Since I had 6 years in the Navy as an ET (primarily vacuum tube schooling) I had fun in the labs while getting my engineering degree with the other students. I would be in and out in 10 minutes while they spent the three hours trying to figure out how to turn the test equipment on. I helped where I could, but they needed to find out for themselves how things worked.
I have lost many a meter due to idiots (bless their hearts) doing idiot things. But I know it is really my fault for not taking the time to check them out and train them properly. Still...
Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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