Model RMS non-contact motion sensor protects rotating equipment such as belt conveyors, bucket elevators, rotary feeders, and screw conveyors. The sensor includes a DIN-rail mount box, 20 ft of lead wire, and a remote sensor. Bulletin RMS-97 provides a brief product description, an explanation of operation, and lists electrical and mechanical specifications. Photographs are also included.
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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