The Next Industrial Revolution Starts in this 20-foot Shipping Container

The guys at Re-Char, a small startup that makes carbon-negative products, were faced with a problem. They wanted to ship products to Kenya, but the options available were wasteful, costly, and not nearly as efficient as simply manufacturing near to the customers. To do it, in a place with little industry or… »9/13/12 3:40pm9/13/12 3:40pm

Dominate the Waves Aboard This Gorgeous Wooden Honeycomb

Today's conventional polyurethane foam surfboards are lightweight, strong, and maneuverable. But that comes at the cost of a more jarring ride in rough seas—not to mention PU isn't exactly an environmentally-friendly material. So New Zealander Mike Grobelny is taking carving back to its roots with a CNC-milled, hollow… »5/18/12 2:40pm5/18/12 2:40pm

Mini Aluminum "Terminator" Demonstrates Super-Accurate Machining Tools

Using machining products developed by SecoTools, a Mikron UCP 600 Vario machining center »10/23/08 5:15pm10/23/08 5:15pm developed by AgieCharmilles and scanning software by Capture 3D, demonstrators at the International Manufacturing Technology Marketplace (IMTS) 2008 trade show managed to machine a miniature-scale human skeleton out of a 6" x 12"…