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Rollers offer built-in protection

A new type of isolator protects against large amplitude vibrations – such as the sort likely to be encountered in earthquakes

Valves spread the net

Plant safety is a crucial factor that must be addressed by the majority of industry

Air on the side of caution

Designers of systems that use compressed air may soon be forced to build their systems more energy efficiently

Robots chop and change composites

A process which simplifies composite part creation, defeating the cost and time limitations normally imposed by complex geometries

Straight out of the arc

Advances in technology and technique have taken arc welding into the high precision arena