ELECTRONICS: OMEGA ENGINEERING’s new thermal wind tunnel with its portable bench-top design is made of clear polycarbonate and PVC for a durable and transparent assembly. It is designed to provide highly accurate, uniform and repeatable air flow up to 1000 fpm. The included control box allows for open loop full scale operation of individual fans, groups of 2 fans, or all fans at a time. The large test chamber with a hinged access door and access panel allows for fast comparison testing or different size heat sinks and circuit boards. This proprietary product is CE compliant and ideal for lab use.
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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