FLUID POWER: Pneumadyne Inc.’s new Static Bulkhead Connectors are a fast, convenient method of connecting multiple tubing lines in a control panel or on a machine. The one-piece design features ¼ and 5/32 push-in connectors or ¼-28 UNF threads and accommodates four to 12 tubing lines. Choose from push-in, push-in to threaded and threaded body styles. To ease line installation and identification, the port numbers are etched into both sides of the Bulkhead Connector. A Buna-N o-ring provides a tight seal when mounted against a control panel or machine. The Static Bulkhead Connectors are black anodized for corrosion and wear resistance.
Engineers at Fuel Cell Energy have found a way to take advantage of a side reaction, unique to their carbonate fuel cell that has nothing to do with energy production, as a potential, cost-effective solution to capturing carbon from fossil fuel power plants.
This is part one of an article discussing the University of Washington’s nationally ranked FSAE electric car (eCar) and combustible car (cCar). Stay tuned for part two, tomorrow, which will discuss the four unique PCBs used in both the eCar and cCars.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
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