Car Inventions on Another Level
- January 8, 2020
What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveiled a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?
Our technology spotlights typically highlight innovative and leading edge technologies that may be useful in your shop. For a change, here's a video about what not to do on your CNC machine.
Time lapse sequences make the construction of this massive suspension bridge – the Osman Gazi bridge over the Gulf of Izmit in Turkey, opened in 2016 – look a lot easier than it actually was.
Okuma’s Connect Plan provides analytics for improved utilization by connecting machine tools and visual control of factory operation results and machining records.
Take a video tour of a dozen of the most amazing bridges in the world.
A roundup of seven systems that put in some impressive work.
Siemens NX software is a flexible integrated solution for design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions that enable companies to realize the value of the digital twin.
This video highlights the benefits of using a tandem press brake (two press brakes used in a single operation) versus purchasing one large press brake. It examines installation costs, productivity and versatility between the two machines.
Sometimes a little distraction is a good thing. It’s even better when it can be called “research.”
Prima Power's Laser Next is the new generation of 3D laser cutting systems for automotive production.
Sandvik Coromant's "Looking ahead 4: Tomorrow's materials explories future materials and how they may revolutionize industrial deisgns of the future.
Salvagnini's P1 100 per cent electric panel bender is desgined to bend panels with just 3 kW and is equipped with patented bending kinematics. The machine can make bends in less than two seconds. The bender is a good solution for companies working with cell production.
Tour AMADA's 62,000 sq ft Carolina Technical Center in High Point, NC, and experience the latest AMADA investment in the sheet metal fabrication industry.
A robot that works in tight (and nasty) spaces, a rock splitter, a trencher, a tree stripper and some other very tough machines in action.