MOTION CONTROL: Advanced Antivibration Components’ Natural Rubber Suspension Mounts are designed to isolate suspended products that weigh from 56-112 lb. A popular use for these vibration isolators involves suspending piping in heating, ventilating and air conditioning - HVAC applications. The maximum deflection of these units is 6 mm (.24 inch) and their natural frequency ranges from 7-12 Hz. Other AAC rubber suspension mounts are designed to support weights up to 220 lb. They are best suited for hanging small machines such as fans, distribution pipes and ducts from ceilings.
Audi is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities at its Neckarsulm plant: the so-called "chairless chair." The device's carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces the strain on their legs.
Just when you thought mobile technology couldn’t get any more personal, Procter & Gamble have come up with a way to put your mobile where your mouth is, in the form of a Bluetooth 4.0 connected toothbrush.
MCU manufacturers have become excellent sources for information you can use to get a head start on your next design. In addition to the normal data sheets and evaluation boards, MCU manufacturers also often provide complete reference designs -- working designs that establish a proven baseline for creating your own custom design.
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