PSD80 & PDU2M, Together as X-Y-Z
DNTV 6/11/2010 Post a comment PSD80 is an exceptionally versatile linear actuator ideal for lighter load applications. PDU2M offers increased moment load capacity and stiffness suitable for multi-axis systems and demanding single-axis applications.
DNTV 3/1/2010 Post a comment igus®’ shielded CF-ROBOT cable has been tested through more than three million torsional movements to +/- 270 degrees. This blended sheath cable with a flexible core is optimum for robotic applications.
Festo's Robotic Penguins Fly and Swim
DNTV 4/20/2009 Post a comment These seaworthy penguins sport wings of spring steel embedded in an elastic matrix of silicon, producing a sleek profile and the ability to twist to the most efficient pitch angle with each stroke.
Introducing the New G3 Fieldbus
DNTV 11/4/2008 Post a comment The G3 is the next-generation electronic platform that allows you easy access to connections. It includes a graphic display for configuration and diagnostics and easy robust connections and is highly distributable.
Guard-free Robotics at the Assembly Technology Expo
DNTV 9/24/2008 Post a comment You don't usually see robots running in the middle of a trade-show floor without some sort of physical guarding to protect the innocent passerby from a robotic beat down. Pilz's "Safety Eye" system creates a protective barrier around the robot.
What makes this movie stand out from the typical high school sports story is that the teenagers are undocumented immigrants, and the big game is a NASA-sponsored marine robotics competition. Like many other Hollywood movies, however, Spare Parts only tells part of the story. What the film shows -- and doesn’t show -- raises important issues affecting STEM education in the US.
Instead of sifting through huge amounts of technical data looking for answers to assembly problems, engineers can now benefit from 3M's new initiative -- 3M Assembly Solutions. The company has organized its wealth of adhesive and tape solutions into six typical application areas, making it easier to find the best products to solve their real-world assembly and bonding problems.
Load dump occurs when a discharged battery is disconnected while the alternator is generating current and other loads remain on the alternator circuit. If left alone, the electrical spikes and transients will be transmitted along the power line, leading to malfunctions in individual electronics/sensors or permanent damage to the vehicle’s electronic system. Bottom line: An uncontrolled load dump threatens the overall safety and reliability of the vehicle.
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