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Mary Scianna 2018

August 1, 2018

 There’s a new concept circulating in the manufacturing industry: blockchain technology. Many say it’s the second generation of the digital revolution and the latest in Industry 4.0 tools. 

Read more: Blockchain for Manufacturing

Liquid to gel

July 24, 2018

If you thought 3D printing was leading edge, wait until you see 4D printing, being developed at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab.

Read more: Rapid liquid printing

Heaviest of the heavy

July 18, 2018

From tunnel borers to bridge builders to a self-propelled modular transporter, these examples of super-heavy equipment are worth a look.

Read more: Heaviest of the heavy

Cyclone helicopters

July 17, 2018

Their arrival may have been a long time coming, but new Cyclone helicopters have finally been rolled out by the Royal Canadian Air Force. The RCAF showed off the first of its new aircraft in the skies over Halifax on July 13.

Read more: RCAF gets new helicopters

Almotive

July 12, 2018

This Hungary based autonomous vehicle company believes self driving cars can navigate with regular cameras.

Read more: This robo-car startup does things differently

Abicor Binzel's Cyclone robotic torch

July 8, 2018

Radial welding with the Cyclone robotic torch from Abicor Binzel.

Read more: Robotic radial welding

Massive machinery

July 4, 2018

Here’s a look at some impressive technology, from a huge horizontal grinder to a massive machine that replaces rails, ties and gravel track beds at the same time.

Read more: Ten amazing machines

3D printed electric car

July 2, 2018

The LSEV, manufactured in China entirely through 3D printing, will hit the market next April. It already has 7000 orders from European customers.

Read more: The world’s first 3D-printed electric car

The Archinaut, a space-based 3D printing factory

June 26, 2018

This floating factory could be used for the 3D printing of heavy equipment and even full satellites in space.

Read more: 3D printing in space

The Humanium Project

June 20, 2018

The Humanium Project uses metal from melted guns to make watches - and to bring attention to the global problem of armed violence.

Read more: This watch is made from melted down guns

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