- March 20, 2019
Hyperloop is on the cusp of becoming reality; what is it and how does it work?
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.
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.
Watch as this GROB 5 axis CNC milling machine makes short work of a suspension for the aerospace industry.
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?
Give a listen as Kuka robots take on original rock music - as performers.
by Sam Matsumoto
Selecting the right drill for stainless steel and titanium
Watch how Horn tooling micro machines a watch.
Robotics has come a long way in a few short years. This new acrobatic robot from Disney could put stunt performers out of work.
Sandvik Coromant presents some tips to improve chip control and reduce chip jamming in turning operations.
by Andrew Brooks
From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire
Have you ever been confused by extended work offsets and how should you use them in your program?
There's not a lot of demand in the industrial market for a large, solid metal octopus.
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 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.
by Donald Halas
Increasing threading productivity