Fabricating

February 28, 2012

By Mary Scianna

Automation isn’t for every shop, or is it?

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February 28, 2012

By Mary Scianna

ABC Metal Fabricators (a fictitious company) set up shop last year with the intention of automating down the road when business picked up. The company purchased a laser cutting machine and hired an operator to load and unload the system.

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February 26, 2012

by Peter Visser

There really seems to be a disconnect between how companies find ways to save on production costs in their turret departments.

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February 14, 2012

Platino fiber laser by Prima Power is a highly flexible and reliable laser cutting machine available for sheet size 1,500 x 3,000 mm and with laser power ranging from 2,000 W up to 3,000 W and suitable for a wide range of applications.

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February 13, 2012

by Keith Parker, Coherent Inc.

Laser welding with CO2, fiber and various types of solid state lasers is a well established process currently utilized in a wide range of industries and applications.

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February 12, 2012

Most suppliers now offer fiber laser cutting technology, but are fabricators in Canada using it?

by Mary Scianna

Fiber laser cutting technology made a big splash back in 2010 when this editor first wrote about the technology.

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January 25, 2012

Fabricating Automation: Prima Power Customer Profile Wood Stone Corp.

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January 22, 2012

by Shop MT Staff

If you’re a metal fabricator, bending equipment is essential to your shop.

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January 22, 2012

By Mary Scianna

There is probably no better time than now to automate your welding shop.

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January 9, 2012

Vac-Con, Green Cove Springs, FL, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sewer cleaning and excavating equipment, producing such products as combination sewer cleaners, jetters, and industrial vacuums.

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January 1, 2012

Niagara, ON, equipment manufacturer Whiting Equipment Canada Inc. has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply salt evaporators and potash crystallizers from VALE for the company's potash plant in Argentina.

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December 29, 2011

Is ultra-high pressure waterjet cutting right for you?

by Jim Barnes

Since its introduction in the early 1970s, waterjet cutting has seen steady increases in pressure. Conventional systems today typically run at 60,000 psi, and many users are adopting ultra-high pressure systems running at 90,000 psi and more. How much pressure is enough?

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December 22, 2011

Akhurst Machinery Ltd., Delta, BC, is the new Bystronic distributor in Western Canada.

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December 12, 2011

Is ultra-high pressure waterjet cutting right for you?

by Jim Barnes

Since its introduction in the early 1970s, waterjet cutting has seen steady increases in pressure. Conventional systems today typically run at 60,000 psi, and many users are adopting ultra-high pressure systems running at 90,000 psi and more. How much pressure is enough?

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December 8, 2011

Jet Edge Inc.'s new Mid Rail Gantry Model MR513 cutting machine can cut material up to 1.5 m x 4 m (5 ft x13 ft),  and is sized for fabricators, machine shops and stone and tile shops. It cuts complex parts from virtually any material without creating a heat-affected zone (HAZ).

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December 8, 2011

Lincoln Electric has introduced a self-propelled modular CruiserTractor designed for increased mobility and equipped with operator-friendly features for longitudinal submerged arc welding applications common in bridge and barge decking, large tank fabrication and shipbuilding.

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December 4, 2011

Canada’s manufacturing industry is looking to hire, but they can’t find qualified staff according to a new survey, the 2011 Manufacturing Barometer study from PwC.

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December 1, 2011

81% jump in Canadian machine tool orders; record breaking attendance at fabricating show

By Shop MT staff

While uncertainty continues to hover over the global economy, North America’s manufacturing sector seems to be bucking the trend with the latest industry figures pointing to a strong rebound.

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November 27, 2011

Increased activity in manufacturing spurs real GDP of goods-producing businesses

by Shop MT staff

The latest economic data from Statistics Canada, while modest, points to an improving economy.

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November 20, 2011

Productivity and quality start with that first hole

by Jim Barnes

The productivity and quality of a laser cutting operation start with the piercing process.

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