The company has introduced new linear stepper motor stages that travel at speeds up to 80 inches/sec with stroke lengths to 144 inches, and acceleration to 1G. Four models offer 2, 6, 10, and 20 lbs of continuous force. The 2- and 4-phase steppers are ideal for pick-and-place, wire bonding, parts transfer, semiconductor waver handling, inspection machines, and other robotic applications. H2W Technologies Inc.http://rbi.ims.ca/4911-613
Researchers have been working on a number of alternative chemistries to lithium-ion for next-gen batteries, silicon-air among them. However, while the technology has been viewed as promising and cost-effective, to date researchers haven’t managed to develop a battery of this chemistry with a viable running time -- until now.
Norway-based additive manufacturing company Norsk Titanium is building what it says is the first industrial-scale 3D printing plant in the world for making aerospace-grade metal components. The New York state plant will produce 400 metric tons each year of aerospace-grade, structural titanium parts.
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