Amada's Carolina Technical CentreClick image to enlargeTour 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.

Doosan's five axis machine in action

Doosan Machine Tools showcases its five-axis machining centre.

Face grooving in action

Horn's 312 grooving system with a groove width for face grooving of 2 to 3 mm and grooving depth of  tmax = 3 mm. From the outside diameter depth is  Dmin = 20 mm.

Intelligent fiber laser cutting

Mazak Optonics' OptiPlex Fiber II fiber laser cutting machine is now offered in a 6 kW version. The machine offers fabricators "intelligent" processing functions via it's Intelligent Setup system, including auto nozzle changing, auto focus positioning, auto profiler calibration, focus detection, beam diameter control, and auto nozzle cleaning. Pierce, burn and plasma detection functions are also part of the system.

WATCH: Micro machining of a watch

Watch how Horn tooling micro machines a watch.

Step aside human like robots for robotic animals

MIT researchers have created a robotic cheetah. 

Machining a mega crankshaft

Building a crankshaft this big isn’t an everyday job.

Amazing track laying technology

While manual labour is still a big part of building a railroad, automation has transformed the process in impressive ways.

New plasma cutting tables

The TorchMate 4400 | 4800 CNC plasma cutting systems by Lincoln Electric are designed for the growing fabrication shop. Its design, components, and construction were all single source engineered to deliver exceptional repeatability and performance.

Physics busters

These ten objects seem to defy the laws of physics.

Laser welding for everybody

TRUMPF's TruLaser Cell 5030 is the ideal entry machine for laser welding large 3D components. Watch how the BrightLine weld option gives low-spatter laser welding and the highest weld seam quality.

Prima Power’s new generation turret punch press Punch Genius

A new-generation turret punch press, the Punch Genius is a versatile system, which allows manual processing from either A- or B- side or automated production cell. New intelligent ram shortens tool changes and increases the number of normal and indexing tools in turret.

Tailstock fundamentals

Learn to use the tailstock on your CNC turning centre more effectively.

Fibre laser demo from Access Machinery

Access Machinery has started a YouTube show demonstrating Durma machines in use at their customers facilities.

Copper welding with green wavelength laser

TRUMPF’s TruDisk 1020 with green wavelength facilitates the welding of copper and other highly reflective materials.

20 kW fiber laser robot cell for high power laser cutting and welding

This system, installed in 2014 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (the MTC) in the UK, is a turnkey bespoke laser robot cell featuring a 20 kW fibre laser (manufactured by IPG Laser) with a six axis robot capable of serving two component manipulators which can take components up to 5000 kg and 3 m in diameter. A range of laser heads can offer laser welding or cutting of thick materials.

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