The 310/410 Series of 1/8-inch ported, 3- and 4-way, direct-acting solenoid valves are for use in pneumatic applications. Valves of the same series can be mounted in-line or on a mounting base, and 3- or 4-way valves can be combined or stacked and subbase assemblies. The short-stroke balanced poppet design permits rapid cycling, requires no lubrication, and is more tolerant of impurities in the air system, ensuring positive sealing.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
Airbus Defence and Space has 3D printed titanium brackets for communications satellites. The redesigned, one-piece 3D-printed brackets have better thermal resistance than conventionally manufactured parts, can be produced faster, cost 20% less, and save about 1 kg of weight per satellite.
A group of researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a way to take material from cigarette butts and turn it into a carbon-based material that’s ideal for storing energy and creating a powerful supercapacitor.
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