Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) has combined its edge-lit LED light guide technology with
its mass production capabilities to create a new troffer downlight that is slim, light, efficient, and can be
cost effectively manufactured in high volumes.
backlight utilizes advanced light extraction technologies to extract light
precisely where needed, providing bright, uniform light in a thinner form
factor without hot spots or dark areas. The LEDs are spaced along the edge of
the troffer assembly against the light guide to create an assembly measuring
23.5 x 23.5 inches, with a thickness of only 0.35 inches, and a weight of less
than 3 kg (6.6 lbs.).
What if algae borne of fertilizer runoff that pollutes rivers and lakes could be harvested and used as biofuel feedstock? What if the leftovers could be recycled into farm soil nutrients, eliminating at least some of the need for artificial fertilizers in the first place? Western Michigan University researchers have a plan.
Manufacturers of plastic parts recognize the potential of conformal cooling to reduce molding cycle times. Problem is, conformal molds require additive manufacturing (AM), and technologies in that space are still evolving. Costs also can be high, and beyond that, many manufacturing organizations lack the knowledge and expertise needed to apply and incorporate additive technologies into their operations.
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.