I&J Fisnar Inc. now offers a variety of sizes for its line of Reservoir tanks used to feed bulk fluids to a valve or dispensing pen. Features include top porting for low- to medium-viscosity liquids, bottom porting for high-viscosity liquids, and open top lids with liners used for materials that require an agitator or used to prevent the material from making contact with the sides of the container. All reservoirs are supplied with a 10-ft fluid hose and ¼-inch air line. For more information, visit www.ijfisnar.com.
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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