Friday Funny: How Big can a Machine Get? Bigger Than You can Imagine

These giant machines were created for mammoth work. They’re surprisingly huge.


Quite amazing to see these machines. In the past, machine size was limited by the need to travel on roads or rail, both of which have traditionally been limited by the axel width of the Roman chariots. These machines shatter that mold.

Rob Spiegel has covered manufacturing for 22 years, 19 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include automation, supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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