Trantorque(reg) QC(TM) is a tapered keyless bushing from Fenner Drives that simplifies the installation and positioning of synchronous belt sprockets bored for QD bushings, the company says. Directly interchangeable with the QD bushing, Trantorque QC is available in bore sizes ranging from 1/2 inch to 2 1/4 inches, depending on the series. The bushing uses a single locking nut to draw a tapered outer sleeve against a tapered inner collet.
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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