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Zachary Bibik
I am looking for any information to help me prepare for an upcoming technical interview. I am an EIT and ...
Zachary Bibik Jul '20
Hi Zachary,

Here are a few links to articles on common interview questions on engineering fundamentals


Richard Stuntebeck
Hi Carol

We are new to SME and I was made aware of this resource by one of my contacts.  I am wondering if you have any ...

Hi Richard,


I found 2 articles on how a few OEMs are changing their focus to Covid-19.


One article is attached and ...

Patrick Scukas
Hi all! I am a new member to the SME community and I am looking for information on cutting composites on CNC machines. ...
Patrick Scukas May '20
Hi Patrick,

I saw your post on SME Connect about milling composites on CNC machining centers and thought I might be ...
Paul Cheng
Dear Carol, SME Members:

Can you or members guide me to Induction and / or friction welders?
As posted earlier. My ...
Paul Cheng Apr '20
Peter Stamatis
Hello everyone,

Not necessarily a specific manufacturing question, but I was wondering if anyone knows how many ...
Peter Stamatis Apr '20
Pete Stamatis ‍ Thank you for posting on SME Connect in the Knowledge & Resource Center. We currently have around ...

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