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  NEWS  
  Photos of the Day: Composite Jet Engine Parts Through the Years  
  ARTICLE  
  The History of 3D Printing  
  NEWS  
  NASA Unveils World's Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool  
  BLOG  
  New Designs Need More Information, Not Less  
  NEWS  
  GM Expert: 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation  
  NEWS  
  Court: Tesla Motors Can Sell Directly to Buyers  

Full Range of Inlets From Stock

Interpower® offers a full range of IEC 60320 Inlets from stock. Rated 2.5A to 16A for international and rated 2.5A to 20A for North American. We have just a 1-week manufacturing lead-time, and same day shipping for in-stock items.

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Honey, I Shrunk the World

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The oil embargo of 1973 was a dark and miserable period when American towns banned Christmas lights to save electricity, billboards urged citizens to “turn off the damn lights,” and filling stations dispensed gasoline ...    


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Protect Your Electronics in Severe Environments

For electronics that are exposed to severe conditions like high temps, voltage or vibration, Ellsworth Adhesives recommends EE-1010 from Dow Corning. This encapsulant delivers the lowest CTE and viscosity in a pourable silicone, filling narrow spaces and providing a low-stress environment.


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NEWS

Apple Sells 4M iPhones in 24 Hours

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Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be delivered to customers starting Friday and throughout ...


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'Minecraft' Could Boost Microsoft's Mobile Reach

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Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company. But the move carries risks, as gamers can be fickle. Although the ...


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Miniflex® Pumps - Compact Size with Flow Rates Up to 370 mL/min

The NEW Miniflex® pumps provide outstanding reliability during continuous operation. They are ideal for OEM applications such as bioreactor feed, chromatography, lab analyzers and sampling to name a few.


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NEWS

GE Aviation Plans New Plant

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New plans for another GE Aviation manufacturing facility in the United States have emerged this week, as it was revealed that the Ohio-based jet engine maker will open a second plant for the production of ceramic composite materials ...  


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PRODUCT

Customized Direct Drive Motors from Applimotion

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Applimotion has announced ULT, UTH, and UTS motor kits that can be integrated into a customized assembly with high resolution encoders and precision bearings. This allows the customer to control the function and ...


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EPLAN is the Leader in CAE Design Automation

EPLAN Electric P8 for electrical design; EPLAN Pro Panel for 3D enclosure layout; EPLAN PPE for plant and process design; EPLAN Fluid for fluid power design and EPLAN Harness proD for cable and harness design.


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NEWS

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta

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U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years ...    


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Mitsubishi to Build New Car Plant in Indonesia

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Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday it will build a new car factory in Indonesia as part of a plan to raise its production capacity in the country from 160,000 to 240,000 vehicles per year. Chief Executive Osamu Masuko said the ...  


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Win a 3D Printer

Want to see your design come to fruition on a high-end 3D printer? Want bragging rights that your design was chosen over hundreds of entries? Want an Afinia H480 3D printer? Sign up today and get designing.


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NEWS

Gov. Sees State as Future Leader in Wind Energy

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Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island officials had hoped Cape Wind would ...


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New Motion Controller Boosts Machining Speed, Accuracy

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Delta Tau has launched its new Power PMAC  NC motion controller aimed at improving machining speed, accuracy and surface finish by using advanced servo and kinematic algorithms. With a state-of-the-art CPU and ...


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Engineering Newswire 107: Boeing's Laser Targets Mortars, UAVs

This week on Engineering Newswire, we’re filming with autonomous drones, seeing through walls and skin with night-vision goggles, and testing Boeing’s High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator.


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PRODUCT

J.W. Winco Stainless Steel Leveling Feet

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J.W. Winco has annouced GN 440.5 stainless steel leveling feet with tapped socket, plain, with elastomer base cap or vulcanized rubber pad, in inch and metric sizes. Leveling feet have a tapped socket of ...


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NEWS

Court: Tesla Motors Can Sell Directly to Buyers

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The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers. The Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association had sought to prevent the direct sales ...


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3D Printing Helps: Product Innovation, Development, Presentations, and Time to Market

Attend this free webcast and learn how 3D printing can save you time and money. You’ll learn to avoid pitfalls in development to design better products faster.


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NEWS

GM Expert: 19 Deaths Eligible for Compensation

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General Motors' compensation expert in cases involving faulty ignition switches has determined that 19 wrongful death claims are eligible for payments from the company. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg has received 125 death claims due to the ...


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BLOG

New Designs Need More Information, Not Less

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While trying to streamline product development, the activities that generate the most information are the ones that seem to be the most common targets of time and effort and resource reduction. We should try to maximize those activities ...


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NEWS

NASA Unveils World's Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

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The largest spacecraft welding tool in the world, the Vertical Assembly Center officially is open for business at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. The 170-foot-tall, 78-foot-wide giant completes a world-class welding toolkit that ...


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The History of 3D Printing

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What’s 30 years old but looks brand new? Believe it or not, it’s 3D printing. Yep, additive manufacturing technology has been around since the Reagan era. Here’s a brief tour through the history of 3D printing ...     


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NEWS

Photos of the Day: Composite Jet Engine Parts Through the Years

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Following the oil crisis, GE joined NASA’s quest to develop an energy-efficient engine for commercial aircraft. Known as E-cubed, the 1980s program helped GE develop the experimental GE36 unducted turbofan engine with carbon composite ...


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