The Motor & Motion Association (SMMA) is hosting its 2003 Fall Technical Conference—"New Technologies for the Motors & Drives Industry"—from Nov. 5 to 7 in Nashville, TN. For details on the presentations (lineup will be finalized this month) and the event, go to SMMA's homepage at www.smma.org or visit the event's website at www.smma.org/fallconf_overview.html.
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.