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.
Are they robots or androids? We're not exactly sure. Each talking, gesturing Geminoid looks exactly like a real individual, starting with their creator, professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.