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MAKE’s Giant 3D Iris is the Best Skylight Ever!

Caleb Kraft dreamed of making the perfect skylight to top off the already stunning spiral staircase at his house. Kraft attended the Maker Faire, which is where he was introduced to the latest CNC Router Parts creation, the PRO60120. This machine’s quick and smooth cutting capabilities mesmerized Kraft and led him to discuss his project with the presenter at the …

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FESTO combines nature and engineering in their new eMotionButterflies

FESTO combines nature and engineering in their new eMotionButterflies

FESTO proves that nature and engineering are two disciplines that can go hand in hand. In the video above you almost have to do a double take when looking at the beautifully engineered flying robots that take on a Monarch form.  With their ultralight wings and collective behavior, they float graciously in the air, flapping their wings in sync. They …

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Ryerson Hyperloop Team Present Design Strategy and Process at 2017 CADENAS iForum

Ryerson Hyperloop Team Present Design Strategy and Process at 2017 CADENAS iForum

Ryerson International Hyperloop Team members Graeme Klim and Tayo Shonibare give an inspiring presentation which sparks interest and discussion from a room of seasoned engineers and executives! These young engineers are using cutting-edge tools to eliminate time wasted in the engineering process, using smaller and more agile teams to accelerate design cycles and create innovative new products. In 2016, we …

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Content marketing strategy: How to Make Industrial Content Marketing Engaging for Engineers and Industrial Buyers

Content Marketing Strategy: How to Make Online Content Engaging for Engineers and Industrial Buyers

By: Achinta Mitra, Industrial Marketing Today Industrial content marketing is facing a big challenge because manufacturers are struggling to make it more engaging for their target audience. They have a good grasp of industrial content marketing’s contributions at the top of funnel but can’t quite connect the dots when it comes to measuring its effectiveness in driving sales. The problem …

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World's Smallest V12 is a Working Piece of Art

World’s Smallest V12 is a Working Piece of Art

Art and Engineering are two disciplines which do not often overlap. Many times if something is beautiful, it completely lacks practicality and function. When something is well engineered, it often isn’t aesthetically appealing. Enter, José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, aka “Patelo”, a retired naval mechanic who has built the smallest, and most beautiful engines in the world. Patelo is an Engineer …

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History's Unnecessary Inventions: 1980's SynthAxe Guitar

History’s Unnecessary Inventions: 1980’s SynthAxe Guitar

Back in the 80’s there was an overwhelming attitude of “out with the old, in with the new.” In their minds all traditional things had been mastered. This included transportation, information, technology and of course music. Why else would we now have the Aries K car, the pet rock and the calculator wristwatch? Technology always moves forward, but music has …

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What the Heck is a Drive and how does it work? ABB Drives and Controls Explains in this Super Cool Video.

What the Heck is an AC Drive and How Does it Work? ABB Drives and Controls Explains in this Super Cool Video

Today, electric motors have become ubiquitous in industry as well as everyday life. As the have become more and more common, their applications have become more diverse. These diverse applications call on specialized ways to control and harness the power of the motor. To understand a drive, you must first understand how a motor works. Unlike a gasoline or diesel …

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