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The world’s first all-metal, smash-proof guitar

"We had to design a guitar that is unsmashable in all the different ways you can smash a guitar,” Loikkanen said. “The engineering challenge was that critical joint between the neck and the body that usually cracks on a guitar.” So Sandvik Coromant engineers decided to eliminate the joint. Both the neck and fretboard extend into a rectangular “hub” that reaches deep into the guitar’s body." See ho...

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From Dream to Reality: How Hudson Valley College Procured Funding for a $14.5 Million Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills

On Sept. 3, 2019, the 37,000-square-foot Gene F. Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills (GHCAMS) will open its doors at Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) in Troy, NY. Just a dream in 2012, the new facility is now nearing completion, and other schools across the country are asking: “How did you go about funding a $14.5 million facility . . . and how can we?”

It’s difficult, but ...

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Behind the Scenes: Haas Automation Creates Videos for Educators and Industry Alike

The primary focus of Haas Automation’s Video Marketing Team is to build a community of highly educated and capable CNC machinists – by creating high-quality videos that expose newcomers and diehard fans alike to the powerful features and functionality of Haas machines.

These videos can be the perfect addition to your manufacturing curriculum, by expanding your students’ knowledge of Haas ...

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Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: Machining & Welding Competition Debuts in April

After more than a year of discussions and planning, a high-profile group of early investors has agreed to help establish an inaugural advanced manufacturing skills competition to increase the interest in manufacturing trades nationwide. The competition will kick off in April 2019, with trials in several states.

The idea for the competition grew from the realization that manufacturing skill...

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