Machining

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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Index Traub 2019 Open House: looking down the assembly line

April 17, 2019

Index Traub 2019 Open House showcases the latest in turning technologies

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Dynamic bench testing of Bugatti's 3D printed brake caliper

April 13, 2019

High performance vehicle maker Bugatti is employing advanced metal additive manufacturing technology to build automotive components.

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Customers at Ferro Technique's facility

April 12, 2019

Hundreds of manufacturers attended the 14th annual machine tool distributors' Joint Open House in southwestern Ontario in April.

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Fig 1 Iscar X-Stream Shrinkin

March 31, 2019

In general, tool holding (tooling) equipment has not undergone any fundamental changes for a long time.

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The toolpaths from this pillar punch were programmed in Mastercam and then brought into CAMplete for verification and additional optimization. image: CAMplete

March 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson

To mould and die shops, CAD/CAM is one piece of the software puzzle

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Left to right: Chris Nelson, Donny Butler and Kevin Butler.

March 29, 2019

FIELD NOTES:

product: DMU 160 P duoBlock and DMC 65 monoBlock machining centres

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Avior automated this Matsuura MX-520 five axis machining centre.

March 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson |  Photos by  David Afriat

Quebec aerospace supplier takes five axis machining to the next level and beyond

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Reshaping the future

March 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Diversification and collaboration keep Canada’s tool, die and mould sector healthy and growing

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 Hurco's BX40Ui, a new double column bridge design five axis machine

March 13, 2019

The Hurco BX40Ui 5-Axis CNC is a new double-column machining center, with trunnion table mounted along the Y-axis.

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Testing the 3D printed brake caliper from Bugatti.

March 13, 2019

Metal additive manufacturing technology is accelerating industrial development in the automotive sector, as shown by the repeated success of the Bugatti sports car brand in achieving consistent function integration and significant performance optimization of components.

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Linamar

March 13, 2019

Linamar's fourth quarter results marked the 9th consecutive record breaking year of double digit earning growth.

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Makino’s UP6 Heat  wire EDM is designed for ultra-precision applications.

February 8, 2019

by Kip Hanson

EDM technology gets a little better every day; here are a few of the most recent examples 

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Steve Bohner stands on the production floor with members of his manufacturing team.

February 8, 2019

by Kip Hanson | Images by Ron Ng

Custom hydraulic product manufacturer Hydra Dyne develops its own in-house solutions to everyday machining problems

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Fresh Start

February 8, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cautious optimism for growth prevails in Canada's automotive manufacturing sector

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Okuma Connect Plan

January 9, 2019

Okuma America Corp. has released Connect Plan, a software-based system for collecting and measuring data to adjust processes for increased productivity.

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GM Canada Oshawa assembly plant

December 14, 2018

GM Canada says it plans to provide financial support to the close to 3,000 workers who will be losing their jobs at the Osahwa, ON, assembly plant when it closes in 2019.

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DMG MORI Canada Technology Days

December 7, 2018

An espresso served by a collaborative robot, a robotic machining cell, new machining automation handling solutions and innovations in turning were part of the offerings at DMG MORI Canada’s Technology Days.

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Mazak acquires MegaStir expanding on its Hybrid multi-tasking machine technology offerings

December 3, 2018

Mazak Corp. has acquired MegaStir, a supplier of friction stir welding (FSW) tools and technology, expanding Mazks Hybrid multi-tasking machine technology offerings.

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