Technical bulletin provides detailed product information on off-the-shelf Metric Precision Plus Class 3 ball-screw assemblies. Features include a zero-lash, preloaded design that provides enhanced positioning accuracy and repeatability. The ball screws are for applications including machine tools, robots, material handling, and electronic-component insertion systems.
Thomson Saginaw Ball Screw Co. LLC, 628 N. Hamilton St., Saginaw, MI 48602, FAX (517) 776-3632.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
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Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
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