This new machine is built to complete finishing cycles up to 30 times faster than rotary barrels and 15-25 times faster than vibratory. Its new geared drive runs more quietly and needs less maintenance. The machines uses four barrels spaced evenly on a heavy-duty turret. The series' models all come in standard or figure-8 design, in manual and automatic operation. They can be customized with variable speed for infinite process control, separation, removable "hot pour" linings and compartmentalized barrels. Free sample processing is available.
Two different shape-shifting polymers have been announced from two different universities: Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Zhejiang University in eastern China. Both of them change their shapes when immersed in water, and the one from Wyss Institute was made with 3D-printing techniques.
When you think of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, you may imagine complex humanoid contraptions made of metal and wires that move like a Terminator Series T-90. But what actually happened at the much-vaunted event was something just a bit different.
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