KUKA robots producing robotsClick image to enlarge

KUKA robots producing robots together with workers.

Additional torque bracket result in high torque values when the second robot axis of the KUKA Quantec is screwed. Get more information about human robot collaboration on KUKA's website.

New EMEC video series: a little help from your friends

Everyone needs a little expert application assistance once in a while, and with EMEC’s newest video series Learn with EMEC, help is easy to find.

This drone-car hybrid could transform city travel

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.

Magna CEO Don Walker on COVID-19 response

Magna International CEO Don Walker spoke to BNN about the company's strategy for dealing with COVID-19 and how he plans to get his company back to work safely, and how Magna will fit into the post-coronavirus supply chain.

Robotic bending with automatic tool changing

By integrating a bending robot with the precision of Amada's HG Series press brake and patented Automatic Tool Changer (ATC), fabricators can automatically bend a variety of parts with maximum accuracy. The HG ARs supports workpieces up to 998 x 798 mm (39.3 x 31.4 in.) and has a weight capacity of 20 kg (44 lb).

Revisiting Free Trade

US President Donald Trump says he wants to make America great again and part of his plan is to rip up free trade agreements and bring manufacturing back into the US.

Salvagnini's fiber laser cutting in the electrical industry

Salvagnini demonstrates its fiber laser cutting in the electrical components industry.

Ten amazing machines

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.

Spindle fix

Maintenance, repair and rebuild tips for machine spindles

by Kevin Sekerak

Fabricating: Boosting Efficiencies at Laser Speed

Noelle Stapinsky

Innovation drives growth, but having the right tools on the shop floor keeps that momentum rolling and production flowing

Raising Innovators

by Mary Scianna

Manufacturing has a big problem on its hands.

Hybrid multi-tasking from Mazak

The VTC-300C FSW hybrid multi-tasking machining centre adds friction stir welding to the spindle, which uses frictional heat and forging pressure to create full-penetration, defect-free welded joints.

Thread Your Way to Success

by Donald Halas

Increasing threading productivity

Benefits of Thread Whirling

by Chris Foschaar

Thread whirling may be the better option over single point threading

Maintenance checklist

by Robbie Williams

A preventive maintenance checklist reduces downtime

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