The Original Line II is a stainless steel body air cylinder with built-in flow controls and fittings. It reportedly has a smaller profile than standard cylinder/flow control/fitting combinations. It also features speed control with a special "flow gear" that allows fine speed controls with over 15 turns of adjustment. Built-in, quick-connect fittings are compatible with urethane, nylon, and calibrated polyethylene tubing. Front and rear heads include built-in foot-mounting holes, and optional push-to-connect elbows and tees are available for easy installation. It provides the same design features, overall length, and mounting thread sizes as Original Line stainless steel body air cylinders.
Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones used to fare quite well in the repairability department, but last year's flagship S5 model took a tumble, scoring a meh-inducing 5/10. Will the newly redesigned S6 lead us back into star-studded territory, or will we sink further into the depths of a repairability black hole?
In 2003, the world contained just over 500 million Internet-connected devices. By 2010, this figure had risen to 12.5 billion connected objects, almost six devices per individual with access to the Internet. Now, as we move into 2015, the number of connected 'things' is expected to reach 25 billion, ultimately edging toward 50 billion by the end of the decade.
NASA engineer Brian Trease studied abroad in Japan as a high school student and used to fold fast-food wrappers into cranes using origami techniques he learned in library books. Inspired by this, he began to imagine that origami could be applied to building spacecraft components, particularly solar panels that could one day send solar power from space to be used on earth.
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