Quick-change tapping cartridge-type holders in solid and tension styles are available for drilling and tapping on CNC machines. Product guide Quick-Change Tool Holding Systems for special and CNC machines includes specifications, schematics, photographs, and descriptions.
T.M. Smith Tool Int'l Corp., Box 1065, Mt. Clemens, MI 48046, FAX (810) 468-7190.
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.