Fieldbus systems add to the Nugget 40 and 120 directional control valves. The systems attach directly to a Nugget valve stack and connect by a two-wire cable to a PLC/CPU. In addition, both Nugget 40 and 120 valves can be custom-fitted with the DeviceNet protocol. The AS-Interface Bus System brochure includes an illustrated system configuration; descriptive features; and a list of control units, input and output modules, manifolds, and accessories.
IMI Norgren Inc., 5400 S. Delaware St., Littleton, CO 80120, FAX (303) 795-9487.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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