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Gallery: New automotive component tech at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

The recent North American International Auto Show — the Detroit Auto Show for short — is known for highlighting the debuts of new production vehicles

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J.W. Winco Now Offers Stainless Steel Square Weldable Cam Action Indexing Plungers

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 612.3 Stainless Steel Square Weldable Cam Action Indexing Plungers. These

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Quality control questions to ask your low-volume manufacturer

Low-volume manufacturing companies are pushing the boundaries of manufacturing. Asking them a few key questions will help ensure quality results. Gordon Styles Star Prototype Manufacturing

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Stackpole’s MG / MGM Series Axial Leaded Metal Glaze Resistors For 0.25W to 3W Applications

The MG / MGM Series from Stackpole is a high voltage thru hole resistor product with resistance values from 1K ohms up to 1G ohm.

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New tools and convenience, from design to manufacturing

The new EPLAN Harness proD version 2.6 is intuitive 3D/2D software that covers all of today´s requirements for convenient, high quality wiring and wire harness

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New Matt Chrome Covers For OKW’s Designer COM-KNOBS

OKW has added striking new matt chrome covers to its COM-KNOBS range of collet knobs for rotary potentiometers – perfect for metal or metallic-look front

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Kit for touchless gesture controls

Ultrahaptics, specialist in mid-air touchless haptic technology, introduced a development platform that allows companies a route to evolve control solutions through gesture controls enhanced by

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Printer marks medical instruments for better tracking

The METAZA MPX-95 is a photo impact printer. With its diamond stylus it can add custom text, data and images with photographic detail onto a

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Hollow shaft rotary encoders

The rotary encoder series ECI 4000/EBI 4000 is a modular device without integral bearing and with a 90 mm hollow shaft. It enables the user to replace

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A safe approach to food and beverage lubrication

Jim Girard, VP/CMO, LUBRIPLATE Lubricants Co. Technological advances in H-1/food grade lubricants mean that food, beverage and pharmaceutical processors should not hesitate to convert to

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PLC+HMI unit powers next generation of biodefense

Jim Robinson • Senior VP Product Development at AeroClave EMTs, ambulance workers, fire fighters, and more are often exposed to invisible pathogens and the threat

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Sciaky delivers metal additive machine to Airbus

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), announced that Airbus will take delivery of a state-of-the-art Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) 110 System in December 2016. The  aircraft manufacturer will use Sciaky’s industrial-scale metal 3D printing system to produce large structural parts made of titanium. The EBAM process combines computer-aided design (CAD), […]

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3D printing’s next dimension

Leaders in the 3D printing industry give insights into where 3D printing / additive manufacturing will go next. The higher profile industrial-grade 3D printing / additive manufacturing has experienced over the past decade has led to notable technology developments and potential new applications. The buzz over 3D printing has also created much speculation about whether […]

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Motion and visualization capabilities headline 2017 release of solidThinking Inspire and Evolve

For the 2017 release, the solidThinking product teams focused on improving current product usability and adding multiple customer requested features. Jim Hassberger, President of solidThinking noted, “Inspire was the first tool to market that focused on putting generative design in the hands of design engineers and it continues to be a world-class product. The latest […]

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3D-printed device controls ultrasound waves for surgical procedures

Here’s an interesting story from one of our sister publications on how 3D printing was used to create a device that improves the precision of surgery. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore developed a 3D-printed device that harnesses high-pressure ultrasound to move, manipulate or destroy tiny objects. By controlling these photo-acoustic waves, the device […]

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