FLUID POWER: Clippard Instrument Lab. Inc., introduces a new line of manually-operated Push/Pull Valves. These new spool valves are available in both three- and four- way configurations. Available in detent or momentary versions, these new valves provide the flexibility for unlimited applications. And, with an operating temperature of 32 to 140F and an operating pressure of 0 to 115 psig, these new valves offer top notch performance where maximum performance and maximum value are demanded.
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
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