News http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8218/more en Oak Ridge Lab Moves to Acquire Summit, a Next-Generation Supercomputer http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory will have a new supercomputer to work with in 2017 when IBM delivers Summit, a hybrid CPU/GPU computer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/oak-ridge-lab-moves-acquire-summit-next-generation-supercomputer#comments CAD News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:24:00 +0000 44951 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Supercomputers like Summit, the one ORNL will get in 2017, let researchers address challenging problems, such as recreating shear-wave perturbations inside the Earth due to seismic activity.</p> Electronic “Sniffer” Searches Out Nuclear Devices http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Sandia National Laboratory have built a mobile imager of neutrons for emergency responders (MINER). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/electronic-sniffer-searches-out-nuclear-devices#comments Defense News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 44891 at http://machinedesign.com Cleaning Up Coal Emissions with Electron Beams http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/cleaning-coal-emissions-electron-beams <div class="node-body article-body">Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are exploring the use of electron beam to reduce the amount of nitric acid and nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emitted by coal-burning power plants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/cleaning-coal-emissions-electron-beams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/sustainable-engineering/cleaning-coal-emissions-electron-beams#comments Sustainable Engineering News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:47:00 +0000 44881 at http://machinedesign.com <p>A chemist at the NRL checks the KrF laser being used to clean up emissions from coal-burning power plants by destroying NO<sub>x</sub> in the flue gas.</p> Microneedles Accurately Deliver Drugs to the Eye http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye <div class="node-body article-body">Biomedical researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised two new applications for using microneedles 400 to 700 microns long to help fight eye diseases. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/microneedles-accurately-deliver-drugs-eye#comments Medical News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 44861 at http://machinedesign.com A Travel Case that Can Take Abuse http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/travel-case-can-take-abuse <div class="node-body article-body">Rugged, durable cases from Pelican Products Inc. are rotationally molded from polyethylene, a process that puts more material at the corners and edges where it is needed most for protection during impacts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/travel-case-can-take-abuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/travel-case-can-take-abuse#comments What's Inside? Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:19:00 +0000 44841 at http://machinedesign.com Dual-Shielded Flat Cables Protect against EMI http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers at Cicoil encased dual-shielded conducting pairs inside a flat cable housing for better protection against EMI/RF than that provided by shielded round cables and other types of flat shielded cables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-inside/dual-shielded-flat-cables-protect-against-emi#comments What's Inside? Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:08:00 +0000 44831 at http://machinedesign.com DCX Motors and GPX Gearboxes Come in Expanded Sizes http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">maxon motor’s latest addition to the maxon X drive family includes several long versions of brushed DC motors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes#comments Products Motors/Drives Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:49:00 +0000 44821 at http://machinedesign.com Enclosures Engineered for Lab Automated Processes http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EnviroMax enclosures from HEMCO are optimized to isolate lab automation instrumentation and processes including liquid handling, powder and sample weighing, and high throughput screening. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/enclosures-engineered-lab-automated-processes#comments Products Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:35:00 +0000 44801 at http://machinedesign.com Hybridized 3D-Printed Part Combines Plastic and Metal http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/hybridized-3d-printed-part-combines-plastic-and-metal <div class="node-body article-body">When a client quickly needed a working prototype of a rifle magazine, the designers and technicians at Baklund R&D knew they would have to use hybridized 3D printing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/hybridized-3d-printed-part-combines-plastic-and-metal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/hybridized-3d-printed-part-combines-plastic-and-metal#comments 3D Printing News Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:00:00 +0000 44641 at http://machinedesign.com <p>A prototype of a rifle magazine made using hybridized 3D printing consists of has the thermoplastic printed part (above) combined with a high-wear component made of aluminum.</p> Baldor Shines at Chicago with Speed Reducers, Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One company that made its presence known at Pack Expo 2014 was Baldor, debuting its Ultra Kleen Stainless Quantis and Tigear speed reducers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors#comments Motors/Drives News Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:18:00 +0000 44591 at http://machinedesign.com