These replacement switches are made for the power industry, and promise to be a perfect match to panel-mount instrument or control switches.
Type W switches have silver-plated and self-swiping maintained, momentary, slip or lateral contacts. It can be built with up to 10 decks, 10 poles, and 12 positions, and has a continuous rating of 20 amps at 600 V, with various interrupt ratings (5-50A at 120-600 Vac or 8A at 125 Vdc). The Type W-2 switch has a rotary roller design with up to six self-aligning rollers. The silver-plated contacts are enclosed in a glass polyester frame. It can be built with up to eight decks, 48 poles, and 12 positions, and has a continuous rating of 20 amps at 600V. It is available with various interrupt ratings (8-30 A at 120-600 Vac or 1-5 A at 125-250 Vdc). Both models have nonshorting (break-before-make) and shorting (make-before-break) contacting available. Prices start at $90 each. Electroswitchhttp://rbi.ims.ca/4928-591
United Launch Alliance will fly 3D-printed flight hardeware parts on its rockets starting next year with the Atlas V. The company's Vulcan next-gen launch vehicle will have more than 100 production parts made with 3D printing. The main driver? Parts consolidation and 57% lower production costs.
The new small-form-factor EZ-BLE PRoC (Programmable Radio on Chip) module is a derivative of the existing PRoC BLE Programmable Radio-on-Chip solution. The EZ-BLE PRoC module integrates the programmability and ARM Cortex-M0 core of the PRoC BLE, two crystals, an onboard chip antenna, a metal shield, and passive components.
The engineers and inventors of the post WWII period turned their attention to advancements in electronics, communication, and entertainment. Breakthrough inventions range from LEGOs and computer gaming to the integrated circuit and Ethernet -- a range of advancements that have little in common except they changed our lives.
The age of touch could soon come to an end. From smartphones and smartwatches, to home devices, to in-car infotainment systems, touch is no longer the primary user interface. Technology market leaders are driving a migration from touch to voice as a user interface.
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