Top 10 big mistakesClick image to enlarge

A top ten countdown of bizarre and noteworthy errors made by engineers and architects.

Smarter Manufacturing

by Kristian Hulgard 

Intelligent end-of-arm tooling for better machining

Horn: machining hardened metals

CBN (Cubic Boron Nitride) tools are ideal for machining through-hardened components.

Fast Facts: Automatic Pallet Changers (APCs)

Automatic pallet changers (APCs), also known as pallet pools, provide staging and storage areas for machined parts.

Machining case study: Ahead of the Curve

by Kip Hanson

Calgary job shop realizes big benefits from its investment in advanced machine tools

40 cube material removal on a Makino PS105 VMC

This joint demo by Makino, HelicalSolutions and Mastercam shows a part cut from 4140 tool steel on the Makino PS105 VMC.

3D printing timelapse compilation

A compilation of timelapse 3D printing projects built with an Ender 3 V2 machine.

Titan Gilroy likes the Haimer face shield

Titan Gilroy knows what it's like to work the floor in a machine shop. 

Exploring the robotic smart factory at Hannover Fair 2016

The KUKA booth at Hannover Fair 2016 where visitors learned about smart factories, connecting robots and other automation equipment to the cloud, the benefits of machine learning and big data for optimized production, new easier robot programming methods, flexible methods of matrixed production, as well as some new KUKA robots and how it all fits into the 4th industrial revolution - Industry 4.0.

Increase sheet metal forming production

by Gabe Lomagno

Consider these often overlooked variables

CNC: the next generation

Article & photos by Jim Barnes

Introducing tomorrow’s workers to high end machining

Digital Divide

Last fall, I attended two major manufacturing trade shows for North America

Turning, grooving and parting tools for high pressure coolant

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

Live tooling, Swiss style

The Tsugami B0325V-III Swiss Type Lathe has an added vertical tool post, incorporating five modular, driven tools for increased milling capabilities.

Boeing creates lightest metal ever using additive manufacturing

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever made. At 99.99 per cent air, it's light enough to balance on top of a dandelion, while its structure makes it strong. Strength and record breaking lightness make it a potential metal for future planes and vehicles. Learn more about Boeing Innovations athttp://www.boeing.com/innovation/

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