Now available for industrial control and embedded rack systems applications is the DRL Series from Astrodyne (www.astrodyne.com). Featuring a cage-covered package with snap-on DIN rail mounts, the DRL Series of enclosed switching power supplies is intended for use in size-restrictive applications that require power levels of 25-320W output. The series accepts universal input from 85 to 265V ac, and 30 models are available to provide single outputs from 5 to 48V dc. It also comes with integral input EMI filtering and 3,000V ac I/O isolation.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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