Machining

Seco and MachineMetrics

August 10, 2018

Seco Tools has announced a partnership with MachineMetrics to offer manufacturing analytics.

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The ease of use of the Heidenhain control on this Mikron UCP 600 Vario is one of the reasons Daniel Surprenant is a GF Machining customer.

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos courtesy of Dan’s Precision

This “typical job shop” in Ontario is anything but 

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Robotic part loading and unloading allows unattended machine operation.

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos by David Afriat

Quebec cutting tool manufacturer achieves new levels of precision and productivity

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Elliott Matsuura and Excetek

July 26, 2018

Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc. has signed a distribution agreement with Excetek Technologies Co. Ltd., to suppy sinker, drill and large wire EDM machines in Canada.

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FABTECH Canada

May 29, 2018

FABTECH Canada is the country’s premier event for metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing

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Bottom row left to right: Devin Rumley, Brent Hale, Kevin Krmpotich, Chris Edwards, and Nicholas Piccione.   Top row: Rob Lavereau, Chris Holsgrove and Tyler Rose. The part machined on the DMU 340P machine is half of a mould used to make aerospace interior parts.

May 28, 2018

Ontario manufacturer continues a legacy of investment in high quality machine tool technology 

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Additive manufacturing is now an integral part of Exco's offering. The process has produced parts with three times the life of conventionally machined ones. The EOS machine was purchased from distributor Machine Tool Systems.

May 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson

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With HSK tooling, tool monitoring, and perhaps the largest tool storage system in the world, this machining cell has revolutionized the way Exco does business.

May 28, 2018

Toronto die manufacturer sets aside a 50-year legacy to make a fresh start 

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Rising Star

May 28, 2018

The aerospace industry faces unprecedented growth–and the challenges that come with it

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NC Checker monthly benchmark screen

May 22, 2018

A manufacturer of gas turbine airfoils has invested more than £2 M (CDN$3.4 M) in Mazak five-axis machining centres equipped with Renishaw probes and infrastructure to machine over 14 new products.

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A wide array of zero-point components are available for virtually all machine tools and workpiece configurations. IMAGE: SCHUNK

April 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson

What are you waiting for? It’s time to transform your shop with zero-point workholding 

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G200 Turn-Mill Centre

April 28, 2018

product: G200 Turn-Mill Centre 
supplier: Index/Traub
end user: APN

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The Makino FMS with three a51nx horizontal machining centres and the MMC2 system with the MAS-A5 cell controller keep DDR competitive.

April 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson photos by David Afriat

Quebec manufacturer Usinage DDR rejects the job shop status quo in favour of automation

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Growth potential

April 28, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Long-term planning key to future growth of Canada’s mould and die industry 

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Okuma has partnered with TRUMPF for its hybrid additive machine tools.

March 30, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Hybrid machine tools present manufacturers with unique challenges as well as opportunities 

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supplier:  GF Machining Solutions

March 30, 2018

Product: HPM 450U
Supplier: GF Machining Solutions
End User: Miltera Machining Research Corp.

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Matt Duncan, Delta Machine & Design, does the TRAK machine setup.

March 30, 2018

Product: LPM VMC
Supplier: TRAK Machine Tools
End User: Delta Machine & Design

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The SHAPE brand is also popular among “prosumers” looking for affordable yet professional-grade camera rigs and accessories.

March 30, 2018

By Kip Hanson | Photos by David Afriat

 Quebec camera accessory designer and manufacturer solves a problem that many would like to have

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Jop shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

March 30, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Job shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

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GFMS’s rConnect allows a remote field service engineer to see your machine and current setup.

February 11, 2018

by Kip Hanson

EDM turns to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to increase productivity

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