shock isolation

shock isolation

[′shäk ‚ī·sə‚lā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The application of isolators to alleviate the effects of shock on a mechanical device or system.
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Instead of wasting additional engineering resources to develop a long life embedded computing controller platform from scratch to satisfy EMI interference protection requirements and electronic shock isolation requirements, leveraging pre-certified medical-grade (CE/FCC Class B & UL60601) embedded computing platforms can help to shorten the development cycle by three to six months on average with only minor customization and without having to go through product certification again.
It incorporates oil-bath lubrication of eccentric bearings to ensure long-term protection against wear as well as a technically-advanced shock isolation system that directs 99% of vibration forces downward into the material being compacted as opposed to the operator cabin.
Dobbins stated, "This is an exciting opportunity for Caster Concepts in acquiring Modern Suspension Systems, an innovator in shock isolation and shock absorption casters.
That container includes a metal shock isolation tray that protects the INU from damage.
The compact and lightweight PONY PCU is thus configured with an all-encompassing shock isolation system for the hard drive, electronics, and display.
Critical to the design of the casing was the ability to provide electrical shock isolation, as the device is intended for use during emergency resuscitations.
It is based on the theory of optimal shock isolation, first developed in the 1950s to protect missile systems from intensive shock loads.
Unlike other systems which require external shock isolation, the aTALIN[sup.
The Polymers Division, which produces custom high performance vibration and shock isolation materials, will remain at its current facility in San Jose, CA, along with some sales and engineering staff.
The CD-ROM, identified as V115, features a wide range of antivibration and shock isolation products which include: stud & nut type mounts, base plate fastened mounts, wheels, leveling & foot mounts, suspension mounts, spring, steel mesh & cable mounts, bumpers, shock absorbers & channel mounts, bushings & grommets, pads & tapes, and couplings.
2m (4 feet) provided by a hardened plastic shell and specifically designed shock isolation systems, said Barbara Sommer, vice president of marketing for Maxell.
Combined with additional shock isolation from a proprietary mechanism -- the sensor array now provides an increase in shock resistance of an order of magnitude.