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By IMTSFeb 10, 2021

There are dominant winning streaks, and then there’s KTM Motorsports’ string of 18 consecutive wins in the Dakar Rally 450 cc motorbike category. Formerly known as the Paris-Dakar (Senegal) Rally, KTM won this 15,000 km, 17-day race every year from 2001...

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By External ContributorDec 02, 2020

So many variables. What do these numbers and symbols mean on the drawing? Yes, I said drawing. I am that old. This video describes what “Ra” means in a practical sense.

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By External ContributorNov 05, 2020

Grinding jobs requires strict tolerances. On grinding machines, the tolerances for the dimensions, form and position of finishing processes run tight, and in many cases, shops check these specifications against hard data. Part processing time increases...

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By External ContributorAug 17, 2020

Jeff Moore loaded up his Dodge Ram Van and set out on a road trip across North America. Mojave. Bryce. Zion. Carlsbad. Mesa Verde. From Coronado Island to Ontario, Canada…he zig zagged across the country to visit his foundry friends. In addition to his...

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By External ContributorAug 12, 2020

A new way to check the quality of nanomaterials like graphene has emerged from a team at the University of Sussex. Graphene and nanomaterials have been touted as wonder materials, and they are proving invaluable in all sorts of applications...

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By External ContributorJul 20, 2020

Menlo Systems (Planegg, Germany), which specializes in ultrastable lasers, frequency combs, and applications that result, has, along with YouTuber Doktor Whatson, produced a video called "Why you need an optical clock," which covers the latest technical...

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By External ContributorMay 18, 2020

The rise of the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and “Big Data” has had a tremendous impact on almost every industry, including force measurement. Up until about ten years ago, the industry had remained steady and predictable. There was a standard way of...

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By Benjamin MosesMay 06, 2020

General principles for design” is currently in revision under Work Group 8 of ICO/TC199. This standard specifies machine control system functional safety performance levels. In a recent email, U.S. Tag Administrator Dan Felinski broke...

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By External ContributorApr 20, 2020

Taylor Hobson have designed and manufactured its micro alignment telescope optical metrology system which can be used for checking the alignment at the beginning of manufacture, as soon as the position of bores has been machined in the hull...

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By Marcel BeraudDec 18, 2018

Having the opportunity to attend many of the international shows, a common theme continues to play out: the improvement of the global economy and the positive impact to the manufacturing world. As many companies enjoy these good times, they are also...

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