Powerful Machines on Another Level
- March 6, 2019
A roundup of seven systems that put in some impressive work.
Production of 2019 Aston Martin Vantage, Rapide AMR, DB11 and DBS Superleggera – Gaydon, Warwickshire, England
Building on the proven design of the existing NC4 system, Renishaw has introduced an enhanced solution to satisfy the demands of the rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.
One of the biggest challenges with robot development is ensuring smooth movement wthout requiring the robot to be anchored securely. Well, it looks like Boston Dynamics is well on it's way to figuring this out.
A full colour video of the TIG (GTAW) welding process made using the Xiris weld monitoring camera.
by Kip Hanson
Manufacturers use advanced EDM technology to improve aircraft safety and efficiency
Makino's iGrinder five-axis horizontal machining centre combines grinding, milling, drilling, and tapping, all on the same platform. Watch it in action.
In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).
Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.
See how the Chevy assembly line in Flint, Michigan worked more than 80 years ago.
Cy-Laser's CY2D S3015 fiber laser cutting machine is designed with a space-saving side load pallet changer for shops with limited floor space.
Molded Precision Components' president David Yeaman takes us through his unlikely journey from struggling student to owner of an advanced manufacturing company.
YOUR BUSINESS | Automotive
by Tim Wilson
For Alec’s Automotive Machine Shop in Vancouver, BC, staying relevant means being able to change with the times.
Two friends who share a passion for metalworking have teamed up to build custom forging presses.
Take a look at GM's Ultium wireless battery management system, which reduces up to 90 per cent of the wires within an EV battery, enabling sleeker vehicle design and improved scalability.
Have a look at Renishaw's partnership with ADEISS, a medical device manufacturer based in London, ON.