The company's compression/extension machined springs are engineered to incorporate multiple features into a single component. They feature the opportunity to incorporate attachments that best benefit the application, such as the ability for the ends of a compression spring to be flat and square. Also, the slot is of constant width from end to end, so there is no progressive touching of adjacent coils that would produce sound, debris or non-linearity.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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