Machine builder's ultrasonic modules let users integrate ultrasonic welders into automated and custom equipment. Available in 20- and 35-kHz sizes, these modules provide flexibility for automation projects using ultrasonic bonding or cutting. The modules integrate into special-purpose machinery, and feature rigid construction to permit high-pressure welding without deflection. Each unit is equipped with a crossed-roller slide and adjustable flow controls for travel speed.
Sonobond Ultrasonics, 887 S. Matlack St., West Chester, PA 19382; FAX (610) 692-0674.
Why would the biggest connector company in the world design and build the first fully functional 3D-printed motorcycle? To show TE Connectivity's engineers what the technology can really do in making working load-bearing production parts, and free up their thinking when approaching design problems.
The enhanced ST8 includes new functionality designed to help users accelerate design speed and improve the user’s ability to leverage synchronous technology. The update offers greater flexibility in choice of platform and purchasing options, according to the company.
“How can European standards affect me, especially since I only use machines built in the US?” This is a common question, and one way to answer this is to look at how machine safety is enforced, where the information comes from, and how well you can prove you followed the regulations.
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