Wednesday, November 11, 2015

See a Boeing Dreamliner Built In Under Two Minutes

With a 197 foot wingspan and a top speed of nearly 600mph, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner is actually quieter and more fuel efficient than its predecessor, the 777.

Conceived in 2003, the first Dreamliner took flight for Nippon Airlines in 2007. Now, with 340 Dreamliners in service, Boeing has released this time-lapse video of the plane’s assembly, start to finish. It’s a real feat of American skill and engineering.

Click the image to see this amazing video.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Nightmare Equipment Failures -- and How to Avoid Them

From fuses to circuits to human error, equipment failures – large and small - can cost a shop downtime and money.

Here are 10 costly industrial equipment failures, and tips that can help you avoid them.

See the photo gallery as it appeared in Industry Week online