Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Ceramabond™ 571 high-temperature magnesium oxide-based ceramic adhesive from Aremco Products, Valley Cottage, NY, bonds thermocouples to high-temperature molybdenum-rhenium heater tubes for applications to 1760 ºC. The...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Epoxyset, Lincoln, RI, introduced SetWorx 60 toughened epoxy for high bond strength even at elevated temperatures. It provides electrical insulating properties for electronic applications. SetWorx 60 produces bonds to...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Henkel Corporation, Rocky Hill, CT, introduced LOCTITE GC 3W water-washable solder paste with temperature stability at 26.5 °C for six months, and at 40 °C for one month. The material offers stencil life of more than eight...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Bond-IT 7050 activated epoxies from Cotronics Corp., Brooklyn, NY, adhere to most plastic surfaces, and bond combinations of dissimilar materials such as metals, ceramics, plastic, and glass. The adhesive is mixed,...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The OMEGA® PX51-IS/PXM51-IS Series of intrinsically safe pressure transmitters from OMEGA Engineering, Stamford, CT, is designed, tested, and FM-certified for hazardous locations. They offer an all stainless steel...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

DTS, Seal Beach, CA, has introduced the TSR 6DXC shock recorder that incorporates built-in sensors in a small, rugged system for high shock and vibration data collection. The self-powered system can capture up to 2,000...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

OriginLab, Northampton, MA, released Origin® and OriginPro 2016 data analysis and graphing software that features Apps in Origin to add specific graphing and analysis functionality, a Color Chooser, Smart...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The Gleeble Welding Simulator from Dynamic Systems, Poestenkill, NY, provides a complete platform for welding simulations and testing capabilities, including weld HAZ simulation, crack susceptibility, and nil-strength...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

OKW Enclosures, Bridgeville, PA, offers PACONNECT compact plastic enclosures for wired applications. The cases are offered in three sizes and consist of two case shells that are snapped together. Either end can be fitted...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Avnet, Phoenix, AZ, released the ONIXVU440 flexible platform based on the Xilinx Virtex® UltraScaleTM XCVU440 FPGA. The board is designed for rapid prototyping and ASIC emulation of high-performance, highcomplexity...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Spring Connectors

Harwin, Salem, NH, offers Spring Contact Connectors including extended C and Positive Stop models in nine heights that maintain a positive force against a mating surface. They are available in different widths for a choice of spring contact forces, and offer “positive stop” to prevent damage caused by over-compression. They...

Who's Who: Green Design & Manufacturing

As NASA plans launches to Mars, Europa, and beyond, the agency's Office of Planetary Protection ensures that the environments are shielded against...

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Dr. Catherine A. Conley, Planetary Protection Officer, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC

As NASA plans launches to Mars, Europa, and beyond, the agency's Office of Planetary Protection ensures that the environments are shielded against contamination, especially bacteria and microbes from Earth. Dr. Catherine Conley oversees and audits the...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Each of the single-molecule, 244-atom submersibles built at Rice University has a motor powered by ultraviolet light. With each full revolution, the motor’s tail-like propeller moves the sub...

INSIDER: Motion Control

The Unplugged Powered Suit (UPS), a new model of pneumatic muscle and an active type of assistive equipment incorporating the muscle, is wearable equipment that supports human movement without...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers

Littelfuse, Inc. (Chicago, IL) has introduced the SPxx-01WTG-C-HV Series (SPxx Series) of general purpose ESD Protection TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes). These new “high-voltage” 0201-size components are suited...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers

TDK Corporation (San Diego, CA) announced the introduction of the 35 Ampere TDK-Lambda iJA series of POL (Point of Load) non-isolated DC-DC converters. Being PMBus™ compliant and featuring digital control, these...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers

Teledyne LeCroy (Chestnut Ridge, NY) has introduced a new Harmonics Calculation option for the Motor Drive Analyzer (MDA800) series. This optional software adds advanced harmonic filtering for AC Input and...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers

AccelStor (Taipei, Taiwan) has announced its latest flash appliance, NeoSapphire 3505, a 1U rack-mount storage appliance featuring 500K sustained IOPS performance with 5TB usable storage capacity and high-speed InfiniBand...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Flexible sensors have been developed for use in consumer electronics, robotics, health care, and space flight. Future possible applications could include the creation of...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

As smartphones become people’s primary computers and their primary cameras, there is growing demand for mobile versions of image-processing applications. Image processing, however, can be...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers
Ultrasensitive Sensors Made from Boron-Doped Graphene

An international team of researchers, led by Penn State, has developed ultrasensitive gas sensors based on the infusion of boron atoms into the tightly bound matrix of carbon atoms known as graphene. The group is composed of researchers from six countries and includes the 2010 Noble laureate...

Question of the Week
Will the growing number of drones cause too many headaches for aviation officials?

This week's Question: Hundreds of thousands of the unmanned aircraft are expected to be sold between Black Friday and the end of the year, providing both a boon for the emerging industry and a potential headache for aviation safety officials. Parrot's Bebop...

Articles: Imaging

Scientists, researchers, automation specialists, electrical and building professionals, and security specialists use thermal imaging cameras (TICs) to discover hidden heat patterns and gain new...

INSIDER: Imaging

Scientists from Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have made flexible, transparent electrical conductors with record-high...

INSIDER: Materials

Engineers at The Ohio State University have developed a new welding technique that consumes 80 percent less energy than a common welding technique, yet creates bonds that are 50 percent...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A low-cost, high-speed method for printing graphene inks using a conventional roll-to-roll printing process, like that used to print newspapers, could open up a...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology
Sponge-Like Material Soaks Up Oil Spills

In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, scientists from Drexel University and Deakin University, in Australia, have teamed up to manufacture and test a new material. The boron nitride nanosheet absorbs up to 33 times its weight in oils and organic solvents — a...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created the first- ever flexible, Fresnel zone plate microlenses with a wide field of view — a development that could allow everything from surgical...

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