Presented by the Robotic Industries Association and the Canadian Standards Association, the 2005 North American Robot Safety Conference will be held March 21-23 at the Holiday Inn Select at the Toronto International Airport. The training event will address critical and emerging issues for engineers as well as occupational health and safety professionals. Events include Control of Hazardous Energy workshop, Overview of Safety Circuits, a speaker panel discussion, and a circuit design workshop. To register and for more information, visit www.csa.ca or www.roboticsonline.com.
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.