Observation windows offer operators a way to visually monitor the lubrication of their machines and are made of a polycarbonate that can withstand temperatures up to 130C/266F. With optional guard rings, the windows can withstand internal pressures up to 8.8 psi or higher. All windows are push-fit-installed, self-locking, and oil-tight. Windows are available in oil-window and oil-circulation indicator versions.
Lowell Corp., Box 158, Worcester, MA 01613, FAX (508) 835-2944.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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.