The Mark 2002 Series of subminiature, three- and four-way solenoid air pilot-actuated valves is for the small valve-high technology marketplace. This package is for robotic applications that require placement near the end effector to improve system performance. A lapped spool and sleeve are incorporated in this miniature package, as well as a rubber-packed option for bubble-tight or clean-room applications.
Numatics Inc., 1450 N. Milford Rd., Highland, MI 48357, FAX (248) 887-9190.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.