Spring-applied, hydraulically released, floating-caliper disc brakes are available in two sizes. The smaller caliper, Model #14038, has a piston area of 7.4 sq inches and can be used with a 10- to 23.6-inch diameter disc. The model also features a maximum torque rating of 26,600 to 73,000 lb-inch. The larger caliper, Model #14053, has a 10.96 sq inch piston area and can be used with 10- to 23.6-inch diameter discs. The torque rating of the larger caliper ranges from 42,000 to 115,000 lb-inches.
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.