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Icon Polymer Group

New aerospace contract for Icon Polymer

Icon Polymer Group, a technology company in engineered polymer products, is building on its reputation for safety-critical components with a new contract to supply fire seals for the Bombardier* CSeries* commercial jet.


Connectivity to major CAD systems extended in Maple 16

The recently released version of Maple comes with improved connectivity to major CAD systems. Maple 16 extends its support to Autodesk Inventor® 2012, Solidworks® 2012 and Siemens NX® 8.


MapleSim Breaks New Ground in Hardware-in-the-Loop Real-Time Simulation for Planetary Rovers

In the space industry, the design, building and testing of rover prototypes is extremely expensive and system testing typically does not occur until late in the design/testing process, leading to a long development time. In response to this, Dr. Amir Khajepour, Canada Research Chair in Mechatronic Vehicle Systems and Professor of Engineering in the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department at the University of Waterloo (UW), and his team worked with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Maplesoft, to develop a Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test platform for solar powered planetary rovers.


Kennametal Launches Beyond Blast™

Game-changing interface of tooling and coolant delivers outstanding tool life and productivity improvements


Kennametal Introduces Solid-Carbide Router Line Engineered for CFRP

Because of their high strength-to-weight ratio, carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) parts are appearing more often in aerospace applications and are emerging in such fields as auto racing, sporting equipment (longboards and rowing shells), and many others.

SOURIAU – SUNBANK Connection Technologies

D38999 with RF BMA coaxial contacts

SOURIAU recently extended its range of D38999 contacts by proposing solutions in the military telecommunications and radar fields.

Keyence UK

VHX-2000 – Super Resolution Digital Microscope with Automated Measurements

Pioneering the field of digital microscopy, KEYENCE has released its latest microscope system, the VHX-2000. The VHX Series Digital Microscope was designed to alleviate the shortcomings of traditional, optical light microscopes - shallow depth-of-field, short working distance, lack of portability and versatility, sample limitations, etc. By integrating advanced zoom optics with a CCD camera, 17" LCD monitor, light source, controller and analysis/reporting software, the VHX streamlines testing and improves the speed and efficiency of the inspection process.

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