OMAX abrasive waterjet systems in action cutting aluminum. OMAX says its waterjet systems cut aluminum with ease without any thermal distortion.

 

Rapid liquid printing

If you thought 3D printing was leading edge, wait until you see 4D printing, being developed at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab.

CNC machining of jet engine components

Watch this video of jet engine components taking shape.

Fabricating Automation: Prima Power Customer Profile Wood Stone Corp.

Fabricating Automation: Prima Power Customer Profile Wood Stone Corp.

Bi-metal saw blade for heavy duty applications

The new HRX bi-metal band saw blade from Lenox is engineered to cut structural steel, tubing and bundles, large metal beams and heavy walled tubes.

Efficient and productive bending

TRUMPF's TruBend Center in action. TruBend machines incorporate a wealth of experience in press brake technology coupled with pioneering innovations. They enable you to fabricate parts in any format, from the simplest to the most complex, precisely and cost-effectively. TruBend machines are above all renowned for their flexibility, finished part quality, and a high cost-benefit ratio. 

Nine lines of code every CNC machinist needs to know

In this Haas Automation Tip of the Day, Mark Terryberry schools aspiring CNC programmers on the nine lines of code that will get you started.

Control technology added to fibre laser machine

Mitsubishi Laser has added the new M800 control technology to its Advanced 800 Series eX-F fibre laser machine.

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.

The five most common types of metalworking tool holders

A quick video comparing the five most common holder types: side-lock end mill holders, shrink-fit holders, collet chucks, milling chucks and hydraulic chucks.

Completely sealed jaw quick-change chuck with constant clamping forces

If you want to make the production of turned parts efficient, you need low-maintenance and fail-safe precision clamping devices that can be quickly changed over and, if necessary, also automatically loaded.

A laser cutting and welding cell

The TruLaser Cell 3000 from TRUMPF combines a five axis laser cutting machine with precision welding.

Machining aluminum? Watch this.

Iscar's TechTalk looks at techniques and tooling for optimum machining of aluminum.

Lower waterjet cutting costs

A new 100 hp direct drive pump from OMAX Corp. offers what the company says is increased efficiency, improved reliability and lower operating costs by delivering more JetPower at the nozzle, equal to today's 135 hp intensifier designs.

Cold welding in space

In space, metals can weld together without heat or melting, in a process called “cold” welding.

Electric panel bender bends in less than 2 seconds

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. 

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