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Shaft Locking Bushing with High Radial Load Capacity

September 27, 2013 2:23 pm | by PD&D Staff | Zero-Max, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ETP Power single radial screw design from Zero-Max ensures fast mounting, repositioning and phasing of the components to the shafts. ETP Power positions in seconds and can be readjusted hundreds of times...

Surge Suppressor for LED Applications

September 27, 2013 2:17 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited has announced the new SS20 Series of 20 KV/10 KA A/C line surge suppressors that protect your designs from catastrophic failures caused by over-voltage surges. The SS20 Series is...

Nanominiature D-Style Rectangular Connectors

September 27, 2013 2:15 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

TE Connectivity connectors are designed to help withstand extreme temperatures in harsh environments within the military and commercial aerospace industries. DUALOBE connectors are nanominiature D-style rectangular connectors that...


Engineering Update: Apple's Latest Security Failure

September 27, 2013 2:06 pm | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

This episode of ECN's Engineering Update is brought to you by Skyworks Solutions,  an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors. In this week's headlines...            


WANTED: New Instruments for the Next Mars Rover

September 27, 2013 1:58 pm | by Guy Webster, NASA | News | Comments

NASA has released its announcement of an open competition for the planetary community to submit proposals for the science and exploration technology instruments that would be carried aboard the agency's next Mars rover, scheduled for launch in July/August of 2020. The Mars 2020 rover will...


Making Ceramics that Bend Without Breaking

September 27, 2013 12:55 pm | by David L. Chandler, MIT | News | Comments

Ceramics are not known for their flexibility: they tend to crack under stress. But researchers from MIT and Singapore have just found a way around that problem — for very tiny objects, at least. The team has developed...    


New Paradigm for Nanoscale Resolution MRI Experimentally Achieved

September 27, 2013 12:28 pm | by Raffi Budakian, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | News | Comments

A team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University has devised a novel nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that delivers a roughly 10 ­nanometer spatial resolution. This represents a significant advance in...


TEPCO Seeks 2 More Restarts of Japan Nuke Reactors

September 27, 2013 11:59 am | by Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tokyo Electric Power Co. requested on Friday that safety inspections be carried out to allow it to restart two nuclear reactors, despite concerns over how it has handled the catastrophe at the Fukushima plant. All of Japan's 50 nuclear reactors are offline while...


Navy Awards $152M Contract for Attack Subs

September 27, 2013 11:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Electric Boat has won a $152 million contract to support its work developing Virginia-class attack submarines for the U.S. Navy. The Navy contract announced Wednesday will allow the 4,000 members of the company's engineering and design team to...


Dassault CEO: Win Was 'One of the Most Amazing Spectacles in Sport'

September 27, 2013 10:58 am | by Dassault Systèmes | News | Comments

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, congratulates its partner Oracle Team USA on its historic eight race comeback to...  


Testing Webb in a Huge Space Environment Simulator

September 27, 2013 10:40 am | by NASA | Videos | Comments

The Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM), which is the heart of the Webb Telescope, has been placed into the Space Environment Simulator (SES) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for cryogenic testing. During this test, the ISIM is...


FAA: More Electronic Devices During Flights

September 27, 2013 10:30 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

With the blessing of an influential advisory panel, federal regulators are close to letting airline passengers use their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic gadgets during takeoffs and landings. If the panel's advice is followed ...


Report Identifies New Hacking Group

September 27, 2013 10:25 am | by Raphael Satter, Associated Press | News | Comments

The group thought to be behind a 2011 cyberattack on Japan's parliament is also responsible for a string of electronic break-ins at Asian defense companies, security company Kaspersky said in a report Thursday. The Moscow-based antivirus vendor said the hackers...


Japan Car Parts Makers in Price-Fixing Plea

September 27, 2013 10:22 am | by Pete Yost, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nine Japanese auto parts manufacturers and two of their executives will plead guilty and pay $740 million in criminal fines for conspiring to fix the prices of more than 30 products sold to many of the world's largest automakers operating...


Replacement Stretch Rod Cylinder

September 27, 2013 10:15 am | by PD&D Staff | Phd, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

PHD has introduced the new Series BCK Stretch Rod Cylinder. Specifically designed to fit most Krones bottle blowing machines, the Series BCK Stretch Rod Cylinder provides...


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