Prima Power 3D laser cutting machines improve efficiencies for auto parts makerClick image to enlarge

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

 

Mark it up

Shop Metalworking Technology discusses laser marking with Thomas Burdel, national sales manager for TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, CT.

This drone-car hybrid could transform city travel

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled a driverless drone-car hybrid that could deliver a fully automated ‘taxi’ service combining road and air travel (maybe rail too) in a single trip.

Skilled Labour to the Rescue

By Michael Ouellette, editor

Top 10 Most Dangerous Airports in the World

Not for those who are afraid of flying: the most dangerous airports in the world.

3 Steps to Better Grinding

by Rob Titus

How to improve your cylindrical grinding process

Riding the Economic Pendulum

by Mary Scianna

If you’ve been in business for more than a decade,

Time lapse install: swarf management system

Considering procuring a new swarth management ystem? Watch this time lapse of the installation of the huge system at CNC Speedwell, a large manufacturer in the U.K. 

Double-Sided Inserts

by Hironori Kondo

A double-sided insert with positive rake angles is your best bet for small part machining

AM to play significant role in nuclear systems

The U.S. Department of Energy and its national labs are supporting early stage research on additive manufacturing that can ultimately be adopted by industry to drastically reduce the time it takes to design, build and certify nuclear systems.

Choosing an annular cutter

There is more than one type of annular cutter for different alloys

Seven incredible but useful machines

From a bridge laying behemoth to a real-life hoverbike, we look at seven truly unique machines.

CNC machining a supersize gear

A step-by-step look at how a massive gear is CNC machined.

Amada FLW series fibre-laser welding

Amada's Fiber Laser Welder (FLW) achieves a high-speed, high-quality weld not possible with a conventional laser welder.

Ask the Expert: Machine Probing

Still using edge finders to pick up work coordinates and touching off cutting tools by hand? Do yourself a favour and invest in a probing system.

A Foreign Affair

The Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program is a sensitive topic for many people involved in the manufacturing sector. And no wonder.

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