Solid state fiber laser
- September 9, 2018
The TRUMPF TruLaser Tube 7000 fiber solid state laser in action.
Ranging from practical to just fun, these are some pretty neat things you probably didn’t know you could do with batteries.
High feed milling cuttiers
We all know that Canada’s manufacturing sector is considered top-notch all over the world, but it’s nice to have a little reminder from Automate Canada.
by Andrew Brooks
Despite some uncertainty, prospects for Canadian manufacturing are looking good
by Kip Hanson
High speed, high feed, high efficiency machining? Whatever you call it, success requires a balanced approach
This short video from Wilson tool explains what a witness mark is and why it’s important in achieving a quality punch form.
From fancy chairs to flying motorcycles, this YouTube channel is looking at the wacky side of manufacturing. It just goes to show, if a need meets an engineer, anything is possible.
by Mike Albrecht
Automation will maximize fabricating efficiencies and reduce operating costsThere is no denying the incredible impact technology has had on our lives over the past two decades -- it has changed the traditional workplace and reshaped business expectations.
As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 looms before us,
Retooling is a critical practice in manufacturing, usually taking place when producing a new product or after signing a deal with a new customer.
Want to know what motorcylces will look like in the future? Check out thse designs.
By Mary Scianna
This system, installed in 2014 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (the MTC) in the UK, is a turnkey bespoke laser robot cell featuring a 20 kW fibre laser (manufactured by IPG Laser) with a six axis robot capable of serving two component manipulators which can take components up to 5000 kg and 3 m in diameter. A range of laser heads can offer laser welding or cutting of thick materials.
by Sam Matsumoto
Selecting the right drill for stainless steel and titanium
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.