Technical Products' Schroff brand Front Panel Express service, offers fast
prototypes-to-production cycle time. Through the Front Panel Express program, 5
to 50 front panels modified with custom cut-outs, handles and silk screen are
available in as few as 5 days. The
Schroff brand includes a
broad range of front panel products to meet versatile application requirements,
including AdvancedTCA front panels designed to system specifications and a new
AdvancedTCA IEA handle that provides a unique snap-locking action when
actuated. AdvancedMC front panels that include the next generation hot-swap
latch and support Quad or Tri light pipe configurations are also available.
Advanced customization services for all front panel product lines include
cut-outs, screen printing and assembly services. Products
are available through Front Panel Express to support the following systems:
CompactPCI, VME, VME64x, AdvancedTCA, AdvancedMC and PMC.
of Front Panel Express include:
Provides fast prototype-to-production cycle times-shipped in as few as five
Includes a broad range of rugged front panel products
Offers versatile customization services, including cut-outs, screen printing
Provides local and global design and product support
Features design and engineering technical assistance (Pro-E, SDRC, AUTOCAD
Altair has released an update of its HyperWorks computer-aided engineering simulation suite that includes new features focusing on four key areas of product design: performance optimization, lightweight design, lead-time reduction, and new technologies.
At IMTS last week, Stratasys introduced two new multi-materials PolyJet 3D printers, plus a new UV-resistant material for its FDM production 3D printers. They can be used in making jigs and fixtures, as well as prototypes and small runs of production parts.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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