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FANUC America Announces New CNC Simulator for Education
FANUC America Corporation has released the new FANUC CNC Simulator, bringing the world’s most popular CNC control to the classroom and provides students with exposure to FANUC CNC controls without the need for a full mill or lathe. More...
3/16/2016

Move over, Robot. The Co-Bot is here!
Robotics strangely conjures up apocalyptic images of bots going berserk, offing humans, or simply putting us out of jobs. The key lies not in ceding controls to robots, but collaborating with them. Enter the Co-Bot. More...

Chatter Control in Turning through Spindle Speed Variation
This video from Haas Automation describes “Spindle Speed Variation,” a parameter in the company’s CNC that addresses chatter on lathes. As the name implies, this parameter allows the lathe spindle speed to automatically vary. More...

Prototype with Overmolding, Liquid Silicone Rubber, and Multi-Axis Machining
We recently caught up with VP and General Manager of Proto Labs, to learn about some new materials and processes available for rapid prototyping within their typical 1-3 delivery window More...

How a CAD/CAM Consultant can Help
This article from CNC Software (developer of Mastercam software) gives a good picture of why and when some shops turn to an independent software specialist for CAD/CAM services such as CNC programming of difficult or complex parts More...

A Novel Coordinate Measurement System Based on Frequency Scanning Interferometry
In this article, we present a wide angle, frequency scanning interferometer (FSI) system capable of measuring the absolute distance to multiple targets simultaneously More...

Aerospace Manufacturing on Board with Robots
The next time you board a flight and prepare to step over the threshold, take a glance down the side of the fuselage. You may have an entirely new appreciation for all the craftsmanship and technology that go into aircraft production More...

Prevention vs. Correction Maintenance
These three points about service and maintenance can help ensure that production time is actually productive More...