Designers and engineers wanting to download high-quality 3D drawings into their own CAD systems after choosing which hydraulic cylinders they need can thank Bosch Rexroth for creating the Interactive Hydraulic Cylinder (IHC) Designer. This software reportedly offers file formats compatible with all commercial CAD systems. Free to all Rexroth customers, version 1.0 of IHC generates model codes, technical information sheets, 2D drawings, PDF documentation, and emails. The software includes all models of the company's cylinders. Find out more at http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-528.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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