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Content posted in November 2000
We had five toes?
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What will amaze our descendents most when they open satellite KEO
Stick it site
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Having a sticky site is a good thing in today
Laser lowers heart pacer risk
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A photo-ablative catheter, recently developed by engineers at Spectranetics Corp., minimizes the threat of failed leads connecting a pacemaker and the heart.
France to debut plasma propulsion
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Engineers at French aerospace engine constructor SNECMA Moteurs are busily preparing for the launch of Europe
SLK + 6 spd = fun
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With Mercedes 2001 SLK320 roadster, I found you can indeed have fun driving without getting into difficulty-with either the car or the law.
Composite nut doubles actuator output
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Most hollow-shaft stepper motor actuators use a bronze drive nut with a stainless steel leadscrew. The relative softness of bronze compared to the hardness of stainless steel causes nut wear even after minimal usage.
Elastomer adds spring to latches
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The latest latch from Elastolatch Injection Molding Inc. bears out the idea that just a little bit of the right material can go a long way toward simplifying mechanical design.
Prototype tooling gets grainy
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A new process from Akron Metal Etching Co. may just give "soft" tools the finish they need.
Sneak Previews
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Breakthroughs on the horizon
Partnerships focus on quality
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Yaskawa Electric America, Inc. has partnered with Bridgeport Machines Inc. as their supplier of servomotors and drives.
Highlights from IMTS '00
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Highlights from IMTS
Foam helps recover naval treasure
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Archeologists and other researchers are much closer to unlocking the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of the H.L. Hunley, the first fully submersible submarine to sink an enemy ship in combat.
Jackscrews move with the tides
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Engineers designing a new gangway for the Port of Seattle faced a formidable challenge. They wanted to make sure that passengers had as smooth a time boarding and disembarking the cruise ships as they did on their seagoing vacations.
MuCell process saves energy
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An engineering study recently commissioned by Western Massachusetts Electric Company found that the MuCell process could save over $16,000 annually on a new 400-ton molder.
Life in the fastener lane
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In a bind to find fastener information? Then, http://www.fastenersources.com can hook you right up.
Software crushes operational problems
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The Department of Defense recently found better ways of cleaning and crushing containment drums with the help of the Baum and Romstedt Technology Research Corp.
Cyberpage
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Hot spots in cyberspace
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Breakthroughs on the horizon
Fuel cells struggle to beat a bad rap
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The U.S. Department of Energy is challenging the assumption that fuel cells are expensive and weigh too much through a government/private industry project called the Solid state Energy Conversion Alliance.
Industry looks to wireless networks
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By building atop a standard intended for cell phones and computers, a sensor manufacturer hopes to bring wireless networking to the industrial market.
Automotive Hall of Fame
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The Automotive Hall of Fame has inducted a wide range of contributors to the automobile industry ranging from Enzo Ferrari to Douglas Fraser, labor activist and former president of the UAW.
Hut one, hut two...animate!
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A Rhode Island company is helping to create an innovation-the glowing yellow line to mark the first-down chains in football games.
Clear, strong plastic comes around
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What can you do with a lightweight thermoplastic that offers clarity, strength, stiffness, chemical resistance, and good electrical properties?
When 'clean' isn't working, try an infrared gas sensor
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EPA regulations require that all passenger cars manufactured after 1999 be equipped with on-board refueling vapor recovery (ORVR) systems.
Optical encoders can really get your heart going!
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. The DASH 2000/3000 is a compact portable monitor used in ambulances by emergency medical technicians to track patient vital signs while in route to a hospital and intra-hospital transit.
Powering up
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With the proliferation of cell phones and the Internet, onboard power requirements have become even more demanding.




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