The world’s first 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.
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).
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 with Multi Master Face Milling Heads.
by William Howard
Understand machine features to increase performance
First day on the job?
The cancellation of trade shows this year has left many companies scrambling to showcase their best manufacturing technology.
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.
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.
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 on a Makino 51nx horizontal machining centre.
Predictable tool wear has become increasingly important in modern turning, especially where there is limited supervision in lights-out production.
Titanium is increasingly prevalent in aerospace components, driving demand for optimized tools.
by Tim Holcomb
6 tips to improve waterjet machine performance
by Bernie Otto
Advice on retrofitting your HMCs
Okuma’s Connect Plan provides analytics for improved utilization by connecting machine tools and visual control of factory operation results and machining records.