The Vogel line of precision gearing and gearboxes include spiral-bevel, planetary and bevel-planetary, low-backlash planetary, phase shifter, and bevel-helical gearboxes. Vogel gearing offers high input speeds to 6,000 rpm, low backlash for every configuration, and low noise. Applications include packaging, filling, printing, paper processing, and textile and material handling industries. These gearboxes feature torque capacity of 50 to 10,000 Nm.
Lenze Power Transmission, 175 Rt. 46 W., Fairfield, NJ 07004, FAX (800) 844-7174.
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.