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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

New Opportunities Indoors for Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are growing in commercial popularity by leaps and bounds, and Goldman Sachs recently predicted businesses and civil governments will spend $13 billion on drones by 2020. From farming to filmmaking, there seems to...

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Industrial Centrifuges

5 Industries Fueling the Industrial Filtration Market

From the food we eat to the water we drink to the oil that powers our cars, most substances we use require some form of filtration. As raw materials are converted to usable goods, solids must be separated from liquids; wastes set aside; and...

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Customer Stories

Enhancing the Tooling and Manufacturing of Metal Parts

The way products are manufactured has a crucial impact on their success in the market. This is true not only of the processes behind their development but also the design and engineering of tools used for fabrication—or what’s known as tooling.

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RF/EMI Shields

EMI Protection: 3 of the Most Common Myths

When radios first made their debut, noise interruptions—from pops and bangs to more subtle disruptions—were all chalked up to being part of the listening experience. But as electronic systems began to appear in military applications, the impact...

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

How UAV Design Has Evolved Over the Years

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have come a long way in recent years. Lightweight parts and sophisticated sensors are now the norm, and cutting-edge technologies once reserved for industrial and military applications are available to consumers at...

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RF/EMI Shields

Why EMI Shielding Is Crucial for EMI Compliance

From simple consumer devices to cutting-edge aerospace equipment, all electronic devices share the electromagnetic spectrum. In close proximity, these devices readily interfere with each other’s performance. Radiated interference (RFI) travels...

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Customer Stories, Wearable Sensors

An Innovative Design for Wearable Medical Devices

Electronic gadgets are quickly becoming a second skin for humans. Just like a temporary tattoo, wearable medical devices and sensors can be applied directly to the skin to monitor people’s health while they perform their daily activities.

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Industrial Centrifuges

Industrial Centrifuges: Comparing The Two Main Types

Industrial centrifuges have a home in a variety of fields. The chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food processing industries all rely on these tools to separate heterogeneous mixtures.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

4 of the Biggest Challenges in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The business of unmanned aerial vehicles is booming. By 2025, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) predicts that the U.S. drone industry will establish over 100,000 jobs and contribute $82 million to the economy.

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RF/EMI Shields

Why RF Shielding Is Important To Your Design

Radio frequency interference, or RFI, takes on many forms. It could be a humming microwave that causes a Wi-Fi connection to waver, or perhaps the sounds of a cell phone transmitter traveling through the airwaves of your car stereo.

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