Amada Ensis fibre laser cutter Click image to enlargeAmada's ENSIS Series of fiber laser cutters utilizes a collimation system so fabricators can process thin materials and thick plate without a cutting lens change or manual setup.

Each module generates 3 to 4 kilowatts of power, eliminating the need for multiple combining points and reducing overall power consumption.

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Teaching your welding robot by demonstration

Robotiq Kinetiq Teaching to save programming time by teaching your welding robot by demonstration.

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This drone-car hybrid could transform city travel

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Laser/punch combination meets productivity challenge

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Tool balancing: How it works

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The construction robots are coming

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Okuma's flat turning feature for machining polygons

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Workpiece Handling with the Schunk EMH-DP Magnetic Gripper

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WATCH: Extreme machines building extreme bridges

What how some of the most innovative machines in the world build impressive bridges.

Automated, integrated, unattended toolmaking

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SA1 series surface grinder

Okamoto’s new ACC-SA1 Series surface grinder

Automate right out of the box

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Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world...yet

Graphene is a form of carbon that was supposed to revolutionize materials science, medicine, engineering and more. Why hasn’t it taken over the world?

The 5G industrial revolution

5G means different things to different industries, but it all revolves around enabling widespread device connectivity.

Machining a titanium aerospace part

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