Model 13 subminiature load cell is a low-profile unit that measures compression loads from 50g to 1,000 lb. With diameters from 0.38 to 0.75 inch, and heights from 0.13 to 0.25 inch, the model is targeted for use in applications characterized by limited space. The Model 13 delivers a combined non-linearity and hysteresis of up to 0.25%. These versatile units weigh less than 2 oz and are for use in robotics applications.
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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