Renishaw's non-contact tool setting solutionsClick image to enlarge

Building on the proven design of the existing NC4 system, Renishaw has introduced an enhanced solution to satisfy the demands of the rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.

Comprising the NC4 non-contact tool setter and NCi-6 interface, the system provides a high speed, high precision solution to determine tool geometry, check tool condition and track thermal changes on a range of 3-axis and 5-axis machining centres.

Vertical automation for fabricating

Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.

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CMTS 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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Uncertainty mars manufacturing outlook

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5 most secret military aircraft that aren't so secret anymore

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Canadian Elevator Manufacturer Rises to New Heights with Prima Power Platino Laser

The Prima Power Platino laser has changed AVT Beckett's engineering approach. "The way we design...the way we build product now has given us much more capability than what we had prior with just the turret punch press."

Is the internet of things working for manufacturers?

I met a manufacturer recently who didn’t have a web site for his company, nor was he set up on any social media sites to promote his business.

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10 of the biggest vehicles in the world

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Finding your niche

YOUR BUSINESS | Automotive

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For Alec’s Automotive Machine Shop in Vancouver, BC, staying relevant means being able to change with the times.

Most incredible engineering projects ever created

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Producing clean bends with new forming technology

Mate Precision Tooling's CleanBend forming technology press brake tooling produces clean bends with minimal to no marking of the sheet metal, claims the company. The technology uses rotating supports within the tooling for higher precision bending. It can bend short flanges, bend a flange to a diagonal sharp or across existing holes or bend delicate and polished materials.

Building Italian supercars

Two Italian supercars built by hand, from scratch – and with no computers or even sketches.

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