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LIFT and CDME Robotic Blacksmithing Competition Won by Ohio State Students

Team Honeybadger members from Ohio State Engineering

Phase one of the LIFT - Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow and CDME's robotic blacksmithing competition was won by Ohio State's Team Honeybadger

Teams from Metro High School (Columbus, OH) and the University of Michigan earned second and third spots respectively. Teams were challenged "to program a machine to shape clay, or plasticine, into two predetermined shapes. Options include a goblet, a horseshoe and a bracket" (2017, June 22. Ohio State team claims top prize in manufacturing technology innovation challenge. Retrieved from https://engineering.osu.edu/news/2017/06/ohio-state-team-claims-top-priz....).

As described by Glenn Daehn, CDME's Chief Technologist and the competition's technical director, "Robotic Blacksmithing is the next wave of digital manufacturing and this competition is giving students the opportunity to innovate and pioneer its future" (2017, June 22. Ohio State team claims top prize in manufacturing technology innovation challenge. Retrieved from https://engineering.osu.edu/news/2017/06/ohio-state-team-claims-top-priz....) Congratulations to all of the talented students who participated in the first phase of the LIFT and CDME robotic blacksmithing competition. CDME looks forward to seeing what the teams have in store for phase two of the competition. 

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Robotic Blacksmithing Competition website.