New Oxygen Clean Series Electronic Valves (O-E Series) from Clippard are two- or three-way pneumatic control valves designed for use in oxygen environments or other applications sensitive to contamination. Based on Clippard's EV valves, which feature a patented valving system, the new O-E Series is manufactured, cleaned and tested for use in oxygen-enriched environments. And for the sake of low particulate generation in the field, it features only one moving part — a flexing armature that opens and closes the valve without the particulate potentially generated by sliding parts. Clippard rates the flexing armature for up to billion cycles.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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