August 2010 Blog Posts (17)

AutomationDirect Extends Pneumatic Product Lines

The NITRA™ line now includes several new series of products to help meet a broad range of pneumatic air supply pressure regulation and filtration applications.

While each series is designed to work in stand-alone applications, the modular design…

Added by Susan Rawlings on August 31, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

What is a blog?

What is a blog? What does one say in a blog? Is there really a purpose for a blog? I'm not sure...this is my first attempt at it. How'm I doing? Pretty sad you say? I thought so.

Added by MICKI DELANEY on August 31, 2010 at 7:50am — 4 Comments

A Line-Up of Culprits That Can Harm Power Quality

From utility source to receptacle



Added by Steve Glad on August 26, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Is the next "big thing" turning atoms into bits?

What’s the next piece of equipment that will convert atom-based products into digital bits? Because of the computer, there’s less reason to release music on disk. Same with video, which is increasingly available for streaming to a screen (any screen) near you. And now books are available in digital versions, although new devices/systems/equipment are still needed to make that transition more efficient. So what atom-converting equipment is next, and is this the next Big Thing? …


Added by Leslie Langnau on August 25, 2010 at 6:54am — No Comments

Win an iPad, iPhone or Mini Netbook from MiSUMi!

Special thanks to MiSUMi for the spectacular contest they're running in conjunction with the 2010 Design & Manufacturing Midwest Expo, scheduled for September 28-30 at the Rosemont Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

If you're planning on attending this year's conference, be sure to stop by the MiSUMi booth, #2817 each day at… Continue

Added by Susan Rawlings on August 24, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

CAD Training Online has partnered with Old Dominion University

CAD Training Online has just partnered with Old Dominion University to provide online computer aided design classes to ODU's 40,000 alumni. The agreement brings CAD Training Online's classes to the forefront of ODU's professional continuing education program.

I'm personally very excited to know that we have partnered with such a strong engineering school. Old Dominion University's Business…

Added by Rick Feineis on August 23, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Forsta Filters Provides Filtration Solution for the County of Los Angeles

The County of Los Angeles has incorporated a Forsta self-cleaning water filter for their secondary effluent filtration coming from the Warm Springs Rehabilitation Center.

C4-90 4", 60-80gpm, 40psi 100µ


Added by Forsta Filters Inc. on August 20, 2010 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Get a Fluke Multimeter

Hello Engineering Exchange Members - quick note to let you know about a contest to win a Fluke Multimeter just by becoming a fan of Design World. I'm also curious of course to see how many folks are using Facebook that are on the DW group, so if your inclined, fan us! The winner will be announced end of August. (sorry US only- this time around) Thanks!…


Added by Marshall Matheson on August 20, 2010 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Engineer Awesome

Videos, An Engineering Mind, Cool apps and more -

Added by Marshall Matheson on August 18, 2010 at 10:22am — No Comments

Oops! The Editor’s Math is a Problem, too.

Many of you who responded to my article, “Middle School Math is a Big Problem,” in the June issue pointed out the error I made in labeling the triangle’s height or altitude. Of course, I was duly chagrined and humbled by the experience. I could have said that it was a trick or a test to see how many of you would actually work out the problem: However, I am not that smart! Most of you were kind and helpful and tried to discover what went wrong. Thank you.

What really happened? You may… Continue

Added by John R. Gyorki on August 9, 2010 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Business Proposal For India

WE are looking for great compney which are purchasing of brass parts from india.

We want to join company for supply for brass parts which use in your product.

Added by SACHIN VARA on August 4, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

At NI Week this week? Check out data from the demos on your smart phone!

If you're connected to the NIWeek Wi-Fi network at the Austin Convention Center,

you can view live measurement data from demos on the show floor by



Added by Dave Miyares on August 4, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Comparison of Properties in 70˚ and 90˚ V Groove Guide Wheels

Comparison of Properties in 70˚ and 90˚ V Groove Guide Wheels

By Leslie Lui, Mechanical Design Engineer

The two most common V angles in V groove guide wheels are 70˚ and 90˚. The difference in V angle causes each type of wheel to have advantages and disadvantages over the other, and users should select the wheel type that best meet their…

Added by Elizabeth Griffin on August 3, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments

LIFANG International

LIFANG International Digital is a leading architectural visualization company with over 700 professionals in Shanghai, China.

It has been in this industry for over 8 yrs and can offer super high quality architectural renderings and animation at a very competitive price and fast turnaround .

It is very experienced with international collaboration and has been engaged in many significant projects worldwide.

Our website is… Continue

Added by lifang international on August 2, 2010 at 1:13am — No Comments

PLC Programmer / Interface Expert Needs Job

Hi all. A friend William Westbrook has 20+ years in PLC programming and automation desing. Please contact him at if you have any job leads. Great person for Manufacturing facility, OEM or engineerng firms.

Added by Donald Fitchett on August 1, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Heading off to NI Week? Need to know your way around? There's an APP for that!

Using the mobile site, you can view the conference schedule and search

for sessions by day and time or by type of session. You also can view

full abstracts and speaker names for the more than 200 technical

sessions offered at NIWeek. Additionally, the mobile site provides links

to the expo hall map, demo videos and social media outlets that will

help you stay connected during NIWeek.…


Added by Dave Miyares on August 1, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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