Snap
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New fastener and eaasy-to-use handle improve placement during surgery and simplify post-operative concerns.
FireWire Coupler Tailors I/O Ports
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Device pushes multiple protocol support, compatibility
If Sparks Fly, Chips Die
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Detecting semiconductor damage helps chip suppliers improve yields.
Materials
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Energy is Not Power
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That's a distinction engineers must grasp
Simplified Packaging Streamlines GPS System
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The combination of a magnesium housing and modular packaging keeps GPS system safe, secure, and dry.
Oil-Free Scroll Compressor Opens New Applications
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Engineer Sam Ni, a previous excellence in design winner, Eliminated the need for lubrication and achieved high efficiency with a "floating scroll" design.
Sensors: Small and Mighty
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Manufacturers are making sensors that are smaller, more flexible, and more robust
System Makes Heart Surgery More Tolerable
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Product developers create a cardiopulmonary bypass system that exposes a patient's blood to less trauma than conventional systems.
Filter Targets 100k Miles Between Oil Changes
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Jason Cousineau and David Allen have developed a reel-to-reel filtration system that automatically changes its own filtering media.
Electronics
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Separator Handles Ultra Wide Range of Flows
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Daniel Cobb and Vaikko Allen II developed a low life-time cost separator having applications from stormwater runoff to processing industries.
Move A Little, See A Lot
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Proven tips from the trenches
Modular Fluid Handling Simplifies Sampling
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Dave Hasak and Tim Maruna developed a fluid-Handling "backbone" that's simpler to maintain and virtually eliminates leakage.
Move Over, Bluetooth; ZigBee is here
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New wireless standard could be lower-cost alternative for wireless sensing and control
Stronger auto steels promise weight loss, safety gains
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Yield and tensile strength twice as high as conventional stamping steel
System design heats up
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Hot chips force changes in chassis cooling techniques
Lightning Fast Fixtures
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Laser-cut fixtures to suit low-production-volume jobs
Motor Mania
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New motors promise more torque, smaller footprint, fewer errors
PDM Helps Company Conquer Growing Pains
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Going global doesn't have to mean more obstacles and less efficiency




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