WAGO is hosting a free three-day industrial Ethernet control seminar at its North American headquarters in Germantown, WI, on October 25-27. Attendees will receive an introduction to the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM hardware, an overview of industrial Ethernet components and protocols, and hands-on IEC 61131-3 programming sessions with live demo nodes. They'll also have the chance to create alarm e-mails, websites, etc., by using the new 750-841 Ethernet programmable controller. To learn more, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3850-525.
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.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.