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By Benjamin MosesSep 09, 2022

Ben and Steve are packing up for IMTS2022 and discuss their packing strategies. Benjamin introduces an article on robot risk assessment. Stephen talks about an aftermarket air filter for consumer polymer 3D printers ...

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By Benjamin MosesAug 26, 2022

Ben and Steve discuss their favorite adult beverages to quaff in Chicago. They continue the theme of the last episode but, this time set their sights on the east and west halls, including all the programs available on the main stage.

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By Benjamin MosesAug 12, 2022

Ben and Steve discuss the upcoming IMTS event and the technology they are excited to see in the north and south halls, including the Emerging Technology Center (ETC) and the Smartforce Student Summit.

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By Benjamin MosesJul 29, 2022

Ben and Steve discuss subscription services, the lengths they’ll go, and how to stop them. Benjamin says NIST has some cheese for metals-based AM research. Stephen insists robots will soon have watch-and-learn capabilities...

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By Benjamin MosesJul 15, 2022

Ben and Steve cry about inflation taking everything from them! Mostly just joy riding and cheap fast food, though. Benjamin says the Navy is indeed putting metal AM machines in their ships. Stephen claims cobots are better for tool wear measurement...

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By Benjamin MosesJun 24, 2022

Ben and Steve tear off over manufacturing adjacent sector shows, namely Blade Show, and succumb to the event horizon of a pocket knife rabbit hole...

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By Benjamin MosesJun 10, 2022

Steve starts up about maintenance again. Ben reflects on a recent trip to Heidenhain and DMG Mori. Stephen looks forward to going back to Detroit. Benjamin introduces an article about software enabling communication.

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By Benjamin MosesMay 27, 2022

Steve talks about his first time in Detroit! The good, the terrifying, and of course, the reason he was there in the first place: a trade show. Ben shamelessly plugs this episode’s sponsor: IMTS+ (us).

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By Benjamin MosesApr 29, 2022

Ben and Steve get amped for MFG! They discuss Amazon’s BIG investment in automation innovation, a new military rifle, DOD 3D printing the largest structures, Honda coming for 3D design repositories, the blockchain revolutionizing copyright laws, and more.

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By Benjamin MosesApr 11, 2022

Ben got to go to Oak Ridge National Labs and Steve didn’t. Stephen hasn’t bought a new Pocket NC because the credit card’s maxed out. Benjamin is impressed by GE’s specialty composites and performance-efficient jet engines.

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