We’re back. Our last full issue of NDT appeared in October when I discussed Halloween and the general well-being of Americans on the rise. Now winter has come and mostly gone, though a bag of what looked suspiciously like Halloween candy did appear in our office this morning-a good five months past the holiday, or if you are very pro-Halloween, seven months early.
“California is a fine place to live, if you happen to be an orange,” according to Comedian Fred Allen. I can’t address the living situation, but it is a nice place to visit, particularly if you happen to be interested in manufacturing.
Welcome back to Vision & Sensors, and happy New Year! I hope Santa was good to you, and that your holiday season created more treasured family memories than havoc. The economy may seem to be full of surprises, but at least the start of 2010 looks to be more promising than the start of 2009.
Whether transporting parts or people, linear motor technology provides many benefits. The technology has been used on both high-speed trains and high-speed measuring machines to provide speed and accuracy without generating unwanted heat or friction.