NFPA has put out a call for papers for the 2003 Industry/Educator Summit, October 24-25, 2003. The theme: Transforming Motion Control through Fluid Power. Topics include modeling and design, sensing and monitoring, and reliability and fault diagnosis. For more info, go to www.nfpa.com.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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