FLUID POWER: Qosina’sY Connector Check Valve, Part # 80206,brings the dual functionality of both a Y connector and a check valve into one component. This cost-effective solution features two 0.157 inch I.D. ports and a non-return valve on the female luer lock sidearm. The housing is made of ABS and the compression resistant silicone valve has a cracking pressure of 43.5 psi. After fluid administration the valve returns to its original, normally closed position, preventing leakage.
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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