ELECTRONICS: OMEGA ENGINEERING’s new DFG41 series offers the best price performance of any digital force gage available today. It features user selectable units of measure and selectable display languages along with advanced operating modes with statistical calculations. This compact, easy-to-use force gage is designed for basic and complex applications for automotive, lab, R & D testing and is also ideal for handheld or test stand applications. The DFG41 may be equipped with integral load cells or smart remote sensors for load or torque measurement.
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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