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 ˝, 1, 2 and
3 inch, with a maximum capacity of 1,200 lb (including impact when load strikes
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.
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