Seven incredible machinesClick image to enlarge

From a bridge laying behemoth to a real-life hoverbike, we look at seven truly unique machines.

 

Shop talk - Apprenticeship training

Do you welcome apprentices from apprenticeship training programs in your shop? Why or why not?

Aerospace manufacturing at Bombardier

Aerospace manufacturing at Bombardier

Laser/punch combination meets productivity challenge

See how a new Prima Power LPe6f laser/punch combination, integrated into the Night Train (NT) Material Management System, helped Accelerated Cooking Products (ACP) of Cedar Rapids, IA, achieve a dramatic increase in productivity at a time when new business increased threefold.

Lincoln Electric robotic welding torch

Robotic welding torch designed to be compatible with a wide variety of robotic arms.

Why Aren’t Businesses Investing in Canada?

If you were to grade business investment in Canada in the past 17 years, the country would get a D.

Machinery ROI

by Jeff Reinert

Justifying high technology in the machine shop

Additive manufacturing for motorbikes

Additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw improves bike's front suspension system

TransFIORmers, a Moto2 race motorcycle, is defying conventions by racing with a front suspension system that is radically different compared to any other Moto2 race bike; a suspension system inspired by Christian Boudinot's mentor Claude Fior, a maverick bike designer.

How to operate Scotchman’s portable Ironworker

How to operate Scotchman’s Porta Fab 45 ton portable Ironworker.

Filler Metal Performance

by Tre’Heflin-King

Shielding gas can impact performance

Renishaw showcases additive technology solutions

Renishaw Canada's Solutions Centre for Additive Manufacturing is located in Kitchener, ON. The centre, which opened in 2017, provides insights into additive manufacturing technologies. View the video to learn more.

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

Tips for Siemens NX for sheet metal

Siemens NX software is a flexible integrated solution for design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions that enable companies to realize the value of the digital twin.

Prima Power Customer Profile: Ecco Manufacturing

Fiber laser cutting in action at Calgary, AB, shop.

FIELD NOTES: semi automatic circular cold saw

supplier: Scotchman Industrie
end user: RST Instruments

Face Milling for High Surface Finish

by Andrei Petrilin

Cutter geometry and quality are key factors—and they depend on the inserts

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