Changing the metrics
Blog 11/20/2000 Post a comment The U.S. government has been toying with the idea of converting to the metric system for decades, but so far the impact appears to be limited to random usage on pricey bottled waters and dual-dimensioned highway signs and car speedometers.
Most machine design engineers will survey existing component manufacturers for standard linear guide products, limiting what they can do with their designs. Using extruded aluminum profile guides can customize machine designs while shrinking the bill of materials.
Practically all electronic devices today contain metals that may
be coming from conflict-ravaged African countries. And political pressures will increasingly influence how these minerals are sourced and used in products.
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