Seven incredible machinesClick image to enlarge

From a bridge laying behemoth to a real-life hoverbike, we look at seven truly unique machines.

 

Handmade dream car

An electrical engineer builds his childhood-dream sports car 

Skilled Labour to the Rescue

By Michael Ouellette, editor

Federal Budget 2014: Is it Enough to Spur Manufacturing Growth?

The 2014 Federal Budget follows up on some of the initiatives outlined in the 2013 budget with more support for apprenticeship training and job creation, additional funding to strengthen the automotive sector and ongoing tax incentives to encourage business investments in the country.

Shop Thought

Have you had trouble finding skilled trade workers for your manufacturing operation? If so, how have you addressed the issue?

Making the Bugatti Chiron

The How it's Made series looks at how the Bugatti Chiron is manufactured.

Embracing narcissism

Blanket statements can get you into trouble sometimes because there are always exceptions to the rule, but I'll go ahead and make one now: we live in an increasingly narcissistic society.

Face Milling for High Surface Finish

by Andrei Petrilin

Cutter geometry and quality are key factors—and they depend on the inserts

CMTS 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

10 of the biggest vehicles in the world

Some of the biggest things that move, by land, by air, by sea… and even underground

Dual torch stitch welding automation for shipbuilding

Gullco's MOGGY trackless welding automation carriage. Ideal for fillet, lap and butting welding applications, the MOGGY is being used to produce simultaneous stitch welds on a barge hull stiffener. 

Machine Tool Maintenance

by Douglas Rizzo

Your machine tool can last decades if you take care of it

FIELD NOTES: semi automatic circular cold saw

supplier: Scotchman Industrie
end user: RST Instruments

Fiber laser cutting 1 mm stainless steel

Cy Laser's 2 kW fiber laser cutting machine cutting 1mm stainless steel using the company's flycut mode.
194 square holes and 194 hexagonal holes.

Time-lapse machine build

If only all machine installations could be this fast.

Manufacturing the Tesla

This National Geographic documentary takes a close look at how the Tesla electric vehicle is manufactured at the company’s plant in Palo Alto, California.

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