Category Archives: Engineering

CAD for Special Products

With the advancements in browser technology in recent years the border between software and homepage have been erased. One way to use this is by adding configurators and draw tools to the company e-commerce platform. This enables the end customer … Continue reading

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Low cost printed displays launched in Sweden

Thin and flexible displays that are manufactured with a printing process is now launched by a cooperation between the companies OEM Electronics AB and Acreo Swedish ICT AB. The display is so cheap that it can be integrated into disposable packages showing … Continue reading

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First self healing polymer

A team of researchers has managed to manufacture a self healing polymer that doesn’t need added heat, pressure or other external catalysts. The discovery was published in Materials Horizons in 2013 and a video is available demonstrating the process. A … Continue reading

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Robot steel origami

The group Robofold have developed a method of using industrial robots for complex folding of metal sheets. Founder Gregory Epps started the project 2010 and have grown to at least at least three individuals. With their two ABB robots, named … Continue reading

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Exoskeleton suits for walking

Exoskeleton suits, also known as wearable robotics, have been around the last couple of years, but are still a bit too pricey for the everyday consumer. One of the leading companies, Ekso Bionics, have been around since 2005 and have … Continue reading

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Printed sensors enables new products

With new techniques for printing circuitry a new range of disposable sensors are being developed. The electronics are printed at a speed of a few meters per seconds enabling large volumes each day. Temperature sensors for package control and biosensors for … Continue reading

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Active speed bump on Öresund bridge

The active speed bump Actibump is now beeing installed on the Öresund bridge between south of Sweden and Denmark. Its placed in the payment stations to ensure that vehicles keep the 30 km/h speed limit when passing through. It’s an … Continue reading

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AWG cable dimensions

Size and current indication table for AWG gauge. AWG Diameter [mm] Area [mm2] Single wire current limit [A] 1 7,34822 42,4 211 2 6,54304 33,6 181 3 5,82676 26,7 158 4 5,18922 21,2 135 5 4,62026 16,8 118 6 4,1148 … Continue reading

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Motion to movements

Disney research recently published a mechanical design approach to 2D motion in characters. Basically it solves a desired circular path with the right amount of gears and leavers. Together with a 3D printer the step to reality have never been … Continue reading

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Android Licensing Error Codes

The android LVL class for handling licensing to applications in the Google Play market have some policy codes that will be shown depending on what the interpretation of the server response is. Here is a short list of some of … Continue reading

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