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Manufacturers in Western Canada witnessed the benefits of turn-mill machining at seminars held recently in Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Organized by Thomas Skinner & Son Ltd./Haas Factory Outlet, application specialists from Haas, Sandvik Coromant and Thomas Skinner provided attendees with a first-hand live demonstration of turning and milling on Haas Y axis turning centres.

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“We wanted to design a demonstration that would emphasize heavy turning and problematic full form threading while showcasing Y axis milling,” says Bill Rankin, applications team for Thomas Skinner. “Doing all processes in one setup produces a more accurate part, reduces setup time, shrinks in-process work, manpower, floor space and capital investment.”

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