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.
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The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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.