This mounting system now comes in 19 new sizes designed for larger parallel shaft helical and helical bevel gear units. The new sizes cover shaft diameters from 3.25-5 inches and 80-125 mm and come in electroless nickel or stainless steel. They use interchangeable bushings, making it cheaper to build machines for OEMs. The gear unit is also easy to remove, even after hours of operation in corrosive environments. Its small size can be mounted close to bearings or machine frames.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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