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Major Automation Vendor Selects Matrikon Technology to Embed OPC UA Functionality in Reliability Product

Sep 09, 2016

Matrikon OPC UA SDK Enables OPC UA Functionality Across Products and Platforms HOUSTON - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) today announced that its Matrikon OPC Unified Architecture (UA) Software Development Kit (SDK) has been selected by Emerson Process Management to embed OPC UA in their CSI 6500 ATG Machinery Health™ Protection System. Growing adoption of the Industrial Internet... Read More

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OSA Gives Advanced LIGO Engineering Team Paul F. Forman award.

Sep 09, 2016

Optical Society (OSA) announced Advanced LIGO Engineering Team as winner of 2016 Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award. Their discovery, confirming Einstein's Theory of General Relativity, was made possible by photonics technology, including laser-based interferometers used to measure gravitational waves. Dennis Coyne and GariLynn Billingsley will accept award at OSA's Annual... Read More

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EPA Adds Sites to NPL to reduce public health/environmental risks.

Sep 09, 2016

U.S. EPA added 10 and proposed addition of 8 hazardous waste sites to Superfund program's National Priorities List (NPL). These sites, which have contamination from various sources, including manufacturing, mining, battery recycling, and dry cleaning, can threaten health of entire communities. Sites added to NPL are located in Columbia Falls, MT; Jackson, CA; San Juan County, CO;... Read More

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NFPA publishes annual U.S. Fluid Power Industry report.

Sep 09, 2016

According to Annual Report on the U.S. Fluid Power Industry, fluid power is a workhorse of the U.S. economy—a crosscutting technology of choice for dozens of industries and hundreds of applications. In 2015, the manufacture of fluid power components was a $19.3 billion industry. It is estimated that 846 companies in the U.S. employ more than 72,500 people in the manufacture of fluid power... Read More

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Laurie Harbour to address manufacturing trends at conference.

Sep 09, 2016

During AMT's 2016 Global Forecasting & Marketing Conference, Laurie A. Harbour, President and CEO of Harbour Results, Inc., will outline how manufacturing companies can thrive in today's ever-changing economic climate by knowing and understanding trends that will impact their businesses. Harbour will share her expert insight on current changes and trends in manufacturing, including... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cadence to Showcase Latest PCB Design Tools at PCB West 2016

Sep 09, 2016

New Allegro and OrCAD Solutions Accelerate Development of Flex, Rigid-Flex Designs SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) will be featuring its latest scalable OrCAD® and Allegro® technologies at PCB West 2016 booth #400 from September 13-15 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. To register for the conference, visit www.pcbwest.com. WHAT:... Read More

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Eagle Offers a Safe Harbor for Product Inspection Hygiene and Safety at Pack Expo 2016

Sep 08, 2016

Florida, Tampa, US - Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle), a leading provider of physical contamination detection and quality assurance equipment, will showcase a number of advanced technology and software solutions, in addition to offering a cruise giveaway, at Pack Expo 2016 – to be held in Chicago from 6-9 November – on stand S-1623 Product inspection plays on every manufacturers mind in the... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Services

Contract Manufacturing and Private Labeling Solutions

Sep 08, 2016

High-Tech Conversions now offers a variety of private labeling and contract manufacturing services. Drop-shipping options are also available. Examples of products that can be privately labeled include dry and presaturated cleanroom wipes, cleanroom sticky mats, gloves, and cleanroom apparel. Converting services include slitting, rewinding, sheeting, folding, sewing, die-cutting, and heat sealing.... Read More

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Newly Described Sensor can help fight dead bacterial infections.

Sep 08, 2016

Published in Optics Letters from The Optical Society, "A compact and cost-effective temperature insensitive bio-sensor based on long period fiber gratings for accurate detection of E. coli bacteria in water" describes new sensor capable of detecting E.coli bacteria within 15–20 min. Sensor was built by researchers from Photonics Research Center (University of Quebec), under direction of... Read More

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Southern Research acquires aerospace firm Curved Skies LLC.

Sep 08, 2016

Southern Research acquired assets of Houston, TX-based aerospace professional services company Curved Skies LLC. This acquisition increases Houston presence and expands capabilities for Southern Research Engineering division in such advanced airborne government and commercial technologies as high-resolution imagery, full-motion video, hyperspectral imaging, and advanced communication systems.... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Services

Highly Filled Silicone for Sealing Headlights: Endurance Testing Proves Resistance to Wear of ViscoTec Stators

Sep 07, 2016

Endurance testing proves resistance to wear of ViscoTec stators A variety of dosing processes can be used in the manufacture of LEDs in the automotive sector. Alongside conventional potting of the LED chip, typical areas of application include the application of heat transfer paste for selective heat dissipation and the use of adhesives to join components. Modern LEDs are high-performance... Read More

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Microsemi Collaborates with Moog Controls Limited, University of Bristol and Southampton University to Develop Next Generation High Temperature Controls for Aerospace Market

Sep 07, 2016

Partially Funded by the U.K. Government, Project Will Enable More Efficient Control Systems ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced a new collaboration with Moog Controls Limited, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B); University of Bristol... Read More

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NREL Power Grid Model supports increased wind, solar energy.

Sep 07, 2016

NREL's Eastern Renewable Generation Integration Study (ERGIS), using high-performance computing (HPC) capabilities and visualization tools, modelled how eastern U.S. power grid can accommodate higher levels of wind and solar PV generation. This study, which considered scenarios of up to 30% annual penetration of wind and solar, analyzed one year of operations at 5 minute intervals. This... Read More

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NEMA Publishes Standard regarding cable testing.

Sep 07, 2016

ANSI/NEMA WC 53/ICEA T-27-581-2016 Standard Test Methods for Extruded Dielectric Power, Control, Instrumentation, and Portable Cables for Test is available in hard copy or via download. This standard, last revised in 2008, specifically applies to testing of extruded dielectric insulated power, control, instrumentation, and portable cables. Those who will find this standard of use include... Read More

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NEMA Report says microgrids are essential to infrastructure.

Sep 07, 2016

Report from NEMA, Powering Microgrids for the 21st-Century Electrical System, introduces the concept of microgrids as an integral component of the power delivery system of the twenty-first century. While microgrids were once viewed as islanded systems of generation and load, report explains how and why they are now seen as part of distribution system operations, interacting with the distribution... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Value Added Piezo Element Assembly accelerates OEM integration.

Sep 06, 2016

Value added piezo components are provided by adhering flexible printed circuits, which provide necessary electrical contact, securely and easily, without soldering to facilitate application integration. OEM customization of piezo elements, including encapsulating or mounting to existing component, is available. Made from ferroelectric soft or hard piezo materials, custom-designed components... Read More

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NREL Releases Annual Technology Baseline Update and hosts webinar.

Sep 06, 2016

Released by NREL, 2016 Annual Technology Baseline includes updated data for utility-scale renewable and conventional energy technologies in addition to cost and performance data for residential and commercial rooftop photovoltaics (PV) systems. Annual Technology Baseline workbook and summary presentation are available on NREL's website, and September 13 webinar will take... Read More

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EPA Opens Registration for Campus RainWorks Challenge.

Sep 06, 2016

Launched by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge tasks college and university students with designing innovative solutions for USA's water infrastructure. Each team, using their campuses as labs, will develop green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change. Registration is open from September... Read More

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NREL Perovskites Discovery expands use beyond solar cells.

Sep 06, 2016

Scientists at NREL discovered that exposing perovskites to illumination via short laser pulse resulted in shifted transition energy (optical Stark effect). Published in Nature Communications, "Large Polarization-Dependent Exciton Optical Stark Effect in Lead Iodide Perovskites" offers evidence that said perovskites could be used as ultrafast optical switch or to control or address... Read More

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ASHRAE Student Competitions won by BC, CA, FL, and Regina teams.

Sep 06, 2016

Held by ASHRAE, 2016 Student Design Competition required students to design and select systems for 2-story municipal government building in Bejing, China. Applied Engineering Challenge for 2015–2016, also held by ASHRAE, tasked students with planning, developing, and enacting solutions to sustainability issues in their local or regional areas. Winning projects will be shared at ASHRAE... Read More