TRUMPF TruLaser Weld 5000 in actionClick image to enlarge

TRUMPF's TruLaser Weld 5000 in action. The machine produces aesthetically pleasing welds. The turn-key system has many features that make it easier to get started with laser welding.

One of them is a rotary module for shield gas guidance which makes your parts more accessible or the new FusionLine function. It allows you to bridge gaps of up to 1 mm while welding.

When chatter is a good thing

by Tim Wilson

There is room for manufacturers to up their marketing game

Marketing a shop's capabilities to the right audience can make a real difference to the bottom line, but unfortunately many manufacturing businesses either don't know how to approach marketing, or consider it a low priority. That's too bad because there are some low-cost approaches that can bring impressive results. These include social media, which is poorly utilized in the sector.

Threading Dilemmas

by Kip Hanson

To tap, or not to tap? That is the question

Dancing robots...for real

One of the biggest challenges with robot development is ensuring smooth movement wthout requiring the robot to be anchored securely. Well, it looks like Boston Dynamics is well on it's way to figuring this out.

Perseverance Pays Off

By Michael Ouellette

Cryogenic machining in action

5ME and Okuma demonstrate cryogenic machining on an Okuma MA-600H II horizontal machining centre. The suppliers say the process offers up to five times increased processing speed and decreased tool wear.

CNC: the next generation

Article & photos by Jim Barnes

Introducing tomorrow’s workers to high end machining

Automatic measuring and positioning system

Scotchman Industries demonstrates how to increase the efficiency and productivity of Hydraulic Ironworker metal punching and shearing stations with its RG automatic measuring and positioning systems.

Quality matters

Dr. Adam Stoehr develops and facilitates leadership, organizational assessment, process improvement, and quality management training for all sectors across Canada.

Training for quality will improve manufacturing efficiencies

Leadership in a global industry

by Jim Quick

Aerospace leads manufacturing in productivity, innovation

This fall, the aerospace industry in Canada will gather in Ottawa for the Canadian Aerospace Summit.

Advance CNC Machining: getting the extra edge where seconds count

Advance CNC Machining’s relationship with Makino began with their first Makino a51nx in 2010, followed by their second a51nx only seven months later.

The making of the Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S is considered the first premium Sedan powered purely by electricity.

Testing Sandvik's new turning grade

Predictable tool wear has become increasingly important in modern turning, especially where there is limited supervision in lights-out production.

Laser cutting hot stamped parts

The TRUMPF TruLaser Cell Series 7000 is a high-end laser processing centre featuring minimal processing costs and maximum flexibility. Available with either a CO2 or solid state laser, the cell may used for cutting, welding and deposition welding. Featuring a 2 in 1 fiber solution that delivers the beam for cutting in the fiber core, and the beam for welding in the outer core, the transition from cutting to welding is minimal. In this video, the TruLaser Cell 7040 is shown cutting parts that have been hot stamped, one of many ideal applications for the fast, flexible and productive TruLaser Cell Series 7000.

Cobot here, cobot there...

Watch to learn how a family-owned machine shop uses a Universal Robots cobot to handle both welding and material handling tasks.

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