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Easily-accessible information on the latest commercially-available technology that can help the design engineer do his or her job more efficiently.


Miniature valve saves energy

A new type of miniature proportional valve has been developed by miniature component specialists Lee Products.




New silicones for rapid prototyping

ebalta has announced the introduction of two new silicone systems to enhance its product portfolio for both rapid prototyping and general mould making applications.


Adjustable linear bearings

Plain bearing specialist igus has developed a new DryLin W linear guide with a 'turn to fit' function for manual setting of the clearance.



Low profile foot mounting brackets

Item has introduced a new bracket which accommodates a central M16 threaded hole to suit any M16 knuckle foot with an 80mm base diameter.


New servo-insert couplings

Chesterfield based mechanical components supplier, Ondrives has introduced a range of servo-insert couplings into its coupling range.




Energy chain for "E6" low noise and vibration

Energy chains are used in production equipment, robots and tooling machines to guide and protect cables and hoses. Sometimes vibration can occur on the support channel and at the towing arm during ...


Hand tools ease fastener installation

A new range of hand tools from Tappex Thread Inserts has been designed to ease the installation of self tapping fasteners for plastics and metal alloys.


Heavy duty ball bearing hinge

Item has introduced a heavy duty 'Ball Bearing Hinge 8 40x40' for the Item Line-8 aluminium profile machine construction kit.


Non contact clutches

Misumi Europa has expanded the rollers and conveyor components product group to include magnetic clutches in two designs.


Snap Line technology for hinge

Dirak Modular Hardware System's new concealed hinge features Snap-Line technology which means that there are no tools or mounting hardware required for installation.


Metal Bellows Coupling

Ondrives' range of metal bellows couplings are said to have high torsional stiffness capacities and flexibility even when high torques have to be transmitted backlash free.


Stainless steel tape position sensor

ASM has expanded its line of absolute linear position sensors with the new Positape WB17KT series of stainless steel tape sensors with measurement ranges of 3500, 6500 and 10000mm.


Instant wireless connectivity

According to from Alpha Micro Components, instant wireless connectivity can now be built seamlessly into existing applications using its iTegno range of GSM/GPRS modems.



Flame retardant elastic adhesive

Global adhesive manufacturers ThreeBond has launched a flame retardant version of its TB1530 series 1-component moisture curing elastic adhesives.






Laser based particle counting technology

Motion and control technologies, Parker Hannifin has launched the icount PD online particle detector, designed to monitor the condition of hydraulic oils in mobile and off highway applications.