Interact 5.2 machine-control MMI software now features year 2000 compliance, new tools and editing features, 256-color bitmap support, and new import capabilities. Applications include control-panel replacement, historical trending, and networking. Interact's architecture allows users to select from a range of modules including 3-D panel tools, graphics, alarms, recipes, trending, and networking. Interact runs on any standard PC or can be bundled on a PowerStation workstation. An evaluation CD-ROM includes a working version of the software.
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Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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.