Electroformed Metal Housing Sharpens Focus of Camera Probes
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, September 12, 2014
Sponsored by Servometer By switching from a machined camera retainer to a precision electroformed component, a manufacturer of imaging equipment has improved read more
Metal Bellows for SEMI & UHV Applications
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, September 12, 2014
Sponsored by Servometer In the heart of many of the machines used during the production of semiconductor chips, metal bellows play an essential role controlling pressure, vacuum or motion and helping control read more
Technology Adds the Sense of Touch to Prosthetic Hands
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, September 04, 2014
Stephen Mraz, Senior Editor Biomedical researchers at the Veterans Administration are exploring options and developing techniques for directly stimulating nerves to let prosthetic users feel sensations in their artificial hands. read more
High data-rate Ethernet cables
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, July 23, 2014
With the need for higher data-rate capacity in the aerospace market, new lightweight, flexible, and routable Ethernet cables are bundled in a unique jacket material that provides the high speed and light weight necessary. read more
Flexible Clean-Room Cables
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, June 23, 2014
Flexx-Sil “off-the-shelf” clean-room cables and assemblies for the semiconductor industry are rated for Class 1 Clean Room use. The rubber-jacketed cables meet ISO 146441 Air Cleanliness Requirements, exceed ASTM E595 outgassing requirements, and are excellent for vacuum environments. re...
Improving Cable Performance in Harsh Environments
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, May 29, 2014
Sponsored by WL Gore & Associates Cables are often the last component considered during system designs. In many situations, cables are really the system's lifeline - if a cable goes down, the entire system read more
Basics of Industrial Connectivity
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, May 02, 2014
Sponsored by Altech Corp. Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful read more
When Flexible Cable Doesn't Flex for Long
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 21, 2014
It's easy to get confused by terms thrown around for cables meant to last a long time on moving, automated machinery. When science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov first penned stories about positronic robots in the 1940s, it's doubtful he could have foreseen that one of the weak points real robots would...
The difference between wire feedthroughs and bulkhead connectors
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 15, 2014
Ed Douglas, Douglas Electrical Components Bulkhead connectors are widely used to route power and data into isolated environments, but they're not always the best choice. read more
Sealing off leaks
Machine Design - Electrical & Electronic, April 15, 2014
Ed Douglas, Douglas Electrical Components An application that requires a disconnect on one or both sides of a pressure or vacuum wall probably demands a hermetic bulkhead connector. However, not all hermetic connectors are the same. read more
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