Midwest Motion Products (www.midwestmotion.com) has introduced a dc servo motor that comes with a 3 V/Krpm analog Tachometer to provide positive, linear feedback signal for closed-loop servo applications at a rate of 3V dc per 1,000 rpm of rotation. Measuring 2.14 inches diameter by 5.96 inches long, the motor is rated for 30 oz-inch of continuous torque and 180 oz-inch peak. In addition, it is capable of delivering 80W of continuous output power at 5,000 rpm.
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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