The "D" Series of gear pumps features either SAE "A" or "B" two-bolt mounts, SAE porting, and five-drive shaft confirations. The "D" Series is offered in single or multi-section versions that can also include a fixed flow divider or a load sense flow divider with a static or dynamic option. The series features continuous pressures to 3,500 psi, peak pressures to 4,000 psi, and speeds to 3,400 rpm.
Danfoss Inc., Danfoss Fluid Power Div., 8635 Washington Ave., Racine, WI 53406, FAX (414) 884-7440.
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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