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Additive Manufacturing

Partnership Uses Additive Manufacturing to Build Aerospike Engine

A version of the engine developed by Monash University and Amaero takes advantage of design freedoms from metal 3D printing.

VMCs

Video: Between Casting and Machining from Solid Is Extrusion

The Machined Direct Drive Pedal from DW Drums realized design improvements thanks to machining, then cost improvement as result of moving one step further.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

For Titanium, Tool Monitoring Smooths Low-rpm Cuts

Caron Engineering’s TMAC MP has been putting tool monitoring to work for years, but its “sawtooth algorithm” now meets a specific challenge in airplane engine machining. 
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Automation

An Adaptable Automation System in Action

Videos show how a flexible robotic system for part loading and unloading helped a shop increase capacity.

Additive Manufacturing

Video: Moldmaker Succeeding with Conformal Cooling

Machining complemented by metal 3D printing enables B&J Specialty to create inserts with cooling channels that follow the contours of the mold.

Keep up with Machine Shop Digitalization

Sandvik Coromant’s recent roundtable discussion of machine shop digitalization focused on three key ideas: Digitalization is a competitive advantage. The investment is reasonable and has a quick payback. Shops must start the journey now or get left behind.

Automation

EMO 2017 and the Rise of Invisible Innovation

The trade show this year showcased a type of technology that is becoming increasingly difficult to display at trade shows. 

Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 50 Years in the United States

The drive and motion control company has produced a video about its history.

Measurement

Vision System Assists On-Machine Probing for Fast Setups

The camera on this VMC combined with a tablet-like control helps speed and simplify on-machine probing routines during new job setups.

Video: The Meaning of the Gardner Business Index

Learning some background information about what the Gardner Business Index is and why these numbers are important can be beneficial to your company and the way you do business.