Machine tools

Renishaw: The measure of success

Additive Manufacturing assembly area at Miskin - image courtesy of Renishaw
It may enjoy a global reputation for precision metrology and process control, but more than anything, Renishaw represents innovation and technological advancement. Jonny Williamson headed to South Wales to pay the engineering powerhouse a visit.

What is a digital twin?

A digital twins is a computerised versions of a physical asset, data from sensors in the real world can be inputted in to the twin to create simulations - image courtesy of APS
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Industry 4.0 and 4IR are terms that are becoming commonplace in manufacturing. Now that these terms are accepted, a new wave of technical turns of phrase have been born.