The Hydraulics Institute has just introduced a new subscription-based service for engineers, which enables them to receive automatically the most recent ANSI-HI pump standards—hot off the press. Four new standards are expected to be released this year. Users have a choice of formats: CD-ROM, web-based, or hard copy. Downloadable copies of the 2003 standards, cross-reference guide, and master index are available free at www.pumps.org.
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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