FLUID POWER: Ashcroft® Types 510 & 511 diaphragm seals are the newest addition to the expansive line of Ashcroft® instrument media isolators. These economical, all welded seals protect pressure gauges, transmitters, switches and other instruments against the potentially harmful effects of caustic media. Available for use with ranges from vacuum through 5000 psi, the 510 & 511 seals can be threaded onto any ½ NPT fitting or welded directly to eliminate the possibility of leakage. Other features include a choice of diaphragm materials, fill fluids and a lower housing flush port (Type 511).
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Major global metropolitan areas are implementing a vast number of technology, energy, transportation, and Internet projects to make the metropolis a friendlier, greener, safer, and more sustainable place to be.
Here’s a look at robots depicted in movies and on TV during the 1950s and 1960s. We tried to collect the classics here, omitting the scores of forgettable B movies such as Santa Claus Conquers the Martians and Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. Stay tuned for slideshows of robot stars from later decades.
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