Schroff, a maker of electronics enclosures, now offers a full range of customizable shock- and vibration-resistant seismic Zone 4 cabinets. Made from a cold roll steel frame with reinforced structural steel corner angles, these Tecnorack cabinets target heavy-duty, indoor applications in the telecom, security, and defense industries. In accordance with NEBS Zone 4 and GR-63-CORE, the cabinets have been tested with a static load of 2,000 lbs in three axes. Dynamic load-carrying capability is 1,600 lbs. Available in heights from 15U to 47U, widths up to 1,200 mm, and depths up to 1,000 mm, the new Tecnorack Series can be configured to customer specifications. For more info, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3855-563.
A slew of announcements about new materials and design concepts for transportation have come out of several trade shows focusing on plastics, aircraft interiors, heavy trucks, and automotive engineering. A few more announcements have come independent of any trade shows, maybe just because it's spring.
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?
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