Speed square hacks for all!Click image to enlargeCheck out this trick for improving your fabrication and welding involving structural steel beams, particlularly I beams. Thanks to the guys at Weld.com for this video on quickly modifying your speed square to fit the inside radius so your measurmnts will be more accurate. 

 

CNC machining guitar pickguards

Sometimes when you are into heavy metal, you have to cut some plastic. Check out this video showing CNC cutting of stacked PVC and plastic to create some pretty sweet looking aftermarket pickguards for your favorite axe.

A focus on skilled trades with welding training at CWB

The Welding and Employment Skills training (WEST) is a 13-week program offered by Skills for Change.

Bystronic’s FL 170 3D fiber laser tube cutting machine

Check out Bystronic's latest fiber laser tube cutting machine in action

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.

Teaching your welding robot by demonstration

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

Dangerous railways around the world

This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.

Improving productivity with punch/shear combo machine

Grant Metal Products Ltd, Calgary, Alberta. is a long-time Prima Power customer who recently purchased his second Shear Genius punch/shear combination, a Night Train Material Management System, and an Express Bender.

Fiber laser cutting system with Rotary Index

The Amada ENSIS 3015 RI fiber laser transitions between sheet and tube/pipe cutting.

Sandvik Coromant high feed milling with CoroMill 316

Titanium is increasingly prevalent in aerospace components, driving demand for optimized tools.

Step aside human like robots for robotic animals

MIT researchers have created a robotic cheetah. 

Video: the difference between 3-axis and 5-axis CMM

Renishaw demonstrates some of the fundamentals of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) technology. Check out the video below:

Advances in additive manufacturing: laser deposition welding and milling

DMG MORI's latest innovation is its hybrid machine tool, Lasertec 65 3D, which combines laser deposition welding with five axis milling, allowing for additive manufacturing of full components with finished part quality.

High speed machining on an Okuma five axis machine

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

10 very unusual vehicles

These ten out-there vehicles show what the future of personal transportation could look like.

Punch press tooling efficiency

Mate has developed the MTH-16 Hybrid Multi Tool that allows you to expand a standard indexing D Station to accept 16 mini stations. A typical 20 station punch press now becomes a 35 station press, expanding your capacity very economically.

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