ViseNut is a rapid attaching/detaching nut that saves
tremendous time and effort in virtually every bolting operation, particularly
where threaded members are long, bent, rusted or damaged. Unlike other technologies the Visenut
design is not prone to debris interfering with its mechanism. Visenut truly
Zips on and Off in real field applications.The
patented ViseNut combines two simple machines, the screw and the wedge, into a
thread capturing vise grip. ViseNut starts at the end because it engages only
to load at the flange face, gliding over all prior threads. For use with
offshore, pipeline and plant fabricators; sub sea construction and maintenance;
nuclear power maintenance safety; and wind power. ViseNuts are available in all
standard diameter and thread sizes. The ATF size of the Visenut is one size
larger than the standard nut to accommodate its special engineered features.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.