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The QCT tooling is available in A and B stations and works with all existing Mate UltraTec, Ultra TX and Ultra fully guided guides and standard cannisters.

July 31, 2017

by Mary scianna

Two fabrication shops. Two different punch tooling systems

Read more: Profiles of Success #2

Michael Grieger selected Wilson Tool's thick turret tooling system, the HPX toolholder with quick-change EXP punches, because he liked that he could use the same toolholder for multiple punches instead of having to purchase full assemblies for each job.

July 31, 2017

by Mary scianna

Two fabrication shops. Two different punch tooling systems

Read more: Profiles of Success #1

The TRUMPF TruLaser 5000 tube and pipe laser cutting machine, seen here, is the latest in a string of investments Elias Custom Metal Fabrication's owners have made. The recent $2 million investment also includes a TRUMPF press brake.

July 31, 2017

by mary scianna

Ontario fabrication shop’s $2 million equipment purchases are the most recent in a string of investments to diversify and grow

Read more: Fabricating case study: Ahead of the Curve

Laser cutting systems like this TRUMPF machine are typically more expensive than waterjet or plasma machines, but in medium to high volume shops, you can achieve a faster ROI, say suppliers.

July 31, 2017

by Nestor Gula

Assessing the best cutting system for your shop

Read more: The Cutting Conundrum

Iscar's drill chip splitter geometry for deep hole drilling

July 31, 2017

Iscar's new chip splitter geometry for deep hole drilling explained. Iscar has designed the new geometry for two deep hole drillling lines: TriDeep and SumoGun. 

Read more: Tackling deep hole drilling

Measuring a part off the GFMS EDM Wire-Cut E350. in B&R Custom Machining's Cambridge, ON, machine shop.

July 30, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

Read more: Aerospace manufacturing: A New Era

No need to break convention: PrimeTurning can also be used to face and turn in traditional directions.  Image: Sandvik Coromant

July 30, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Breaking with tradition in turning operations can bring big benefits 

Read more: Turn Right

Marijan Munjic, seen here with his new Studer grinder, purchased the cylindrical grinder to machine main and input shafts for GM's Volt.

July 28, 2017

by Mary  Scianna

Ontario shop invests in machining technology to tackle changing economic conditions

Read more: Managing Market Changes

Despite that fact that carbide drills offer greater penetration rates and cutting speeds four times that of HSS, jobber drills remain a popular choice for holemaking. Image: Dormer Pramet

July 28, 2017

by Kip Hanson

The choice between solid carbide and indexable drills is often a perplexing one  

Read more: Cutting tools: Drilling Dilemma

Exchanger Industries is among only a few companies with experience making three heat exchanger-related product lines.

July 28, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Lean manufacturing drives quality and process improvements at Exchanger Industries  

Read more: The Question of Quality

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