Fluid Controls' Digital Display Proportional Valve Driver features an expanded digital display and is compatible with
all makes of proportional valves. It is available in six different forms and
suits any proportional application: direct PG9, DIN rail and NEMA enclosures.
driver simplifies set up and monitoring procedures of proportional valves in
open loop systems. No external electrical equipment or software is required and
parameter settings are saved in memory. Only a screwdriver is required to
operate the encoders. Drivers are equipped with short circuit, reverse polarity
and command input over-current protection.
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.
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