Harmonic Drive's CSF-XHF Size 11 gearhead gives 1.5 arc-min positional accuracy in a 43 (square) x 38-mm long package. With a rated torque of 44 inches-lb and a maximum torque of 221 inches-lb, it has a flange output to allow for a compact axial length, and comes in gear ratios of 30, 50 and 100:1. The input of the gearhead provides a direct connection to any motor.
The company says it anticipates high-definition video for home security and other uses will be the next mature technology integrated into the IoT domain, hence the introduction of its MatrixCam devkit.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
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