MIDAC's newest analyzer series is designed to last longer under a vacuum, and offer lower detection levels, with low internal power dissipation, eletro-polished gas cells to eliminate sample moisture retention, sensitive thermo-electrically cooled InAs detector, and new dual ADC electronics for improved signal-to-noise. The V Series offers real-time measurement of trace moisture in corrosive matrices like NH3, HCI, HBr, and NF3, with typical measurement intervals of less than a minute. Operating under vacuum makes for no background atmospheric moisture, so set-up takes only a few hours. Purged V Series analyzers are also available.
Lithium-ion battery prices will drop rapidly over the next 10 years, setting the stage for plug-in vehicles to reach 5%-10% of total automotive sales by the mid- to late-2020s, according to a new study.
Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
A recent Design News-exclusive study proves that engineering professionals are at the very forefront of this push into the future and making direct financial, performance, and value impact on their organizations by being personally involved or final decision-makers on automation solution and component choices.
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