Animatics Corp.'s new SM3416DT-PLS2, the latest release in the company's OEM Series of SmartMotors, features a new 8-pole, segmented stator design with higher copper filling factor compared to conventional techniques and achieves a higher energy density, as well as better efficiency that results in more torque capacity.
This technology now packs greater than 800W peak power into the cube-shaped Integrated Servo and is designed to have a more advanced registration function for demanding packaging and labeling applications. The SM3416DT-PLS2TM is competitively priced and delivers as much as 480 oz-inch of peak torque while maintaining over 200 oz-inch of continuous torque with a maximum speed capability of more than 5,000 rpm.
In his keynote address at the RAPID 2015 conference last week, Made In Space CTO Jason Dunn gave an update on how far his company and co-development partner NASA have come in their quest to bring 3D printing to the space station -- and beyond.
On Memorial Day, Americans remember the sacrifices the US armed forces have made, and continue to make, in service to the country. All of us should also consider the developments in technological capabilities and equipment over the years that contribute to the success of our military operations.
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