EMEC application engineer Mike Parking demonstrates Okuma's cycle time reduction feature Click image to enlargeEveryone needs a little expert application assistance once in a while, and with EMEC’s newest video series Learn with EMEC, help is easy to find.

In the first episode of the series, EMEC application engineer Mike Parking demonstrates the cycle time reduction feature which comes standard on the Okuma OSP control for lathes. This technology improves cycle times by eliminating unnecessary steps without affecting the actual cutting process.

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Robotic bending with automatic tool changing

By integrating a bending robot with the precision of Amada's HG Series press brake and patented Automatic Tool Changer (ATC), fabricators can automatically bend a variety of parts with maximum accuracy. The HG ARs supports workpieces up to 998 x 798 mm (39.3 x 31.4 in.) and has a weight capacity of 20 kg (44 lb).

Puzzled on Which Laser to Buy?

Prima Power is the only one to develop all the essential components of its products: numerical control, automation, laser head, and even its own laser source.

Cobots, workers of the future

Learn how Amazon is using robotics and exploring the use of collaborative robotics to improve efficiency at its fullfilment centres in this video snippet from Vice.

Building the ultimate roller coaster

Watch a full engineering documentary about what it takes to build the ultimate roller coaster.

Punch press tooling efficiency

Mate has developed the MTH-16 Hybrid Multi Tool that allows you to expand a standard indexing D Station to accept 16 mini stations. A typical 20 station punch press now becomes a 35 station press, expanding your capacity very economically.

How are Dah Lih machines built?

This video literally takes us inside the Dah Lih MCV-1800 for a look at its box guideway construction, the spindle technology and how the construction of the machine provides a vibration-free working environment. Dah Lih machines are available in Canada from Heinman Machinery Ltd.

Additive manufacturing for motorbikes

Additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw improves bike's front suspension system

TransFIORmers, a Moto2 race motorcycle, is defying conventions by racing with a front suspension system that is radically different compared to any other Moto2 race bike; a suspension system inspired by Christian Boudinot's mentor Claude Fior, a maverick bike designer.

Robots vs Music

Give a listen as Kuka robots take on original rock music - as performers.

Building the fastest high speed train in the world

Building high speed trains that run more than 300 km/hour. Every year, French high speed train manufacturer Alstom uses more than 22,000 sq m of sheet metal, enough to cover three and a half football fields, to build the trains. The newest trains feature all-aluminum body shells.

Building Italian supercars

Two Italian supercars built by hand, from scratch – and with no computers or even sketches.

Tailstock fundamentals

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

Why space manufacturing may be the future of industry

We've done some pretty amazing things here on earth, but when we want to take our technology to the next level, what can we do? Here's why the future of industry might lie in space.

CTMA calls for changes to border-crossing policy

The CTMA is advocating for a solution to recent border issues where Canadian companies’ U.S. customers are not being permitted across the border to view and approve work prior to final shipment.

How the Porsche 911 is made

There are plenty of robots on hand as the Porsche 911 takes shape – but also plenty of the hands-on human touch points you’d expect to impart the finishing touches to one of the most coveted automobiles ever built. Watch how it happens in this video.

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