Research Inc.'s latest curing system uses aluminum reflectors to focus high-intensity infrared lamps where needed for curing and drying applications. It provides surface curing for rubber extrusions, dry adhesives and coatings on rubber or metal, and offers in-process curing between layers of multi-layer cable. Different models process diameters from / inch up to 4 inches. It comes with the Model 4069 ChamberIR heater, an operator interface pedestal with a Watlow PID controller, a split quartz liner, height adjustment with Ī15 degrees of tilt off horizontal, and convenient connection points for power, water and air. The unit has optional features such as an optical pyrometer for product temperature monitoring, product break sensing to shut power down if the line breaks, and an air nozzle kit to bring forced air into the heating chamber to assist curing and drying. Single- and dual-chamber models are available, the latter allowing fragile product to run through the system without breaking or drooping.
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.