The Haydon Kerk
Engineering Development Center offers customers the ability to order online
from a standard listing of prototype parts available for 24-hour shipment. The
online ordering system allows an engineer to quickly obtain off-the-shelf
linear motion components for concept testing while evaluating their needs for
an application-specific customized linear motion solution. It offers quick
turnaround for off-the-shelf and customized prototypes. Parts ordered through
the online system are available for same day shipment while customized parts can
be available in a matter of days. Hybrid and canstack linear actuators,
precision lead screw assemblies, RGS and LRS linear rail systems, ScrewRail
linear actuators, and drives are all available. Applications for linear motion
products span a variety of high-tech industries including medical instruments,
life science research equipment, laboratory instrumentation, semiconductor
manufacturing, optics and laser equipment, and military/aerospace applications.
A few weeks ago, Ford Motor Co. quietly announced that it was rolling out a new wrinkle to the powerful safety feature called stability control, adding even more lifesaving potential to a technology that has already been very successful.
It won't be too much longer and hardware design, as we used to know it, will be remembered alongside the slide rule and the Karnaugh map. You will need to move beyond those familiar bits and bytes into the new world of software centric design.
People who want to take advantage of solar energy in their homes no longer need to install a bolt-on solar-panel system atop their houses -- they can integrate solar-energy-harvesting shingles directing into an existing or new roof instead.
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.