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New Router Enhances the Precision of Woodworking

August 9, 2012 10:05 am | by MIT | News | Comments

Anyone who has tried to build a piece of furniture from scratch knows the frustration of painstakingly cutting pieces of wood, only to discover that they won’t fit together because the cutting was not quite accurate enough.

A Phenomenon in Nanodisk Magnetic Vortices

August 9, 2012 10:00 am | by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

The phenomenon in ferromagnetic nanodisks of magnetic vortices – hurricanes of magnetism only a few atoms across – has generated intense interest in the high-tech community because of the potential application of these vortices in non-volatile Random Access Memory (RAM) data storage systems.

Testing Standards to Support Lab on a Chip Commercialization

August 9, 2012 9:53 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology | News | Comments

Lab on a chip devices re envisioned to one day revolutionize how laboratory tasks such as diagnosing diseases and investigating forensic evidence are performed.


Explosives Detector to Sniff Out Undetectable Amounts of TNT

August 9, 2012 9:10 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

With the best explosive detectors often unable to sniff out the tiny amounts of TNT released from terrorist bombs in airports and other public places, researchers are reporting a potential solution.

Pittsburgh-Area Man to Put Ashes in Bowling Ball

August 9, 2012 9:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Pittsburgh-area bowling fanatic has gotten a Utah company to fashion a bowling ball urn for his ashes.  

2012 Design-2-Part Survey Reveals Outsourcing Trends

August 9, 2012 8:49 am | by Design-2-Part | News | Comments

As American manufacturing appears to have steadied from a growth spurt seen in 2011, contract manufacturing continues a two-year trend of positive growth.

High Performance Strollers

August 9, 2012 8:31 am | by | Videos | Comments

Designers at Babyzen redefined the traditional umbrella stroller to address 3 major performance headaches.  

RFMW’s 2 W 5 V High-Linearity Amplifier

August 9, 2012 7:55 am | by PD&D Staff | Rfmw Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW , Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s TQP7M9106, high linearity amplifier with frequency coverage from 50 MHz to 1.5 GHz.


Phoenix Contact's New SafetyBridge Technology

August 9, 2012 7:41 am | by PD&D Staff | Phoenix Contact | Product Releases | Comments

Phoenix Contact’s new SafetyBridge technology makes it possible to distribute safe I/O modules in a network without the need for a safety controller.

Certified CANopen Safety Encoder

August 9, 2012 7:38 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

POSITAL ’s (Netherlands) OCD CANopen Safety Encoder offers the advantages of increased personnel safety, minimal risk of machines malfunctioning, and reduced costs.

New Ball Return Design

August 9, 2012 7:28 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Steinmeyer (Burlington, MA) has announced a new design to the ball return for its UltraSpeed line of precision ball screws.

RF Inductors for Military Market

August 9, 2012 7:22 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Gowanda Electronics (Gowanda, NY) has announced that the company recently achieved failure rate Level R for its MIL-PRF-39010 RF Inductors – ER10M Series and ER17S Series.

Cicoil's Rugged Silicone Cables

August 9, 2012 6:59 am | by PD&D Staff | Cicoil Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil's Arctic Grade Silicone Cables are designed for extremely cold temperatures (-65°C), punishing weather, and severe operating conditions.

3D Printed ‘Magic Arms’

August 8, 2012 12:10 pm | by Stratasys | Videos | Comments

Two-year-old Emma wanted to play with blocks, but a condition called arthrogryposis meant she couldn't move her arms. So researchers at a Delaware hospital 3D printed a durable custom exoskeleton with the tiny, lightweight parts she needed.

Medela Swing Teardown and Repair

August 8, 2012 11:54 am | by EEVBlog | Videos | Comments

Dave does a teardown, troubleshooting, and repair of a Medela Swing Breast Pump.


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