Deschner Corp. has combined the shock-absorbing
feature of its Cushioneer® shock absorber with its speed regulator model
Kinechek® to offer a hybrid model called the Cushion-Start Kinechek.
The impact-absorbing feature called Cushion-Start is a
safeguard for those applications where a fast-moving load exerts an impact
force beyond the capacity of the Kinechek. Approximately 25 percent of the
beginning of the stroke is used for cushioning, then the remaining portion of
the stroke will control the load with the same constant uniformness as a
and fully adjustable, Cushion-Start model Kinecheks are available in ½, 1, 2 and
3 inch, with a maximum capacity of 1,200 lb (including impact when load strikes
The 100% solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 is prepping for its upcoming flight, becoming the first plane to fly around the world without using fuel. It's able to do so because of above-average performance by all of the technologies that go into it, especially materials.
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Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
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