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Nanotubes Keep Drone Wings Ice-Free
Machine Design - Industry Applications, 19 hours ago
Engineers at Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, have tested their HeatCoat, a device for keeping ice off the wings and control surfaces of drones. It consists of a carbon-nanotube coating that can be sprayed on or applied in flexible sheets. Sending electricity through the panel or coated ...
For an Energy Source, Look to the Sea
Machine Design - Industry Applications, 19 hours ago
Global companies and a number of countries are harnessing tides and waves for a new, renewable energy source. read more
Basics of Design: Drug Delivery Trends
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 24, 2015
Sponsored by MICROMO MICROMO (FAULHABER Group) has been a leader with motion solutions for drug delivery read more
Robot Arm Bakes You a Cookie
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 20, 2015
DENSO Robotics had a sure-fire way to attract people to their booth at the 2015 MD&M West Expo: they tasked one of their articulated robot arms to bake and serve cookies on-demand. Guests were able to select from a variety of four cookies on a touchscreen, then the robot arm would acquire their pick...
DENSO 6-Axis Robot Arm Demonstrates Fluid Precision
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 20, 2015
This demonstration from DENSO Robotics shows the fluid, precise motion of their VS Series 6-axis robot arm. There is liquid in the vial, representative of a laboratory sample, and the articulated arm is able to complete its movements without spilling a drop. Open In New Window:  No read more
Connect Four - Robot vs. Human
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 20, 2015
Think you''re good enough to take on Mr. Roboto in a game of Connect Four? DENSO Robotics uses their 6-axis robot arm, machine vision, and motion control analysis to create a worthy opponent - most people we saw try the demo were soundly defeated with mechanical precision. Open In New Window:  ...
AccuVein Reveals Veins Beneath Your Skin
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 19, 2015
Benchmark Electronics worked with AccuVein to design and engineer their AV300, a hand-held device that can reveal the veins beneath a patient''s skin. Uses include reducing 2nd sticks during blood draws as well as locating veins during surgical procedures. Open In New Window:  No read more
What's the Difference Between the Sagittal, Coronal, and Transverse Planes?
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 03, 2015
Stephen Mraz These planes divide the human body, as well as organs and other body parts, into different sections to describe an organ or limb’s location, structures in organs and limbs, and or the movements of body parts. The three planes are orthogonal, so the short answer to the question in ...
What's the difference between the sagittal, coronal, and transverse planes? (Biomechanics)
Machine Design - Industry Applications, February 02, 2015
Stephen Mraz These planes divide the human body, as well as organs and other body parts, into different sections to describe an organ or limb’s location, structures in organs and limbs, and or the movements of body parts. The three planes are orthogonal, so the short answer to the question in ...
X-planes: The Next Eight: X-24 through the X-38
Machine Design - Industry Applications, January 29, 2015
X (experimental) aircraft and spacecraft were built by aviation companies but were flown and maintained by test pilots from NASA (or its predecessor, NACA), and the military. These planes, the X-24 through the X-38, cover the period from 1959 through 2002. Some were used to explore technologies that...
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