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Courtesy: Justin Baetge/Texas A&M Engineering
Discrete Manufacturing April 3, 2020

3D-printed diffuser designed to help hospitals treat COVID-19 patients

Texas A&M University has delivered 200 3D-printed diffusers for metered dose inhalers (MDI) to a Houston hospital to help with the demand for medical supplies brought on by the increasing number of confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Rice University theorists have calculated flexoelectric effects in double-walled carbon nanotubes. The electrical potential (P) of atoms on either side of a graphene sheet (top) are identical, but not when the sheet is curved into a nanotube. Double-walled nanotubes (bottom) show unique effects as band gaps in inner and outer tubes are staggered. Courtesy: Yakobson Research Group/Rice University
Energy, Power March 31, 2020

Double-walled nanotubes have electro-optical advantages

Rice University calculations show double-walled nanotubes could be highly useful for solar panels and other nanoelectronics applications such as photovoltaics.

By Mike Williams
Courtesy: Endress+Hauser
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 2, 2020

Deploy IIoT sensors and networks in remote locations

IIoT adds value within a plant, but also is a natural fit for field data gathering

By Ryan Williams
Courtesy of: Maverick Technologies
System Integration April 3, 2020

Digital transformation: time for industry to kick into high gear

Digital transformation is about transforming and changing the business for the future and creating new and better ways of doing business.

By John Clemons
Courtesy: Emerson
Remote Monitoring March 26, 2020

Take remote monitoring to the edge

By Kyle Hable
Courtesy: Hannover Messe
Discrete Manufacturing March 26, 2020

Hannover Messe 2020 cancelled

By Hannover Messe
Jerry Ratthapakdee, a MSAM lab technician, takes a completed headband out of a 3D printer in the University of Waterloo’s Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Laboratory. Courtesy: University of Waterloo
Labs, Research March 31, 2020

University facilities are 3D-printing face shield parts for health-care workers

By University of Waterloo