Steinmeyer Inc. announced a new addition to its extensive line
of precision ball screws - a 28 mm diameter screw with 12 mm pitch. This new 28
mm diameter product was designed as a size compatible with the JIS standard. The ball screw is supplied with choice of two nut styles:
single nut with flange series 1416; or
double nut with flange series 1516. The ball nut is normally provided preloaded for zero backlash. The screw shaft is precision
ground and offered in accuracy grades T0 to T5. Threaded length, journal
details and overall length are per customer specification.
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Some of the biggest self-assembled building blocks and structures made from engineered DNA have been developed by researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute. The largest, a hexagonal prism, is one-tenth the size of an average bacterium.
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