The SSB Series of front-end brakes are for braking applications on stepper and servomotors. The brakes "plug in" to a stepper or servomotor and incorporate a zero-backlash, permanent-magnet brake and a torsionally rigid coupling to accept misalignment. The dual bearings allow greater overhung loads created by drive belt pulleys, chain sprockets, and gearheads.
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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