Catalog 251 provides information on products including vises, tables, arbor presses, bench grinders, and material support stands. The literature provides design features and dimensional specifications and includes photography and line drawings. The catalog also highlights international products. The products described are for medium- to heavy-duty use, and are used in metalworking, woodworking, and general plant workholding applications.
Palmgren Steel Products, (M) 8383 S. South Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60617, FAX (773) 721-9739.
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.