3D printed end-use parts are going onto vehicles with increasing frequency. Recent real-world examples showcase additive manufacturing benefits in design, weight savings and more.
Siemens partnered with Toyota to develop artificial intelligence that can predict product abnormalities in aluminum die casting.
Desktop Metal and Uniformity Labs have created a sinterable 6061 aluminum powder for binder jetting AM production.
Zeiss’ Quality Excellence Center in Wixom, Michigan, has won an Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award at ACEC’s 2021 Engineering & Surveying Excellence Awards Competition.
SW says its BA Space3 and BA W06 machining centers feature optimizations for taking on difficult EV machining processes.
Motor manufacturer looking for ways to more efficiently manufacture so it is buying a machine tool company
Smalley has won its eighth consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award, which recognizes the supplier’s performance in its work with General Motors.
GWS Tool Group has acquired Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of precision custom round, HSS and carbide-step tools.
German Machine Tools of America will distribute Stiefelmayer GmbH’s line of laser machines in North America, and plans to target automotive markets.
Coherent and II-VI are teaming up to provide a turnkey solution for automotive laser welding, which they say will particularly benefit aluminum- and copper-welding applications.
MC Machinery has launched its Minds on Manufacturing Podcast, which it intends to be an interesting, informative show for manufacturers across the industry.
The tools go a whole lot faster—40,000 rpm, perhaps—but the advantage is not parts per hour but in the ability to make precise parts with less induced stress
Organic films help metal removal Purdue researchers discover
Increase operational productivity with these new developments
CMM Products is expanding into the Southeast market to better support aerospace and automobile customers.
They’ve built the beta test cars. Now they’re running the factory to test the tooling and equipment
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.
voxeljet's success continues for its industrial VJET X 3D printers, fulfilling a follow-up order for three printers for a leading German car manufacturer.
Sandvik has developed a face milling approach that is analogous to rotary broaching
Parker Hannifin is presenting a free webinar November 4 from 2-3 p.m. about air quality control in metalworking facilities.
Increase operational productivity with these new developments for automotive manufacturing from Mazak, Renishaw, Omron, Marposs and more.
What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots.
Digital technology that enables tool changes to be triggered by data-driven predictions of tool wear rather than part counts also is opening the door to other opportunities for optimizing production. A look at in-the-field applications shows that advanced tool monitoring is a step toward plant-wide digitalization.