Bison Gear has released its 2005 product catalog. The 64-page catalog provides technical specs, features for Bison's broad product line of motors, gearmotors, and reducers available as stock items, and highlights of some of Bison's industry-leading custom capabilities. The guide also includes new items such as the Expanded PMDC motor line, hollow shaft right-angle gearmotors, three-phase parallel shaft gearmotors, and more. For more information, visit www.bisongear.com.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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