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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Collision avoidance of fibre laser head

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Collision avoidance of fibre laser head

Lantek has introduced Intelligent Collision Avoidance (ICA), a new and revolutionary algorithm that it has developed to minimise potential collisions. With this development, the company has taken another step further in its commitment to working...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and completed in 1931. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m) and stands a total...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: 3D printing self-driving cars

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: 3D printing self-driving cars

Autonomous vehicle manufacturer PIX Moving is combining metal 3D printing with mold-inspired generative design to advance automotive production. The company’s ‘C-ZONE 01’ end-to-end digital manufacturing factory makes use of wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM), a form of...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: GE Aviation’s GE9X engine

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: GE Aviation’s GE9X engine

GE Aviation reports that its GE9X engine, which contains over 300 additively manufactured parts, has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorities. Said to be a key milestone in the company’s journey...

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Hyperloop

Entrepreneur Elon Musk first proposed the idea of Hyperloop Technology and then made it open source, to see if various companies and startups can use the design and build his idea into...