<html><body bgcolor="#FFFFFF"><div>Awesome article :)<br><br>G</div><div><br>On Sep 29, 2011, at 9:04 PM, Brian Morris &lt;<a href="mailto:cymraegish@gmail.com">cymraegish@gmail.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br><br></div><div></div><blockquote type="cite"><div>The twisting actions can be applied to regular screws. No relation to the previous link other than use of ultrasound -<br><br><a href="http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-12/sonic-screwdriver-could-produce-ultrasonic-force-fields-manipulate-objects-scientists-say"><a href="http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-12/sonic-screwdriver-could-produce-ultrasonic-force-fields-manipulate-objects-scientists-say">http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-12/sonic-screwdriver-could-produce-ultrasonic-force-fields-manipulate-objects-scientists-say</a></a><br>
<br><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Taylor Alexander <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:tlalexander@gmail.com"><a href="mailto:tlalexander@gmail.com">tlalexander@gmail.com</a></a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">
<br><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div class="im">On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 8:54 PM, Eden Sherry <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:e@eden2.com" target="_blank"><a href="mailto:e@eden2.com">e@eden2.com</a></a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">

But if you get the vibrational modes just right...<br>
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<a href="http://www.newscaletech.com/squiggle_overview.html" target="_blank"><a href="http://www.newscaletech.com/">http://www.newscaletech.com/</a><u></u>squiggle_overview.html</a><div><div></div><div><br></div></div></blockquote><div><br></div></div><div>Squiggle motors have specially designed screws and housings. The screws are not tight and the housing is very flexible and designed to flex in a specific way. That principle doesn't apply to regular screws tightened into a regular threaded hole.</div>

<div><br></div><div>Unless you can cause enough vibration to distort the thing the screw is tightened into, its not going anywhere.</div><div><div></div><div class="h5"><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>&nbsp;</div>
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On Thu, 29 Sep 2011, Taylor Alexander wrote:<br>
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On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Glen Jarvis &lt;<a href="mailto:glen@glenjarvis.com" target="_blank"><a href="mailto:glen@glenjarvis.com">glen@glenjarvis.com</a></a>&gt; wrote:<br>
 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;How hard would it be to make a device the was able to unscrew<br>
 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;a screw with sonic vibrations in real life? I'm thinking the<br>
 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;type of vibrations the loosen bolts in vehicles when they've<br>
 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;been driven on rough roads for long periods of time?<br>
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Bah, I always forget to hit "reply all".<br>
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But thats not really something you can make happen. Bolts that loosen do<br>
it over generally very long periods of time with generally lots of<br>
vibration and actually lots of high forces.<br>
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On Sep 29, 2011, at 7:19 PM, Brian Morris &lt;<a href="mailto:cymraegish@gmail.com" target="_blank"><a href="mailto:cymraegish@gmail.com">cymraegish@gmail.com</a></a>&gt;<br>
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 &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;A real sonic screwdriver<br>
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<a href="http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-12/sonic-screwdriver-could-produce" target="_blank"><a href="http://www.popsci.com/">http://www.popsci.com/</a><u></u>technology/article/2010-12/<u></u>sonic-screwdriver-could-<u></u>produce</a><br>
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