Electromechanical safety products include solenoid-locking, interlocking position, hinge-style position, cable pull, safety foot, and conveyer-belt monitoring safety switches and coded magnetic monitoring systems. Catalog suggests possible applications; provides product, system, and operating descriptions; and includes schematic diagrams with dimensions.
Warner Electric, 449 Gardner St., South Beloit, IL 61080, FAX (815) 389-2582.
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.