Mistral pneumatic brakes are for high-speed printing, sheeting, corrugating, and other converting applications. A recent model, the Mistral 280, provides higher torque. All brakes feature an integral fan that increases thermal capacity and improves the life of friction materials. Brochure includes performance curves, specification charts, and exploded photographs of the brake.
Warner Electric, Dana Corp., Industrial Products Div., 449 Gardner St., South Beloit, IL 61080, FAX (815) 389-2582.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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