Choosing the right machining techniqueClick image to enlarge

The most common techniques for machining pockets with groove-turn tools are plunging, groove-turn and ramp-down. So which one is better?

Iscar groove-turn product manager Yaniv Metz walks us through the process of making the optimal choice.

Horizontal turning with three-turret machine

Okuma LT2000 EX horizontal turning centre demonstrating three-turret capability. Three turrets result in reduced cycle times because they involve more tools in the cut.

Robot solves Rubik's cube in .38 seconds

Watch as this MIT-developed robot sets a world record for solving a Rubik's cube.

Building space stations

Want to build a space station? Here's what you need to know.

Collet what you want

This video demonstrates easy tool changes with Haimer Shrink Fit and Duo-Lock Collets.

Human versus robot duel

Video illustrates the speed of a KUKA robot equipped with a Schunk gripper as it faces off with one of the world's top table tennis players, Timo Boll.

Tool balancing: How it works

With so many manufacturing companies looking to run at higher RPMs, balancing your tool assemblies has become much more critical to success.

Tesla makes ventilator from Model 3 parts

When the call came out for manufacturers to help produce medical equipment, many companies were quick to jump on board. But most of those companies must make ventilators using pre-existing designs, which would require competing with actual ventilator manufacturers for the parts and materials. 

Super engineering in China

Super engineering in China.

Film explores vibration damping

In this new film from Sandvik Coromant, inventor and engineer Edd China explores the science of tuned mass damping and how it can be used to control unwanted vibration in everything from skyscrapers to cutting tools.

Walter BLAXX M3255 porcupine milling cutter – maximum metal removal rate on titanium

Full effective porcupine milling cutter with tangential indexable inserts.

Powerful Machines on Another Level

A roundup of seven systems that put in some impressive work.

Fiber laser/punch combination

Amada’s ACIES AJ series fiber laser/punch combination machine in action.

When mechanics lose their minds – ultimate crazy engine swaps

Fun to watch - but you won't catch us trying out any of these ridiculously overpowered rides

This machine acts like a whole shop

The PUMA SMX2600ST 5 axis mill-turn centre acts like a high-end machine shop all on its own.

WATCH: When robots go wrong

Funny... and maybe a little scary too? You be the judge.

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