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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.


Don't do this on your CNC machine

Our technology spotlights typically highlight innovative and leading edge technologies that may be useful in your shop. For a change, here's a video about what not to do on your CNC machine.

Robotic technology in action: The Revenge: Timo Boll vs. KUKA Robot

Last year, Timo Boll challenged the KUKA KR AGILUS in his area of expertise: table tennis. Now, it is up to Timo to prove his qualities in a completely different kind of duel.

Social media: Manufacturing joins the conversation

Can social media add value to your manufacturing operation?

by Tim Wilson

Automatic robotized bending system

Prima Power’s automatic robotized bending system consists of the Panel Bender EBe, the eP press brake, and a seven axis anthropomorphous robot.

Tube processing highlights

Bystronic showcases the capabilities of the ByTube Star 130.

Advance CNC Machining: getting the extra edge where seconds count

Advance CNC Machining’s relationship with Makino began with their first Makino a51nx in 2010, followed by their second a51nx only seven months later.

This robot can assemble an IKEA chair

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.

Zap that rust away

Watch as TRUMPF's TruPulse 2020 nano fiber laser peels 350 µm thick rust from steel plate.

Lincoln Electric - Build a Better World

Join Lincoln Electric on Dec. 2-3, 2020  for an exclusive virtual expo for industry professionals, by industry professionals.

Is a tandem press brake the right solution for you?

This video highlights the benefits of using a tandem press brake (two press brakes used in a single operation) versus purchasing one large press brake. It examines installation costs, productivity and versatility between the two machines.

Five & Flexible

by Kip Hanson

Think you need five axis work to justify a five axis machining centre? Think again.

7 VMC features for improved productivity

by William Howard

Understand machine features to increase performance

Medical Manufacturing: A leg up

by Tim wilson

Prescriptions for success in medical manufacturing

Manufacturing snowmobiles

How Arctic Cat manufactures its snowmobiles.

Building pipelines

by Mary Scianna, editor, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

Pipelines have been in the news of late and depending on whom you speak with, the news is good or it's bad.

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