MATERIALS: Precision fit, aesthetics, strength and numerous stud sizes, styles and receptacles make Southco’s D8 Dzus Panex quarter-turn quick-access fastener line a leading choice for a wide variety of applications. Precision rolling creates a perfect fit, even at low to moderate order volumes. Multiple surface-finish styles complement a variety of applications. Numerous sizes and styles satisfy a variety of mounting configurations and applications. Snap-in and clip-on receptacles minimize assembly time, to reduce installed costs. Spring steel receptacle clips provide a snug, yet grip-tolerant fit. Front-mount press-in receptacle is suitable for soft metals and thermoplastic materials. Mix and match stud headstyles and lengths with appropriate receptacles to accommodate total material thicknesses from 0.7 to 32.4 mm. They are available in 4, 6 and 9 mm stud sizes, in steel and stainless-steel materials and are available in multiple finish options - zinc plate with chromate, zinc plate with black chromate, and bright chrome. Selected receptacle styles accommodate maximum loads up to 65 lb. For use in industry applications including: boiler controls, CCTV camera covers, HVAC access panels, lighting, motorcycle fairings, off-highway vehicles and protective helmets.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that devices, gadgets, and appliances we use every day will be able to communicate with one another. This potential is not limited to household items or smartphones, but also things we find in our yard and garden, as evidenced by a recent challenge from the element14 design community.
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