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By Stephen LaMarcaDec 03, 2021

Less chips has been great for U.S. manufacturing’s health. NFTs are dumb but smart for blockchain. 3D-printed speaker enclosures. ICYMI: Formnext 2021. W is for Tungsten, but the L goes to the supply chain.

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By Benjamin MosesNov 26, 2021

Episode 61: Ben and Steve don’t agree on mushrooms. Stephen shares some excitement mentioning some companies outside of the manufacturing industry that have recently downloaded the latest version of the MTConnect standard...

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By John TurnerNov 23, 2021

The types of equipment connected to OT networks (manufacturing) are fundamentally different than the equipment connected to an IT network (office). This difference represents a whole new set of challenges for IT professions attempting to extend their ...

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By Benjamin MosesNov 19, 2021

Sustaining a massive shift in U.S. Manufacturing. Guys, I can predict the future. Material flex. Yup, managing data is a thing now. Let’s have an honest conversation on cybersecurity.

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By Benjamin MosesNov 12, 2021

Episode 60: Ben opens with his trip to Denver for the MFG 2021 + MTForcast event. Steve says cars soon could come equipped with Nvidia silicon. Benjamin lists some things to consider when selecting end-of-arm-tooling...

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By Stephen LaMarcaNov 12, 2021

Brain-computer interface. Robo-hands. 4D printing? Liquid crystals?. ORNL found a new additive aluminum alloy. Formnext 2021 sneak peak.

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By Stephen LaMarcaNov 08, 2021

Release the inspection drones! Traceable AaaS. Consumer 3D scanners. Making a PickNic of Robotic Challenges. Sorry, Spot does not move like Jagger.

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By Stephen LaMarcaOct 29, 2021

Robot wings for human consumption. Rent a Tesla from Hertz! Will 3D printed houses stand the test of time? NVIDIA can do so much more than just trace rays and mine crypto! NFL caps helmet innovation challenge.

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By Benjamin MosesOct 29, 2021

Episode 59: Steve delivers a terrible intro. Ben talks about his visit with a gear grinding manufacturer and then an article covering Porsche’s plans to 3D print bespoke seats. Stephen tried to break into a 3D-printed neighborhood in Austin, TX...

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By Bonnie GurneyOct 28, 2021

IMTS 2022 will showcase AM solutions as part integrated manufacturing technology offerings in the Metal Removal, Quality Assurance, CAD/CAM, and other Technology Pavilions covering 1.1 million sq. ft. of exhibit space.

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