The 19000 can-stack linear actuator uses the latest technology
in both materials and manufacturing. Technical enhancements compared with the
typical can-stack motor found in the marketplace includes optimized stator
tooth geometry, high energy neodymium magnets, custom engineered polymers and
larger ball bearings. The resulting system is a tiny linear actuator with high
force, high accuracy and durability.
The 1.22 inch (31mm) stroke length allows a
greater range of linear motion while maintaining the small mechanical footprint
for use in demanding applications requiring compact components and has a body
diameter of only 20 mm and a linear force of up to 180 oz (50N).
The high output can-stack line provides
exceptionally high force-to-size ratios and is useful for a variety of
applications including precision medical equipment, scientific instrumentation,
scanning devices and advanced optics.
The Beam Store from Suitable Technologies is managed by remote workers from places as diverse as New York and Sydney, Australia. Employees attend to store visitors through Beam Smart Presence Systems (SPSs) from the company. The systems combine mobility and video conferencing and allow people to communicate directly from a remote location via a screen as well as move around as if they are actually in the room.
An MIT research team has invented what they see as a solution to the need for biodegradable 3D-printable materials made from something besides petroleum-based sources: a water-based robotic additive extrusion method that makes objects from biodegradable hydrogel composites.
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