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posted in September 2001
Lead-free production pushes heat resistance improvements
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9/18/2001   Post a comment
The move to lead-free production processes is putting pressure on polymer manufacturers to develop chemistries that provide improved mechanical properties such as heat resistance.
STMicro to introduce MEMS-based microactuator for disk drives
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9/14/2001   Post a comment
SAN JOSE -- During next week's Diskcon USA trade show here, STMicroelectronics plans to unveil a prototype rotational microactuator, which is fabricated with microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology and designed for greater precision in positioning read/write heads in disk drives.


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Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
41 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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