Standard series pneumatic valve manifolds feature plug-in valves and sub-bases, which completely eliminate hand-wiring of individual solenoid coils, wireways, and the internal wiring between manifold sub-bases. The manifolds feature plug-in electrical connections which conform to ISO 5599/II signal path requirements. In addition, the valves and manifold sub-bases conform to the ISO standard 5599/I, which regulates the port designations and the shape of the flow path/connection surface between the pneumatic valves and sub-bases.
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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