Danfoss (www.ic.danfoss.com) has introduced AV210, its new externally operated (or air-operated) angle-seat solenoid valves that have no diaphragm or small orifice. Featuring Kv-values from 1,110 to 17,700 gph and operating temperature from -22 to 356F, these valves are for commercial laundry, sterilizers and autoclaves, injection molding, and water, steam, and non-corrosive media applications.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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