Cutting Tools

This Capto toolholder from Sandvik Coromant includes both upper and lower coolant ports for maximum productivity. Sandvik Coromant

October 8, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Still using copper lines and modular plastic tubing to keep turning tools cool? It’s time to lose the hoses

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IT-savvy Sullivan Machine Works' owners Noah Wesche, left and Aaron Christensen, right with their Nakamura-Tome machine.

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Calgary shop believes big moves make sense while you’re still small

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Amanda, Michael and Stephanie Grieger with the new fiber laser cutting machine.

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Precision metal fabrication is rewarding work, but governments could be helping a lot more

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From left: Robert, James and Michael Pinelli with the Mazak VTC-805G machine.

October 8, 2019

Investing in advanced technology to grow 

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Quality Machining Services (QMS)

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Poised to grow – but ‘hanging on’ for now

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Sam Matsumoto is an application engineer with OSG Canada Ltd.

August 29, 2019

by Sam Matsumoto 

Recent advances have overcome past limitations

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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 wide variety of vending solutions are available to manage practically any tool or supply item needed on the shop floor. ctms

July 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Making the case for integrated tool vending solutions in small to medium-sized businesses

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Energy Fix

July 29, 2019

By Noelle Stapinsky

Despite challenges in Canada’s energy and resource sector, future holds opportunities

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REGO FIX Automated Tool setup

May 24, 2019

by Bill Obras & David McHenry

Multiple technologies must work together for equipment compatibility

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Though most commonly performed on Swiss-style screw machines, thread whirling is also feasible on mill-turn centres and multitasking lathes.  Image: Horn USA

May 24, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Time-saving alternatives to traditional threading techniques

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The Future of Aerospace: Up in the Air

May 24, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

A national strategy of support and investment is critical if Canada’s aerospace industry is to remain globally competitive

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 Manfred Lenz

April 28, 2019

by Manfred Lenz

Best practices for choosing the right tools

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Machinists have long been told that turning forces should be directed towards the chuck. Sandvik Coromant’s Prime turning breaks that rule. Image: Sandvik Coromant

April 28, 2019

by Kip Hanson

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The Supermini system is able to bore holes down to 0.2 mm (0.008 in.) in diameter, and accepts more than 1,000 different grooving, back-boring, profiling and threading inserts. Image: Horn USA

April 28, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Multidirectional turning and grooving tools save time, improve tool life and reduce operating costs

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Fit for Manufacturing

April 28, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

How job shops in Canada can remain comepetitve and grow in today's challenging market

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