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Amada Miyachi fiber laser welding

August 27, 2017

By Geoff Shannon, Amada-Miyachi America

Ultrafast or ultra-short pulse lasers offer unique material processing possibilities, because the laser’s pulse duration is less than the target material’s conduction time. Essentially this means that cold machining of parts is possible–with material being removed by sublimation.

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September 9, 2013

A proactive approach to maintenance can deliver long-term benefits

by Tim Wilson

Shop floor maintenance often gets short shrift: when business is good there isn’t time; and when things are slow the money’s too tight.

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Vehicles of the future

February 20, 2019

What futire transportation systems might look like.

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Universal Robot's robots at Voodoo Manufacturing

October 5, 2017

Universal Robots’ UR10 handles the “harvesting” - loading and unloading plates in 3D printers - at Voodoo Manufacturing. Deploying the cobot has tripled production output and will help the Brooklyn startup cut costs by 90 percent. The company chose the UR robot due to its quick integration with peripheral systems enabled through the UR+ platform.

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September 9, 2013

by Mary Scianna

People working in English dominant countries like Canada and the US take language for granted.

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Archinaut

April 10, 2019

Made In Space is developing Archinaut, a floating robotic factory designed to 3D print and assemble large structures in space.

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Funniest engineering fails

October 27, 2017

WATCH: World's funniest engineering fails. Who approved these blue prints?

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Extreme machines building extreme bridges

October 19, 2017

What how some of the most innovative machines in the world build impressive bridges.

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Micro machining of a watch with Horn tooling

December 3, 2017

Watch how Horn tooling micro machines a watch.

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How a smartphone is made

September 21, 2017

OPPO has come out with its flaghip Android smartphone the R11. Watch how the phones are made at the OPPO factory in Shenzhen.

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Derek Loebsack.

February 10, 2017

by Mary Scianna

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John Petras works with direct customer service at OMAX Corp.

May 9, 2017

by Jonathan Will

A proactive maintenance program will save you time and money

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Rob Krause is technical services manager, AlcoTec Wire Corp. AlcoTec is an ESAB brand.

April 5, 2016

by Rob Krause

Good preparation for better weld performance

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Shaun Reylea is manager of the North American technical support team for Fronius USA.

April 27, 2015

by Shaun Relyea

What is it and why use it?

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Ian Campbell

August 31, 2015

by Ian Campbell

Why getting youth into the welding sector should matter to you

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by Etienne Blouin(left)  & Jim Dileo(right)

September 5, 2015

by Etienne Blouin & Jim Dileo

Fume extraction welding guns remove harmful welding fumes efficiently

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Robotic MIG gun selection

October 14, 2014

by Ryan Lizotte

Choose the right gun to optimize welding automation

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Shaun Relyea

May 29, 2014

by Shaun Relyea

Know where the difficulties lie and prepare for them

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Where roller coasters are manufactured

May 22, 2019

A roller coaster factory tour in Turkey - complete with a ride on an unfinished ferris wheel

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