LP-101 laser-marker system permanently marks materials including paper, wood, plastic, resins, ceramics, and glass on a 90 X 90 mm marking area. The system uses a Class 4 CO2 laser and includes a hand-held LCD touch panel with back light display, laser head, and controller, and does not require water cooling. Up to 99 dif-ferent programs can be stored in the controller.
SUNX Sensors, 1207 Maple St., West Des Moines, IA 50265, FAX (515) 225-0063.
Using a 3D printer, CNC router, and existing powertrain components, a team of engineers is building an electric car from scratch on the floor of the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this week.
In November, a European space probe will try to land on the surface of a comet moving at about 84,000 mph and rotating with a period of 12.7 hours. Many factors make positioning the probe for the landing an engineering challenge.
NinjaFlex flexible 3D printing filament made from thermoplastic elastomers is available in a growing assortment of colors, most recently gold and silver. It's flexible and harder than you'd expect: around 85A (Shore A).
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.