year : 2018 291 results

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Completes 2-mile Tunnel Under Los Angeles

The Boring Company CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter Friday to announce they had completed digging out their 2-mile tunnel beneath Los Angeles. The tunnel, referred to as the Test Tunnel, is primarily a proof-of-concept for the company’s research and development of The Boring Company’s tunneling and public transportation systems already in the works. The goal is to build a tunnel system beneath the city to reduce crippling LA traffic. A video of the Tunnel Boring Machine breaking through was ...

HRE Wheels Partners With GE Additives To Produce The First 3D Printed Titanium Wheel

Unsprung weight is a real issue for high-performance automobiles. Unsprung weight is defined as anything directly connected to the wheels such as tires, brake assemblies, differential, solid drive axles, hub motors, and of course the wheels themselves. Any reduction in unsprung weight has a tremendous effect on the performance of the vehicle. Aluminum and magnesium alloys are the materials of choice for producing lightweight wheels for the automotive industry. The ideal material for wheels ...

Robyn Denholm announced as new Chair of Tesla

Tesla has a new Chair of the Board  and she has the unenviable task of overseeing Elon Musk. The company announced last week the appointment of Robyn Denholm to the Chair of the Board at Tesla The electric car manufacturer made the announcement last week following their recent settlement with the SEC over CEO Elon Musk’s fraud charges. The charges originated with Musk’s tweets indicating he had the funding to take the company private. The settlement which stipulated that Musk step down ...

Weekly Wrap Up for November 9th, 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business, presented by Anthony Nieves, ISM committee chair for this report, is the ISM’s compilation of information that covers 88% of the U.S. economy, generally known as the services sector. OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2018 Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the agency’s top 10 violations for the fiscal year of 2018 at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Houston, ...

Mitsubishi Develops New Additive Manufacturing Platform

Two divisions of the Japanese automotive manufacturer, Mitsubishi, have announced that they will be making their way into the 3D printing industry. Mitsubishi Electric has announced the development of a new process for metal 3D printing, while Mitsubishi Chemical plans on introducing a series of materials. Mitsubishi’s new additive manufacturing technique is known as “dot forming technology.” According to a press release put out by the company, the platform combines lasers, CNC, and ...