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Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing for Animal Enrichment: The Cool Parts Show Goes to the Zoo

It's not just humans who can benefit from the design advantages of additive manufacturing. A 3D printed device made by GE Additive is enriching the lives of animals at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Turning Tools

Video: What Can Force Analysis Tell You About Your Machining Process?

See cuts and force profiles corresponding to tool failure, built-up edge and a tool that is too positive for the setup.

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Autodesk Fusion 360 adds PowerMill Technology and More

Autodesk’s Fusion 360 receives a major functionality upgrade with the addition of PowerMill, PowerShape and PowerInspect technology – offering more technology and better value.

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Voice Control of Machine Tools has Arrived

Voice interface technology has come of age and is now found on a wide variety of products such as phones, tablets, PCs, TV remotes and many other devices.  Why not on machine tools as well?

Automation

Practical Approaches to Automation

Automation isn't just useful for large volumes of the same part. Today, it is increasingly being used in machine shops for high-mix, low-volume jobs.

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Increasing Productivity in Drilling Holes in Steel

A new three-fluted drill designed for high production can improve the speed of drilling holes in steel by 50% while improving roundness and accuracy.

Zeiss to Present Second Round of Technologies in Digital Event

A six-day event, October 20-29, will showcase new technologies and innovations from Zeiss. 

Five-Axis Machining Expands Its Range

Advancements in 5-axis machines, controls and software have made this technology so productive and easy to use that it can now benefit a much broader range of shops.

HTEC Video Describes Manufacturing Opportunities

The Haas Technical Education Center posted this video promoting manufacturing and metalworking careers to students who might be the machinists, programmers and manufacturing business leaders of tomorrow. 
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Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing, Generative Design Put This EV on a "Diet"

Redesigning and consolidating the components of Arcimoto's Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV) will bring this small electric car into the realm of micromobility. More in a recent episode of The Cool Parts Show.