Radar-Based Collision Protection

Researchers are working toward radar-based collision protection for machine tools. Here are some thoughts about what a development such as that might mean.

This animated video of a future machine shop envisions a non-contact scanning system ensuring collision avoidance within the machine. The idea is not that futuristic. Researchers today are working toward radar-based collision protection for machine tools. Here are some thoughts about what a development such as that might mean.