The new 316 Stainless Steel fastening
products are manufactured to precise specifications and the anticorrosive
properties of the material are far better than those of 304 Stainless
Steel. The new screws, nuts and washers are designed for use in the
manufacture and assembly of machinery and automated systems installed in
settings where sanitation standards are stringent and frequent washdowns are
required—such as in the food, beverage, chemical, medical device and
Misumi's new 316 Stainless Steel line
includes: Hexagon Socket Cap Screws, Hexagon Screws, Nuts, Spring Washers and
Washers. The products are available in a range of sizes and shipping time is 3
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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.