Blog

May 19, 2012

by Mary Scianna, Editor

Growth in the manufacturing industry in Canada occurs in two ways—through domestic companies and foreign direct investments.

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CANWELD 2017

August 29, 2017

Canada’s premier annual event for welding, metal fabricating and finishing 

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CanWeld 2018

August 24, 2018

A national event for welding and fabricating

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Sandvik Coromant on chip control

March 4, 2018

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

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Jamy Bulan

August 3, 2014

by Jamy Bulan

Balancing safety, productivity and comfort

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Scott Stanley is national marketing manager with Lincoln Electric Co. of Canada.

February 8, 2017

by Scott Stanley

Considerations for purchasing the right system

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Allan Powers is technical specialist with Hougen Manufacturing Inc.

July 28, 2015

There is more than one type of annular cutter for different alloys

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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CNC crashes

January 23, 2019

It’s a bit easier to watch when it’s not happening to you. Watch these classic confrontations between metal and machine.

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An overview of the machine shop at the Valiant Training and Development Centre.

February 15, 2016

Article & photos by Jim Barnes

Introducing tomorrow’s workers to high end machining

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iAssist

September 3, 2018

iAssist is the first of its kind autonomous and collaborative robot designed especially for the machine-tool industry. The solution is a collaborative initiative between Kuka and Makino.

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The SWR system from BC company Novarc Technologies uses robotics and human input to optimize pipe welding operations. The company developed the technology with R&D support from Lincoln Electric Co. of Canada.

February 11, 2018

by Nestor Gula

Robots and humans working together for perfect pipe welds

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by Sylvain Robidoux

October 14, 2014

by Sylvain Robidoux

Implement common line cutting/nesting to improve fabricating efficiencies

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Salvagnini complex panel bending

October 5, 2017

Watch the Salvagnini PX43 panel bender in action bending complex parts.

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TRUMPF’s TruDisk 1020 with green wavelength

March 10, 2019

TRUMPF’s TruDisk 1020 with green wavelength facilitates the welding of copper and other highly reflective materials.

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Colonial tool

October 24, 2017

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

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Bryan Jacobs

November 1, 2015

by Bryan Jacobs

Be ready to produce production parts prior to machine delivery

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CanWeld 2016 takes place at the Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands, in Edmonton, AB, October 4 and 5.

September 1, 2016

CanWeld 2016 is a premier conference and exhibition for Canada’s fabricating and welding industries

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October 9, 2011

Coolant can be an effective way to cool a cutting tool, help expel the chip and prevent built up edge.

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 Jim O’Leary is a process improvement specialist with LMT Onsrud.

May 8, 2017

by Jim O’Leary

Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies

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