Parallel grippers withstand harsh environments while providing part-center accuracy of ±0.0010 inch. Applications include welding, grinding, class one clean room, epitaxial wafer fabrication, and hard disk fabrication. Double seals and a purge system keep debris from internal components, allowing a life expectancy exceeding 10 million cycles.
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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have published two physics-based models for the selective laser melting (SLM) metals additive manufacturing process, so engineers can understand how it works at the powder and scales, and develop better parts with less trial and error.
The Internet happened.” Those three words spoken yesterday by Marc Ostertag, North America president of B&R Automation at Pacific Design & Manufacturing, now taking place in Anaheim through Feb. 11, continues to bring ever-lasting changes to our ways of life and will undoubtedly transform manufacturing.
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