GSS preventative maintenance screen shotClick image to enlargeUsing ERP for preventative maintenance means you can easily track and schedule maintenance for your machines and equipment, so it doesn't cut into valuable production time.

Watch this video to see how Global Shop Solutions incorporates this into its software:

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.

Hyperloop explained

Hyperloop is on the cusp of becoming reality; what is it and how does it work?

7 of the world's strangest materials

7 of the most strange materials that actually exist.

Sandvik attempts to 3D print a smash-proof guitar

Some of the most iconic moments in rock and roll involve bands destroying their gear on stage after a set.

How commercial drones are made

Watch how commercial drones are made.

Boeing creates lightest metal ever using additive manufacturing

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever made. At 99.99 per cent air, it's light enough to balance on top of a dandelion, while its structure makes it strong. Strength and record breaking lightness make it a potential metal for future planes and vehicles. Learn more about Boeing Innovations athttp://www.boeing.com/innovation/

Turning - in all directions

Sandvik Coromant has introduced a new concept in turning: PrimeTurning, a new turning methodology which enables turning in all directions.

Fiber laser/punch combination

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

Handmade dream car

An electrical engineer builds his childhood-dream sports car 

AM to play significant role in nuclear systems

The U.S. Department of Energy and its national labs are supporting early stage research on additive manufacturing that can ultimately be adopted by industry to drastically reduce the time it takes to design, build and certify nuclear systems.

This drone-car hybrid could transform city travel

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled a driverless drone-car hybrid that could deliver a fully automated ‘taxi’ service combining road and air travel (maybe rail too) in a single trip.

Powerful Machines on Another Level

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

Building an extra large pressure vessel

Building a super-large pressure vessel for a huge ship is a challenging process.

Fully automated complex sheet metal folding

A RAS MiniBendCenter, among other machines, being operated robotically to fold complex shapes.

Friction stir welding of 8.5 m telescopic booms

ESAB demonstrates friction stir welding. Made of four 7000 Series profiles, the telescopic booms are 8.5 m long, have a thickness range of 5 – 10 mm and are welded at speeds up to 1 m/min using Friction Stir Welding (FSW). Note: No audio.

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