Industries' hollow shaft brakes mount easily. Magnetic particle brakes are
ideal for payout (unwind) tension control, load simulation (for testing motors
and actuators), and soft stops. Slip torque is precise, smooth and silent. Torque
is proportional to dc input current and †is
independent of slip RPM.
Hollow shaft brakes are available with torque
ranges from 0.3 - 15 lb-inch to 75 lb-ft. Hollow shaft clutches torque ranges:
0.4 - 14 lb-inch to 65 lb-ft.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
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.