SYNAX digital drive system is for controlling shaftless printing presses in which the mechanical lineshaft, gearboxes, and cams are replaced with electronic servo drives on each axis or print station. This system electronically synchronizes all machine operations. Brochure explains product features and includes detailed drawings to demonstrate benefits and advantages.
Indramat, 5150 Prairie Stone Pkwy., Hoffman Estates, IL 60192, FAX (847) 645-6201.
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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