Application Briefs

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Motor Controller Provides Custom Electronic Control Solution

A Fortune 200 company needed a turnkey, DC voltage, agency-compliant electronic control solution capable of providing motion control with memory position capabilities and auto run/sense...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA Sensor Supports Flexible Aircraft Design

A NASA-developed fiber optic sensor provides the kind of detailed feedback that could guide the direction of flexible wings and other next-generation aerospace parts. The multi-core fiber (MCF)...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Multiphysics CAE of a Shock Absorber

Shock absorbers are important parts of vehicles. The shock absorber is used to observe the vibrations from shock loads due to irregularities of the road surface, and operates without affecting the...

Application Briefs: Imaging
Machine Vision System Measures ‘Drops’ in Citrus Grove Health

A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has developed a machine vision system to measure the quantity of a citrus grove’s dropped and...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Creating Advanced Dosimeters Requires Thorough Inspection of Small Components

Recent advancements in space technology have resulted in space exploration becoming a rapidly growing field, and the desire for human space exploration is...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Machined Parts Accelerate Design Tests for NASA

Proto Labs, Inc.
Maple Plain, MN
877-479-3680
www.protolabs.com

University student Mel Du was searching for a source to manufacture metal parts for a student research...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Control Solutions Synchronize Operation of Space Launch System Heavy Transporters

Beckhoff Automation
Savage, MN
952-890-0000
www.beckhoffautomation.com

Large NASA production facilities, such as the Michoud Assembly...

Application Briefs: Motion Control
Anti-Creep Mechanism Enables Ultra-Precise Motor Table Positioning

Motion control is essential for the digitization and automation of high-tech equipment, but bearings remain basic to frictionless movement. Bearing Engineers, a bearing...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Vibration Sensors Add New Touch to Prosthetics

The sense of touch is complex, and an instructor at the University of California – Santa Barbara (UCSB) has the technology to prove it. Yon Visell, assistant professor in the Department of...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Solar Orbiter Instrument Filters Powered by Brushed Motor

maxon RE 13 brushed DC motors
maxon precision motors
Fall River, MA
508-677-0520
www.maxonmotorusa.com

In 2018, the European Space Agency (ESA) will send the...

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