Why the Rate of Absenteeism Has Increased Among University Students

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 396
  • Published : February 13, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
January 2011

REACHING OEM DESIGN ENGINEERS ACROSS CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL MARKETS WORLDWIDE

Efficient HVAC
Motor Control
P.20

I NSIDE
12 Plastics
20 Electronics
24 Coatings
28 Design Concepts & Trends

www.applianceDESIGN.com

Being ready for ENERGY STAR® means having
a testing lab that’s ready for ENERGY STAR®
ENERGY STAR® program requirements have changed, requiring more rigorous Qualification and Verification testing. We’ve ramped up our 18 Energy Efficiency laboratories around the world with greater capacity to get you to market faster. With our core of expert reviewers ready to roll, barring any unforeseen non-compliance, you’ll get ENERGY STAR certification in 24 hours after testing is complete. Plus, you can bundle additional energy efficiency requirements such as DoE, NRCan,

ErP and SASO for greatest efficiency.
Add our ETL safety certification, Satellite
Data Acceptance Program, and performance
testing expertise and it’s no wonder things

Intertek has the testing capacity and industry expertise to add

are looking up.

value immediately. We’re ready. That means you’re ready.

Intertek’s labs are EPA and ISO 17025
accredited, and we’re an EPA-recognized Certification Body. For more information or to start your project immediately, call or visit our website today.
1-800-WORLDLAB (967-5352)
www.intertek.com/energystar
Come visit us at Booth # C554 at AHR

Real parts. Really fast.
Simply upload your
3D CAD model,
and choose the
best option for
your needs.

CNC Machining in 1–3 days.
Best for 1–10 parts.
Priced from $95.

Injection Molding in 1–15 days.
Best for 10–10,000+ parts.
Priced from $1495.
Choose from
hundreds of
engineeringgrade resins,
including HDPE,
Polypropylene,
ABS/PC,
Acetal, PBT,
Polycarbonate,
Nylon 66,
Polyamide
and LPDE.

Choose from 30
different materials
including ABS,
Nylon, PC, Delrin,
PEEK, ULTEM,
aluminum
and brass.

It’s easy to work with
Proto Labs.
Choose CNC machining or injection
molding, whichever is best for your
project. Upload your CAD model and
receive an automated, interactive
quote in hours. Once approved, our
cluster computing technology and
automated manufacturing systems
will deliver real parts using real
materials in as little as one day.
And that’s the real story.
©2011 Proto Labs, Inc. ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Get Tips for Better Plastic Parts!
The Protomold Sample Cube is an indispensible
design aid that illustrates key aspects of designing
parts for injection molding.
Visit w ww.protolabs.com/appliance today and
request your free sample cube! Enter code AD11A.

Call 877.479.3680 or visit www.protolabs.com

CONTENTS JANUARY 2011
volume 59, no. 1

REACHING OEM DESIGN ENGINEERS ACROSS CONSUMER AND COMMERCIAL MARKETS WORLDWIDE

DEPARTMENTS
4 Editorial: A Time to Reevaluate
5 Shipments/Forecasts
6 News Watch
10 Design Mart’s

12

24

31 AHR Expo: Special Section
32 Association Report: ASHRAE

Image Courtesy of Johnson Controls Unitary Products

33 Advertiser’s Index

FEATURES
PLASTICS
12 Through the use of plastic materials,
designers are able to create innovative,
intricately designed parts not possible with
glass.
16 Replacing metal with plastics has many
benefits, and, in many cases, fewer
compromises than ever before.

20

appliance DESIGN ONLINE
WEB EXTRAS
WEB EXTRAS

Copolymer Meets Functional and Mechanical Challenges
in Siemens Coffee Center
For its EQ.7 fully automated coffee center, Siemens
Electrogeräte GmbH used Hostaform polyacetal copolymer
(POM) to provide the performance qualities required by various components in this high-end consumer appliance.

Treadmill and Fitness Equipment Co. Uses Innovative HMI System Star Trac wanted to engage customers with an embedded touch screen that offered a compelling graphical user interface and integrated HD video. Find Out What Music Means to the Customer

Altec Lansing was looking for a way to...
tracking img