Robots with Allen keys

April 25, 2018

It may not sound like much, but as Fast Company editor Marcus Baram explains, acquiring the ability to assemble an IKEA chair may represent a tipping point for robotics technology.

Watch the video here.

Soft robot inspired by snakeskin

April 18, 2018

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.

Read more: Soft robot inspired by snakeskin

Smart Positioner

April 8, 2018

A product overview of Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner, which combines automated part positioning with step-by-step software enabled weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

Read more: Automated part positioning with weld verification software

Take a Ferrari factory tour

April 4, 2018

Take a video tour of the high-tech Ferrari Manufacturing factory, where some of the world’s best sports cars are built.

Read more: Where Ferraris are born

Power skiving - Sandvik Coromant

April 2, 2018

Watch a demonstration of the machining of internal gears with power skiving, a continuous cutting process that enables machining to be carried out in a single setup.

Read more: Gear machining with power skiving

Andrei Petrilin (left) is technical manager of indexable milling tools, and Marcel Elkouby (right) is material sciences R&D manager at Iscar Tools.

March 31, 2018

by Andrei Petrilin & Marcel Elkouby

Read more: A New Look for Gear Milling?

Mary Scianna

March 30, 2018

 by Mary Scianna

Countries implement tariffs on imports to protect domestic interests.

Read more: Trump & Tariffs

Tencent robotics lab

March 28, 2018

Chinese social media giant Tencent has announced plans to open a manufacturing-oriented robotics/AI development lab in Shenzhen.

Read more: Robotic/AI lab opens in China’s manufacturing hub

Robot solves Rubik's cube

March 20, 2018

Watch as this MIT-developed robot sets a world record for solving a Rubik's cube.

Read more: Robot solves Rubik's cube in .38 seconds

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