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Renishaw's non-contact tool setting solutions

February 3, 2018

Building on the proven design of the existing NC4 system, Renishaw has introduced an enhanced solution to satisfy the demands of the rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.

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7 strangest and coolest materials - seen here Gallium metal

January 31, 2018

7 of the most strange materials that actually exist.

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12 insane engineering marvels of the world

January 22, 2018

Some some of the world's engineering marvels, from Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope to Hong Kong International Airport.

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7 of the world's most expensive cars

January 17, 2018

The Sweptail by Rolls Royce is number one on the list of the seven most expensive cars in the world, at a price tag of $13 million.

Read more: 7 most expensive cars that you'll (likely) never get to drive

Punch Genius

January 7, 2018

A new-generation turret punch press, the Punch Genius is a versatile system, which allows manual processing from either A- or B- side or automated production cell. New intelligent ram shortens tool changes and increases the number of normal and indexing tools in turret.

Chevalier FNL 220LSY Multi Axis Turning Milling Machine

December 29, 2017

The Chevalier FNL 220LSY multi-axis turning-milling machine in action. The machine, available in Canada from Heinman Machinery, can turn and mill complex parts in a single machine.

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Shop Talk Jan 4 spotlight on megaprojects

December 28, 2017

A number of truly impressive construction megaprojects are nearing completion or have recently been finished around the world.

Read more: Ten of the world’s top construction megaprojects

Worldl's steepest funicular rail line in Switzerland

December 17, 2017

The world's steepest funicular railway has opened to the public in Switzerland. Specially constructed cylindrical carriages have been used to ensure that passengers can stay upright. The floors tilt, adjusting to the slope as the funicular climbs 110 m (360 ft) over a distance of 100 m at the steepest point.

Read more: World's steepest funicular rail line in Switzerland

Okuma's Winter Showcase 2017

December 16, 2017

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.

Read more: Okuma's Winter Showcase 2107 highlights leading edge technologies

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