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.
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.