Flexchem medical-grade PVC compound can be extruded into narrow tapes, then fed into auxiliary punching equipment and handled via automated robotics. The compounds are white or translucent and can also be colored. The materials are also sterilizable, and contain FDA-sanctioned ingredients. Applications include medical product ones where consistent thickness and flatness are important.
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.