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Patrick Lapoint is vice president, research and development, Walter Surface Technologies.

August 24, 2018

by Patrick Lapointe

A step-by-step guide for the perfect finish

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10 structures built underwater

January 10, 2018

Building structures underwater.

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Patrick de Vos is corporate technical education manager, Seco Tools

February 11, 2018

by Patrick de Vos

Achieving efficiency, productivity and cost savings in machining operations

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A personal Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is used when no other fume control system can be implemented.  Image: Lincoln Electric

July 27, 2017

by Nestor Gula

A systematic approach to reducing weld fumes 

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 Nigel King

October 29, 2015

by Nigel King

Tips on how to use your waterjet more effectively

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Simple, neat tricks you can teach your battery to do

January 16, 2019

Ranging from practical to just fun, these are some pretty neat things you probably didn’t know you could do with batteries.

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Amazing tunnel construction

February 13, 2019

Twelve tunnels from around the world that pushed the envelope.

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Not suitable for family vacation

March 14, 2018

Here's a look at 14 roads around the world that are not for the faint of heart.

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Futuristic designs for personal transportation by air

April 17, 2019

Futuristic personal aircraft are on the drawing boards now

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20 kW fiber laser robot cell for high power laser cutting and welding

November 12, 2017

This system, installed in 2014 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (the MTC) in the UK, is a turnkey bespoke laser robot cell featuring a 20 kW fibre laser (manufactured by IPG Laser) with a six axis robot capable of serving two component manipulators which can take components up to 5000 kg and 3 m in diameter. A range of laser heads can offer laser welding or cutting of thick materials.

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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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2019 Business Outlook

October 23, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s manufacturing industry is poised to take business to the next level and step up on the global playing field

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Rob Titus is the Okuma product grinder specialist.

May 31, 2017

by Rob Titus

How to improve your cylindrical grinding process

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Thomas S. Weir is punching product application specialist for LVD Strippt.

July 29, 2019

by Thomas S. Weir 

Reduce downtime, increase productivity and get better punching and forming results

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Blum-Novotest's FormControl. Users import part drawings, point and click on features to inspect to create a probing routine.

August 23, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Moving automated 3D inspection technology to the shop floor boosts throughput with faster quality control

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NASA's 3D printed pizza and 17 other interesting 3D printed objects

September 8, 2017

A 3D printed pizza from NASA and 17 other ojects made using additive manufacturing.

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8 3D printed vehicles you won't believe exist

July 12, 2017

3D printing has come a long way. Check out these 8 3D printed vehicles to see how 3D printing is changing how we define manufacturing.

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The Archinaut, a space-based 3D printing factory

June 26, 2018

This floating factory could be used for the 3D printing of heavy equipment and even full satellites in space.

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3M looks at electric car market

February 13, 2018

3M is better known for making Scotch tape than for leading-edge technology markets, but CEO and chairman Inge Thulin tells "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer that the electric car market is a perfect fit for the 115-year-old company.

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