Why space manufacturing may be the future of the industryClick image to enlarge

We've done some pretty amazing things here on earth, but when we want to take our technology to the next level, what can we do? Here's why the future of industry might lie in space.

Removing rivets from a rail bridge

Watch as this Hougen drill is used to remove rivets during a rail bridge refurbishment.

Improved parting and grooving

Insight into Sandvik Coromant's new CoroCut QD parting off and grooving tool.

Agri equipment maker improves welder training

ALMACO, a manufacturer of custom built, agricultural equipment such as combines, planters and threshers, uses Miller Electric's LiveArc welding performance management system to improve training while also giving potential and existing employees the skills needed to do the best job for their customers. The system provides immediate feedback during training, allows instructors to customize welding programs to ALMACO’s exact needs, and allows for welding in both simulation and live arc mode.

Investing in multi-tasking machining automation

Alberta manufacturer invests in Mazak multi-tasking machining automtion for productivity gains. Read the story in the FEBRUARY 2016 issue of Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine.

Face grooving in action

Horn's 312 grooving system with a groove width for face grooving of 2 to 3 mm and grooving depth of  tmax = 3 mm. From the outside diameter depth is  Dmin = 20 mm.

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.

Future ship tunnel in Norway

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (Kystverket) plans to build the world’s first tunnel for ships.

The Self-Driving Race Car

Being driven around a racetrack in Britian by an autonomous racing car.

Time-lapse machine build

If only all machine installations could be this fast.

Magna CEO Don Walker on COVID-19 response

Magna International CEO Don Walker spoke to BNN about the company's strategy for dealing with COVID-19 and how he plans to get his company back to work safely, and how Magna will fit into the post-coronavirus supply chain.

Extended work offsets

Have you ever been confused by extended work offsets and how should you use them in your program?

Flexible and compact sheet metal tower storage

Bystronic's ByTower automation solution for laser cutting systems offers fabricators a flexible system for lightly manned production. Reduced set-up times and an optimal material flow ensure maximum utilization of the laser cutting system.

Dual torch stitch welding automation for shipbuilding

Gullco's MOGGY trackless welding automation carriage. Ideal for fillet, lap and butting welding applications, the MOGGY is being used to produce simultaneous stitch welds on a barge hull stiffener. 

Robotic bending in action

The HG 1303 Rm from Amada America was engineered to provide consistent, high quality bending operations while eliminating time intensive, manual handling of medium to long sized parts.

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