Trunnions

100 Year-Old Ballard Locks gets Upgrade to Keep Operating

For 100 years the Hiram M. Chittenden Lock's trunnions, gears and gates maintained the levels of Lake Washington's and Lake Union's waters. Obviously, these parts performed well for more than 100 years of nearly constant use, but as you might imagine, the Ballard Locks, as they're locally known, were due for an upgrade. For this project, Redside Construction partnered with...

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Miscellaneous Panels

Hands-on Collaboration Between Bayer and Manufacturers Results in Customized Chemistries, Optimized Processes

ORLANDO, Fla. - Polyurethanes are a versatile material that can be utilized in a variety of industries. Since inventing polyurethanes more than 75 years ago, Bayer MaterialScience LLC has continued on its path of innovation, collaborating closely with customers to tailor polyurethane formulations and processes specifically to their needs. Parts manufacturers who want to make lighter, stronger or...

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Miscellaneous Arms

Ziehm Imaging at EuroSpine 2014

NUREMBERG, GermanyÂ- — Lunch symposium: Controversies in intraoperative spinal imaging  At this year's EuroSpine Congress in Lyon, innovation leader Ziehm Imaging invites international experts to share their clinical experience in spinal neurosurgery orthopedic and traumatology. During a lunch symposium on October 1st, Christoph Josten (University Hospital Leipzig), Christian...

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Space-Efficient Radial Transfer Arm serves vacuum applications.
Miscellaneous Arms

Space-Efficient Radial Transfer Arm serves vacuum applications.

Radial Telescopic Transfer Arm (RTTA) providesÂ- sample reach of 760 mm beyond chamber connection flange. When fully retracted, arm will fit in chamber with ID of 630 mm and can hold up to 138 mm dia samples. Rotary feedthrough MagiDrives are used to achieve necessary actuation. While MD64LB has break-away torque of ~40 nm and provides stiff coupling, MD35...

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Development Kit enables testing of mobile robots.
Miscellaneous Software

Development Kit enables testing of mobile robots.

Intended for researchers, academic institutions, robotics developers, and hobbyists, SentiBotics Development Kit comes with software, sample programs, tracked platform and grasping robotic arm, 3D vision, object recognition, and autonomous navigation capabilities. Tracked platform is capable of carrying payload up to 10 kg, while modular robotic arm is capable of lifting objects up to 0.5 kg....

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Fume Extraction Systems offer telescoping arm option.
Smoke and Fume Extractors

Fume Extraction Systems offer telescoping arm option.

Available in 8 in. diameter for FILTAIR® SWX Series of stationary fume extractors and 6 or 8 in. diameters for FILTRAIN 2000–12000 centralized systems, Telescoping Arm option can be shortened or extended from 3–4Â-½ ft, depending on weld booth space requirements. This ensures users obtain correct length to effectively capture weld fume and help maintain safe, clean environment. Arm...

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Gimbals

FlexArm Takes Ergonomics to the Next Level with Product Advances

Wapakoneta OH – FlexArm, Inc., a long-established leader in tapping and assembly arm manufacturing since 1984, continues to lead the way with supporting ergonomics in the workplace. When a Midwest distributor of products to the metalcasting industry came to them for help, FlexArm rallied their team to the cause. The distributor works with a variety of customers who use hand grinders in the...

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Miscellaneous Arms

Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition: The Mobile Interventional Suite

NUREMBERG, Germany - Distortion-free imaging in the hybrid OR with 30 cm x 30 cm and 20 cm x 20 cm flat-panel options At this year's ECR congress, innovation leader Ziehm Imaging presents a mobile C-arm tailored exactly to hybrid OR requirements: Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition. Two flat panel options ensure the state-of-the-art C-arm offers reliable high-resolution imaging for the entire range...

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Miscellaneous Arms

Ziehm Imaging Presents First Motorized C-arm for Use in Hybrid ORs at Arab Health 2014

NUREMBERG, Germany – At this year's Arab Health in Dubai, innovation leader Ziehm Imaging presents a mobile C-arm tailored exactly to hybrid OR requirements: Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition. The first fully motorized mobile C-arm features intuitive joystick operation, a 25 kW generator, various safety functions, and maximum image quality with minimal dose. Innovative motorization Ziehm Vision...

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Cross Arms

New Environmental Standard Achieved for Transmission Structures Through Collaboration Between Transmission Innovations and BC Hydro

VANCOUVERÂ- — FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: -  The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines that...

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