Machining

May 26, 2013

Magnetic filtration solves fine grinding swarf issue at Linamar plant

When driveline and engine component manufacturer Traxle, Guelph, ON, part of Linamar Industries, started to experience surface finish problems during a final valve sealing ring grinding operation, it turned to a magnetic filtration system, the Micromag MM5 supplied by Eclipse Tools North America, Stoney Creek, ON.

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May 26, 2013

DP Technology Corp., a CAM software supplier based in Camarillo, CA, is now a certified "Value-Inspired Parnter" (VIP) with Mazak Corp., Florence, KY (Mazak Canada, Cambridge, ON).

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May 23, 2013

by Kip Hanson

Quebec mouldmaker embraces five axis technology in a big way

When André Rochette decides to do something, he does it in a big way. As president of Rocand Inc., Sainte-Foy, QC, he was faced with a substantial increase in sales and development activity.

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May 23, 2013

Quality & Plant Management

 

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May 20, 2013

by Tim Wilson

Aerospace OEMs tightening manufacturing supply chain

Changes are afoot in the aerospace sector, and many metalworking shops in Canada are in a good position to benefit.

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May 20, 2013

More than 3200 visitors from more than 10 countries attended the DMG/Mori Seiki USA Innovation Days May 7-10, held at the company's US headquarters in Hoffman Estates, IL.

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May 20, 2013

As of June 1, 2013, all new DMG/Mori Seiki machines equipped with MAPPS control with an MTConnect Standard V1.1 compliant MTConnect Adapter.

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May 20, 2013

Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine teams up with industry partners for The Innovation Challenge contest

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May 19, 2013

by Mary Scianna

R&D in micromachining could provide leading edge to precision manufacturers in Canada

Promising research in micromachining may hold one key to helping Canada’s ultra precision manufacturing industry become more competitive.

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May 19, 2013

McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute's Industry Open House

Becoming more competitive means embracing new technologies that can help to reduce manufacturing costs and improve productivity.

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May 19, 2013

CAD/CAM supplier In-House Solutions, Cambridge celebrated its 25th anniversary recently with a one-day open house on May 10.

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May 16, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Punch laser combination machine opens doors to new business

Elias Custom Metal Fabrication Ltd. in Vaughan, ON, has something all custom job shops should have to succeed: owners who consistently invest in technology to diversify and grow.

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May 2, 2013

Manufacturers cite skilled workforce shortage, cost control and investing in new equipment as top challenges for the year ahead

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April 25, 2013

"We're bringing some parts back in-house that were manufactured in Korea and India.

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April 17, 2013

Close to 3000 people attended the recent Haas Automation Inc. open house at the company's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Oxnard, CA.

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April 15, 2013

Kappius Components uses laser sintering for trailblazing bike hub/drive assembly

About four years ago, Russell Kappius—mountain-bike enthusiast, winner of six Masters racing titles, and a research geophysicist/software developer—became obsessed with bicycle hubs.

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April 9, 2013

by Harsh Bibra and Todd Drane

How controls contribute to better precision machining performance

When you’re machining tight tolerances in the range of 0.013 to 0.003 mm (+/- 0.0005 to 0.0001 in.) controls play a critical role in ensuring those parameters are maintained.

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April 9, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Energy saving options on turning machines are cost saving advantages for manufacturers

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April 7, 2013

by Tim Wilson

Getting employees lined up with the right skills to get the most out of today’s advanced machining technology can be a challenge.

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March 28, 2013

A US manufacturer has installed the largest machine tool of its kind in the country. Merrill Tool & Machine, Merrill, MI, has installed the Mazak Versatech V-140N five axis milling machine.

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