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.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
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