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Private helicopters?

May 2, 2018

Meet the autonomous aerial vehicle – basically a personal helicopter – and some other emerging technologies that could be charting the future  of transportation.

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Growth potential

April 28, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Long-term planning key to future growth of Canada’s mould and die industry 

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Mary Scianna, editor

April 28, 2018

by Mary Scianna

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Robots with Allen keys

April 25, 2018

It may not sound like much, but as Fast Company editor Marcus Baram explains, acquiring the ability to assemble an IKEA chair may represent a tipping point for robotics technology.

Watch the video here.

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Soft robot inspired by snakeskin

April 18, 2018

A team of researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has developed a soft robot inspired by snakeskin, and made using kirigami, an ancient Japanese paper craft.

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Engineering marvels

April 12, 2018

The engineering wonders of the modern world

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Smart Positioner

April 8, 2018

A product overview of Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner, which combines automated part positioning with step-by-step software enabled weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

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Take a Ferrari factory tour

April 4, 2018

Take a video tour of the high-tech Ferrari Manufacturing factory, where some of the world’s best sports cars are built.

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Power skiving - Sandvik Coromant

April 2, 2018

Watch a demonstration of the machining of internal gears with power skiving, a continuous cutting process that enables machining to be carried out in a single setup.

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Andrei Petrilin (left) is technical manager of indexable milling tools, and Marcel Elkouby (right) is material sciences R&D manager at Iscar Tools.

March 31, 2018

by Andrei Petrilin & Marcel Elkouby

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Jop shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

March 30, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Job shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

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Mary Scianna

March 30, 2018

 by Mary Scianna

Countries implement tariffs on imports to protect domestic interests.

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Tencent robotics lab

March 28, 2018

Chinese social media giant Tencent has announced plans to open a manufacturing-oriented robotics/AI development lab in Shenzhen.

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Robot solves Rubik's cube

March 20, 2018

Watch as this MIT-developed robot sets a world record for solving a Rubik's cube.

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Not suitable for family vacation

March 14, 2018

Here's a look at 14 roads around the world that are not for the faint of heart.

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Scotchman RG automatic measuring and positioning system

March 11, 2018

Scotchman Industries demonstrates how to increase the efficiency and productivity of Hydraulic Ironworker metal punching and shearing stations with its RG automatic measuring and positioning systems.

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ASIMO robot by Honda

March 7, 2018

Watch as Honda's ASIMO, billed as "the world's most advanced humanoid robot," shows off at the Tokyo National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.

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Sandvik Coromant on chip control

March 4, 2018

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

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Spotlight Top 10 Ridiculously Fast Cars

February 28, 2018

Speed isn't everything, but sometimes it can be pretty impressive. Here's a list of the top ten "ridiculously fast" cars.

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Prima Power 3D laser cutting machines improve efficiencies for auto parts maker

February 27, 2018

See how an automotive parts manufacturer is benefiting from the new generation of Prima Power 3D laser cutting machines.

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