MATERIALS: Tyco Electronics’ Raychem Versaflex polyester sleeves for mechanical protection of wire and cables have been launched in North America. The sleeves are competitively priced and offer extreme flexibility and strength through a braided design that allows for easy expansion and contraction of the sleeves while retaining tension.
The RoHS-compliant product line easily conforms to irregularly shaped products or substrates without the need to heat-shrink. The sleeves do not retain heat or moisture and offer resistance to abrasions. Specific applications include cable bundling and protection of wire harnesses and hoses in the industrial, commercial and rail industries.
Product offering includes flame-retardant and non-flame retardant versions, which are both available in multiple sizes. The flame-retardant version meets UL VW-1 flammability requirements.
Some humanoid walking robots are also good at running, balancing, and coordinated movements in group settings. Several of our sports robots have won regional or worldwide acclaim in the RoboCup soccer World Cup, or FIRST Robotics competitions. Others include the world's first hockey-playing robot and a trash-talking Scrabble player.
A recent example of a major CAE revamp is MSC Apex, released last month by MSC Software Corp. In a discussion with Design News, MSC executives noted that its next-generation platform is designed to substantially reduce CAE modeling and process time, “in some cases from weeks down to hours.”
The Thames Deckway would run for eight miles close to the river’s edge, rising and falling slightly with the tidal cycle. It will generate its own energy from a series of devices that will line the pathway and use a combination of sources to make the path self-sustaining.
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