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.
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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