Machining

The upper screen on the HEIDENHAIN TNC 640 control shown here displays the company’s StateMonitor shop floor monitoring solution. Heidenhain Corporation

March 27, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Achieving optimal machining conditions depends in large part on the control’s capabilities

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More than meets the eye

March 27, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian job shops remain resilient and poised for new growth and opportunity

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Dillon application specialists are available to assist with chuck and jaw selection

February 28, 2021

Dillon Manufacturing’s full line-up of power chucks are ideal for new lathes or as replacement power chucks.

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Sodick's unique electrode changer, electrode feeder and automatic guide change design allows for extended unattended machining

February 28, 2021

Sodick’s five axis K4HL CNC small hole drilling machine conquers applications that require high speed drilling thousands of small, high precision holes.

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Five axis machining capabilities are increasingly common on traveling column machining centres. Doosan Machine Tools America

February 24, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Going farther with traveling column machining centres

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A New Auto Motive

February 24, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

In a sharp turnaround, Canada’s freshly invigorated automotive industry shifts focus to electric vehicle technology

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Heidenhain angle encoders

February 11, 2021

Heidenhain has released smarter and faster versions of its RCN absolute angle encoders series for use in machine tools requiring high speed, accuracy and contamination resistance. 

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Puma VTR “C” models have a total tool capacity of 60 provided by up to two auto Capto heads

January 31, 2021

Doosan’s PUMA VTR Series has grown, with two new “C” models incorporating the Capto quick change tooling system made by Sandvik Coromant.


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The new CoAE combines Röhm’s CoA and CoE offerings

January 27, 2021

Röhm’s CoAE face driver for turning and milling offers exchangeable driver discs and centers to machine very different workpiece geometries with just one basic setup.

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Heidenhain’s LIC 3100 series is resists contamination and has very loose mounting tolerances.

January 27, 2021

Heidenhain’s new high accuracy motion feedback encoder can now be used for absolute positioning in machines in the semiconductor, metrology and robotic industries. 

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A new “Interactive Edit Toolpath” enables toolpath editing after initial toolpath generation

January 20, 2021

OpenMnd Technologies’ latest hyperMILL 2021.1 CAD/CAM software suite offers users new and enhanced features for efficient 3D, 5 axis and mill/turn machining.

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Dillon vise jaws are available with industry standard hole patterns that fit most manufactured vises

January 6, 2021

Dillon Manufacturing, Inc.’s vise jaws have machined work surfaces to fit the contours and curves of your workpieces. 

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Special seals on the guideways prevent grease from washing out under coolant pressure

January 4, 2021

Schunk’s ROTA-M flex 2+2, is a low-maintenance chuck jaw with a compensating mechanism that provides a very long compensation stroke.

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The Ez line was developed to help remove the cost barriers to acquiring the latest manufacturing technology

December 16, 2020

Mazak has officially launched its new Ez machine series, the new MAZATROL SmoothEz control and a new website.

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Chiron 's Series 22 combines high-speed and high-precision processing

December 7, 2020

The new twin-spindle DZ Series 22 from Chiron rapidly machines complex, large workpieces, including housings for electric motors and transmissions, oil pumps, chassis components, and more. The company also offers a four axis variant of the Series 22.

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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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