MOTION CONTROL: Experience high speed, long duty and exceptionally low heat with Wittenstein’s newest version of its alpha SP+ HIGH SPEED gearbox: the L-Version. Wittenstein Engineering has taken the highly successful alpha SP+ HIGH SPEED and optimized components, processes and specs to create a low-friction version.This low-friction gearbox is available initially for the HIGH SPEED versions of the SP+100, SP+140 and SP+180. This product was developed specifically for applications demanding continuous duty with high nominal output speed and requiring longer service-life for continuous duty.
Product features include: High maximum and nominal output speed - reduced nominal torque; lower heat buildup; lower no-load running torque; and higher efficiency.
If you see a hitchhiker along the road in Canada this summer, it may not be human. That’s because a robot is thumbing its way across our neighbor to the north as part of a collaborative research project by several Canadian universities.
Stanford University researchers have found a way to realize what’s been called the “Holy Grail” of battery-design research -- designing a pure lithium anode for lithium-based batteries. The design has great potential to provide unprecedented efficiency and performance in lithium-based batteries that could substantially drive down the cost of electric vehicles and solve the charging problems associated with smartphones.
Robots in films during the 2000s hit the big time; no longer are they the sidekicks of nerdy character actors. Robots we see on the big screen in recent years include Nicole Kidman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Eddie Murphy. Top star of the era, Will Smith, takes a spin as a robot investigator in I, Robot. Robots (or androids or cyborgs) are fully mainstream in the 2000s.
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