FLUID POWER:KNF’s newest liquid pump, the FMM20 is a solenoid-driven diaphragm pump to dispense accurate, volumes 5-25 µlit/stroke, field-adjustable. Featuring quiet operation, long-lifetime, and flow-tight in both directions, it offers manifold-mount, barbs and threaded ports. Materials include PP/EPDM, PP/FFPM or PVDF/FFPM and NSF. Install it in any position, close to your desired pumping function. Self priming, it has a long lifetime of 250 million strokes. For use in analyzers, instruments and fuel cells. We customize our pumps for specific OEM requirements. The FMM is ideal for portable appliances, analytical instruments, ink-jet printers and fuel cells. Prototype quantities available for OEM designers.
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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