Ultrasonic metal welding equipment for manual or automated production includes products from versatile hand tools to computerized systems. This includes foil splicers, wire-harness fabrication systems, a hand-held tube crimping system, and an ultrasonic spot welding system. Ultrasonics for Metals brochure offers product information and illustrates their use through applications examples in different industries.
Sonobond Ultrasonics, 887 South Matlock St., West Chester, PA 19382, FAX (610) 692-0674.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.