Interactive training programs, including a basic series, production series, advanced processing series, extrusion series, blow molding, plastic part design series, safety series, maintenance series and SPC/DOE series, can be found at www.plastics-training.com, the web site of A. Routsis Associates. The web site features more than 85 CD-ROM training programs and a downloadable demo.
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.