RPS-100 sensor features a remote transducer that allows for mounting the sensor head in cramped space while the controller is out of the way. The sensor operates at a frequency of 38.5 kHz and has a broad sensing beam which allows for object detection at greater tilt angles. Catalog includes a selection guide. Each product section includes a list of specifications, diagrams, and a description. Photographs are also featured.
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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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