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White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
What to Look for When Selecting Your Compact Air Cylinders

Not all compact air cylinders are created equal. Many components have similar features, and some look alike. How do you decide which one to use? This paper explores air cylinder...

White Papers: Design
Choosing the Right Robot

Robots now come in many sizes, and in configurations of two to seven axes. They can do simple or complicated work, even surgery, and are easier to integrate than ever into any manufacturing or processing...

Robots are in high demand as medical professionals seek hands-free ways to disinfect environments and contain the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19.

Perovskites

Goodfellow (Coraopolis, PA) recently announced a new range of perovskites, a group of materials that demonstrate great potential for optoelectronic applications....

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Laser Diode Emits Deep UV Light

Nagoya University scientists have succeeded in designing a laser diode that emits deep-ultraviolet light. It emits the world's shortest lasing wavelength, at 271.8 nanometers, under pulsed electric current...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Packaging for SiC Sensors and Electronics
This packaging provides protection for SiC sensors and electronics in harsh, hightemperature environments.
White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Current Trends in Medical Kit Packaging

In days of yore, when house calls were common, physicians used black leather bags to tote instruments from appointment to appointment. Those medical bags are long gone, but the logic behind them - a...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Vascular Injury Shunt

Extremity vascular injury results in bleeding and lack of blood flow beyond the site of vessel disruption (ischemia). Priorities when this occurs include hemorrhage control, management of life-threatening injuries, and...

Used since 2013, electroceutical bandages — which use electrical impulses to treat medical issues — kill bacteria around a wound, allowing wounds to heal faster. In addition, if infection is...

It's hard to get an X-ray image of low-density material like tissue between bones because X-rays just pass right through like sunlight through a window. Sandia studies myriads of low-density materials,...

5 Ws: Materials
5 Ws of The Sentinel Wrap
Who

Food manufacturers, as well as manufacturers of medical supplies and instruments.

Products: Semiconductors & ICs
Coupling

C-Flex Bearing Co. (Frankfort, NY) offers a Super Plastic torsional damping coupling that stabilizes high-precision systems by dampening transient torque variations. The patented design offers high-torque loads with zero backlash...

Products: Packaging & Sterilization
Bioplastic Enclosures

OKW Enclosures, Inc. (Bridgeville, PA) is now offering its design-oriented standard plastic enclosures in a bioplastic material. This biomaterial is manufactured from renewable raw materials and is formulated to replace...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
UV-Resistant Non-Spore-Forming Bacteria From Spacecraft-Assembly Facilities

Four species of non-spore-forming bacteria collected from clean-room surfaces in spacecraft-assembly facilities could survive doses of ultraviolet (UV) radiation that would suffice to kill most known cultivable bacterial species. In a previous study, high UV resistance...

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