Linear precision actuators (LPACTs) are a family of high bandwidth, inertial proof-mass actuators for vibration-control applications including vibration damping and cancellation. Features include a frictionless flexure suspension and the ability to integrate sensors to extend the actuators' frequency bandwidth. Brochure lists design features and applications and includes performance graphs.
Planning Systems Inc., Melbourne Controls Group, 1901 S. Harbor City Blvd., Suite 720, Melbourne, FL 32901, FAX (407) 768-0525.
Using a 3D printer, CNC router, and existing powertrain components, a team of engineers is building an electric car from scratch on the floor of the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this week.
In November, a European space probe will try to land on the surface of a comet moving at about 84,000 mph and rotating with a period of 12.7 hours. Many factors make positioning the probe for the landing an engineering challenge.
NinjaFlex flexible 3D printing filament made from thermoplastic elastomers is available in a growing assortment of colors, most recently gold and silver. It's flexible and harder than you'd expect: around 85A (Shore A).
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.