Robots with Allen keysClick image to enlarge

It may not sound like much, but as Fast Company editor Marcus Baram explains, acquiring the ability to assemble an IKEA chair may represent a tipping point for robotics technology.

Watch the video here.

Parting-off techniques

CoroCut QD is a new generation of cutting tools from Sandvik Coromant for parting and grooving of larger diameter bars. The company says these new tools optimize cuts that require longer tool overhang.

Form Tapping Advances

by Sam Matsumoto 

Recent advances have overcome past limitations

Turn-milling benefits

by Andrei Petrilin

How turn-milling can increase cutting efficiency

Norway’s $47 B coastal highway with undersea tunnels

Norway's plan to connect communites across the country is a $47 billion project that would spawn amazing solutions for crossing the fjords.

Waterjets building waterjets

Erik Vossman discusses how his company Machine, Repair and Design leverages OMAX waterjet technology.

Tailstock fundamentals

Learn to use the tailstock on your CNC turning centre more effectively.

Customized Tooling

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

Doosan's five axis machine in action

Doosan Machine Tools showcases its five-axis machining centre.

Troubleshooting Solid Carbide Boring Bars

by Ruth Christopher and Harvey Patterson

Misdiagnosis can lead to tool failure and costly downtime

Increase sheet metal forming production

by Gabe Lomagno

Consider these often overlooked variables

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.

SA1 series surface grinder

Okamoto’s new ACC-SA1 Series surface grinder

Additive manufacturing integrated with multi-tasking

Mazak integration of additive manufacturing with multi-tasking: a laser metal deposition torch mounted on a multi-tasking machine.

World's steepest funicular rail line in Switzerland

The world's steepest funicular railway has opened to the public in Switzerland. Specially constructed cylindrical carriages have been used to ensure that passengers can stay upright. The floors tilt, adjusting to the slope as the funicular climbs 110 m (360 ft) over a distance of 100 m at the steepest point.

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