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MIT researchers have created a robotic cheetah. 

The MIT Cheetah 2 contains the custom electric motor designed by Jeffrey Lang, the Vitesse Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT and the amplifier designed by David Otten, a principal research engineer in MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics. Read more about MIT's initiatives in robotic animals.

3D printed pizza and 17 other 3D printed objects

A 3D printed pizza from NASA and 17 other ojects made using additive manufacturing.

A walkthrough of GM's battery technology

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.

Spot welding meets southern charm

T.J. Snow Chairman Tom Snow gives us an excellent overview of TECNA's portable spot welding guns.

Tailstock fundamentals

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

7 of the world's strangest materials

7 of the most strange materials that actually exist.

Voodoo Manufacturing triples 3D printing production with Universal Robots

Universal Robots’ UR10 handles the “harvesting” - loading and unloading plates in 3D printers - at Voodoo Manufacturing. Deploying the cobot has tripled production output and will help the Brooklyn startup cut costs by 90 percent. The company chose the UR robot due to its quick integration with peripheral systems enabled through the UR+ platform.

Manufacturing the Tesla

This National Geographic documentary takes a close look at how the Tesla electric vehicle is manufactured at the company’s plant in Palo Alto, California.

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).

Smart Factory efficiency

Bystronic’s Smart Factory Software enables maximum efficiency from production resources.

Aerospace manufacturing at Bombardier

Aerospace manufacturing at Bombardier

Robotic programming for welding and plasma cutting

A case study on Quebec fabricator Groupe Gravel. How Hypertherm's Robotmaster helped the company get setup for robotic programming for cutting and welding and the benefits the company achieved.

DARPA's reconfigurable wheels change into triangular tracks

DARPA, the agency that brought us the Internet, has developed vehicle wheels that can switch into tank-like treads while in motion.

Cool robots with AI

Boston Dynamics is a leader in robotic AI

Solar car design unveiled

Billed as the most sustainable electric car design yet, Lightyear One recharges itself using solar power.

12 tunnels that will blow your mind

Twelve tunnels from around the world that pushed the envelope.

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