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Knowledge swap

Are you in search of design answers but don't know where to get them? Do you have something to say about the latest technology your company is using? Let the world know your thoughts!

Swap ideas online at the new forums.motionsystemdesign.com and comment on anything you like — from gears to drives to industrial foreign policy to microgravity. Join other readers in this online home to all things motion control and beyond.

MSD Editors Larry Berardinis, Elisabeth Eitel, Colleen Telling, and Mary Gannon invite you to read posts in Larry's blog and then share your thoughts on those posts. You must register to post replies or begin discussions in the open forum, but it takes just a couple minutes.

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