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Alro Steel opens two new locations

Alro Steel Corporation recently opened 2 new Alro Metals Plus locations in Pompano Beach, FL and Jacksonville, FL. Alro Metals Plus is a retail outlet offering metals, plastics and industrial supplies. Similar to Alro’s full-line metals and plastics locations, Alro Metals Plus combines product offerings with the convenience of a retail outlet. This concept is

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Building the Industrial Cloud: the immediate future of M2M technology

By Johnny Fang, Product Manager and Patrick Bor, Product Manager, Moxa Industrial automation suppliers need embedded computing platforms that are optimized for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The fundamental challenge in designing IoT clouds for industries involves negotiating the divide between IT and IA technologies. Industrial automation protocols are fundamental to the proper functioning of the mass

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These Rapidtray JEDEC matrix trays are engineered and made by R.H. Murphy as low-volume custom parts that are production worthy and process-capable. They’re suitable for equipment manufacturers that need trays to demonstrate product functionality but without the prohibitive costs, lead time, or commitments or traditional product startups.

Custom JEDEC matrix trays without tooling or waiting

Custom-manufactured JEDEC matrix trays safely and securely contain ICs, modules, sensors, MEMS, switches, and connectors, and electronic components. Rapidtray component trays from R.H. Murphy are for ESD and mechanical protection in an industry-standard format. The manufacturer uses precision injection molding and CNC machining to make the custom trays without custom tooling — suitable for engineering

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Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

For the professional user of additive manufacturing systems, there are two key conferences. This year, the first one up is The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Education &...

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New 1U Piton rack handle

Introducing a new concept in handling and securing 19″ rack mounted equipment: the Piton Rack Handle. This high quality assembly provides handles and captive fasteners for your rack-mount products. The Piton Rack Handle has a robust molded design with integrated screws that secure your enclosure to any equipment rack. These handles mount outboard of the

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New automotive acrylic foam tape joins 3M’s portfolio of primerless solutions

3M, a technology company known for innovation, is expanding its portfolio of primerless attachment tape solutions with the addition of the 3M™ Acrylic Tape Series PX5000. Used to attach automotive exterior trim parts such as body side moldings and claddings to a variety of materials and substrates, the tape is now available to global automakers,

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Quality control in metal-based additive manufacturing

EOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, and MTU Aero Engines, Germany’s leading engine manufacturer, are closely cooperating to develop quality assurance...

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