Manufacturing the TeslaClick image to enlarge

This National Geographic documentary takes a close look at how the Tesla electric vehicle is manufactured at the company’s plant in Palo Alto, California.

 

CNC plasma/oxy-fuel and flame cutting

Koike Aronson's Mastergraph EX2 metal cutting machine is manufactured in the US and designed to work in challenging environments. The Mastergraph EX2 can be fully customized to fit production needs and increase your productivity. Multiple plasma stations, oxy-fuel stations, oxy-fuel stations, marking options, as well as, full contour plasma beveling, which is controlled through a very easy to use operator interface.

Time lapse barge fabrication

This time lapse video shows the fabrication of an ATB Tank Barge by Harvest at Vigor in Portland, Oregon.

Fabricating case study: 30% Productivity Boost

Investing in new bending, fiber laser cutting technology for a greenfield site boosts efficiency for Ontario custom job shop

DIY welding project: Wagon

Watch Tom Patsis, owner of Cold Hard Art, combine cutting, bending and welding as he explains each step of this project using his Millermatic 211 MIG welder and Dynasty 280DX TIG welder. 

Heavy plate fabricating challenges

by Scott Tacheny

Methods to better meet the demands of thick plate fabricating

Embracing narcissism

Blanket statements can get you into trouble sometimes because there are always exceptions to the rule, but I'll go ahead and make one now: we live in an increasingly narcissistic society.

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.

Chip formation in indexable drilling

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

Shop talk: staying competitive

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

Vertical automation for fabricating

Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.

CNC crash compilation

With all the automation in machining these days, it’s easy to get complacent and think nothing can go wrong any more.

Future for automotive production: 2016 Audi Smart Factory

Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data‑driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. Source: Car TV, You Tube

Okuma's Winter Showcase 2107 highlights leading edge technologies

Okuma held its Winter Showcase 2017 at its North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Hundreds came out to see the latest in machine tools and machining technologies.

5 most secret military aircraft that aren't so secret anymore

According to Top10 Information, these are five of the most secret military aircraft in history.

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