June 16, 2013
by Kip Hanson
Automated vision machines measure parts quickly and accurately
If you have a handful of parts to check, you'll probably pick up a micrometer. If you're going to measure a truckload of them, only an automated solution will do. But measurement systems come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and offer more options than a new car. Deciding
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.
August 27, 2012
by Tim Wilson
The $7.1 billion medical device manufacturing industry is not as large as the automotive or aerospace manufacturing industries in Canada, but for those companies considering this market or expanding their presence in it, it holds much promise.