Vehicles of the futureClick image to enlarge

What futire transportation systems might look like.

Robotic bending operation

Amada's EG 6013 AR bending cell (a servo-electric press brake) uses the world's first dual servo-electric drive, allowing for high speed and high precision. Combined with a bending robot, the EG AR bends small parts, eliminating the need for human operation and reducing the risk of danger when dealing with small, difficult-to-handle parts.

Machine tools for Industry 4.0

DMG MORI machine tools: 60 sensors analyze the processes within the machine tool and deliver detailed information on the current status of the machine and the production process.

Shop View: Can smart technology be stupid?

Wednesday, October 12 is a day that will stay with me for many years.

Why? It was the day Shop Metalworking Technology's web site was set to go live.

Tracking difficult welding joint variations

ABB Robotics' Weldguide IV is a powerful Thru-Arc tracking sensor based on patented technology and designed for ABB robotic welding systems. It's designed to track difficult welding joint variations resulting from cast components or other pre-process problems.

Cutting aluminum with waterjet

OMAX abrasive waterjet systems in action cutting aluminum. OMAX says its waterjet systems cut aluminum with ease without any thermal distortion.

11 excellent tricks with batteries

Ranging from practical to just fun, these are some pretty neat things you probably didn’t know you could do with batteries.

Energy Fix

By Noelle Stapinsky

Despite challenges in Canada’s energy and resource sector, future holds opportunities

Live tooling

by Preben Hansen

Consider your options if working with driven tools

Chatter-free machining of aluminum

A demonstration of Iscar's new four-flute ChatterFree solid mill line of cutting tools cutting aluminum.

A Mazak multi-tasking turning centre in action

Mazak's HQR-250MSY turning centre goes through its paces.

Robotic programming for welding

Tips on effective robotic welding from Abicor Binzel's TCP-Programming Aid ABIDOT.

High speed machining on an Okuma five axis machine

Watch how an Okuma five axis machine handles high speed machining.

Automotive sector in Canada 2019: Fresh Start

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cautious optimism for growth prevails in Canada's automotive manufacturing sector

Cutting Tools Tech Tips: A Simple Hack to Improve Shop Profitability

by Jim O’Leary

Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies

Tech Tips: Machine effects on a formed section

by Jack Pennuto Jr.

Roll forming machines impact process quality

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