FLUID POWER: Mott Corp. is now offering its FLP Series filter line for liquid source gas applications in the semiconductor market, as well as high-flow applications in the photovoltaic and biopharmaceutical markets. The FLP Series accommodates high flow rates in very low pressure drop applications. The extremely open media allows for easy passage of the low-pressure liquid source gas while having enough surface area to efficiently remove particles down to 0.003µm and is especially effective at preventing large particle agglomerations from migrating downstream. These filters are all-metal and constructed from 316LSS. This allows them to withstand the higher temperatures needed to keep the low pressure gases and organometallics in vapor phase. The FLP Series currently consists of three standard configurations that make it easy to match to any existing heat jacketed filter installations.
A group of researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a way to take material from cigarette butts and turn it into a carbon-based material thats ideal for storing energy and creating a powerful supercapacitor.
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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