Longfellow II heavy-duty, high-performance linear position transducer can exceed 1 billion dither operations, operate in temperatures from -65 to 105C, withstand shock ratings to 50g and vibrations up to 2,000 Hz, and still deliver a smooth, high-quality signal. With a total electrical travel range from 6 to 48 inches, the Longfellow II is targeted for use in industrial applications such as injection-molding machines, printing presses, meat packing equipment, and drill presses.
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Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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