Differential phase-shifter gearboxes are for machines with limited space requirements where register, tension control, and positioning are important. Applications include in-line web-fishing equipment, textile machinery, and timing or cutoff knives. Brochure contains schematic drawings of each unit; detailed formulas for ratios; and radial load, torque and thermal-power capacity, efficiency, speed, and maximum backlash data.
Andantex USA Inc., 1705 Valley Rd., Wanamassa, NJ 07712, FAX (908) 493-2949.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.