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.

SA1 series surface grinder

Okamoto’s new ACC-SA1 Series surface grinder

Talking Safety

Shop Metalworking Technology discusses welding safety with Dave Hisey

Voodoo Manufacturing triples 3D printing production with Universal Robots

Universal Robots’ UR10 handles the “harvesting” - loading and unloading plates in 3D printers - at Voodoo Manufacturing. Deploying the cobot has tripled production output and will help the Brooklyn startup cut costs by 90 percent. The company chose the UR robot due to its quick integration with peripheral systems enabled through the UR+ platform.

Virtual showroom, real life improvement

EMEC has put a lot of work into showing us what their machines can do in a virtual way, and this Milltronics machine video is a good example.

Completely sealed jaw quick-change chuck with constant clamping forces

If you want to make the production of turned parts efficient, you need low-maintenance and fail-safe precision clamping devices that can be quickly changed over and, if necessary, also automatically loaded.

Aerospace manufacturing: A New Era

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

Inverter-based technology for TIG welding

Aspect 375 is an inverted TIG welding system that offers welders a more efficient welding process.

Amazingly Versatile, Surgically Precise

Millstar's EIV5 provides a unique combination of radial grind, variable helix, variable pitch and radius preparation for maximum versatility and surgical precision.

Smart Factory efficiency

Bystronic’s Smart Factory Software enables maximum efficiency from production resources.

Earthquake testing metal buildings

See all the action as industry and university researchers team up to find the limits of innovative metal building designs as they are subjected to some of the most extreme earthquake shaking ever recorded.

Wonder Women

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. 

Advances in additive manufacturing: laser deposition welding and milling

DMG MORI's latest innovation is its hybrid machine tool, Lasertec 65 3D, which combines laser deposition welding with five axis milling, allowing for additive manufacturing of full components with finished part quality.

Get creative with Yaskawa's GUI

Yaskawa Compass is a CNC graphical user interface (GUI) that empowers machine manufacturers with creativity, style and versatility.

Progressive blanking tool from Mate Precision Tooling

Mate Precision Tooling demonstrates its progressive blanking tool in this video.

Making Cutters Clever

by Kip Hanson

It takes more than sharp edges to maximize cutting tool performance

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