Products: Motion Control
Linear motion bearings, magnetic angle encoders, isolation valves, and more.
Products: Semiconductors & ICs
Epoxies, reverse-engineering software, temperature loggers, and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An extrudable thermoplastic 3D printing filament allows users to create lightweight, sponge-like foams.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the differences between bipolar and unipolar motors, their driving methods, and advantages and limitations.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new generation of long-life electric linear actuators has emerged to give designers more flexibility.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These common pneumatic circuits can be used alone or as building blocks in larger pneumatics systems.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about widely used communications technologies for motion control.
Articles: Imaging
A new COVID test, a "ChromoUpdate," and NASA's brake rotor.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
RightHand Robotics combines machine vision with an intelligent gripper design to make more adaptable robots.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
An OEM must think about how to build a machine that will work on any kind of power system.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
The Earth Imaging Spectrometer instrument is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.
UpFront: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA's Landslide Reporter, a smarter cement, and a way to track microplastics in the ocean.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft, rubber-like materials could improve robot range.
Briefs: Materials
This artificial muscle technology enables more human-like motion.
Briefs: Transportation
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Motion Control
SMA tube elements drive rotary and ring gear motion in compact, powerful actuators.
Briefs: Materials
The chemical process turns plastic into biodegradable chemicals for surfactants and detergents.
Briefs: Aerospace
The tough circuits could withstand the grueling demands of energy production, space exploration, and more.
Briefs: Transportation
Applications include vehicle and aircraft tires, sports helmets, military equipment, and seals and couplings.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This treatment has the potential to remove from drinking water nearly all viruses that have an “outer fortress.”
Briefs: Materials
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The Battery Identity Global Passport could be accessible as a scannable QR code or a computer chip.
Briefs: Energy
This technology can be used for large production volumes such as fuel-cell-powered vehicles.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include manned deep space exploration and terrestrial CO2 removal systems.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Applications include aerospace and automotive components, prosthetics, sporting goods, and other uses where strength-to-weight ratio is important.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Material for shoe bottoms could help prevent falls in icy or slippery conditions.

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