The Intellect fastener-tightening system consolidates into one module all the electronic technologies needed to control, monitor, and report operations of single- and multi-spindle powerhead fastener tightening units. The integrated design eliminates the need for auxiliary control and power components, resulting in a more compact unit. Ingersoll-Rand Fastener Tightening Systems, Automation Div., 23400 Halsed Rd., Farmington Hills, MI 48335; FAX (248) 615-2327.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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