igus Energy Chain® cable carrier range
DNTV 6/15/2011 Post a comment igus Products featured in the video and immediately available from stock include the fully enclosed and chip-proof RX Tube, as well as a new improved version of its multi-axis Triflex® R cable carriers for robotic applications.
Smarter Baggage Handling
DNTV 3/29/2011 1 comment Vanderlande Industries and IBM has helped Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport create a new baggage handling system to increase capacity by 40 percent to 70 million bags in the future.
Instrumentation Operates at 210 C
DNTV 3/29/2011 Post a comment Analog Devices’ Fellow Moshe Gerstenhaber explains how the new AD8229 meets the design challenges of high-temperature environments such as oil drilling, jet engines and space exploration.
Active Robotic Contact Flange
DNTV 3/29/2011 Post a comment Touch-sensitive automation solution revolutionizes precise buffing, polishing and surface processing using PC-based co-processor and advanced sensing techniques.
Automation and Control Video Blog - #2
DNTV 2/25/2011 Post a comment Design News' editorial director David Greenfield discusses the extreme environment found within energy efficient engines and how critical engine components are being tested to withstand such operating environments.
UtiliTrak Gantry Design
DNTV 1/19/2011 Post a comment In this video, a size one UtiliTrak linear guide gantry design is being used to reduce operator efforts by providing ergonomic movement of a tapping tool.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
If you see a hitchhiker along the road in Canada this summer, it may not be human. That’s because a robot is thumbing its way across our neighbor to the north as part of a collaborative research project by several Canadian universities.
SpaceX has 3D printed and successfully hot-fired a SuperDraco engine chamber made of Inconel, a high-performance superalloy, using direct metal laser sintering (DMLS). The company's first 3D-printed rocket engine part, a main oxidizer valve body for the Falcon 9 rocket, launched in January and is now qualified on all Falcon 9 flights.
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