The September 2017 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below:
Automakers have made their vehicles lighter but the task is getting more difficult.
A variety of technologies and strategies aids collaboration between robots and shop personnel.
Tighter honing tolerances are achieved with easy-to-use intuitive controls, automation, setup tools and a cleaner and safer process.
How new CAD/CAM programming and simulation software can help address additive manufacturing processes.
With the growth of new sensing methods for metrology, one might think the venerable CMM might be fading from view. It isn’t.
Sciaky Inc. (Chicago) has staked its claim to being the leading provider of metal 3D printing solutions for large parts approved for land, sea, air, and space applications, with the latest success being its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing technology.
Quala-Die Inc. sits in the heart of what is known as the powdered metal (PM) capital of the world—St. Marys, Pennsylvania—because, according to Richard Schatz, vice-president and COO of Quala-Die, more PM components come out of that general area than anywhere else in the world.
Whether for a classic bike inspired by the Sixties or a new super sport, British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph uses two CMMs from Zeiss to meet their stringent tolerancing demands for components and production processes.