The National Fluid Power Association will be holding its annual fall conference and educator/industry summit in Scottsdale, AZ from September 30 through October 3, 2004. The conference offers an opportunity to find out what directions lie ahead in research relevant to the fluid power industry. Events at the summit include keynote speakers from Johns Hopkins University and Georgia Institute of Technology, roundtable discussions, and a chance to view a poster presentation of research work. For more information visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-527.
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.