GGSX Series 40 gas springs feature improved multilobe seals and smaller-volume tubes. Applications include use in opening and holding lids, covers, doors, tail gates, and other hinged parts on recreational vehicles, pickup toppers, marine chests, tool boxes, and similar products. The gas springs are available with P1 pressures in 5-lb increments from 15 to 100 lbs to suit various loads. The gas springs all have 0.51-inch-diameter tubes and 0.24-inch-diameter rods, which enable installation in close or cramped configurations.
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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