MATERIALS:The Southco® D8 DZUS® Panex quarter-turn fastener replaces its D3 counterpart, offering improved strength, quality and cycle life over the previous model. Designed for quick access, the D8 fastens firmly into a receptacle with a simple quarter turn of the stud and features a new bail and wing design with a snap-on, ergonomic bail cover. Customers can quickly and easily install the vibration-resistant D8 fastener which features a precision fit and consistent orientation of head to cam.The D8 provides a convenient, drop-in replacement for current D3 customers. Precision fit, aesthetics, strength, and flexible styling make this new quarter-turn, quick-access fastener from Southco a leading choice for a wide variety of applications.
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.
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.