Fibox Enclosures has expanded its in-house capabilities to supply customized plastic and aluminum enclosures. New assets include a CNC machining center for milling, engraving, cutting, and embossing. Customers can receive fast turnaround on popular enclosure modifications, including threaded and unthreaded holes as well as panel, door, side, and window cutouts. This new machining system can be used to customize any of the more than 525 standard Fibox enclosures. For more info, go to www.fiboxusa.com.
Researchers at the University of Maryland have achieved a first in lithium-ion battery science: the development of a successful lithium-based battery using one material for all three core components of a battery -- anode, cathode, and electrolyte.
The online Bar Steel Fatigue Database for automotive design engineers has been updated for the fifth time and now contains 134 iterations, or grade/process combinations. It provides better predictability for designing parts with long-term reliability and durability.
FPGAs use programmable fabric to create custom logic, but this flexibility comes at a cost -- usually around 10 times more silicon real estate and 10 times the power dissipation. Can we really claim any FPGA is low power?
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