3D printed electric carClick image to enlarge

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

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).

Building the world's most expensive production car

Originally one of the most elegant and iconic race cars from the 1960s, the Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato has been rebuilt for the road in the 21st century.

Tech Talk from Iscar: face and shoulder milling in narrow and confined areas

Tech Talk from Iscar: face and shoulder milling in narrow and confined areas with Multi Master Face Milling Heads.

7 VMC features for improved productivity

by William Howard

Understand machine features to increase performance

Platinum Tooling presents IMTS product lines in video

The cancellation of trade shows this year has left many companies scrambling to showcase their best manufacturing technology. 

Punch press tooling efficiency

Mate has developed the MTH-16 Hybrid Multi Tool that allows you to expand a standard indexing D Station to accept 16 mini stations. A typical 20 station punch press now becomes a 35 station press, expanding your capacity very economically.

Abrasive waterjet delivers new potential

Artistic Iron increased output and tapped into new markets by adding five axis cutting with the A-Jet cutting head on their Omax 60120 bridge style abrasive waterjet.

Human versus robot duel

Video illustrates the speed of a KUKA robot equipped with a Schunk gripper as it faces off with one of the world's top table tennis players, Timo Boll.

High speed machining of Mathews bow quiver components

High speed machining of Mathews bow quiver components on a Makino 51nx horizontal machining centre.

Testing Sandvik's new turning grade

Predictable tool wear has become increasingly important in modern turning, especially where there is limited supervision in lights-out production.

Sandvik Coromant high feed milling with CoroMill 316

Titanium is increasingly prevalent in aerospace components, driving demand for optimized tools.

Better Waterjet Cutting

by Tim Holcomb

6 tips to improve waterjet machine performance

HMC facelift

by Bernie Otto

Advice on retrofitting your HMCs

Improve Utilization and Uptime with Connect Plan

Okuma’s Connect Plan provides analytics for improved utilization by connecting machine tools and visual control of factory operation results and machining records.

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