Machining

Kitamura Mycenter HX500iG

January 20, 2022

DiPaolo Machine Tools, a Mississauga, Ont.-based supplier of industrial machine tools and turnkey systems, has added Kitamura Machinery’s line of vertical, horizontal, 5-axis and double column machining centres to their milling and automation solutions line up.

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Fanuc M-1000A

January 20, 2022

 

FANUC America has introduced the new M-1000iA robot capable of handling very heavy products including automotive components, construction materials and battery packs for electric vehicles. 

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iXacademy

January 19, 2022

Index has launched iXacademy, an online platform designed to provide manufacturers with training on a wide variety of topics in a flexible and convenient format.

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Okuma lathe

January 12, 2022

For shops that aren’t already using it, 5-axis can seem pretty intimidating. In the early days, this reputation was justified, but not anymore, says Errol Burrell, Machining Center Product Specialist, Okuma America Corporation. Burrell makes the argument here for why Canadian job shops should be considering investing in 5-axis machine:

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Okuma MA 600HIII

January 10, 2022

Okuma America has launched its next-generation machining centre to join the company’s horizontal machining center lineup.

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Okuma MCR A5CII

January 7, 2022

Many manufacturing companies open their doors focused on a certain industry or market segment, only to expand well beyond the initial business plan.

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December 16, 2021

Canadian manufacturing sales rebounded in October from their supply-chain shortage-induced September slump.

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Tool order intake is on the rise

December 10, 2021

While many industries continue to suffer under the yoke of Covid-19, Canada’s machine tool business has rebounded strongly with significant increases in orders for both metal cutting and metal forming, according to Marc Hasrouny, president of the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (CMTDA).

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December 10, 2021

Never mind Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions, the biggest challenge the metalworking industry faces over the next decade is finding skilled labor, says Marc Hasrouny and as president of the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (CMTDA) he plans to make addressing this issue his top priority.

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November 29, 2021

With the introduction of its STUDER roboLoad system, United Grinding is now offering part-loading automation for CNC radius internal grinding machines such as the company’s STUDER S121, S131 and S141.

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According to Okuma, the MCR-A5CII high speed double column machining centre features compact auto-loading/unloading attachments for true five-sided machining. Okuma

October 22, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Machine shop realizes big benefits from double column machining centre

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Path to Prosperity

October 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

“Slightly optimistic” might be one way to describe the results of our Business Outlook 2021 reader survey. Most respondents seem to expect a continued but gradual economic recovery, with a modest uptick in positive indicators.

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Path to Prosperity

October 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

How the pandemic has disrupted the economy with unforeseen challenges and unexpected opportunities

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With augmented reality (AR), virtual illustrations and work instructions are projected onto the physical world, helping to guide workers through tasks.

October 11, 2021

by Kip Hanson  >>  Photos Siemens

Is AR/VR about to transform manufacturing? It depends on whom you ask.

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 “If there’s any part you can’t find, I’ll make it”—Craig Campbell in his Blenheim, ON shop.

October 11, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

SHOP Metalworking Technology (SMT) spotlights four passionate people and their careers in the skilled trades world 

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Introducing Jeanine Lassaline-Berglund, the first ever president of CAMM, and how she sees CAMM and Automate Canada’s role in helping the mould, tool and die sector bounce back from an incredibly tough two years.

August 30, 2021

by Michael Ouellette

Introducing Jeanine Lassaline-Berglund, the first ever president of CAMM, and how she sees CAMM and Automate Canada’s role in helping the mould, tool and die sector bounce back from an incredibly tough two years.

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As Fastems points out, there are 8,760 production hours available each year. A FMS like this will help manufacturers use all of them. Fastems

August 30, 2021

by Kip Hanson

From cells to systems, automated but flexible manufacturing is a game-changer for many companies. The question is how to achieve it?

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August 18, 2021

Mazak has launched MPower, a new full-lifecycle customer support program. 

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Proper setup, operator training, and routine calibration are all necessary for maximum return on investment, regardless of the five axis machine tool brand or its capabilities.  Doosan Machine Tools

August 3, 2021

by Kip Hanson

A Q&A on five axis high speed machining with Andy McNamara, director of sales at Doosan Machine Tools America

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WATTS Up—Canada’s Battery Jackpot

August 3, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

The shift toward battery electric vehicles has delivered an astonishing amount of opportunities for mining, manufacturing, the supply chain and everything in between. But is Canada ready to take its rightful position in the global battery sector?

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