The 2RE Superslide linear motion system integrates Super Smart Ball Bushing(TM) bearings. The system features carriage and LinearRace(TM) shaft assemblies with integrated T-slots for assembly and mounting. Standard features include anodized coating, double-acting integral wipers, and optional bellows for protection in corrosive environments.
Thomson Industries Inc., 2 Channel Dr., Port Washington, NY 11050, FAX (516) 883-9039.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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.