Month: May 2015

Friction Stir Welding With A Robot Over A Complex Shape

A few weeks ago we looked at a video showing the fundamentals of friction stir welding. That video demonstrated a friction stir weld over a 2-dimensional path, essentially only moving in the X and Y direction of a cartesian co-ordinate

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Laser Metal Deposition Technology

RPM Innovations takes us through their Laser Deposition Technology for metal deposition additive manufacturing and some of the advantages of the technology.

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Rolling A Large ACME Thread

Let’s get serious…about thread rolling. This video from Tesker Manufacturing Corporation shows a thread rolling machine that is capable of rolling threads in stock up to 12″ in diameter. The thread they roll in this video is a 4.5″ x

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