Heavy-duty industrial shock absorbers feature a self-compensating design to provide smooth deceleration under changing conditions. The 2- and 3-inch bore models are targeted for use where velocities or loads may vary within the same application or across a range of equipment. Product catalog provides technical information including deceleration principles, product construction and function, time and force advantages, and self-compensation. A shock-absorber selection is also included.
ACE Controls Inc., 23435 Industrial Park Dr., Farmington, MI 48335, FAX (248) 476-2470.
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.