Captive HCH Series high-torque self-clinching studs are installed by squeezing into punched or drilled holes, which require no further preparation. The studs are manufactured in carbon steel or 300 Series stainless steel, in inch and metric thread sizes. They may be installed into aluminum and steel sheet material with standard industrial presses. The studs are also available with an optional dog point, which is targeted for use in attaching mating nuts using motorized nut drivers in high-speed production assembly. Applications include heavy-duty ones where increased pull-through and torque-out resistance are required.
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.