The Humanium ProjectClick image to enlarge

The Humanium Project uses metal from melted guns to make watches - and to bring attention to the global problem of armed violence.

Watch a video about the project here.

Where's the money?

When the bank says “no” to acquisition plans, it’s time to turn to non-traditional financing

by Mark Borkowski

In the business of investment banking we are exposed to many difficult situations that business owners may face.

TIG welding thin aluminum

Thin aluminum can be difficult to weld, but with the proper settings and procedure your TIG welds will turn out perfectly. In this video, Wyatt Swaim shows you how to weld 6061 aluminum using a Lincoln Electric Invertex V205-T.

Machinery ROI

by Jeff Reinert

Justifying high technology in the machine shop

5 most secret military aircraft that aren't so secret anymore

According to Top10 Information, these are five of the most secret military aircraft in history.

CTMA calls for changes to border-crossing policy

The CTMA is advocating for a solution to recent border issues where Canadian companies’ U.S. customers are not being permitted across the border to view and approve work prior to final shipment.

Turning, grooving and parting tools for high pressure coolant

The new JET HP line from Iscar, JetCut, tools fo high pressure coolant.

New EMEC video series: a little help from your friends

Everyone needs a little expert application assistance once in a while, and with EMEC’s newest video series Learn with EMEC, help is easy to find.

Extended work offsets

Have you ever been confused by extended work offsets and how should you use them in your program?

Get creative with Yaskawa's GUI

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

Implementing MTConnect

by Neil Desrosiers

Tracking and measuring manufacturing operations

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.

Choosing a welding helmet

by Jamy Bulan

Balancing safety, productivity and comfort

Best robots of the future

A Top Five rundown of amazing technological innovations – including some lifelike robotic animals.

The world’s first 3D-printed electric car

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

Machining inaccessible spots

Here’s a look at DMG MORI’s DMF series travelling column machine doing it’s unique thing.

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