Special design makes them last longer and easy to maintain
Made for production routing of plastic, wood, aluminum, composites, and other materials, the machines in this new line offer low maintenance and long life through ball screws on all three axes, and have closed-loop servo motors and drives. They come with Techno's own Windows-based PC interface compatible with any CAD/CAM G-Code outputting system. The interface includes a built-in G-Code editor and toolpath preview, production logging and reporting, infinite look-ahead and continuous motion, and free lifetime updates on the Internet. The routers come in five sizes ranging from 11 x 13 to 41 x 49 inches. Accessories include vacuum table hold-down, tool-change spindles, 2D, 3D and laser scanning options.
The engineers and inventors of the post WWII period turned their attention to advancements in electronics, communication, and entertainment. Breakthrough inventions range from LEGOs and computer gaming to the integrated circuit and Ethernet -- a range of advancements that have little in common except they changed our lives.
The age of touch could soon come to an end. From smartphones and smartwatches, to home devices, to in-car infotainment systems, touch is no longer the primary user interface. Technology market leaders are driving a migration from touch to voice as a user interface.
Soft starter technology has become a way to mitigate startup stressors by moderating a motor’s voltage supply during the machine start-up phase, slowly ramping it up and effectively adjusting the machine’s load behavior to protect mechanical components.
A new report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) makes a start on developing control schemes, process measurements, and modeling and simulation methods for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.
If you’re developing a product with lots of sensors and no access to the power grid, then you’ll want to take note of a Design News Continuing Education Center class, “Designing Low Power Systems Using Battery and Energy Harvesting Energy Sources."
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