Machining

Paul Kingsley, Okuma senior applications engineer, works on an MU-8000V Laser EX Super Multitasking machine that combines additive and subtractive technologies. Okuma America

August 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Which is the more capable technology, additive manufacturing or subtractive? Invest in one of these machine tools and you’ll never have to decide

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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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Getting coolant to where it's needed

July 30, 2019

After researching and studying the influence of coolant on its inserts, Iscar has launched new and groundbreaking cooling technologies in turning operations.

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Watchmaking is one of the many industries that relies on ultra-small, ultra-precision machined components made with machines such as GF Machining Solutions Microlution laser cutting platforms, seen below.

July 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Success with micromachining needs the right machine tool, the right cutters and a healthy dose of patience.

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As with most of their customers, cutting tool manufacturers are embracing automation to maximize their investments and increase throughput. ANCA CNC Machines

July 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Exploring the impressive grinding technology behind cutting tool manufacturing

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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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EMEC and Krueger Machining holds five axis machining event

June 25, 2019

EMEC Machine Tools and Krueger Machining is hosting an advanced five axis machining networking event in Tecumseh, ON, in the Windsor area on July 10th.

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Renishaw Blue Laser Tech for On Machine Tool Measurement

June 19, 2019

Renishaw has launched NC4+ Blue, a new non-contact tool setter for on-machine tool measurement.

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Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft

June 19, 2019

The Federal Government of Canada is investing $49 billion in aerospace innovation to support competitiveness in the sector.

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Walter's new Insert Converter insert selection app

June 2, 2019

Walter has introduced a new app that shows insert selection with the latest Walter grades and chip breaker geometries for their application.

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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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Lumar Machining and Manufacturing Ltd. purchased its new Okuma LU4000 EX CNC lathe at IMTS 2018. Image: Lumar Machining

May 24, 2019

by Kip Hanson

Canadians manufacturers are known for their ability to tackle challenges that come their way; for a Canadian machine shop in Alberta and one in  Ontario, the challenges are quite large.

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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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Schunk AGE-U six axis compensation unit

May 14, 2019

Schunk has introduced the AGE-U six axis compensation unit.

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Heidenhain's TNC 640 CNC is a contouring control for milling and turning operations and also well-suited for high speed milling and five axis machining on machines with up to 18 axes.

April 28, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

CNC controls embrace the future of automation

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Machining technician Jean-François Rivet Gagné setting up an Index G200 CNC turn-mill centre.

April 28, 2019

by Kip Hanson  | photos by Francis Vachon

Quebec aerospace supplier redefines the standard for machine shop efficiency

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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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Centennial celebrates opening of its Centre for Aerospace and Aviation

April 25, 2019

Centennial College celebrated the opening of its new Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation in Toronto.

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