Gearbox producer Excel Gear has pivoted from producing a
five-axis, materials handling crane and battleship gun turret gearbox to providing
gearboxes for the wind power industry. In addition, Excel Gear has recently
been asked to provide engineering as well as components for wind energy repair
service companies. Excel Gear says that wind energy OEMs have only recently
sought to extend their domestic supplier base to keep up with the growing
demand for gearboxes, gears and repair services.
Excel Gear is an engineering-based company with expertise
originating from the machine tool and materials handling equipment industries.
The company designs and manufactures custom gearing. Excel Gear also designs,
builds and tests gearboxes and complex high-speed spindles and CNC heads.
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Advertised as the "Most Powerful Tablet Under $100," the Kindle Fire HD 6 was too tempting for the team at iFixit to pass up. Join us to find out if inexpensive means cheap, irreparable, or just down right economical. It's teardown time!
The first photos made with a 3D-printed telescope are here and they're not as fuzzy as you might expect. A team from the University of Sheffield beat NASA to the goal. The photos of the Moon were made with a reflecting telescope that cost the research team £100 to make (about $161 US).
The increased adoption of wireless technology for mission-critical applications has revved up the global market for dynamic electronic general purpose (GP) test equipment. As the link between cloud networks and devices -- smartphones, tablets, and notebooks -- results in more complex devices under test, the demand for radio frequency test equipment is starting to intensify.
Much of the research on lithium-ion batteries is focused on how to make the batteries charge more quickly and last longer than they currently do, work that would significantly improve the experience of mobile device users, as well EV and hybrid car drivers. Researchers in Singapore have come up with what seems like the best solution so far -- a battery that can recharge itself in mere minutes and has a potential lifespan of 20 years.
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