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3-D printing improves marine steel
3-D printing improves marine steel
Marine grade stainless steel is valued for its ability to stave off corrosion and its high ductility (the ability to bend without breaking under stress), making it a preferred choice for oil pipelines, welding, ships, kitchen utensils, chemical equipme...
Students create in Metal Fabrication Lab at Madison Area Technical College
Students create in Metal Fabrication Lab at Madison Area Technical College
The metal fabrication program at Madison (Wisconsin) College teaches students how to turn raw materials into a completed product through forming, machining, welding and computer controlled navigation of a cutting head.
Blackhawk to host Junkyard Wars: Local high schools to compete
Blackhawk to host Junkyard Wars: Local high schools to compete
Welding as a team sport comes to the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton, Wisconsin, when the Blackhawk Technical College Welding program plays host to the "Junkyard Wars," an event where teams of high school students create art from junk.
Center for Advanced Manufacturing powers up in Gaston County, North Carolina
Center for Advanced Manufacturing powers up in Gaston County, North Carolina
A hydraulic pressure system, robotics lab and other state-of-the-art equipment fills the new building where she'll take her career in advanced manufacturing to the next level.
Female students want more women in welding field
Female students want more women in welding field
A pair of female students at Texas State Technical College students want to get the word out about women and welding. April Abitago-Thompson and Sara Rivera are currently the only two women enrolled in welding technology at TSTC in Fort Bend County. "...
Best option for micro welding: Nd:YAG vs. fiber laser
Best option for micro welding: Nd:YAG vs. fiber laser
Four lasers can be used for micro welding: pulsed neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG), continuous wave (CW) fiber, quasi continuous wave (QCW) fiber, and nanosecond fiber.
Manufacturing in US expands at fastest pace since May 2004
Manufacturing in US expands at fastest pace since May 2004
U.S. factories expanded in February at the fastest rate since May 2004, indicating sustained strength in manufacturing as demand remains solid, figures from the Institute for Supply Management showed March 1.