College of Engineering

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jul 31, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Iowa State University researchers are working on developing safer and more reliable machines under a new grant and they're consulting with our Chief Technology Officer, Andy Zimmerman for his expertise in wireless sensing and communication.

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WI State of Emergency

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jul 24, 2019 1:30:00 PM

A State of Emergency in Wisconsin was declared after two electrical substations in Madison went up in flames on Friday. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers was quick to enact the protocol when the explosions left thousands of citizens without power during an "extreme heat wave affecting the area".

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The Origin of GracePort

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jul 17, 2019 1:30:00 PM

In 1993, while working on a friction welder retrofit project at John Deere, Ed Allen was presented with a hazardous electrical safety issue. The machine I/O was located in the front while the electrical panel with a 250 horsepower drive and a 400 amp main feed was inconveniently located at the rear of the machine. Ed collaborated with his brother, Phil Allen, on the first solution. Over the next several years, Phil would go on to create the model that builds any combination, known as the GracePort today.

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Under Construction

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jul 10, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Just in case you're surfing our website and encounter any issues, I'll apologize in advance for any inconvenience Burnie & Les may cause while working on our new website. We're currently developing a new website and we're excited to show you the new look, which is coming soon to an internet near you!

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The Stars and Stripes

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jul 3, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Wishing you all a very happy Independence Day weekend! I hope the weather holds up where you live so you can enjoy the fireworks and BBQs with your loved ones. If you're reading this from the Quad Cities, however, you can most likely expect a very rainy weekend...

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