A personal Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is used when no other fume control system can be implemented.  Image: Lincoln Electric

July 27, 2017

by Nestor Gula

A systematic approach to reducing weld fumes 

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Audi future Smart Factory

July 25, 2017

Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data‑driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. Source: Car TV, You Tube

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Manufacturing the Daimler/Mercedes bus

July 25, 2017

Ever wondered how Daimler/Mercedes buses are manufactured? Watch this video to see how of the company's European plans produces these high end buses.

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Manufacturing the BMW 7 series in Germany

July 20, 2017

The BMW 7 Series is an automobile model developed by the German manufacturer BMW. This series is the high end brand, representing what BMW does the best in comfort, technology and mechanics. There are six successive generations. The first named E23 was released in 1977 and the E32 released in 1986, the E38 in 1994, the E65 in 2001, the F01 in 2008 and the current G11 in 2015.

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Prima Power has all the pieces

July 19, 2017

Prima Power is the only one to develop all the essential components of its products: numerical control, automation, laser head, and even its own laser source.

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8 3D printed vehicles you won't believe exist

July 12, 2017

3D printing has come a long way. Check out these 8 3D printed vehicles to see how 3D printing is changing how we define manufacturing.

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World's most dangerous railways

July 6, 2017

This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.

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Fastest train in world being built

June 29, 2017

Building high speed trains that run more than 300 km/hour. Every year, French high speed train manufacturer Alstom uses more than 22,000 sq m of sheet metal, enough to cover three and a half football fields, to build the trains. The newest trains feature all-aluminum body shells.

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Mazak runs CNC program challenge to test its Smooth technology

June 21, 2017

Two machines side-by-side. Same part. Same program. Very different results.

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The making of NASCAR race car bodies

June 21, 2017

Ever wondered how NASCAR race car bodies are made? Check out this How It's Made episode to find out the machining, fabricating and welding processes involved.

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How it's Made: the Bugatti Chiron

June 14, 2017

The How it's Made series looks at how the Bugatti Chiron is manufactured.

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Prima Power's new generation Punch Genius turret punch press

June 9, 2017

Prima Power's Punch Genius is a new generation of servo-electric punching systems with numerically controlled, servo-electric axes.

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Most extreme bridges on earth

June 8, 2017

Here are some of the world's most dangerous and tallest bridges ever built and naturally formed like the Immortal Bridge in China.

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Peter Visser of Mate Precision Tooling.

June 5, 2017

by Peter Visser

Buying a Laser? Have you also considered a CNC punch press?

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The new generation of automated solutions brings operator control to personal devices. Sandvik Coromant's CoroPlus uses Bluetooth to enable an operator to make changes to a machine from a PC, laptop, iPad or smartphone

June 1, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing suppliers pave the way for Industry 4.0

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Jonathan Douville is senior product manager for E-Weld, Surfox and Coated Abrasives at Walter Surface Technologies Inc.

May 31, 2017

by Jonathan Douville

Eliminating weld spatter is more science than art and these tips may help you achieve perfection in welding

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Rob Titus is the Okuma product grinder specialist.

May 31, 2017

by Rob Titus

How to improve your cylindrical grinding process

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Chris Foschaar  is application/sales engineer with  Horn USA Inc.

May 31, 2017

by Chris Foschaar

Thread whirling may be the better option over single point threading

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What if 3D printing was 100 times faster?

May 30, 2017

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveiled a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?

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Making golf putters:

May 24, 2017

Watch how aluminum golf putters are made in this "How It's Made" episode.

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