MAC335 Universal Code Reader
Features 10/27/2010 Post a comment The MAC335 universal code reader from Pepperl+Fuchs can read all common 1D and 2D code symbologies within an extremely large range without requiring mechanical modifications.
Chip Vacuum For 30 Gallon Drums
Features 10/25/2010 1 comment The compressed air powered Chip Vac creates a powerful direct flow action that effectively moves metal, wood or plastic chips into the user's 30 gallon drum.
Cordsets for Power Distribution
Features 10/22/2010 Post a comment Once considered unusable for industrial power distribution purposes, cordsets are now an accepted connector solution. Understanding why and how cordsets can be used is an important piece of knowledge for new industrial systems design.
USB Interface Simplifies Sensor Connection
Features 10/21/2010 Post a comment Industrial systems designers and integrators are learning that the familiar USB connection can simplify sensor platform architecture, reduce single-to-noise ratio issues, and ease sensor validation concerns.
More often than not, with the purchase of a sports car comes the sacrifice of any sort of utility. In other words, you can forget about a large trunk, extra seats for the kids, and more importantly driving in snowy (or inclement) weather. But what if there was a vehicle that offered the best of both worlds; great handling and practicality?
Science fiction author Isaac Asimov may have the best rules for effective brainstorming and creativity. His never-before-published essay, "On Creativity," recently made it to the Web pages of MIT Technology Review.
Much has been made over the potentially dangerous flammability of lithium-ion batteries after major companies like Boeing, Sony, and Tesla have grappled with well-publicized battery fires. Researchers at Stanford University may have come up with a solution to this problem with a smart sensor for lithium-ion batteries that provides a warning if the battery is about to overheat or catch fire.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.