Machining

Boeing creates lightest metal ever using additive manufacturing

October 10, 2015

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever made. At 99.99 per cent air, it's light enough to balance on top of a dandelion, while its structure makes it strong. Strength and record breaking lightness make it a potential metal for future planes and vehicles. Learn more about Boeing Innovations athttp://www.boeing.com/innovation/

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Makino 2015 Tech Expo

October 9, 2015

Automation for die and mould manufacturing, high speed machining, EDM advances and machining software developments were among the topics manufacturers participated in at a Makino event held September 15-17 at the company's Auburn Hills, MI, Tech Centre.

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Brian Wilson, general manager, Canada for Sandvik Coromant addresses the students during the Manufacturing Day event

October 9, 2015

Ontario high school students joined Sandvik Coromant Canada for Manufacturing Day to gain some insight into manufacturing and consider it as a career choice.

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A Fastems machining cell with a Fanuc robot and Okuma machine.

October 7, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Automation is the key to competitiveness

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Robbie Williams

October 7, 2015

by Robbie Williams

A preventive maintenance checklist reduces downtime

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If a new machine purchase is greater than $100,000, a machine retrofit may make sense. Image: Fagor Automation

October 7, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Is a machine retrofit a good fit for your shop?

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Ferro's new sales manager Roger Jeffries

October 6, 2015

Ferro's new regional sales representative Wayne Felker

Ferro Technique has expanded its sales force with the promotion of Roger Jeffries, sales manager, and the addition of Wayne Felker, regional sales representative.

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Messier Bugatti Dowty landing gear

October 5, 2015

Magellan Aerospace will be manufacturing nose and main landing gear components and kitted assemblies for Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, after being awarded the $80-million program.

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October 2, 2015

FlexiMill from Modig is a six axis machining centre for aluminum and composite aerospace machining.

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Co-owners of Additive Metal Manufacturing from left: Norman Holesh, Nigel Soutway and David Slimowitz

October 2, 2015

Nigel Southway, Norman Holesh and David Slimowitz think they have a solution to help Canadian manufacturers become more globally competitive: additive manufacturing.

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Price Dynamics

October 1, 2015

Price DynamicsA new online resource aims to level the playing field for metals buyers by creating an objective and anonymous materials pricing platform to help them benchmark raw material market prices.

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Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar, CMTS 2015 keynote speaker

September 25, 2015

SME CMTS 2015

Canadian manufacturers can compete and win on a global scale if they devote themselves to innovation in their products and processes, and efficiency in their operations. That’s the message from the keynote speaker at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) Linda Hasenfratz, CEO Linamar Corp.

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Fives acquires Lund Engineering

September 15, 2015

Fives has acquited Lund Engineering, a Seattle, OR, business that designs and builds electro mechanical equipment for composite aerospace structures and components. The acquisition expands Fives' offerings in the aerospace industry.

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mining resources

September 7, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Finding success in Canada’s resources sector

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Weldco-Beales has invested in Lincoln welding equipment and positioners,

September 7, 2015

by Mary Scianna

imagae by Klint Burton

Western Canadian machinery attachment OEM invests in technology for growth

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INDEX's bevel gear cutting and new control technology

September 6, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Gear milling is a timesaving alternative to hobbing

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Mark Bizjak left, and his brother Vinko, right, say the new Kapp Niles gear grinder will help the company remain competitive.

September 6, 2015

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: Remaining competitive
The Solution: CNC gear grinder

CNC gear grinder moves shop into a higher league

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September 4, 2015

Renishaw demonstrates its Sprint verification of on-machine capability, performed in less than one minute.

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Haimer shrinkfit toolholding system

September 4, 2015

A US shop has doubled tool life and cut overall machining costs by introducing a new toolholder system from Haimer USA into its operation.

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plane

September 1, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Getting approval to machine aerospace parts worth the effort

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