A personal Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is used when no other fume control system can be implemented.  Image: Lincoln Electric

July 27, 2017

by Nestor Gula

A systematic approach to reducing weld fumes 

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Audi future Smart Factory

July 25, 2017

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

Read more: Future for automotive production: 2016 Audi Smart Factory

Manufacturing the Daimler/Mercedes bus

July 25, 2017

Ever wondered how Daimler/Mercedes buses are manufactured? Watch this video to see how of the company's European plans produces these high end buses.

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Manufacturing the BMW 7 series in Germany

July 20, 2017

The BMW 7 Series is an automobile model developed by the German manufacturer BMW. This series is the high end brand, representing what BMW does the best in comfort, technology and mechanics. There are six successive generations. The first named E23 was released in 1977 and the E32 released in 1986, the E38 in 1994, the E65 in 2001, the F01 in 2008 and the current G11 in 2015.

Read more: Inside the factory of the BMW 7 series

Prima Power has all the pieces

July 19, 2017

Prima Power is the only one to develop all the essential components of its products: numerical control, automation, laser head, and even its own laser source.

Read more: Puzzled on Which Laser to Buy?

8 3D printed vehicles you won't believe exist

July 12, 2017

3D printing has come a long way. Check out these 8 3D printed vehicles to see how 3D printing is changing how we define manufacturing.

Read more: 3D printed vehicles you won't believe exist

World's most dangerous railways

July 6, 2017

This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.

Read more: Dangerous railways around the world

Fastest train in world being built

June 29, 2017

Building high speed trains that run more than 300 km/hour. Every year, French high speed train manufacturer Alstom uses more than 22,000 sq m of sheet metal, enough to cover three and a half football fields, to build the trains. The newest trains feature all-aluminum body shells.

Read more: Building the fastest high speed train in the world

Mazak runs CNC program challenge to test its Smooth technology

June 21, 2017

Two machines side-by-side. Same part. Same program. Very different results.

Read more: Mazak runs CNC program challenge

The making of NASCAR race car bodies

June 21, 2017

Ever wondered how NASCAR race car bodies are made? Check out this How It's Made episode to find out the machining, fabricating and welding processes involved.

Read more: Manufacturing NASCAR race car bodies

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