CNC crash fails
- January 23, 2019
It’s a bit easier to watch when it’s not happening to you. Watch these classic confrontations between metal and machine.
by Kip Hanson
This established Ontario machine shop gets a new owner, new equipment, new software, and new opportunities
Last fall, I attended two major manufacturing trade shows for North America
Grant Metal Products Ltd, Calgary, Alberta. is a long-time Prima Power customer who recently purchased his second Shear Genius punch/shear combination, a Night Train Material Management System, and an Express Bender.
Siemens NX software is a flexible integrated solution for design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions that enable companies to realize the value of the digital twin.
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.
By Mary Scianna
by Rob Ritchot
Looming regulations on lower limits may pose problems in the welding shop
Building on its PS-Series product line, Makino has introduced the next generation PS65 and PS105 vertical machining centres. Watch them in action here.
Robotics has come a long way in a few short years. This new acrobatic robot from Disney could put stunt performers out of work.
Prima Power's Punch Genius is a new generation of servo-electric punching systems with numerically controlled, servo-electric axes.
Metrology tools for your manufacturing operation
To machine or print, that is the question. To be fair, that has only recently become the question as 3D printed metal parts have started to gain recognition for performance that rivals traditionally machined parts.
by Tim Wilson
The dark art of job estimating brought to light
Ask someone how he estimates a job and you’ll likely get a wry smile, perhaps a wink.
We have all heard the jokes about technology taking over the world. Well, they've started with automotive plants.
If only all machine installations could be this fast.