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18
Oct

ACME vs Trapezoidal Threads

ACME and trapezoidal threaded products appear similar at a glance. In fact, these two threads were developed around the same time and are more similar than different. What is the difference between ACME thread and trapezoidal thread, and which should you choose? Until the late 1800s, square threads were in common use for heavy loads and motion transfer applications. There were two problems with sq...
17
Oct

The world of Timing Belts

Timing belts are parts of synchronous drives which represent an important category of drives. Characteristically, these drives employ the positive engagement of two sets of meshing teeth. Hence, they do not slip and there is no relative motion between the two elements in mesh. Due to this feature, different parts of the drive will maintain a constant speed ratio or even a permanent relative positi...
30
Sep

RC Servo Spline Chart

How many splines does your RC Servo have? Here is a listing to help you to select the right horn for the RC Servo. Pay close attention to your servo, some servos are rebadged servos from other brands. This is the case of the Hobbico CS-170 that uses 24 splines (Hitec) instead of 25 splines traditionally found on Hobbico servos. Ace/Thunder: 25T Airtronics: 23T Blue Bird: 25T Cirrus: 25T Duratrax: ...
28
Sep

Kicad, Altium, OrCad vs Eagle

KiCad is a free software suite for electronic design automation. It facilitates the design of schematics for electronic circuits and their conversion to PCB designs. KiCad was originally developed by Jean-Pierre Charras. It features an integrated environment for schematic capture and PCB layout design. Tools exist within the package to create a bill of materials, artwork, Gerber files, and 3D view...
12
Jun

Flexible Silicone Rubber Heaters

Flexible heater element Silicone Rubber Heater Silicone Rubber Heater have wire-wound or etched foil heating elements protected by fiberglass-reinforced silicone rubber vulcanized and compressed at high temperature and press. They are thin, bendable and shaped to fit almost any equipment. Heat can be applied to the most complex shapes, geometries, curves and pipes conceivable without sacrificing e...
21
May

Silicon or Silicone Rubber?

Silicon or Silicone, is it the same? Silicon and silicone, it may come as a surprise that they are two very different things. Silicon is a naturally chemical element, whereas silicone is a synthetic substance, so we say Silicone Rubber not silicon rubber. Silicon readily bonds with oxygen and is rarely found in nature in its pure form. You've likely seen silicon as silicon dioxide or silica, bette...
15
May

Any reasons to buy CHMT36VA, CHMT48VB workbench PnP machine from RobotDigg?

Workbench Pick and Place Machine Good questions? RobotDigg benchtop pick and place machine Price Match Guarantee Any reasons I need to buy the desktop, benchtop or workbench pick and place machine from RobotDigg CHMT36VA, CHMT48VB, TVM802A or TVM802B? 1. RobotDigg is official distributor of Charmhigh and price match to all channels you can find with large stock of machines. 2. RobotDigg is profess...
02
Apr

Print a shit and where get it print?

3D printing prevails in recent years and there are companies who collect local area printing stores as their service providers which are very convenient for customers to get the prints they want. This really fantastic.Just before 3D printing, the printers for 2D printing paper works comes very popular in our daily life, but when you want to print or scan a bigger size than A4 for example, you may ...
10
Mar

G Codes

G CodesAs a generic name for a plain-text language in which CNC machine are able to understand, G-Codes are important to understand in the manufacturing, automation and engineering spaces. You can enter a G-Code manually if you wish, but you do not have to because of the CAD/CAM software’ abilities along with the machine controller.  G-Codes are not necessarily readable by humans, but it’s po...
19
Dec

Bearing of DC Axial Fan and Blower

Kinds of bearing for DC Axial Fan and Blower Dynamic air cooling can stand its ground as to a great degree proficient when used to its fullest potential - truth be told, in many occurrences, it's regularly more cost-to-temperature successful to utilize case fans rather than fluid cooling. Perhaps a future article with benchmarks? This bit of our 'The Basics of DC Axial Fan and Blower Bearing' guid...