The newest DHM series gives digital readouts of flow rate, fluid temperature, pressure, peak pressure, volumetric efficiency and hydraulic horsepower. It comes in ranges up to 250F, 100 gpm, 200 gpm, and peak pressure up to 9,000 psi. The multimeters feature the InterPass safety disc system, which guards the operator, hydraulic system, and the environment against external loss of high-pressure fluid. They also allow testing for setting and verifying relief valves, component leak testing and automatic calculation of pump volumetric efficiency. Webster is offering a free DVD describing this new series.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
Optomec's third America Makes project for metal 3D printing teams the LENS process company with GE Aviation, Lockheed, and other big aerospace names to develop guidelines for repairing high-value flight-critical Air Force components.
This Gadget Freak review looks at a cooler that is essentially a party on wheels with a built-in blender, Bluetooth speaker, and USB charger. We also look at a sustainable, rotating wireless smartphone charger.
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