Machining

Doosan's new RPS is designed to improve capacity of its NH 500 HMC, pictured above

November 11, 2020

Doosan Machine Tools has introduced a new multi-level rotary pallet system (RPS) for its NHP 4000 and NHP 5000 horizontal machining centers.

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Despite its name, Kitamura’s Medcenter5AX excels at far more than medical work, and is suitable for applications including aerospace and defense, mouldmaking, hard milling, watch production, and more.Kitamura Machinery

November 2, 2020

Kip Hanson

Micromachining is a big business that’s only getting bigger.

Here are three keys to success in an increasingly competitive field

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With adjustable shelves and the ability to support multiple operations on eight different workpieces at once, the VBX-160 is an ideal way to automate CNC machining centres. AWR

November 2, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Automating CNC machine tools has not only become more necessary, but much easier as well

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Setting Priorities

November 2, 2020

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

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Planning Beyond Survival

November 2, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

Manufacturing experts discuss how to position your company for recovery and invest for post-pandemic growth

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The Okuma MCR-A5CII is available in 15 configurations with different columns and table

October 30, 2020

The MCR-A5CII high-speed double column machining centre from Okuma has compact auto-loading/unloading attachments for true five-sided machining in a compact footprint.

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DMG Mori's  DMF200|8

October 28, 2020

DMG MORI's newly released DMF 200|8 five-axis travelling column machining centre can handle structural components and mold inserts up to 2,300 mm long and up to 2,000 kg.

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The final production version of the Linc tool looks simple but took many steps to perfect.

October 11, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

For an Ottawa job shop with an uncertain future in the pandemic, having the right machines on the floor saved the day, and the company.

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Technicians assembling spindles at DMG MORI rely on the company’s TULIP software for information and work instructions.  DMG MORI

October 11, 2020

by Kip hanson

Weighing the pros and cons of Industry 4.0 

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Rhonda Barnet, chair of Canadian Manufacturing  and Exporters’ national board,  is also president and COO  of Peterborough, Ont.-based  AVIT Manufacturing, which designs and builds  custom automation  for manufacturers.

October 11, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

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REGO FIX 70th Anniversary PGC

October 5, 2020

REGO-FIX USA has partnered with tooling system manufacturer WTO GmbH to develop a line of powRgrip holders for its QuickFlex quick-change driven toolholders for live turning systems.

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schunk itendo

September 7, 2020

Schunk’s new iTENDO sensory toolholder monitors machining processes at high resolution at the tool to control cutting parameters in real time.

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Okuma’s Thermo-Friendly technology reduces heat in the machining process and compensates for any ambient temperature changes

September 7, 2020

The new MCR-S double column machining centre (DCMC) from Okuma America Corp., roughs and finishes press dies in one setup.

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The SMX5100L is the largest machine in the series, with a maximum turning diameter of 32.7-in. and maximum turn length of 120.1-in.

September 2, 2020

Doosan Machine Tools latest addition, the PUMA SMX5100L twin-spindle, multi-tasking turn-mill center, completes complex parts in a single setup.

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UNISIG's USC-M milling and drilling centres conduct deep hole drilling and milling operations in one machine.

August 31, 2020

by Jeff Price

Preparation is the first step to successful runs and positive margins on each job

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The AXIOM process deposits polymer into a machined mold cavity, after which the excess is milled flush with the top of the workpiece. Hybrid Manutech

August 31, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Will hybrid additive CNC machine tools become the new norm of manufacturing?

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Cavalier reinvented its digital library to support new tool design.

August 31, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s tool, die and mould sector has again proven its resilience in the face of an economic meltdown

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The robot-ready Kurt PF-series vises have and easy-to-adjust lash and 52mm spacing

August 26, 2020

Precision Force 5-Axis MaxLock vise lineup from Kurt Workholding features three new models with three available jaw options. 

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The new configuration will be attractive to job shops that need to add capacity to their machine

August 19, 2020

Doosan Machine Tools' multi-level RPS (Rotary Pallet System) works with Doosan’s NHP Series horizontal machining centres, specifically the NHP 4000 and NHP 5000.

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In one operation the machine can grind a profile, rake face, coolant flat, neck and any other brand‐dependent features

August 12, 2020

Rollomatic’s new GrindSmart six axis 630XW tool grinding machine with six‐station wheel/nozzle changer is easily adapted for individual boring bar designs, both for short and long runs.

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