Detent hinges from Dirak Inc. offer a variety of stopping points, with a -5 degree position that holds computer cabinet doors tight against rubber gaskets.
The line opens to 180 degrees, offering three stop positions. They are at 175, 85 and -5 degrees. The hinges are die cast using zinc to provide heavy duty for long lifetimes. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4933-512.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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