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August 24, 2018

IMTS is North America’s premier manufacturing event

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The making of NASCAR race car bodies

June 21, 2017

Ever wondered how NASCAR race car bodies are made? Check out this How It's Made episode to find out the machining, fabricating and welding processes involved.

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Manufacturing the Tesla

November 4, 2018

This National Geographic documentary takes a close look at how the Tesla electric vehicle is manufactured at the company’s plant in Palo Alto, California.

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January 9, 2012

The world is tired of the endless negative news about manufacturing and despite the ongoing economic upheaval in Europe, the global economy is saying "enough is enough and it’s time to move on.”

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Setup requires the import of a graphic file; the machine generates the marking program.

October 29, 2015

Shop Metalworking Technology discusses laser marking with Thomas Burdel, national sales manager for TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, CT.

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Consumables good and bad electrode.

May 4, 2016

by Joe Duffy with Pete Blews

If you’re responsible for keeping the plasma cutting systems and the production line running smoothly, the tips below may solve a problem and keep your day stress-free.

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Kevin Burton is turning product and industry specialist with Sandvik Coromant Canada.

August 29, 2017

by Kevin Burton

Getting machine investment ‘right from the start’ is the key to reducing payback times

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Mazak runs CNC program challenge to test its Smooth technology

June 21, 2017

Two machines side-by-side. Same part. Same program. Very different results.

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Feats of mechanical engineering

January 30, 2019

Siemens Energy and LMT have a couple of new mechanical engineering ideas. Have a look.

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August 27, 2012

Medical manufacturing

by Tim Wilson

The $7.1 billion medical device manufacturing industry is not as large as the automotive or aerospace manufacturing industries in Canada, but for those companies considering this market or expanding their presence in it, it holds much promise.

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Outlook-Medical Technology Industry

August 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

A national focus on growing Canada’s medical technology manufacturing industry could mean big opportunities for supply chain demand

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A leg up.

June 5, 2014

by Tim wilson

Prescriptions for success in medical manufacturing

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Blum-Novotest’s Digilog probe inspecting a part.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

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Blum-Novotest's Digilog touch probe uses analog contact scanning, accumulating a continuous profile or path while mounted on the production machine.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

3D quality inspection benefits from optical and contact metrology

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Luke Pollock Product Manager

March 29, 2019

Luke Pollock, Product Manager

Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine speaks with Walter Tools’ Luke Pollock about advances, cutting strategies and challenges

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Amazing shipping container homes

October 12, 2017

Looking for an inexpensive home? Have you considered a shipping container? Check out these shipping container homes.

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MicroStep fiber laser cutting of plates and pipes

February 10, 2018

The MSF is a laser cutting system for the cutting of materials with a fibre laser, or a combination of fibre laser and plasma. This machine is designed for the production of highly accurate parts at high cutting speeds, and offers low maintenance and operational costs.

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Chevalier FNL 220LSY Multi Axis Turning Milling Machine

December 29, 2017

The Chevalier FNL 220LSY multi-axis turning-milling machine in action. The machine, available in Canada from Heinman Machinery, can turn and mill complex parts in a single machine.

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Mike Finn is a process development engineer at Mazak Corp.

August 24, 2018

by Mike Finn

A viable option for shops that machine more than just gears

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