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WHITE PAPERS/TECHNICAL ARTICLES

Data sheet: OD-850WHT high-temperature GaAlAs IR emitters from AP Technologies download

AP Technologies LtdFri, 19 Sep 2014

The OD-850WHT high-temperature GaAlAs IR emitter has an extended temperature range and no derating or heatsink is required to 80°C. 

Cylinder block made of aluminium coated with Nikasil

Application note: measuring Nikasil coatings on aluminium automotive cylinders downloadweblink

Fischer InstrumentationMon, 1 Sep 2014

A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil. After plating, the coating thickness is controlled using the Fischerscope MMS PC2.

NanoRam

Application note: identification of additives in the pharmaceutical industry with NanoRam download

PacerTue, 23 Sep 2014

Handheld Raman instruments such as the NanoRam from B&W Tek are well suited for pharmaceutical applications such as the testing of raw materials. 

An EP seal from Meco is shown mounted on the drive end of the dryer

Case study: Amfine Chemical Corp utilises EP seal from Meco download

Meco Shaft SealsTue, 16 Sep 2014

An EP seal from Meco has been mounted on the drive end of the dryer at Amfine Chemical Corp.

Gate operation control

Case study: compact PowerSTAR from Bison excels in gate operation control download

Bison Gear & EngineeringMon, 22 Sep 2014

A manufacturer of automated gate operator systems is streamlining the design of its products with the PowerSTAR 730 series from Bison.

Kid 80

Data sheet: Kid 80 bar feeder from 1st Machine Tool Accessories download

1st Machine Tool AccessoriesFri, 19 Sep 2014

The Kid 80 bar feeder from 1st Machine Tool Accessories is an automatic feeder for short bars that is suitable for all types of single-spindle lathes.

Bulk bag discharge system

Product information sheet: bulk bag discharge system from Guttridge download

GuttridgeMon, 22 Sep 2014

Guttridge bulk bag dischargers are built around the unique Multiflo and Easyflo rigid screw conveyor discharge systems, providing the ultimate in rugged, durable design with an almost zero cost spares requirement. 

Case study: Murray City Power, Utah

Case study: system maintenance, testing and documentation with ADMO download

OMICRON electronicsFri, 12 Sep 2014

Murray City Power in Utah is using Omicron’s ADMO: a database software for central planning and management of all maintenance activities for protection systems.

Automotive

White paper: create class-A surfaces with Autodesk Alias Surface download

Man and Machine Mon, 22 Sep 2014

This white paper from Man and Machine discusses how Autodesk enables a more advanced workflow that helps automotive companies reduce rework and produce design iterations faster. Designers own their designs further into the development process, creating production-quality, reusable NURBS surfaces that can be used by the engineering team. The ability to create Bezier surfaces can help the engineering team improve surface quality up to class-A standards.

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Featured Video

Video feature: maximum power point control simplifies energy harvesting video

Linear TechnologyFri, 12 Sep 2014

Converting solar energy into electrical energy is easily done using Linear Technology’s LTC3105 boost converter with Maximum Power Point Control (MPPC). The MPPC feature allows the converter to extract the maximum power from a solar cell under varying sunlight conditions.

CoroDrill 808

Sandvik Coromant launches CoroDrill 808 as deep-hole machining device for STS system downloadweblink

Sandvik CoromantTue, 23 Sep 2014

Sandvik Coromant has launched a powerful deep-hole machining device for the STS system — the CoroDrill 808. Among other features, the product is equipped with optimised pad design for good hole finish, edge preparation for increased chip breaking and a reinforced periphery insert corner for added security and reliability.

DSIC dual-axis gravity referenced digital output servo inclinometer

Royal Canadian Navy uses weapons alignment system featuring Sherborne DSIC inclinometer downloadweblink

Sherborne SensorsMon, 22 Sep 2014

The Royal Canadian Navy is set to use the DSIC inclinometer from Sherborne Sensors as part of a new weapons alignment system for its warships.