The seven-axis Viper 1200 CNC fiber-placement system is a compact version of the larger Viper 3000 and extends the benefits of computer-controlled fiber placement to makers of smaller, highly contoured structural aircraft composite parts such as tail and wing spars. The system provides a one-step fabrication process for the manufacture of simple or complex, symmetrical or asymmetrical, solid or core-sandwich advanced composite parts.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
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.