Ferro holds machining event with Sandvik Coromant and other partnersClick image to enlarge

Local manufacturers had the opportunity to learn about the latest machining innovations at a joint supplier event held at machine tool distributor Ferro Technique's Mississauga, ON, facility.

The event was designed to provide manufacturers with an opportunity to see machine tools in action, including a Doosan Puma 300 CNC lathe equipped with Sandvik Coromant's multi-directional tooling, known as PrimeTurning.

Left is Jurgen Hierholzer, faculty member in Engineering and Environmental Technologies at Georgian College and right is Jonathan Adair, gold winner of the Skills Canada Competition in CNC milling and CNC turning. Adair will be representing Canada for CNC turning at the WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi in October Click image to enlarge

Attendees at the Ferro Technique facility Click image to enlarge

Attendees speak with John Benedetti of Sandvik Coromant about the company's PrimeTurning technology, which was showcased on the Doosan Puma CNC lathe at Ferro TechniqueClick image to enlarge

Also in attendance were representatives from Mastercam and Renishaw, which demonstrated the ease of use of its on-machine probing app, called "Set & Inspect" installed on the Hartrol Smart CNC control on a Hartford machine.

Attendees listen to Renishaw's Jayden Rodgers and Philip Smith explaining the company's Set & Inspect probing app on a Hartford machine Hartrol Smart CNC controlClick image to enlarge

Brian McNeil of Sandvik Coromant explains PrimeTurning to attendeesClick image to enlarge

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