The ELQ Series of electric actuators are for quarter-turn rotary valves and are for on/off and modulating applications. The actuators provide maximum operating versatility through "plug-in" models that accommodate varying operating requirements. The actuators are available in five models from 445 to 7,000 inches-lb and feature 100% duty cycle and an efficient flex-splined gear system for tight positioning control. Standard features include a manual override; mechanical travel stops; dome position indicator; and NEMA 4, 7, and 9 housings.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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