DMG MORI's latest innovation is its hybrid machine tool, Lasertec 65 3D, which combines laser deposition welding with five axis milling, allowing for additive manufacturing of full components with finished part quality.

 

Additive manufacturing from EOS

Additive manufacturing from EOS at a German automotive manufacturer.

Threading, Three Ways

by Kip Hanson

Time-saving alternatives to traditional threading techniques

Is magnesium the new metal for lighter weight vehicles?

GM says double-digit fuel economy gains possible with more substitution for steel and aluminum

General Motors is testing an industry-first thermal-forming process and proprietary corrosion resistance treatment for lightweight magnesium sheet metal that will allow increased use of the high strength alternative to steel and aluminum.

Toyoda, Ace Micromatic ink strategic partnership

JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corp. and Ace Micromatic Group have formed a strategic alliance, signing a long-term agreement to offer the complete range of ACE high-speed production machines to the North American market. 

Automated machine loading for small batch, individual parts

Schunk's Vero-S-NSE mini quick change pallet system: Automated loading and unloading is becoming more and more the standard even for small batch sizes and individual parts. The goal is to reduce set-up times and enable round-the clock production with low manpower requirements.

The construction robots are coming

A look at how robotic systems are playing an increasingly important role in the construction industry.

How the Porsche 911 is made

There are plenty of robots on hand as the Porsche 911 takes shape – but also plenty of the hands-on human touch points you’d expect to impart the finishing touches to one of the most coveted automobiles ever built. Watch how it happens in this video.

Taking the heat off live tooling

Live tooling with coolant-fed bearings can run at high speeds and high duty cycles without the accuracy and failure frequency problems of conventional bearings

Ten of the world’s top construction megaprojects

A number of truly impressive construction megaprojects are nearing completion or have recently been finished around the world.

Automotive Transformation

by Andrew Brooks

Market changes creating opportunities for automotive manufacturing in Canada

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.

Powering the future of metal additive manufacturing at Sandvik

Renishaw has collaborated with Sandvik Additive Manufacturing to supply the company with high productivity multi laser RenAM 500Q systems.

GF Machining Solutions to acquire micro machining firm

GF Machining Solutions, Lincolnshire, IL, plans to acquire Microlution, a Chicago, IL developer of micro machining products incorporating milling and laser technologies.

A German Solution for Canadian Manufacturing

Canadians head to Germany for new machining innovations

A visit to DMG’s Pfronten, Germany, facility makes it clear that the resurgence in manufacturing is not just wishful thinking but a reality.

OMAX, Spatial merge technologies for new CAM software

OMAX and Spatial Corp. have combined their technologies to create what both companies say is the "easiest to use 3D tool pathing solution" for waterjet machining.

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