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.
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Some of the biggest self-assembled building blocks and structures made from engineered DNA have been developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute. The largest, a hexagonal prism, is one-tenth the size of an average bacterium.
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