The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) will hold an educational seminar on September 23 during the Assembly Technology Expo 2003 in Rosemont, IL. This half-day Adhesives Forum will cover topics such as the bonding of low-surface-energy plastics, design requirements for bonding with tapes, advances in acrylic adhesive technology, elastic-bonding solutions for dynamic systems, and more. Visit www.ascouncil.org/meetings for more information.
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.