Post-Stroke Rehabilitation: Crossed Roller Bearings Give Physical Therapy Exoskeletal Robot a Helping Hand

Each year, approximately 700,000 people survive a stroke. As deaths caused by stroke decrease and our population ages, that number is expected to increase by nearly 40 percent over the next 10 years. Most of those survivors will require rehabilitation in order to regain as much independence and quality of life as possible. However, the rapidly increasing demand for post-stroke rehabilitation cannot be addressed through traditional physical therapy means alone.

 

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IKO Positioning Table Plays Crucial Role in Pyrolysis Measuring

Wildcat Technologies makes laboratory and well site pyrolysis instrumentation for the oil and gas industry. For a crucial role in its flagship HAWK (Hydrocarbon Analysis With Kinetics) instrument, the company uses precision positioning tables from IKO International, Inc.

 

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Miniature Linear Bearings Help Prolong Curiosity’s Mars Mission

The launch, landing and overall mission of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is arguably one of the most daring—and successful—space exploration endeavors ever undertaken. After a successful landing at Gale Crater on August 6, 2012, MSL’s Curiosity rover has already surpassed its 23-month mission target, and it continues to transmit informative images of the Martian surface on a daily basis.

 

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