FLUID POWER: Gardner Denver Nash’s newest member of the Vectra series of liquid ring pumps and compressors - the NASH Vectra XL 750 - is designed from the ground up to meet the widespread needs of the process industry. It extends Nash’s Vectra series to the largest capacity ever and features reliable long life, high efficiency and the flexibility to tailor the pump to your specific needs. The Vectra XL 750 features vacuum pump operation to 28.5 inch HgV and compressor operation to 30 psig; o-ring sealing; oil lubrication; and signal point inlet and discharge connections which eliminates the need for manifolds, simplifying process piping, saving space and reducing the installed cost.
The engineers and inventors of the post WWII period turned their attention to advancements in electronics, communication, and entertainment. Breakthrough inventions range from LEGOs and computer gaming to the integrated circuit and Ethernet -- a range of advancements that have little in common except they changed our lives.
Neil Fromer is the executive director of the Resnick Institute, a program for energy and sustainability at the California Institute of Technology, working to develop new ideas and research technologies related to providing a sustainable future. He spoke to us about the severity of the current drought in California and how solar energy can help prevent such situations in the future.
From home enthusiasts to workers on the manufacturing floor, everyone's imagination is captured by the potential of 3D printing. Prototyping, spare parts creation, art delivery, human organ creation, and even mass product production are all being targeted as current and potential uses for the technology.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.