Tool change on the Makino V80S VMCClick image to enlarge

The V80S five axis vertical machining centre designed for large die/mould part machining.

Milling aluminum Lego removal tool

Sometimes fun and games can be hard work, and sometimes hard work can be fun. 

CNC machining a supersize gear

A step-by-step look at how a massive gear is CNC machined.

NASCAR pit crew veteran's fabricating tips

Justin Voss, an experienced fabricator and 15-year veteran of the pits in NASCAR, shares some useful tips for fabricators in all walks of life.

Physics busters

These ten objects seem to defy the laws of physics.

Making Swiss Army knives

How Swiss Army knives are made. Courtesty of "How It's Made."

5 Motorcycles of the Future

Want to know what motorcylces will look like in the future? Check out thse designs.

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.

Completely sealed jaw quick-change chuck with constant clamping forces

If you want to make the production of turned parts efficient, you need low-maintenance and fail-safe precision clamping devices that can be quickly changed over and, if necessary, also automatically loaded.

Hot pass pipeline welding

Welding takes on a different flavour depending on the region in Canada in which you work. 

Copper welding with green wavelength laser

TRUMPF’s TruDisk 1020 with green wavelength facilitates the welding of copper and other highly reflective materials.

Five axis machining: Bottle mould

A collaboration featuring a bottle mould machined using Open Mind’s hyperMILL CAM software and DMG MORI’s DMU 40 EVO.

Flash welding vs. Butt welding

Do you know the difference between a resistance flash butt weld and a resistance butt weld? 

Hybrid multi-tasking from Mazak

The VTC-300C FSW hybrid multi-tasking machining centre adds friction stir welding to the spindle, which uses frictional heat and forging pressure to create full-penetration, defect-free welded joints.

Prima Power Customer Profile: Siemens

Automating fabrication to increase manufacturing efficiency.

Heaviest of the heavy

From tunnel borers to bridge builders to a self-propelled modular transporter, these examples of super-heavy equipment are worth a look.

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