August 19, 2012
Heidenhain Corp.'s IMTS exhibit "promises to give visitors insight into significant motion control issues" under its show theme them of "The Inside Story."
August 6, 2012
New wireless pedestrian detection technology moves cars closer to “computer on wheels”
General Motors is developing a driver assistance feature potentially capable of detecting pedestrians and bicyclists on congested streets or in poor visibility conditions.
July 31, 2012
VMCs strive for ultimate accuracy
by Jim Barnes
For some shop owners, the vertical machining centre is the old faithful in in the corner… good at what it does, but not capable of spectacular achievements in accuracy or productivity. It may be time for a re-think.
July 31, 2012
North American robotics companies sold more industrial robots in the second quarter of 2012 than any previous quarter in history, according to new statistics released by Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.
June 21, 2012
An EDM that didn’t live up to expectations
Replacement EDM that better fits requirements
New wire EDM improves machining time on tool and die work
by Mary Scianna
If there is one important lesson that Les and Arnold Rackham have learned running a machine shop for 33 years, it’s that you need the right equipment to succeed. For Burloak Tool and Die, Burlington, ON, its EDM technology.