Machining

Aerospace Reroutes

April 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s aerospace manufacturing industry has been on a growth trajectory, with a strong outlook for 2020. But that was before a global pandemic hit. Now, much like virtually every other industrial sector, aerospace parts manufacturers are adjusting to a new normal.

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Jim Quick, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

April 30, 2020

We are at a critical point in the history of our sector and country

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The new Accure∙tec A3000 anti-vibration boring bar from Walter

April 29, 2020

The new Accure∙tec A3000 anti-vibration boring bar from Walter features a patented vibration damping technology for maximum precision.

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HB400 w Mx Tablet

April 22, 2020

MetLogix Mx200 digital readouts (DRO) from the L.S. Starrett Co., are now available for its broad line of Optical Comparators.

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AFCO HWwasher

April 22, 2020

Automatic Feed Co.’s coil-fed high-pressure hot water washers eliminate oil and contamination on aluminum and various metals that can cause visible part defects during the stamping process. 

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Techniks tool group logo

April 15, 2020

Techniks Tool Group has established a partnership with Mazak USA to offer tooling certificates which are now available as an accessory option with new machine tools.

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5X corner rest machining with HyperMill Cad/Cam software

April 6, 2020

Open Mind Technologies' latest version of hyperMILL 2020.1 increases ease-of-use and overall programming performance in addition to powerful 3D and five axis Machining enhancements for complex part manufacture.

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Gemini Series Machine now offered by Ace Micromatic. PHOTO: Toyoda

April 6, 2020

JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corp. and Ace Micromatic Group have formed a strategic alliance to offer a complete range of high-speed production machines to their customers. JTEKT Toyoda Americas has signed a long-term agreement to be the exclusive importer of the entire Ace Micromatic machining line.

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Fidelity’s Machine’s U6 Heat wire EDM will soon see some stiff competition, when its newer, faster iteration, the U6 Heat Extreme, is delivered this spring.

March 30, 2020

by kip hanson

Calgary job shop owner attributes his shop's rapid growth to EDM machining capabilities 

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A’s Precision Machining’s six Brother Speedios sit in a corner of the shop “not much larger than our conference room,” says company vice president Gurpreet Badh.

March 30, 2020

by Kip Hanson

THE PROBLEM Meeting a price-conscious OEM’s high production challenge
THE SOLUTION Buy the right machine tool and engineer the heck out of the process

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Fueling the Force

March 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cultivating and managing a healthy workforce can be a key differentiator in today’s competitive landscape

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Xtra·tec XT M5008 milling cutter from Walter

March 18, 2020

Walter’s Xtra·tec XT M5008, an indexable high-feed milling cutter handles high-feed-per-tooth processes with low axial depths of cut.

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MILLTRONICS VM5025IL

March 11, 2020

Milltronics USA, Inc., and EMEC Machine Tools, Inc., have signed a partnership agreement for distribution, service, and support of Milltronics Machine Tools. EMEC will distribute Milltronics products on an exclusive basis across the provinces of Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.

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The Gemini Series twin spindle vertical machining centre. PHOTO: Toyoda Americas

March 4, 2020

JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corp. and Ace Micromatic Group have formed a strategic alliance, signing a long-term agreement to offer the complete range of ACE high-speed production machines to the North American market. 

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5X corner rest machining with hyperMILL CAD/CAM software,

March 1, 2020

OPEN MIND Technologies AG focused on cutting corners with its latest version of hyperMILL CAD/CAM software, adding key new automation and additive manufacturing strategies along with powerful 3D and five axis machining enhancements.

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Methods MB 450U Simultaneous 5-Axis Bridge-Type Machining Center

March 1, 2020

The Methods MB 450U Bridge-Type machining centre from Methods Machine Tools Inc., is a Taiwanese made model that offers five axis simultaneous machining. The Fanuc 31i-MB5 control enables full five axis precision machining of challenging parts, significantly reducing the need for multiple setups.

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Seco JC898 JC899 Hybrid Stack tooling was developed to maintain hole quality in stacked materials

February 26, 2020

The JC899 Hybrid Stack finisher and JC898 rougher from Seco Tools are ideal solutions for holemaking and milling operations in hybrid stacked materials.

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OSG FourTools

February 26, 2020

OSG Canada has added two new tooling lines to its product offering.

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INDEX MS32 6

February 19, 2020

The MS32-6 multi-spindle automatic lathe from Index has a flexible tool slide platform that greatly reduces changeover times. 

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Machine operator Greg Anderson at the Makino V90S machine.

February 19, 2020

supplier: SST-Canada
end user: Toolplas

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