Wear and Failure in Microrobots

Posted 2 Jun 2001 at 17:11 UTC by steve Share This

Smalltimes has an interesting summary of a Sandia Lab study on the causes of failure in micromachines and microrobots. They found that micro and nano-scale devices are subject to failure from wear and particulate contamination (i.e., dirt) just like larger mechanical devices.

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