With the ever-increasing variety of latching products on the market today, engineers who design enclosures have lots to learn. And now they have a place to get some schooling. DIRAK Inc. has opened a new training center in Chantilly, VA. The center features an application gallery, live demos, design classes with DIRAK's technical experts, and a resource library. Some of the programs focus on applying the company's "intelligent" electronic latches. For more information, visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3849-526.
Because of the increasing ubiquity of wearable technology, it would be easy to think that design of wearable devices is routine and involves common design and engineering knowledge. Missed efforts in development will be remembered once the devices are used in the field
This grab-bag of new fasteners and adhesives work with a range of materials they can attach to, as well as a wide variety of applications. Several are for use in consumer applications, such as wearables or other compact electronic assemblies, and some of the adhesives have extended service temperature ranges and cure at room temperature.
As governments, associations, and NGOs around the world seek to protect consumers, national and regional standards are becoming mandatory, challenging manufacturers and making testing and certification necessary for any product developed and brought to market.
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.