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.
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.