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A roundup of new labour saving technologies including a printer that prints roads.

Machining hardened steels

OSG's XOPRO WHO-Ni drill series can handle the heat when processing Nickel Alloy, Inconel 718 and other hardened steels.

Form Tapping Advances

by Sam Matsumoto 

Recent advances have overcome past limitations

Troubleshooting MIG guns

By Andy Monk

Overcoming common problems and consumables issues

Federal Budget 2014: Is it Enough to Spur Manufacturing Growth?

The 2014 Federal Budget follows up on some of the initiatives outlined in the 2013 budget with more support for apprenticeship training and job creation, additional funding to strengthen the automotive sector and ongoing tax incentives to encourage business investments in the country.

Improving metrology with modular fixtures

Renishaw demonstrates the benefits of using modular metrology fixtures versus traditional methods.

How to properly cut lathe soft jaws

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Haas Automation Inc.

Spot welding meets southern charm

T.J. Snow Chairman Tom Snow gives us an excellent overview of TECNA's portable spot welding guns.

What engineers found when they tore apart Tesla’s Model 3

Tesla's Model 3 boasts the best technology and motor of any electric vehicle, but a team of engineers in Detroit say there’s a major flaw in the car's design that's hurting Tesla's profit margins, according to Bloomberg Television.

The manufacturing mantra

by Mary Scianna

Innovation. Productivity. Competitive Edge. These three concepts have become somewhat of a mantra in manufacturing. Some may roll their eyes when they hear or read these words for the umpteenth time, but manufacturers cannot ignore them.

Revealing hidden costs

What is the true cost of financing machinery and equipment?

by Daniel Wittlin and Adrian Isaacs

When looking to get a bank loan to finance machinery many companies only consider the rate of interest quoted by their bank.

A Brighter Future

by Andrew Brooks

Despite some uncertainty, prospects for Canadian manufacturing are looking good

Fiber laser cutting system with Rotary Index

The Amada ENSIS 3015 RI fiber laser transitions between sheet and tube/pipe cutting.

"Robots on board" welding system

Yaskawa Motoman's arc welding system with the RWV2 compact positioner, Motoman MA1440 robot and the DX200 controller.

Prima Power customer profile: The Williams Brothers Corp.

Shaun Doooner, general manager of the Williams Brothers Corp., discusses why the company has invested in Prima Power fiber laser cutting, bending and shearing equipment.

Breathe Easy

by Steve Robertson

Nederman Canada’s Steve Robertson discusses managing welding fumes in the shop

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