With the ever-increasing variety of latching products on the market today, engineers who design enclosures have lots to learn. And now they have a place to get some schooling. DIRAK Inc. has opened a new training center in Chantilly, VA. The center features an application gallery, live demos, design classes with DIRAK's technical experts, and a resource library. Some of the programs focus on applying the company's "intelligent" electronic latches. For more information, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3849-526.
Californiaís plan to mandate an electric vehicle market isnít the first such undertaking and certainly wonít be the last. But as the Golden State ratchets up for its next big step toward zero-emission vehicle status in 2018, it might be wise to consider a bit of history.
A customer who was thermal printing strip steel had a problem: When the strip's speed increased, the thermo printer would catch fire. When he set a flame to a piece of the strip, he couldn't get it to burn. What was the problem?