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.
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.
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.
May 2, 2013
Manufacturers cite skilled workforce shortage, cost control and investing in new equipment as top challenges for the year ahead
April 25, 2013
"We're bringing some parts back in-house that were manufactured in Korea and India.
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.
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.