Machining

March 7, 2012

by Shop MT staff

Alpen Machine & Tool Ltd., Concord, ON, has been in business since 1979 and has continued to grow even through economic downturns because of a focus on technology investments.

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Heller Machine Tools' factory of the future

December 3, 2016

Heller Machine Tools has embraced the Factory of the Future and is setting an example of how manufacturers can do the same. The company is one of several machine tool builders (i.e. Mazak's iSmart factory) in recent years that has embraced digital manufacturing concepts in their facilities. 

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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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The Rapone family was impressed with the robustness and quality of the Czech-built Fermat WFT-13 CNC.

June 5, 2014

by Jim Barnes

Unique facing head gives boring mill six axis capability

The Problem: Capacity crunch with new orders

The Solution: Heavy duty table-type horizontal boring mill

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May 28, 2013

Absolute Machine Tools, Lorain, OH, has been appointed the exclusive North American (including Canada) importer for deep hole drilling machines from Precihole Machine Tools Ltd., based in Mumbai, India.

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Titanium high heels made on an AM machine. Image: EOS

October 4, 2016

by Kip Hanson

Understanding the ROI of additive manufacturing

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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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Mazaks Integrex i 400 AM

April 27, 2015

by Kip Hanson

A new breed of hybrid additive equipment promises to cut a wide swath in the machining world

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Robotic-operated 3D printing cells like this one may soon be common in the aerospace and automotive industries.  Courtesy: Stratasys

August 23, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three surprising examples of how 3D printing is changing the world of manufacturing

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Additive manufacturing at BMW Group

March 21, 2017

 As additive manufacturing continues to grow, many major manufacturers, like BMW Group, continue to incorporate the technology into their product processes. This video demonstrates the use of metal additive manufacturing technology at a BMW Group facility.

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CI Additive Machine

February 25, 2014

Cincinnati Inc. and a US laboratory have signed a partnership agreement to develop a large scale additive manufacturing system capable of printing polymer components up to ten times larger than currently producible, at speeds 200 to 500 times faster than existing additive machines.

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Additive manufacturing improves motorbikes performance

December 30, 2016

Additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw improves bike's front suspension system

TransFIORmers, a Moto2 race motorcycle, is defying conventions by racing with a front suspension system that is radically different compared to any other Moto2 race bike; a suspension system inspired by Christian Boudinot's mentor Claude Fior, a maverick bike designer.

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November 29, 2013

Additive manufacturing from EOS at a German automotive manufacturer.

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A lot of future product development will use additive with substractive manufacturing. Additive manufacturing can pose a challenge when it comes to finished machining.

February 10, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

A low-risk, low-cost way to explore the possibilities of additive manufacturing

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March 21, 2014

Canadian manufacturers interested in advanced manufacturing technologies can now attend a newly expanded biennial trade show and conference

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December 9, 2013

Ontario manufacturers will soon be getting support for advanced manufacturing practices through a newly announced Advanced Manufacturing Fund.

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Titanium Machining Lunch & Learn at Mazak's Technology Centre in Cambridge, ON

January 26, 2015

Mazak Canada, Cambridge, ON, is hosting a lunch and learn for manufacturers on March 27 that will focus on techniques for maximizing milling performance in titanium.

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December 31, 2014

DMG MORI's latest innovation is its hybrid machine tool, Lasertec 65 3D, which combines laser deposition welding with five axis milling, allowing for additive manufacturing of full components with finished part quality.

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DMG MORI's Celos control is an open architecture system that provides for information and integration with other systems within the manufacturing organization.

July 30, 2016

by Kip Hanson

Smart CNCs bring efficiency, predictability, and greater control to shops of all sizes

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