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“The laws of physics contain an enormous wealth of information in a very condensed way,” said Herman Van der Auweraer, director of technology innovation at Siemens Digital Industries Software. “Physics-based simulation methods are using these physics laws.”

With physics-informed AI, machine operators can trust and verify

November 26, 2021
Physics-informed AI simulations are beginning to replace artificial neural network models, yielding more accurate and more trustworthy predictions than ANN simulations.
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
Watch a short video overview of the program on YouTube, hosted by Tom Majewski:

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Launches Diamondworks! Workforce Development Program

November 23, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Diamondworks! Workforce Development Program will empower students, employees and employers with the necessary skills to succeed in the automation industry.
By Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. Press Release

Walter to Acquire GWS Tool Group

November 22, 2021
Walter has signed an agreement to acquire the U.S.-based GWS Tool Group, a manufacturer of solid carbide endmills and drills as well as HSS taps and PCD products.
By Walter USA Press Release
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Spindle Rebuilders Are Not Created Equal

November 22, 2021
Despite the availability of spindle rebuilders nationwide, not every firm provides the same level of quality.
Del Williams
By Del Williams Technical Writer
Okuma’s Brad Klippstein, right, said his company’s NET BOX suite-C Quick device for legacy machine tools is so easy to install and use that a shop owner can do it himself.

Legacy machinery can be data mined for modern operations

November 22, 2021
Whether transmitted through wires or the air, data collected from older factory devices can help a shop owner make smarter business decisions.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media

ABB Says Flexibility Needed With Shift to Vehicle Electrification

November 18, 2021
Automakers will need more flexible manufacturing with the shift to electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other powertrains, automation company ABB said today in a presentation.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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