Fluffy, Ford's robot dog.Click image to enlargeIt's a dog's life at Ford Motor Co.'s Van Dyk transmission plant in Sterling heights, Mich. 

Working with robotics firm Boston Dynamics, the automaker has launched a pilot program with Fluffy the Robot Dog, which roams the plant floor creating fast and accurate 3D scans that help Ford engineers working on retooling manufacturing plants.

Is it cute? That's debateable. Is it cool? Definitely. 

Watch the video below:

Hybrid multi-tasking machining technology

Mazak North America and Lincoln Electric partnership: The VC-500A/5X AM with HWD incorporates innovative Hot Wire (HWD) additive manufacturing technology that Mazak developed with Lincoln Electric.

Additive manufacturing from EOS

Additive manufacturing from EOS at a German automotive manufacturer.

Honda shows off its ASIMO robot

Watch as Honda's ASIMO, billed as "the world's most advanced humanoid robot," shows off at the Tokyo National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.

Tailstock fundamentals

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

Producing a BMW motorcycle

Watch how BMW manufacturers its motorcycles.

World's fastest trains 2017

Take a look at the top five fastest trains in the world. According to the video, these are official track records. 

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.

Complex panel bending with Salvagnini PX4e

Watch the Salvagnini PX43 panel bender in action bending complex parts.

Chatter free strategies in cutting

Iscar discusses strategies for chatter free cutting

10 most insane motorcycles in the world

Check out these fast and expensive motorcycles.

Stay In Touch

twitter facebook linkedIn