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  NEWS  
  Photos of the Day: Soyuz Spacecraft Readies for Launch  
  BLOG  
  5 Problems with 3D Printing & How to Fix Them  
  NEWS  
  Tech to Look Inside Fukushima Reactors Faces Challenge  
  BLOG  
  Spacecraft of the Week: Space Shuttle Orbiters  
  NEWS  
  Offer Paid Vacation, Microsoft Tells Suppliers  
  ARTICLE  
  3D Printing a Smile on Your Face  

Considerations for Adding Linear Guide Features to Industrial Equipment

QuickTrak® is a family of modular linear guide components and sub-assemblies. The design helps manufacturers and automation solution providers assemble machines with motion guidance systems faster and easier.


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Stolen Nuclear Sub Files Belonged to Design Engineer

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Marcin Kostrzewa was convicted by a jury in England’s Plymouth Crown Court and sentenced to four and a half years in jail. Kostrzewa was residing in Plymouth when he stole the files from his neighbor, a design engineer for ...


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TS3A227E Autonomous Audio Accessory Detection and Configuration Switch

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The TS3A227E is an autonomous audio accessory detection and configuration switch that detects 3-pole or 4-pole audio accessories and configures internal switches to route the signals accordingly.


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This Week in Aerospace

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Astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are getting ready for the start of their year-long mission to the International Space Station. Tomorrow, they'll become part of a mission testing the limits of human endurance in space. The world has learned over and over that travel to space is difficult ...


 

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3D Printed Roof to Improve Fuel Economy

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SABIC has revealed a new roof design for heavy duty vehicles that would enhance the vehicle’s fuel economy...


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Improved ergonomics of the TE Connectivity Low Insertion Force FASTON Terminals allow the high temperature receptacle tab (rated up to 250°C) to slide on rolled edges.


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NEWS

Google's New CFO Gets $70M for Defecting from Morgan Stanley

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Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive. The Mountain View, California, company is paying its new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million to defect from the ...


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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Highway

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A small plane made an emergency landing on a road in northern South Carolina. Local media outlets report five people were on board the Cessna 206 when it landed on Highway 29 in Wellford on Thursday night. No injuries were reported ...    


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The Right Connector Solution for Any Application

With Heilind's extensive TE Connectivity inventory, you are sure to find connectors, relays, switches, circuit breakers or any other item you are likely to need for your applications in stock and ready to ship. Contact Heilind at 800-613-6723.


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NEWS

2 U.S. Funds to Invest $900M in Mexican Gas Pipeline

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Mexico's state-owned petroleum company Pemex has signed an agreement giving two investment funds a 45 percent stake in a natural gas pipeline in exchange for $900 million. The Los Ramones pipeline will transport natural gas from ...       


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Jury Deliberations to Resume in Silicon Valley Lawsuit

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Jurors who will decide the outcome of a much-watched gender discrimination lawsuit against a prestigious Silicon Valley venture capital firm are set to enter their third day of deliberations. The jury of six men and six women are due ...


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Motor Trends: Additive Manufacturing Drives Production of Race-Ready Cars Product Development and Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is crucial in motorsports. In the race for speed and performance, it has long been a key design and testing tool. Now, race teams are revealing that AM parts are tough enough for use on the track. This trend toward end-use parts has been building for a long time, but teams can be secretive about what gives them a competitive edge. Join us as experts discuss “Additive Manufacturing” of Race-Ready Cars.


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NEWS

5 Things to Know About Galaxy S6 Phones

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A better design, sharper camera and easier to use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software ...           


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Explosion Proof String Lights

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Larson Electronics has announced their Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof string lights with a portable power transformer, which inverts high voltage input to low voltage output for powering the hand lamps. The EPL-SL-10-TXF explosion proof string light set contains a total of ten work lights that are ...


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Engineering Newswire 133: New Rube Goldberg Designs Violin Playing Machine

This week on Engineering Newswire, we’re controlling headlights with our eyes, learning how the bench top factory will change our lives, and building kinetic sculptures with the new Rube Goldberg ...


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ARTICLE

3D Printing a Smile on Your Face

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Although additive manufacturing equipment and materials have been around since the early 1980s, 3D printing didn't become common knowledge to much of the public until two decades later. Today, the applications for this technology seem ...


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Offer Paid Vacation, Microsoft Tells Suppliers

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Microsoft announced on March 26 that it will be working only with suppliers who offer their employees a minimum of 15 days of paid time off per year...


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We are now accepting entries for the 2015 Young Mind Awards!

Our mission is to inspire youth at the Middle and High School levels, as well as students at the undergraduate level, to pursue their passion and bring forth Design Engineering and Research and Development as desirable education and career options for scholars.


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Spacecraft of the Week: Space Shuttle Orbiters

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Many people know the streamlined Space Shuttle orbiters by sight. This week, we look at what set the orbiters apart and what every engineer can learn from their construction...


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NEWS

Tech to Look Inside Fukushima Reactors Faces Challenge

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The cutting-edge technology was billed as a way to decipher where exactly the morass of nuclear fuel might sit at the bottom of the Japanese power plant that went into multiple meltdowns four years ago. But what went wrong, even in a ...


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How Do We KEEP Students in STEM?

Statistics show that 38 percent of students who start with a STEM major in college do not actually graduate with a degree in the same discipline. What needs to change to prevent these losses? What can professors, and even businesses, do to keep students engaged and interested in the STEM field of their choice?


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5 Problems with 3D Printing & How to Fix Them

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The problem with 3D printing is that it . . . well . . . kinda sucks right now. Don’t get me wrong. There are a lot of things that are cool about 3D printing. It gives us the ability to handle any level of complexity. It ensures pinpoint ...


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NEWS

Photos of the Day: Soyuz Spacecraft Readies for Launch

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in the Soyuz at ...                        


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