PAN-STEEL(TM) stainless-steel products include cable ties, Nylon 11-coated stainless-steel cable ties, and double-wrapped stainless-steel cable ties, along with a custom-length banding systems, various styles of stainless steel mounts, and installation tooling. Bulletin aids in the specification of stainless-steel cable ties, banding systems, mounts, and installation tooling. In addition to physical characteristics and dimensional drawings, the guide also rates the suitability of cable ties made of Type 304 and Type 316 stainless steel for use in harsh environments.
Panduit Corp., 17301 Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park, IL 60477, FAX (770) 889-9264.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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