AUTOMOTIVE

Automotive

CNC Machining and Motorsports

Have a look at some of the new manufacturing equipment spotted in “Machinery Row” at the recent Performance Racing Industry Show.

Automotive

Precision CNC Supercharger Rotor Machining Means More Power

By developing a more accurate machining process for mating helical rotors, this company’s superchargers can more efficiently force air into an engine for higher horsepower gains.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

5 Impressions of EMO 2019, from Automated to Autonomous Manufacturing

The robot show? Not quite that. But automation and the expectation of processes that can run unattended if needed are clearly core to manufacturing now.
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NEWS

Sunnen and ANS Collaborate on Friction and Wear Reduction Technology

Triboconditioning is a combined mechano-chemical surface treatment process which uses a machining procedure to level off surface peaks and apply a friction- and wear-reducing compound to the component surface.

Automation

What is the Role of Collaborative Automation in Production?

Thyssenkrupp Bilstein’s North American operations is finding out. The shock absorber manufacturer has eight cobots and counting in its Ohio production facility, plus two autonomous vehicles. Here are scenes from its shop where the picture of automation is changing.

Automotive

Automakers Focused on Production at First AM Workshop for Automotive

The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive (AMWA) highlighted current and future 3D-printing applications in the auto industry.

Grinding

Eyeing Automotive Machining Applications in Taiwan

I took time to check out machining equipment geared toward components for automobiles—electric vehicles in particular—at the recent TMTS show in Taichung.
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CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Enables Rapid Turnaround for a Racing Part Rush

CAM software enables quick design and manufacture of a custom racing part.
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Automotive

What This Seat Bracket Says About the Future of Automotive Manufacturing

General Motors created a 3D-printed version of a seat bracket using generative design tools. This technology pairing will influence how cars are brought to market in the future.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing at Alfa Romeo Sauber

How the Swiss Formula One team is using additive manufacturing (AM) to meet the engineering challenges required by the sport.