DJI, the world’s best-selling drone manufacturer has unveiled new models with plane avoidance technology which warns operators of risks posed by nearby planes and helicopters.
MIT researchers have been able to use graphene to print 3D objects with a geometry that has 10 times the strength of steel but only a fraction of the weight.
Evaluating the technology’s benefits, the market’s apprehension, and the machine-tool builders’ challenge.
“Working smarter” isn’t just eliminating distractions and planning tasks; it can help add hours to your day.
Single-disc rolling reduces lead times, tooling costs, supports fast-track development and long-term production.
Open Mind Technologies’ ‘hyperMILL’ 2017.1 sees crucial additions to ‘hyperCAD-S’, its proprietary CAD for CAM solution and has added new mill-turning and milling functions.
This compact, high-precision, heavy-duty machine is designed to operate as a stand-alone machining cell or to be integrated with other machines to form a complete, flexible manufacturing system.
Heavy machining puts stress on the tool holder. This system helps eliminate tool pullout.
LEAP-1C’s integrated propulsion system tops list of advanced technology, material breakthroughs.
Italian manufacturers reportedly are benefiting by a new tax provision that allows them to claim credits up to 250% of the value of their capital investments in high-technology products.
CNC Machine Tools is to represent Knuth Machine Tools, building a strong sales and service structure for the German machine tool maker.
Master Abrasives is installing Micromatic’s ECO 200U grinding machine in its new showroom at its location in Daventry, Northamptonshire in February 2017.
Vero’s WorkNC 2017 R1 reveals productivity strategies.
Kyocera has developed a line of indexable cutting tool inserts to improve cast iron machining.
Stuck in the Industrial Age, skills training doesn’t place enough emphasis on smart, connected product manufacturing, advanced material development and digital design integration.
The workforce of tomorrow must be trained, not for the jobs in the market today, but for the jobs that will emerge as critical to the operation of the digital factory in the future.
U.S. manufacturers need to gain a deeper understanding of how they can apply digital technologies and accelerate the pace of adoption.
Big-stage events like IMTS are a good opportunity to see trends in action.
Three Drivers of Strategic Additive Manufacturing Success.
Now that all the major engine manufacturers are using additive manufacturing (AM) to print metal parts for their newest engines, what’s next?
Point Cool coolant jet guiding insert geometry for rough turning ISO M and ISO S stainless steels is said to enable the latest RM5 geometry insert from Walter GB to boost tool life by up to 100%.
To address the need for high-quality hole drilling of engine components in mission-critical aerospace and industrial gas turbine applications, Synova and Makino joined forces to develop the HybridCell.
This event at 26 October 2016 will be the last outreach meeting of the EPSRC Centre in Ultra Precision.
Business-software maker SAP SE and industrial conglomerate Robert Bosch GmbH are planning a closer tie-up to connect vehicles and machines over the internet.
Roland DG, a leading manufacturer of digital fabrication tools including 3D milling machines, 3D printers and engraving machines, today announced the launch of the MODELA MDX-50 3D milling machine.
A Japanese inventor is hoping a robot that still needs humans will win over Asia’s largest tech fair, offering a counterpoint to major technology firms pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence.
In a famous scene from the movie The Graduate, the young hero is advised that “there’s a great future in plastics,” a prediction that echoed reality.
New-generation waterjet pumps developed by KMT Waterjet Systems Inc. operate at 90,000 psi and lay claim as the fastest waterjet pump currently available:
Maker in a small garage workshop uses Tormach mill and lathe to replicate movie props.
At composites part specialist Reverie, a Baty R14 profile projector is used for non-contact measurement and inspection of autoclaved carbon fibre composite parts, and also as a method of checking CNC cutting tool dimensions and wear.