Works in hostile environments This line of Fluoropolymer tubing products handle gas, water and ozone sampling, heat exchangers, wastewater transfer and filtration. They resist heat and UV, and have a low friction coefficient. They can work in up to 500F (260C), and are chemically inert to work in harsh environments. They come in sizes from .004 inches ID up to 4 inches ID, and come in TexFluor® PTFE, FEP, MFA and PFA. They can be supplied in smoothbore, convoluted or extra flexible, corrugated. In corrugated form, fluoropolymer tubing goosenecks around obstacles or turn sharp corners without restricting flow. They also have a low refractive index, making it easy to see material flowing through the tube.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
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Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
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