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Benjamin and Steve discuss the latest manufacturing research and news. We are constantly researching technologies that will transform the manufacturing industry. Powered by The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT).

AMT Tech Trends Benjamin Moses & Stephen LaMarca

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Benjamin and Steve discuss the latest manufacturing research and news. We are constantly researching technologies that will transform the manufacturing industry. Powered by The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT).

    Unorthodox Tradition

    Unorthodox Tradition

    Ben and Steve don’t own space, NASA does! Ben and Steve marvel over Christina Koch’s record breaking stint… IN SPACE! Steve got the cobot moving and has some plans for the newest addition to the testbed. Ben talks about little RFID tags to track tooling, workholding, workpieces and other manufacturing stuff. Steve mentions a dude making brass trumpets in a new way. Ben keeps it real with Honeywell before he busts some AI myths.
    - https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/06/nasa-astronaut-christina-koch-returns-to-earth-after-record-setting-stay-in-space/
    - https://www.electronicdesign.com/industrial-automation/article/21122761/rfid-tag-tracks-tools-in-real-time
    - https://www.whyharrelson.com/
    - https://3dprint.com/263290/honeywell-aerospace-to-qualify-velo3ds-metal-3d-printing-for-end-use-parts/
    - https://insidebigdata.com/2020/02/10/busting-the-5-common-myths-business-leaders-get-wrong-about-ai/
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    IMTS Insider https://www.imts.com/show/newsletter/insider/index.cfm
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 30 min
    Happy 2020

    Happy 2020

    Ben and Steve are back for another year of manufacturing nerd babble! The boys both believe automation will keep manufacturers honest. Steve has a big announcement and plans for the tesbed in new year. Ben talks about NASAs partnerships in developing composites. Stephen mentions the grandfather of AI and autonomous robotics. Ben brings up metrology and calibration.
    - https://www.insidecomposites.com/nasa-helps-fund-swiftcomp-modelling-software/
    - https://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2020/01/20/12-ai-milestones-shakey-the-robot/#46dbcc25400f
    - https://www.enginebuildermag.com/2020/01/calibration-tools-a-measure-of-success/
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 20 min
    2019 In Review

    2019 In Review

    Ben and Steve emphasize the importance and relevance of local libraries. Stephen looks back through all the blogs posts from this year and briefly touches on all the accomplishments, experience, and lessons learned gained through the testbed this year. Ben reminisces on an article previously mentioned about mobile workstations. Stephen talks about all the technological advances he’s seen at IMTS during his time in the industry so far and the ability for companies to pivot. Ben talks about talking about hydraulic pneumatic hybrid robots. Ben and Steve wrap up with their Tech Trends goals for 2020.
    - https://www.thefabricator.com/thefabricator/article/shopmanagement/workstation-mobility-for-metal-fabricators-on-the-shop-floor
    - https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2019/12/06/the-decade-in-production-innovations-trends-and-the-future-of-manufacturing/#7926d9f1b109
    - https://www.youtube.com/user/DisneyResearchHub/videos
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 30 min
    Fat And Automated

    Fat And Automated

    Ben and Steve talk about putting on weight and getting sick for the holidays. Steve is still celebrating the watch dial he made and how he removed it from the Delrin workholding. His next steps are cleaning it up and getting it installed. Ben starts up on his all-time favorite topic: MQL! Steve brings up the NFL’s Helmet Challenge. Ben finishes up with design for automation and nanotechnology.
    - https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0007850607606453
    - https://www.playsmartplaysafe.com/nfl-helmet-challenge/
    - https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0007850614001036?via%3Dihub
    - https://www.natlawreview.com/article/nni-announces-launch-nanotechnology-entrepreneurship-network
    - https://www.nano.gov/about-nni
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 23 min
    Manual Vacuuming

    Manual Vacuuming

    Ben and Steve blab again about home IoT and their preferences for either manual or fully automated vacuum cleaning. Steve celebrate his successes cutting brass and his next steps in producing a watch dial. Ben gets going on about supply chain and machine learning. Steve start up about progressive HMIs for the blind. Ben then talks about a feat in machining Inconel made possible by data optimization. Ban and Steve both wrap up by rambling on about hand tools.
    - https://www.supplychaindigital.com/supply-chain-management/machine-learning-innovative-technology-within-supply-chains
    - https://www.slashgear.com/tactile-display-lets-the-blind-perform-3d-printing-and-cad-30597822/
    - https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/18011349.engineering-digital-solution-aid-lancashire-aerospace-firm/
    - https://youtu.be/sQiKko7GVpY
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 32 min
    Much Additive

    Much Additive

    Ben and Steve just got back from travel. Steve is pooped and Ben isn’t because he’s a stone-cold robot. Stephen talks about their trip to Quality Show 2019, what he learned and some shopping for the testbed. Stephen has restored his confidence in his ability to cut brass and looks forward to finishing the watch dial, announcing his next steps. Ben brings up an article regarding AI image classifiers and him and Steve discuss the relevance of Google’s (Alphabet) AI and IBM’s Watson. Stephen brings up a new tool for tracking standards in additive manufacturing. Ben talks about some additive startup challenge. There was a lot of additive. Go to MT360!
    - https://venturebeat.com/2019/10/14/googles-ai-explains-how-image-classifiers-made-their-decisions/
    - https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/america-makes-and-ansi-launch-online-portal-for-tracking-additive-manufacturing-standards-163855/
    - https://www.thefabricator.com/additivereport/news/additive/formnext-announces-winners-of-start-up-challenge
    MT360 Conference mt360conference.com
    Benjamin’s Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-moses-b13b44a2/
    Amateur Machinist Blog https://swarfysteve.blogspot.com/
    Music provided by www.freestockmusic.com

    • 24 min

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