Machining

February 26, 2013

The 8065 CNC is a high speed CNC built for demanding high performance machining centre applications with five axis machining capability. 

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February 26, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Shop Metalworking Technology’s 2nd annual Job Shops Roundtable sheds light on the highs and lows of operating a manufacturing business in Canada

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February 26, 2013

by Mary Scianna

The problem
Grappling with offshore competition

The solution
Investing in machining centres, multi-tasking and automation

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February 26, 2013

Manufacturers report an intended increase of 2.4%, $20.9 B

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February 25, 2013

by Tim Wilson 

The problem
Workholding that can’t handle production volumes for niche industrial demand.

The solution
A high density, low profile clamp to improve machining efficiencies, cut material waste.

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February 25, 2013

The low cost of natural gas will have a positive impact on manufacturing and create a competitive advantage for Canadian and US companies, according to a report released today by RBC Capital Markets and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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February 10, 2013

Engineering Services Inc., Toronto, ON, is getting close to $1 million from the Federal government to develop a next-generation mobile robotics platform for security applications.

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February 4, 2013

The Drill 300 from AgieCharmilles is a hole-drilling EDM that machines holes in various diameters and workpiece materials. It employs electrodes ranging from 0.012 to 0.12 in. ( mm) in diameter and incorporates several advanced technologies to precisely machine tough materials, including Inconel, titanium, steel and carbide.

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February 4, 2013

The North American robotics market has recorded its strongest year ever in 2012, according to new statistics from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.

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December 20, 2012

At times, getting the most out of conventional turning machines can require as much work by accountants as by operators.

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December 9, 2012

US manufacturing data shows 5.3% growth over 2011

US manufacturing technology orders climbed 5.3 per cent over 2011, a good sign of an economy finally turning the corner, albeit slowly.

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November 29, 2012

by Ed Robertson

Troubleshooting multi-axis CAM programming

No one ever approached CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) thinking it was going to be easy to implement, but thinking about CAM can be reduced to three primary steps: the first may be called the “pre-processor”—importing digital data models, whether from inside design groups or outside customers and vendors.

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October 26, 2012

New Flyer Industries Inc., Winnipeg, MB, and its consortium partners are getting $3.4 million from the Federal government's Sustainable Development Technology Canada program to further develop rapid-charge battery-electric bus propulsion technology.

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