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Hyperloop Full Scale Test Track: Revolutionizing the Supply Chain

The Hyperloop continues to take steps toward becoming a reality. This innovative transportation method was a dream of Tesla and SpaceX’s CEO, Elon Musk and it continues to progress. Hyperloop One, showed off its recent progress of the first full-scale test site in Nevada and this extraordinary transport system is coming together nicely. This will be the first, full-scale test and they expect it ...

New 3D Printing Material From Stratasys: What Can They Do?

Stratasys is launching two new materials for their 3D printers and it could mean big things for the future of manufacturing. The new materials offer manufacturers the ability to rapidly prototype high-functioning models that can save a business time and money. Agilus30 and FDM Nylon 12CF are both revolutionary materials, each offering unique properties for different applications. The first, ...

Weekly Wrap Up for March 17th, 2017

Manufacturing Talk Radio strives to deliver the most helpful content to the manufacturing industry. If your company is – or will be – involved with 3D Printing, learn the risks and how to insure to ensure your company is covered from Mike Thoma of Travelers Insurance. Then listen in as Mike Scher explains how B2B salespeople can breakthrough to develop new accounts and grow your top line ...

OSHA: Missing in Action

For several years, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a weekly report of incidents and fines. This report was a trusted source of information for many in the manufacturing industry and a useful tool for businesses. Unfortunately OSHA hasn’t released reports since Jan. 18th 2017. The administration change on January 20th seemingly started a trend of silence on ...

This Female Scientist Is Revolutionizing Sustainability In Manufacturing

Sustainability for industrial manufacturers not only means protecting the environment, but also reducing costs and boosting the bottom line. The modern world is being buried in waste and if manufacturers can find a way to repurpose this trash into usable materials, it could lead to a revolution in business. A scientist from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia is working on a ...

Composite Metal Foams: The Applications Continue To Expand

Material scientists continue to develop and experiment with composite metal foams (CMFs) and the results are promising. These materials have unique properties, making them extremely heat and impact resistant. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) developed CMFs with applications for ballistic armors as well as train, car, bus and helicopter crashworthiness systems. But the ...

U.S. Rig Count Rises Again: Reviewing The Global Impact

The oil industry in the U.S. and abroad continues to face new challenges. It seems as though when one problem is corrected, a new set of issues arise. The latest rig count data is in from Baker Hughes and it offered an interesting look at the current and potential future state of the U.S. oil industry. Prices have fallen by more than 8% since last Monday as inventories continue to rise. The ...

Intosite: Improving Efficiency, Standardization, and Globalization at Ford

Ford Motor Co. is utilizing smart technology to increase efficiency on their factory floors, starting with their facility in Wayne, Michigan. Inspired by Google Earth, employees at this plant have an aerial view of operations thanks to the newly developed Intosite technology. Intosite is a cloud based web application designed by Siemens, a developer of product lifecycle management techno...

ASCE Infrastructure Report Card: America Falls Below the Mark

Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a report card on the state of U.S. infrastructure. This collection of grades is based on 16 major categories of America’s infrastructure, ranging from aviation to waste water. The grades are decided by a team of engineers that not only mark the category but give advice on how to rectify the key issues. Grades are represe...

Rolls-Royce Takes a Step Forward to Make Autonomous Shipping a Reality

Rolls-Royce has been working hard to make remote and autonomous shipping a reality and the company recently took a step forward in its development. The company is now looking to develop partnerships and search for new opportunities with other organizations around the world. Looking to create a system by which autonomous shipping can thrive in the increasingly digital marine industry, the partne...