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See how some of the biggest crankshafts in the world are manufactured.

 

Where's the money?

When the bank says “no” to acquisition plans, it’s time to turn to non-traditional financing

by Mark Borkowski

In the business of investment banking we are exposed to many difficult situations that business owners may face.

TechChat - CAT vs HSK toolholders

Rego-Fix’s David McHenry explores the differences between CAT (a.k.a. steep taper) and HSK toolholders, and their advantages and disadvantages.

Are You Ready for Zero-Point Clamping?

by John Zaya

Effective ways to hold workpieces in multi-axis machining

Live tooling, Swiss style

The Tsugami B0325V-III Swiss Type Lathe has an added vertical tool post, incorporating five modular, driven tools for increased milling capabilities.

Making golf putters

Watch how aluminum golf putters are made in this "How It's Made" episode.

Get that new machine up and running

DMG MORI has launched a “blended learning” experience to help machine operators learn to use a new DMG Mori machine in only a few days.

Friction stir welding of 8.5 m telescopic booms

ESAB demonstrates friction stir welding. Made of four 7000 Series profiles, the telescopic booms are 8.5 m long, have a thickness range of 5 – 10 mm and are welded at speeds up to 1 m/min using Friction Stir Welding (FSW). Note: No audio.

Multitasking turning centre

Here’s a close-up up of MAZAK’s HQR-200MSY multi-tasking turning centre as it machines an electrical connector.

Puzzled on Which Laser to Buy?

Prima Power is the only one to develop all the essential components of its products: numerical control, automation, laser head, and even its own laser source.

Robot solves Rubik's cube in .38 seconds

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

Powerful machines that are at another level

A robot that works in tight (and nasty) spaces, a rock splitter, a trencher, a tree stripper and some other very tough machines in action.

How does fossil-free steel production work?

In this video Katharina Loden breaks down production, emissions, market developments, and majors players in fossil-free steel.

Shop talk: staying competitive

What one factor would help your manufacturing business become more competitive and why?

Machine tool probe calibration using ACS-1

This movie is a guide to machine tool probe calibration, using the ACS-1 calibration tool, as part of installation, maintenance or problem solving.

Tesla makes ventilator from Model 3 parts

When the call came out for manufacturers to help produce medical equipment, many companies were quick to jump on board. But most of those companies must make ventilators using pre-existing designs, which would require competing with actual ventilator manufacturers for the parts and materials. 

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