Star Prototype Sponsor Robotic Race

Star Prototype Sponsor Robotic Race

The first ever Cybathlon Competition will take place in Switzerland this October, 2016. The international competition is for disabled athletes using exoskeletons and other wearable robotic devices. Teams from universities and corporations all over the world will come...
The Top 7 CNC Machining Techniques

The Top 7 CNC Machining Techniques

There are many new and innovative manufacturing processes coming into use these days, including different kinds of 3D printing. But CNC (computer numeric controlled) machining is still by far the most common way to mass produce parts in metal and in many types of...
The top 5 passivation techniques

The top 5 passivation techniques

Let’s look at the most common passivation techniques so you can make an informed decision about which one is best for your next project. Anodizing Anodizing is usually done to aluminum titanium and magnesium. This is not plating, because you’re not adding...
All about the OLO 3D printer

All about the OLO 3D printer

It seems nearly every day there’s a new 3D printer of some sort on the market, promising innovations in material, speed or size. The new OLO seems to do it all – small, light, easy to use and incredibly cheap. Is this the printer that finally brings...
Makers, Hackers and Geeks

Makers, Hackers and Geeks

A new kind of industrial revolution is taking hold in cities and towns all over the world. It’s a grassroots movement, empowered by individuals freely sharing knowledge and using the tools of digital manufacturing. Locally based but connected by the World Wide...