[ MISC ] [ FASTENERS ] [ FLUID POWER ] [ ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS ]

[ CAREERS AND MANAGEMENT ] [ MATERIALS ] [ MECHANICAL ] [ MOTION CONTROL ]

MISC.

http://www.machinedesign.com
E-zine for design engineers providing information, resources, news articles, and links.

http://www.cuttools.com
One-stop shopping for cutting tools from several manufacturers. This site provides additional information on different subjects as well as a machining calculator and technical questions message board.

http://www.engr.usask.ca
This is a link to the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan. They provide links to college news, engineering news and links to engineering associations, etc.

http://www.tenlinks.com
The ultimate technical directory has additional specialty directories such as CAD, CAE, CE, MCAD, etc. They provide numerous informational links to a wide variety of technical and engineering information.

http://www.algor.com
This company offers engineering software and education for analysis needs, including Mechanical Event Simulation (MES) for motion and stress analysis, finite element analysis, InCAD technology for seamless CAD/CAE data exchange and piping system design and analysis.

http://www.srac.com
Provides easy-to-use intuitive design analysis software that works with a CAD system. They also have areas to support and inform about their software offering.

http://www.sliderules.clara.net
Just about everything you need to know about slide rule, interesting for collectors or those just curious.

http://ccadinc.com
Training for engineers on drafting, design, and CAD. Site also has tips, and ccad news info.

http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/index.html
A dictionary of units of measurements developed by Russ Rowlett a mathematics educator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

FASTENERS

http://www.amtechultrasonic.com
Providers of ultrasonic welding equipment, the site also provides links to industry information and articles.

http://www.3m.com/bonding
Link to 3M's bonding section of their website.

http://stus.averydennison.com
Link to Avery Dennison site. Also provides an overview of pressure sensitive adhesives.

http://www.boltscience.com
Specializing in bolted joint technology, and in particular, analytical solutions to bolting and fastener problems. The company provides software solutions to problems related to bolted joints and threaded fasteners.

http://www.camcar.textron.com
Site provides one-stop shopping for threaded and non-threaded fasteners, blind fastening systems, cold-formed components, installation tooling and automation systems.

http://www.driv-lok.com
A source for press fit fastening, joining, and special component applications.

http://www.devcon.com
Offers a complete line of adhesives including epoxy, methacrylate, cyanoacrylate, anaerobic, and silicone technologies.

http://www.loctite.com
Makers of a complete adhesive line, manual, semi-automatic, and automatic dispensing and curing equipment for a variety of industries.

http://www.nylok.com
Technologically advanced self-locking fasteners, coatings, and sealants for a wide number of industries.

http://www.fishertech.com
IMA process generates strong, accurate and economical small component assemblies with precise part-to-part consistency. IMA systems fit neatly into virtually any production line, and have been tested in thousands of applications.

http://www.orbitform.com
They manufacture high quality forming, fastening and assembly systems.

http://www.pemnet.com
Developers of an easy-to-install, self-clinching fastener that provides load carrying threads in metal sheets too thin to be tapped.

http://www.southco.com
Provider of latches, hinges, captive fasteners, and rivets. Also provides CAD downloads for their products.

http://www.usatolerancerings.com
Makers of Tolerance Rings, these highly engineered frictional fasteners are used to economically join mating cylindrical parts.

http://www.rotoclip.com
Manufacturer of retaining rings, a fastener that holds components/assemblies onto a shaft or in a housing/bore when installed in a groove.

http://www.smalley.com
Provides retaining and wave rings. Also provides detailed information on both.

FLUID POWER

http://www.applerubber.com
They manufacture and engineer o-ring seals and sealing solutions, this site also provides detailed information on designs.

http://www.bimba.com
Manufacturers of inexpensive, non-repairable, stainless steel body air cylinders to replace small bore repairable cylinders. Provides a wide variety of cylinders with CAD drawings and tech info.

http://www.cfd-online.com
An online center for Computational Fluid Dynamics, this site provides numerous links to resources and information.

http://www.fluidpowerzone.com
Training content designed for apprentices and technicians to troubleshoot complicated systems utilizing motion control devices.

http://www.birdprecision.com
Manufacturers of micro-drilled inserts, fittings, and filter components, they offer high-value solutions in nozzle, restrictor and orifice applications.

http://www.fluidsealing.com
An international trade association whose objective is to serve as the point for worldwide efforts to improve the manufacturer's understanding and application of fluid sealing devices and to promote a safe, clean environment. They have an international membership and provide information and links on their site.

http://www.ifps.org
The Fluid Power Society is the International Organization for Fluid Power and Related Motion Control Professionals. The Society's services include Education, Certification and Professionalism for Fluid Power and Motion Control Professionals. They also provide numerous sources of industry information.

http://www.parker.com
Parker Hannifin site, manufacturers of servo valves.

http://www.pumps.org
The Hydraulic Institute is a non-profit industry (trade) association. Their members are dedicated to excellence in the engineering, manufacture, and application of pumping equipment. The mission of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) is to serve member companies and pump users by providing product standards and a forum for the exchange of industry information.

http://www.nfpa.com
NFPA has been providing a forum for the fluid power industry. More than 235 manufacturers of hydraulic and pneumatic products and services have chosen to work together within the Association, promoting fluid power technology and applications; educating the marketplace to its benefits; representing the industry to government and to the broader public both nationally and internationally; developing design and performance standards; and broadening the managerial, manufacturing, engineering and marketing skills of their employees.

http://www.theleeco.com
They have pioneered the design and development of miniature fluid control components for aerospace hydraulic and fuel systems, medical and scientific instrumentation, machine tool controls, inkjet printing, down hole drilling, and countless other industries worldwide.

http://www.servovalve.com
This site is maintained by MOOG, and is a vast resource for servo valve selection.

http://www.fluidpower.net/fpn/wwwvl
Run by Fluid Power Net, is a library with access to different levels of information about Fluid Power (Hydraulics and Pneumatics) Technology.

http://www.vma.org
The Valve Manufacturer Association page contains information on products, statistics, and membership. The VMA is the leading voice of the flow control industry.

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS

http://www.designnotes.com
A free interactive site providing links and information sources for Electronic Design Engineers, Programmers and Enthusiasts.

http://www.analog.com
Analog Devices site, they design, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in signal processing applications. This site also provides tutorials and in depth product information.

http://www.eg3.com
This community portal provides information and links on such topics as embedded systems, dsp, real-time/rtos, board-level computing, soc, etc.

http://www.ee.washington.edu/circuit_archive/circuits
University of Washington provides this circuits archive. There are descriptions and schematics for dozens of electrical and electronic circuits. There are also links to other circuit resources on the Web.

http://www.nsc.com
National Semiconductor combines real-world analog and state-of-the-art digital technology; the company is focused on the fast growing markets for wireless handsets; displays; information appliances; and information infrastructure.

http://www.crhc.uiuc.edu/~dburke/databookshelf.html
This is a link to the Center for Reliable and High-Performance Computing data bookshelf information page. These are data sheet links, not a listing of companies on the Web. The intent is to skip all the corporate graphical information and go directly to the specifications. The primary user of this jump page should be a design engineer gathering data about potential parts for use. It also should be useful for checking the specifications for an existing product's performance.

http://www.mtssensors.com
Offers much more that a product catalog. They provide a technology glossary, diagrams and illustrations. Just click on one of the magnetisotirictive product lines.

http://webdiee.cem.itesm.mx/wwwvlee
The Virtual Library of Electrical and Electronic Engineering contains hundreds of links to academic and research institutions, journals, magazines, products, services and standards committees.

http://www.williamson-labs.com
Williamson Labs site providing information on electronic design, tutorials on electronics, basic electronics, and electrical engineering. Over 160 URLs on more than 90 related Subject areas free.

http://www.web-ee.com
The Electrical Engineering Home page provides numerous links, resources and information.

CAREERS AND MANAGEMENT

http://www.careers.org
A directory of career directories, claims to have thousands or career oriented links.

http://www.careerweb.com/doctor
Career Web is a job placement/resume-posting site. The Doctor writes online columns about people at work with an emphasis on technical people.

http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/careers
Careers in science and engineering, a students planning guide to grad school and beyond.

http://www.keirsey.com
Prep for personality tests, the site features an online personality sorter and questionnaire.

http://smr.mit.edu/index.html
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, Management Review contains articles on the cutting edge of management issues.

http://www.etest.com
Management Psychology Group offers personality assessments of teams. Job candidates, and so forth.

http://www.ioma.com
IOMA's repository of materials from over 50 business newsletters, and also contains Reference Guides and Manuals to help you cut costs, increase revenue, and boost morale for your employees.

http://www.trainingregistry.com
The Training Registry is a directory of trainers, consultants, training seminars & workshops, computer labs & classrooms and keynote speakers. You will find hundreds of trainers & consultants and training topics, and thousands of training seminars & workshops covering all delivery media, including instructor led, online courses, computer based training, videos, and more.

MATERIALS

http://www.geoplastics.com
GEO Plastics manufactures environmentally friendly products designed to make the collection, storage, transport and recycling of hazardous fluids safer, easier and more convenient. They also make various sizes of molded wheels for industrial and residential rollout refuse carts.

http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/HSG/RefCalculators3B.html
A site by James Martindale provides a large source for calculators, dictionaries covering chemistry, science, engineering, etc.

http://www.matweb.com
Source for materials information database includes thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, and polyolefins; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, super alloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus a growing list of semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.

http://www.efunda.com/home.cfm
eFunda is a premier online publisher for original engineering content and software. They offer over 30,000 pages of engineering fundamentals and calculators, authored exclusively by our highly educated and experienced staff.

http://www.finishing.com
The home page for the finishing industry provides numerous links, information and resources for the finishing industry.

http://www.anvilfire.com
A resource for blacksmiths and related metal workers, this on-line metalworking information source is dedicated to advancing modern blacksmithing while retaining traditional standards of craftsmanship.

http://www.mpif.org
This site has comprehensive resource for information about Powder Metallurgy (P/M) and Particulate Materials. Here you will find details about the process and technology, design data and applications, resources for technical publications, standards, conferences, and seminars. Also covered is information on the P/M industry and its leading companies including suppliers of metal powders, powder metallurgy parts and products, processing equipment, consultants and academic/research institutions.

MECHANICAL

http://www.aip.org
This is a link to the American Institute of Physics; their purpose is to promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare.

http://www.homebuilt.org
The Homebuilt Homepage is an index and reference on Homebuilt Experimental class aircraft and related information. This site provides a number of resources, links and information.

http://www.poeton.co.uk/
Specializing in surface engineering with coatings and surface treatments to reduce wear, friction and corrosion. Also specializes in electroplating, anodizing, electroless nickel, thermal spraying and polymer coatings for all major industrial sectors.

http://www.timken.com
They manufacture highly engineered bearings, alloy and specialty steels and components, as well as related products and services.

http://www.lubrizol.com
This is a fluid technology company concentrating on high-performance chemicals, systems and services for industry and transportation.

http://www.bostgear.com
They manufacturer high-performance integrated motion control products and components.

http://www.mems-exchange.org
The MEMS Exchange coordinates a network of fabrication centers that lets our users draft process sequences, which are performed across the boundaries separating the individual facilities. Our service is made available to the United States community including commercial, academic, and government organizations.

http://www.mdl.sandia.gov
This is the site of the Sandia National Laboratories; they provide great information about MEMS.

http://www.chemsoc.org/chembytes/ezine/2000/toolkit_mar00.htm
Article about batteries from Chembytes e-zine, this site has numerous links and information.

http://www.houseofbatteries.com
Battery supplier gives detailed data on key battery metrics.

http://www.foresight.org
Foresight is a nonprofit educational organization formed to help prepare society for anticipated advanced technologies. Focus is on molecular nanotechnology: the coming ability to build materials and products with atomic precision.

http://www.asnt.org
The Internet home of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing, (ASNT), provides help in creating a safer world by serving the NDT professions and promoting NDT technologies, through publishing, certification, research, and conferencing. Site has numerous links, information and resources.

MOTION CONTROL

http://www.isa.org
Site leads users to a wide variety of useful information, articles, resources, news, and technical sate on instrumentation, data acquisition and automation.

http://www.micromo.com
Specializes in the design, assembly and application of high precision, miniature DC drive systems, components, and controls. This includes everything from highly customized DC motion control systems to our versatile, standardized, off-the-shelf products.

http://www.kollmorgen.com
Two sites in one, provides info state-of-the-art submarine, surface ship, and vehicle systems. Then there is Motion Village a web community for engineering resources.