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  Photos of the Day: Origami Robots Assemble into Complex Shapes  
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  GM Issues Third Recall on SUVs That Can Catch Fire  
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  Contractor Selected for Underwater Malaysian Jet Search  
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  Developing Smart Tools for the Airbus Factory of the Future  
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  NASA Selects Proposals for Advanced Energy Storage Systems  
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  Hyundai Fined $17.35M for Brake Defect  

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Robot Folds Itself Up, Walks Away

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A team of engineers used little more than paper and Shrinky dinks — the classic children's toy that shrinks when heated — to build a robot that assembles itself into a complex shape in four minutes flat, and crawls away without any human ...


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Hotwatt has maintained leadership in manufacturing resistance heating elements for 60 years. We are a quality supplier to OEM's in the industrial, medical, commercial, packaging, instrumentation, aviation, transportation and military fields.


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3D Printing & Roto

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I just returned from a Rotomolding meeting in which there was a very interesting presentation on “Additive Manufacturing.” It turns out there are 7 different techniques for applying what is now called Additive Manufacturing one of which is ...


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Thunderbolt DC/DC Power Solution

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Texas Instruments has expanded its Thunderbolt portfolio with the TPS65980 DC/DC switching regulator – the first fully integrated power solution for bus-powered Thunderbolt applications ...


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Delivering Cooler Performance for LEDs

The Bergquist Company's Thermal Clad® solutions deliver cooler performance for long-term reliability of Power LEDs and surface mount components. Run cooler, ensure longer lifecycles and increased performance. Explore why using Bergquist T-Clad dissipates heat more efficiently.


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Outdoor Enthusiasts Use Gadgets to Stay Plugged In

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It used to be that outdoor enthusiasts went into the wilderness to unplug. Now, most want to stay plugged in to their electronic devices as long as they can. As a result, companies are catering to hikers, bikers, skiers and paddle boarders by ...


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Key Selector Switches

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Altech now offers key selector switches. Altech’s industry-standard, 22 mm, heavy-duty switches are delivered in a variety of different combinations: two pole or three pole, momentary or maintained ...


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NEWS

Toyota Says Chinese Regulators Looking at Lexus

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Toyota Motor Corp. says Chinese anti-monopoly regulators are looking at its Lexus luxury unit as a growing number of foreign automakers in China face scrutiny of their business practices. Toyota spokesman Naoki Sumino said in ...   


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Digital Sensorless Drive

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Koford Engineering has announced a new series of 40 amp, 28 V, sensorless drives. These drives feature 99% efficiency, compact size and high performance. Operation up to ...


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Engineering Newswire 102: Robo-Shipbuilder Suit Gives Workers Superhuman Strength

This week on Engineering Newswire, we’re exploring the ocean in a private submarine, translating vibrations into audio signals, and gaining superhuman strength ... with the help of a robotic exoskeleton


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NEWS

Hyundai Fined $17.35M for Brake Defect

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Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday. The defect involves corrosion in ...    


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NASA Selects Proposals for Advanced Energy Storage Systems

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NASA has selected four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency's future space missions. Development of these new energy storage devices will help enable NASA's future robotic and ...   


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Developing Smart Tools for the Airbus Factory of the Future

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Manufacturing and assembly of aircraft, which involve tens of thousands of steps that must be followed by operators, and a single mistake in the process could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to fix, making the room for error very small ...


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Contractor Selected for Underwater Malaysian Jet Search

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Fugro Survey Pty. Ltd. will use two vessels towing underwater vehicles equipped with side-scan sonar, multi-beam echo sounders and video equipment to search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, Transport Minister Warren Truss said ...


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GM Issues Third Recall on SUVs That Can Catch Fire

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General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire. The problem, revealed in documents posted by ...


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Photos of the Day: Origami Robots Assemble into Complex Shapes

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A team from Harvard's Wyss Institute, Harvard's SEAS, and MIT built an autonomous robot that starts out as a single composite sheet programmed to fold itself into a complex shape and crawl away without any human intervention ...     


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