FLUID POWER:Clippard announces the introduction of the all-new Air Jets line. This new line is designed to deliver a concentrated flow of air or liquid to a designated location. Featuring a unique ball nozzle design, the Air Jets line is available with a wide range of nozzles, bases and mounting hardware. The ball nozzle accepts a variety of tube configurations that can be aimed and locked into position. This capability enables the Air Jets to deliver the air or liquid with precision, and at a very affordable price.
Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
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