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mmsonline.com September 2017 MMS 179 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 system in the machines is designed to provide trouble-free operation. More than 30 dif ferent interchangeable contact arms are available for a wide range of applications. The machine uses coated abrasive belts measuring 0.500", 0.250" or 0.125" wide by 24" long. Non-woven nylon and cloth polishing belts are also available. The machine has a 20,000-rpm tool and a lightweight, thermal- insulated composite housing that is designed to reduce vibration and prevent transmission of cold air to the operator's hands. The air motor is also adjustable for comfortable throttle lever position. Available accessories include Dynaswivel air-line connectors, Dyna-Jet in-line blow guns, motor tune-up kits, tool bench mounts and more. Dynabrade, call 800-828-7333 or visit dynabrade.com. WORKBOOK PROVIDES LESSONS AND EXERCISES TO TEACH 3D MODELING INDUSTRIAL PRESS INC., BOOTH 2618 Industrial Press, a publisher of technical books for engineering, technology and manufacturing, will feature its "AutoCAD 3D Modeling Exercise Workbook," which contains eight illustrated les- sons and four modeling projects for classroom i nstr u c ti o n a n d s e l f-stu d y by b oth i n c h a n d metric users. Each lesson starts with step-by-step instruc- tions on how to create 3D solid models, followed by exercises designed for practicing the commands learned within that lesson. The modeling projects are designed so that users can create complex 3D models by combining commands learned within the previous lessons. Readers can also follow along and customize their creations using downloadable sample files that accompany some of the lessons and model- ing projects. Written by Steve Heather, an author and official beta tester of AutoCAD software, this is a resource for designers, architects and manufacturers who are using AutoCAD to create their own 3D models and transfer them to a 3D printer for manufactur- ing and use in the real world. Industrial Press will also feature its "Autodesk Revit Basics Training Manual," "Grasshopper: V i s u a l S c u l p t i n g f o r R h i n o c e r o s 3 D," a n d

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