Pumps improve nuclear plant safety
News 7/17/2000 Post a comment Pneumatically and hydraulically controlled robots used for inspection and repair of the cooling tubes in nuclear reactor heat exchangers make work safer for maintenance technicians at ABB.
Robot combines assembly arm, AGV
News 7/17/2000 Post a comment Denso Corp. claims to have combined the flexibility and adaptability of hand labor with the productivity and reliability of automated assembly with what the company says is the world
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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