Reverse engineering for improved performance; digital laser scanner for CMMs.
“Smart Outlet” Creates Electrical Grid Flexibility; Super Seaweed; The Power of Air
In-vehicle wireless charging system; scalable ACUs; lithium-ion battery tech.
Waterjet; Stretch Wrapping; Face Milling for Cast Iron/Steel Components.
If you’re not doing value-added work, just what is it that you’re doing?
Claims EPA Used Data from 'Phantom Facilities'
Between 2011 and 2016 Ford will have a product refresh rate—as in updating existing products, bringing out new versions of existing products, or bringing new products to market—of 152%.
Back in early 2010, General Motors and NASA announced the development of Robonaut 2 (R2), a project that they’d been working on since 2007 (autofieldguide.com/blog/post/gm-nasa-remarkable-robots). As its name implies, it is a robot.
Although the topic was ostensibly the implementation of plastic materials under the hood as replacements for metals—and with there being some significant reasons for doing so, as in “Weight savings vary from 20 to 50%, depending on the component.
While resistance spot welding is the traditional go-to for automotive assembly applications, David Harvilla, manager of product and applications at the Trumpf Inc. (us.trumpf.com) Laser Technology Center, says that of the more than 2,000 disk lasers in the field, in excess of 75% of them are used for welding.
Hot machines from DMG/Mori Seiki—that we see in the Alps when it is really cold outside.
When a designer creates a company, chances are that the product is going to be exquisite, not mass-market. Which is exactly what Henrik Fisker has done.
Achieving success in the market isn’t something that happens by chance. There is strategy. Commitment. And product. Hyundai is delivering on all fronts.
Even cloud-based ERP can handle complex assemblies with multiple configurations.
Not only must the head of BMW design keep the tradition alive for the main brand, Adrian van Hooydonk is also tasked with creating mobility for the future, as represented by the new i sub-brand—to say nothing of helping drive forward MINI and Rolls-Royce design.
Here are some pieces of factory automation that can make a big difference in your assembly operations. They’re the real deal.
A snap-shot-like look at assembly operations at various facilities of the company that put the world on wheels.