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Content posted in June 2010
Tridak® Releases New Diaphragm Valves for Reactive Fluids
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6/30/2010  Post a comment
Tridak's diaphragm valves offer stroke adjustment to precisely dial-in the desired shot volume for consistent and repeatable performance.
Avnet Electronics and ROAL Electronics Power HBLEDs
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6/30/2010  Post a comment
Recognized as a leader in LED power technology, lighting OEMs look to ROAL for its range of easy to use LED lighting ballasts.
Digi-Key Corp. Announces Stock on Cirrus Logic CS1500 and CS1600 High Performance PFC Controllers
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6/30/2010  Post a comment
The CS1500 and CS1600 are now available for purchase on Digi-Key's global websites and will be featured in future print and online catalogs.
High-Current LED from OSRAM Boosts Brightness for Small Projectors
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6/30/2010  Post a comment
The OSTAR Compact LED is characterized by improved high-current capability and lower thermal resistance for more light output. It can handle up to 6A in pulsed mode, making it ideal for pico and pocket projectors for small mobile terminals.
Integrated Automation Advances Automotive Robots
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6/29/2010  Post a comment
Alfa Romeo uses COMAU industrial robots, dual core PCs, tightly integrated drives and high-speed Ethernet POWERLINK for automotive painting, welding and assembly operations
Robotics Make a Move Toward Autonomous Service
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6/29/2010  Post a comment
With mechatronic solutions combining information and physical activity, more robots are finding their way into warehousing, order fulfillment, health care and, potentially, as service robots in automotive assembly plants
5800 MHz Coaxial Resonator Oscillator (CRO) from Crystek
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6/29/2010  Post a comment
Crystek Maximizes Performance and Efficiency in 5800 MHz Coaxial Resonator Oscilator (CRO)
Universal Programmer for PB-Series Pressure Transmitters
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6/29/2010  Post a comment
With Baumer's FlexProgrammer 9701, all pressure transmitters of the PB family can now easily be configured on PC. The battery-powered device can be used to recalibrate the full scale and the zero signal, to readjust the pressure range up to 20 percent F.S., and for the data logging of pressure and temperature signals.
2D or 3D? Is a Choice Required?
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
Many companies are using 2D for their design workflow but wondering what role, if any, 3D should play
1.2A Overvoltage/Overcurrent Protector Isolates Sensitive Low Voltage Electronics from Input Power Surges
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
The LTC4362 is targeted for portable electronics with multiple power supply options, such as cell phones, MP3/MP4 players, digital cameras that charge via wall and car battery adapters and USB ports.
Delta Robots Gain Greater Dexterity
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
Innovative three-axis wrist design allows new Delta robots from FANUC Robotics to create complex motions for picking, twisting and placing products at simple or compound angles
SPC Data Aids Calibration
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
Manufacturing engineers use statistical process-control (SPC) techniques to help keep a process within control limits
Avery Dennison Surgical Drape Tapes and Incise Film Solutions Satisfy Challenging Application Requirements
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
Drape tapes that fill a wide range of skin adhesion needs are available as bordering tapes, fenestration tapes and OP strips
Compact E-Vac Vacuum Generators Mount in Tight Spaces
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
Modular E-Vac Vacuum Generators have a high efficiency, single-stage design that minimizes air consumption, provides increased cycle speeds, and eliminates fluctuations in vacuum.
Mineral-Insulated Thermocouple Cable from ARI Industries
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6/28/2010  Post a comment
AerOpak® cable for myriad temperature measurement and signal-sending applications in harsh environments; wide assortment of sizes and sheath materials available for immediate shipment
Nissan Bets on the Electric Car
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6/24/2010  1 comment
Thanks to a higher-energy, lower-cost battery, Nissan believes the electric car is ready for prime time. But are consumers prepared for all-electric performance?
Additive Systems Slash Aircraft Materials Costs
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6/23/2010  Post a comment
Aircraft engineers are exploring additive manufacturing systems as a way to dramatically cut costs for critical metal components, such as rotating engine parts
APEM Sealed Push-Pull Pushbutton Switch
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6/23/2010  1 comment
This sealed push button switch, designated the 13440, maintains a down position when activated and requires an upward or pull force to de-activate.
3-D Composite Design Gives Pipistrel Lift
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6/23/2010  Post a comment
Using CATIA composites, Pipistrel models both mechanical systems and aircraft shape to achieve optimal aerodynamics
CC-Link Compatible Continuous-Flex Cables
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6/23/2010  1 comment
igus can now supply continuous-flex bus cables for all standard field bus systems (Profibus, Interbus, CAN-bus, Device Net, Profinet, Ethernet, etc.).
Sample Acquisition on Mars
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6/23/2010  Post a comment
The Mars Rover's spectrum analyzer relies on advanced motion control, precision bearing assemblies and a miniature vacuum pump to collect and analyze samples
Auto-Polarity, Millivolt Voltage Step-Up Converter & Power Manager
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6/23/2010  1 comment
The release of the LTC3109 enables a new generation of remote sensor products which can eliminate the need for wired power, batteries or routine maintenance for a wide variety of applications.
Total Phase BeagleTM USB 5000 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer
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6/22/2010  1 comment
The Beagle USB 5000 analyzer is a powerful tool, able to capture and display SuperSpeed USB data in real time with the intuitive Data Center Software.
LED Drivers Get Smart
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
Engineers who use LEDs will need analog and digital drivers to boost bulb efficiency and longevity
Wireless Meter Scanner & Controller: wi8 Series
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
Compact in size and simple to configure, this product can monitor up to 8 wireless sensors.
Auto Industry Decreases Carbon Footprint
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
Auto industry is turning to newly developed light, high-strength steel to decrease a vehicle's carbon footprint
ThinkPad Laptop Goes Green
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
Lenovo's 2010 ThinkPads are built from up to 30 percent post-consumer content
All-Electric Delivery Truck Debuts
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
Navistar designed truck for maximum efficiency and environmental friendliness, producing zero tailpipe emissions.
Cypress Development Platform for PSoC® 5 Programmable System-on-Chip Architecture
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6/22/2010  Post a comment
New Scalable Platform Combines Programmable Precision Analog and Digital Logic with High Performance 32-Bit Processor for Unmatched Integration, and Flexibility
Qosina Large Pinch Clamp for 0.75 inch Tubing
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6/22/2010  1 comment
The clamp is molded from PBT (polybutylene terephthalate), offering high strength and rigidity for larger diameter high flow tubing.
The Social Side of Design News
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6/21/2010  Post a comment
New group on LinkedIn entitled "Systems and Product Design Engineering" has been developed for greater peer-to-peer interaction across all design engineering issues and disciplines.
Complexity Demands a New Engineering Mindset
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6/21/2010  Post a comment
Engineering education is a great example of a complex system that must be transformed
DSM's Somos® NeXt
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6/15/2010  Post a comment
Energy Independence Is More Important Than Ever
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6/1/2010  Post a comment
The U.S. needs to implement strategies to utilize the energy that is available from domestic sources




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