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IQ steel

IQ Steel for Smarter Design

By: Russ Willcutt
Ovako has developed an "isotropic-quality" material that offers advantages in strength and weight to accommodate part design with less material.

Expanite chamber

A Harder Surface for Stainless Steel

By: Russ Willcutt
When it comes to hardening finished parts, the more control you have over the process, the better the results will be.

ZF Smart Urban Vehicle

Gears and the Future of Mobility

By: Gary S. Vasilash
What will happen to things like step-gear transmissions as we transition to electrified vehicles? We go to Germany to find out.

Using an App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster

By: Derek Korn
Learn about a company that made the leap into CNC technology thanks to a custom machine-operating/program-generating app that enabled its inexperienced people to effectively run its new CNC turning center.

A race car with Moser's axles

Shop Applies App to Adopt CNC Technology Faster

By: Derek Korn
A custom machine-operating and automatic program-generating app has helped racing parts maker Moser Engineering quickly reap the benefits of CNC machining even though nobody there had any prior experience with it.

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