Rock splitterClick image to enlarge

A robot that works in tight (and nasty) spaces, a rock splitter, a trencher, a tree stripper and some other very tough machines in action.

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.

NASA tests 3D-printed rocket part

NASA has successfully hot-fire tested a 3D-printed combustion chamber for a rocket engine. This is the latest in a long series of 3D-printed rocket components that NASA has worked on over the years at its Marshall Space Flight Center.

CNC crash fails

It’s a bit easier to watch when it’s not happening to you. Watch these classic confrontations between metal and machine.

How to change consumables in a plasma torch

Lincoln Electric's Bill Hodges demonstrates how to remove and replace the consumables within a quick disconnect torch head. Knowing what to do will save you time and money.

Gear machining with power skiving

Watch a demonstration of the machining of internal gears with power skiving, a continuous cutting process that enables machining to be carried out in a single setup.

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.

Manufacturing snowmobiles

How Arctic Cat manufactures its snowmobiles.

Building Italian supercars

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

Installing a massive double column MC

Watch the Okuma team install an MCR-A5C double column machining centre at Okuma America Corp. Headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.

The world’s first 3D-printed electric car

The LSEV, manufactured in China entirely through 3D printing, will hit the market next April. It already has 7000 orders from European customers.

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.

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.

Ten amazing machines

Here’s a look at some impressive technology, from a huge horizontal grinder to a massive machine that replaces rails, ties and gravel track beds at the same time.

In a rush

Here’s a look at how fabricators use Amada’s HRB ATC bending machine to handle anything a customer can throw at them.

Analyzing chip formation

Sandvik Coromant analyzes chip formation

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