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Hyperloop is on the cusp of becoming reality; what is it and how does it work?

 

Tapping into an Untapped Market

By Mary Scianna

Paul Ellery, owner of Ellery Manufacturing, a 34-year-old Surrey, BC, machine shop has had so much trouble finding good skilled machinists for his CNC shop that he’s hired head hunting companies in Toronto, the UK and the Philippines.

Ultrafast Lasers Offer Great Promise as a Unique Manufacturing Tool

By Geoff Shannon, Amada-Miyachi America

Ultrafast or ultra-short pulse lasers offer unique material processing possibilities, because the laser’s pulse duration is less than the target material’s conduction time. Essentially this means that cold machining of parts is possible–with material being removed by sublimation.

Machining with high dynamics

Watch as this GROB 5 axis CNC milling machine makes short work of a suspension for the  aerospace industry.

What if 3D printing was 100 times faster?

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveiled a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?

Robots vs Music

Give a listen as Kuka robots take on original rock music - as performers.

Tech Tips: Smarter drilling

by Sam Matsumoto

Selecting the right drill for stainless steel and titanium

WATCH: Micro machining of a watch

Watch how Horn tooling micro machines a watch.

Disney develops acrobatic robot

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

Improve chip control in turning operations

Sandvik Coromant presents some tips to improve chip control and reduce chip jamming in turning operations.

Job shops Ontario - Made to Measure

by Andrew Brooks

From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire

Extended work offsets

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

Hybrid 3D printer, 5 axis mill makes incredible octopus

There's not a lot of demand in the industrial market for a large, solid metal octopus.

Machining an engine block with DMG's NHX-8000

DMG-MORI’s NHX 8000 is a horizontal machining center for large workpieces, and its put to the test machining a six-cylinder engine block in this video.

3M CEO talks about plans for electric car market

3M is better known for making Scotch tape than for leading-edge technology markets, but CEO and chairman Inge Thulin tells "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer that the electric car market is a perfect fit for the 115-year-old company.

Thread Your Way to Success

by Donald Halas

Increasing threading productivity

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