MOTION CONTROL/FLUID POWER: Two new non-rotating cylinder families, the FDF-09 and FDXS-09, from Fabco have compact design, double the thrust and are suitable for multi-axis assemblies and the design of robotic arms. Features include non-rotating design, magnetic pistons and rubber bumpers. Choose sleeve or ball bearings. Optional sensors mount in linear slots in the housing. Five bore sizes range from 10-32 mm with standard strokes up to 100 mm. Exact industrial interchanges are included.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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.