FLUID POWER: The compact, light weight BVP70/BVP80 series features a stainless-steel external trim and FKM O-Rings Standard. It is designed to operate using an air supply of 3.5 to 8.6 bar (50 to 125 psi) and the direct valve stem coupling to actuator shaft minimizes backlash. Electric actuators feature two ½ NPT conduit ports and integral thermal overload protection. This product is reliable and guarantees long lasting performance. Perfect for water, chemical industries and automotive testing, process control applications. Price starts at $356.
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.