Thursday, November 4, 2010

Molecubes Bionic Learning Network Festo

Molecubes Bionic Learning Network Festo - "Molecubes - an attractive programmable robotics system Molecubes could play a significant role in technical training in the near future. These cubes, fitted with computer chips, can be successively attached to each other."

Festo Bionic Learning Network
  Molecubes Bionic Learning Network Festo
"Bionic design principles serve as the basis for the development of new gripper technology for flexible adaptive grasping in the mechanical handling industry..."



Here Festo is helping students of Robotics and Automation learn from nature's intricate and sophisticated Nueromuscular Systems. I am using the word Nueromuscular in a different way, here it means Wires (Nerves), Control System (Brain, Spinal cord), Solenoids & Valves (Muscular System).

These Bionic Systems can also be used the other way around, they can be designed for Reinforcing/Replacing Weak or Lost Limbs. Even a person with a handicap, can do most tasks on his own, aided by the Bionic Appendages.

Study These Resources to understand Bionics which is closely related to Robotics and Automation.

Sun Equipment Corporation - Training Systems

Kits and Custom Equipment Developer/Provider for Training and Industry, Engineering design and Development Lab Support.

Sun Equipment Corporation - Training Systems

1352 S. Grove Ave., Suite A, Ontario, CA 91761, USA.

Pneumatic PLC Control Lab: PPLC-46004

Pneumatic PLC Control Lab: PPLC-46004

  • Understand pneumatic and electro-pneumatic elements, principles and applications.
  • Learn how to layout electro-pneumatic elements and design PLC program to control the system.

Mechatronic Control Training Systems

Mechatronic Control Training Systems

Seen above is the Cylindrical CAM Motion Mechanism: CCM-61403 and Toggle Mechanism: TM-61402 as an application understanding.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Inclinometer or Clinometer - Rieker

Inclinometer or Clinometer - Rieker Digital Inclinometer - Rieker

Rieker manufactures accurate, rugged inclinometers, boom angle indicators, custom slip indicators, and tilt warning devices.

"Founded in 1917, Rieker Instrument Company Inc began manufacturing high quality inclinometers using hand blown glass tubing to exacting customer specifications"

RDI Digital Inclinometer Series

"Rieker's RDI SERIES of digital inclinometers is a complete angle monitoring and early warning system. Available in both single or dual axis packages, these units provide accurate tilt sensing in an tough, environmentally protected housing - temperature compensation can be added to increase accuracy."

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

Software Simulation Solution for prototype development and manufacturing process engineering with applied mechanics.

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

ESI Group - Paris, France - ESI is a world-leading supplier and pioneer of digital simulation software for prototyping and manufacturing processes that take into account material physics.

"Extensive suite of coherent, industry-oriented applications to realistically simulate a product's behavior during testing and real life use.." ESI's products represent a unique collaborative and open environment for End-to-End Virtual Prototyping.

ESI Group - Virtual Prototyping Solutions

Visual-Viewer from ESI is a complete, productive and innovative post processing environment for CAE applications.

Visual-Viewer allows easy and fast graphical interpretation with very useful animation control features such as simple section cut tool, video reading and aligning with simulations, synchronized simulation, and plot windows.

ESI Group
100-102 Avenue de Suffren 75015 Paris FRANCE