Disney stunt robotClick image to enlarge

Robotics has come a long way in a few short years. This new acrobatic robot from Disney could put stunt performers out of work.

Watch it go through some of its manoeuvres in this video report.

Sandvik Coromant explores how tomorrow's materials will impact industrial design in the future

Sandvik Coromant's "Looking ahead 4: Tomorrow's materials explories future materials and how they may revolutionize industrial deisgns of the future.

Making armoured vehicles

See how some armoured vehicles are made in this National Geographc Documentary that explores Alpine Armoring's manufacturing operations where such vehicles are made.

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.

New plasma cutting tables

The TorchMate 4400 | 4800 CNC plasma cutting systems by Lincoln Electric are designed for the growing fabrication shop. Its design, components, and construction were all single source engineered to deliver exceptional repeatability and performance.

Bearing Witness

This short video from Wilson tool explains what a witness mark is and why it’s important in achieving a quality punch form.

An owner's guide to maintaining business continuity

Tax and managment consultant KPMG has released a guideline for maintaining business continuity throughout the continued lockdown and depressed business conditions stemming from the COVID 19 pandemic. 

Makino’s next generation vertical machining centres

Building on its PS-Series product line, Makino has introduced the next generation PS65 and PS105 vertical machining centres. Watch them in action here.

Grinder Safety

Walter Surface Technologies presents its range of grinder safety features.

Extended work offsets

Have you ever been confused by extended work offsets and how should you use them in your program?

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves.

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

Thick plate welding

The MIG/MAG Narrow gap technology from Cloos Robotic Welding for welding thick-walled component parts. In comparison to conventional weld seam preparation, the weld seam volume can be reduced by about 60 per cent, according to the company, reducing welding time and providing a saving potential with regard to the filler material, shielding gas and power consumption. 

Predicting the Future

As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 looms before us,

Expansion strategies

Market diversification as a competitive tool for manufacturing growth

by Tim Wilson 

Canada is an energy giant.

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