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5G and manufacturing

October 30, 2018

5G means different things to different industries, but it all revolves around enabling widespread device connectivity.

Read more: The 5G industrial revolution

Top 10 big mistakes

October 24, 2018

A top ten countdown of bizarre and noteworthy errors made by engineers and architects.

Read more: Top 10 Biggest Design Errors Engineers & Architects Made

Mary Scianna

October 23, 2018

Recently in conversations with some individuals, I learned about two programs for women, one an organization for female-owned businesses, and another, an educational one that encourages young girls in grades 9 to 12 to consider technology and skilled trades careers. 

Read more: Wonder Women

Airbus drone-car hybrid

October 15, 2018

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled a driverless drone-car hybrid that could deliver a fully automated ‘taxi’ service combining road and air travel (maybe rail too) in a single trip.

Read more: This drone-car hybrid could transform city travel

Structural steel homes

October 10, 2018

A visual tour of 42 beautifully designed homes constructed with structural steel.

Read more: Designing homes with steel

Lincoln Electric's automated part positioning

October 8, 2018

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

Read more: Automated positioning with Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner

IMTS TOP 10

October 3, 2018

For those who couldn't make it to IMTS 2018, here's a look at some of the outstanding CNC products, booths and technologies that were on display at the show.

Read more: IMTS 2018 Top 10

Additive manufacturing meets multi-tasking

September 30, 2018

Mazak integration of additive manufacturing with multi-tasking: a laser metal deposition torch mounted on a multi-tasking machine.

Read more: Additive manufacturing integrated with multi-tasking

Reconfigurable wheels

September 26, 2018

DARPA, the agency that brought us the Internet, has developed vehicle wheels that can switch into tank-like treads while in motion.

Read more: DARPA's reconfigurable wheels change into triangular tracks

By Ryan Funk (left) & Eric Krueger (right), UNISIG

September 25, 2018

by Ryan Funk (left) & Eric Krueger (right), UNISIG

Gundrills are excellent candidates for re-sharpening

Read more: When and How to Sharpen Gundrills

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