NEWS 13 August 2020

Mikroniek June: Flexures and mechanisms

The June issue of Mikroniek, click here for a first impression, features the theme of flexures and mechanisms.   Flexures, or rather compliant mechanisms, have become commonplace in precision mechatronics but...


The June issue of Mikroniek, click here for a first impression, features the theme of flexures and mechanisms.

 

Flexures, or rather compliant mechanisms, have become commonplace in precision mechatronics but new developments have popped up, concerning design principles, modelling theory and (additive) manufacturing. Also included are an account of the placement accuracy improvement approach at Kulicke & Soffa and a report of euspen’s 17th International Conference & Exhibition.

 

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References

Picometer drift and microrad reproducibility

At the end of May, Settels Savenije hosted a DSPE Knowledge Day dedicated to challenges in nanometrology.

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Order of frictions and stiffnesses…

For lumped systems consisting of different frictions and stiffnesses, there has been confusion in literature about hysteresis curves and virtual play for many decades.

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Make it clean

In mid-April, the second edition of the Manufacturing Technology Conference and the fifth edition of the Clean Event were held together, for the first time, at the Koningshof in Veldhoven (NL).

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