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These acrylic flowmeters have interchangeable scales
August 01, 2014
This company's 6A02 acrylic flowmeters have interchangeable direct-reading scales that are available for any one of the following: water, argon, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and helium. Scales are mounted at the front of the flow body and are positioned and secured by a clear front-plate held in place by four screws. A low-hysteresis, multi-turn needle valve is also included. Dual scales display flowrates in both metric and English units. These flowmeters can operate up to a maximum temperature of 150F and a maximum pressure of 6.89 bars, with an accuracy of ±3%. - Dakota Instruments, Inc., Orangeburg, N.Y. www.dakotainstruments.com

$200m boost for R&D on tiny semiconductors
July 24, 2014
THE Government and 10 industry partners are injecting $200 million over the next three to five years for research and development into the manufacture of smaller, more efficient semiconductors. The R&D will be carried out in four joint labs set up by the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and the 10 companies. IME executive director Kwong Dim-Lee told The Straits Times yesterday that there is huge demand building for sensors and other devices designed to be always connected to the Internet.

A*Star, partners unveil 4 joint semicon labs; They represent commitment of S$200m
July 24, 2014
FOUR advanced semiconductor labs - representing a commitment of S$200 million from the public and private sectors - were launched yesterday by A*Star's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and 10 industry partners.

$200m boost for R&D on tiny semiconductors
July 24, 2014
THE Government and 10 industry partners are injecting $200 million over the next three to five years for research and development into the manufacture of smaller, more efficient semiconductors. The R&D will be carried out in four joint labs set up by the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and the 10 companies. IME executive director Kwong Dim-Lee told The Straits Times yesterday that there is huge demand building for sensors and other devices designed to be always connected to the Internet.

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (July 23)
July 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California. *** Micron Technology Assigned Patent for Etch Bias Homogenization ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- Micron Technology, Boise, Idaho, has been assigned a patent (8,785,314) developed by Fabio Pellizzer, Cornate d' Adda, Italy, Hernan A. Castro, Shingle Springs, California, and Eddie T. Flores, Folsom, California, for etch bias homogenization. The patent application was filed on May 3, 2012 (13/463,245). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,785,314.PN.&OS=PN/8,785,314&RS=PN/8,785,314 Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: PRIME-LITE
July 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23 -- The trademark PRIME-LITE (Reg. No. 4566568) was issued on July 15 by the USPTO.

FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY EXECUTIVE VP FREY (Maine)
July 23, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 23 -- Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. (FCS), South Portland, Maine, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by Executive VP Mark S. Frey, South Portland.

Introducing the X2 Flatbed UV Printer from Inkcups Now Corporation
July 23, 2014
Danvers, MA, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Inkcups Now introduces the X2 flatbed UV printer for industrial and promotional products. The X2 is an inkjet printer built for industrial use that is capable of running 24 hours a day. The X2 is fast and can print an entire 500 x 600mm area in less than 120 seconds. The X2 is a UV LED printer that comes with CMYK plus 2 highly opaque white inks that are UV LED curable in 1 liter bulk ink containers. Designed expressly for the needs of the Industrial Printing and Promotional Product marketplace, the X2 UV LED printer is filling in the void for users who want a fast, high resolution inkjet printer but is not yet ready for large volume printing. The X2 comes coupled with the industry's best warranty: InkcupCare. All parts, maintenance, and traveling expenses are covered to keep the X2 up and running.

Inkcups Now Creates Advanced Drop Control System v3.2 for XJet Industrial Inkjet Printer
July 23, 2014
Danvers, MA, July 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Inkcups Now introduces the new Advanced Drop Control System for the XJet industrial inkjet printer. The new system, which can be easily retrofit to the XJet, effectively increases the distance of the LED curing lights away from the print head.

Curtiss-Wright Launches Enhanced Family of Rugged LCD Touchscreen Displays at ALEA 2014
July 23, 2014
ALEA 2014 (Booth #228), PHOENIX, Ariz. – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division has introduced an improved and enhanced family of high reliability, feature-rich, rugged touchscreen LCD displays specially designed for use aboard airborne surveillance platforms. The displays speed and simplify the integration of HD video for use by airborne surveillance crew members. The AVDU3000 is a 12.1" LCD display and the larger AVDU3600 is a 14.1” LCD display. Both displays feature sophisticated control and video handling capabilities designed specifically for the unique demands of airborne law enforcement applications such as surveillance, patrol and search & rescue. Use of these user-configurable touchscreen displays enables flight crewmembers to control the aircraft’s video recorders and video switches without having to divert their eyes from the screen.


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