When trenching is impractical, Hole Hammers let contractors install irrigation or utility lines. The tool bores holes for telephone, water, or gas lines, and electrical cables under streams, driveways, walks, or patios.
Available in four sizes from 2 1/8 inch to 4 1/8 inch, accessories are available for expanding hole sizes, pulling pipe, and tracking the tools. A heat-treated alloy steel barrel and nitrated steel piston give wear resistance.
Air-assisted forward and positive-lock reverse use air pressure to hold the tool in forward position. Rotating the hose 1 1/2 turns locks the tool in reverse.
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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