The four- and eight-channel synchro-resolver-encoder cards plug directly into any VME-compatible computer. The card are available whole or user-populated with any combination of synchro/resolver to digital and/or digital to synchro/resolver converters' having industry-standard pin-outs. Available converters include those with internal micro-transformers for isolation of all signal and reference lines. This completely isolates all the field wiring from the bus.
Computer Conversions Corp., 6 Dunton Ct., East Northport, NY 11731.
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.
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