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  NEWS  
  Photos of the Day: NASA Grows Seedlings in Space  
  NEWS  
  Biofuels Plant Harbinger of Renewable Fuel Future  
  BLOG  
  Education in the Sandbox: An Old School Innovation Approach  
  NEWS  
  New Acoustics Techniques Clear Path for Quieter Aviation  
  ARTICLE  
  Can Finding the Perfect Supplier Be Painless & Easy?  
  NEWS  
  Will Apple Pay Be the Next iRevolution?  

ID/OD Retaining Ring Lock

Spirolox® Retaining Rings can operate in an internal and external groove at the same time, creating a low cost, hidden, high strength, tamper-proof rotating joint. Install the ring in one groove and then compress the ring with the mating component into the second groove.


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Throwing Star, Brass Knuckle Beer Glass Holder, Among Finalists

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Earlier this summer, PD&D started a 3D-printing competition when we asked “What Would You Print?” Now, we have our finalists and we took the opportunity to flesh out their designs on our Uprint from Stratasys. Stay tuned as we announce ...


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DC Fans for Telecom Applications from Orion Fans and Digi-Key

When operating in battery mode, telecom systems can experience voltages up to 56 volts, damaging a standard 48 VDC fan over time. Orion’s DC fans are specified for higher voltage inputs, 36 VDC to 72 VDC, without sustaining damage. With multiple packages and airflow versions available, Orion’s fans are designed for telecom applications. Product Information.


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NEWS

Mother's Struggle Gives Her an Idea to Help Other Parents

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Of the many torments endured by the parents of premature babies, the inability to care for their newborns is perhaps the most acute. After birth, nurses cover “preemies,” as they are known, with tubes and wires that deliver fluids and medicine ...


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GE Aviation Celebrates Opening of NC Factory

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GE Aviation is celebrating the opening of its new advanced composites factory near Asheville with a ceremony featuring state and local leaders. The new 170,000-square-foot facility, which opened Wednesday, will be the first in the ...  


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New Zero Leak Check Valve

The Lee Company's new 375 Zero Leak Chek® is a miniature check valve featuring a seat with an elastomeric seal to achieve zero leakage. Weighing only 11 grams, the .375 inch diameter check valve is capable of flowing 1.9 GPM at 25 psid.


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NEWS

Argentina Launches Its First Home-Built Satellite

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Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite Thursday. The ARSAT-1 satellite is the first to be constructed with local technology in Latin America. It was built by a crew of about 500 scientists over ...  


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Ready to Ship Circuit Board Shields

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Leader Tech has introduced a selection of Quick Ship board level shields that are ready for delivery in as little as 24 hours. Depending on the specific shielding requirements and delivery deadlines, customers can ...


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PIM 2014: Where Innovators Take Action

Join innovators from HP, Intel and more at PDMA’s Product Innovation Management conference October 18th - 22nd in Denver, CO - register today! Use the code 50PDD to receive 50% off of your event registration.


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NEWS

Thinner iPads, Sharper iMacs in Apple's Lineup

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Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The company also released an update to its Mac operating system and introduced a ...  


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Tektronix Extends Comprehensive DDR Test Solution

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Tektronix has announced the industry’s first complete PHY layer and conformance test solution for JEDEC LPDDR4, the next generation of mobile memory technology ...


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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

Airbus Receives Its Largest Aircraft Order to Date

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Indian budget airline IndiGo has signed a preliminary order with Airbus for 250 A320neo Family aircraft. Airbus said on Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding with IndiGo, India's largest domestic airline, will become ...   


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Phoenix Contact Expands Family of IP65 Panel PCs with Multitouch Capability

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Phoenix Contact’s Designline industrial PCs are now available with an Intel Core i7 processor in the newly released 18.5- and 21.5-inch screen sizes, as well as the original 15-inch version ...


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Engineering Newswire 112: Boeing UAV Completes Secret Space Mission

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re inverting EV inverters, attempting to destroy an industrial keyboard, and carrying a classified payload to space in a Boeing UAV ...


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NEWS

A Different Kind of Green Movement

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Plants—literally rooted in Earth—lack locomotion. And although plants may appear static, even the tiniest seedlings are sophisticated organisms that sense and respond to their environment. Seedlings may not travel, but they do move ...  


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NEWS

Will Apple Pay Be the Next iRevolution?

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Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay — the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet ... 


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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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ARTICLE

Can Finding the Perfect Supplier Be Painless & Easy?

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Many companies are expanding U.S. sourcing to keep manufacturing and engineering in close proximity so as to partner more effectively and promote product innovation. They are also shifting to U.S. suppliers for quality and to be closer to ...


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NEWS

New Acoustics Techniques Clear Path for Quieter Aviation

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A team of engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center is on a mission to make tomorrow’s aircraft easier on the ears. Stephen Rizzi and his fellow researchers have forged technological tools capable of predicting and simulating sounds of ...


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BLOG

Education in the Sandbox: An Old School Innovation Approach

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Times have changed since I was in Junior High School or Middle School. Prior to that during the summer I spent hours in the woods or sand pile when not helping on the farm or around the home. It was during this time I realized that being an ...


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NEWS

Biofuels Plant Harbinger of Renewable Fuel Future

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A new biofuels plant in southwest Kansas represents the future of ethanol production in the United States, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said. The $500 million biorefinery in Hugoton is one of only three commercially sized plants in the country that ...


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NEWS

Photos of the Day: NASA Grows Seedlings in Space

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The Seedling Growth-2 mission is the second in a series of NASA-ESA collaborative plant biology experiments using the European Modular Cultivation System facility aboard the space station. The investigation launched to the station ...  


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