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Learning Lessons from Large Parts

By Ed Robertson

The problem
Improve machining tolerances on large parts and maintain competitive edge.

Shop thought - Educate your workers

To learn about new manufacturing technologies and educate your shop floor workers, does your company prefer to use online resources such as webinars, or does it send people off site to trade shows, conferences and seminars?

Beating Vibration

By Jim Barnes

Dampening vibration in extended reach toolholders boosts productivity

Extended-reach tooling can provide significant  productivity benefits through reductions in setup times.

Spindle connections

A strong spindle connection is key to machining titanium

by Keith Wiggins

Building today’s modern aircraft, many engineers are switching to high strength lighter alloys like titanium for component materials to increase fuel efficiencies.

Hard metals metaltech report

Emuge
Solid carbide thread mills
Emuge Corp. has expanded its line of solid carbide thread mills in its Threads-All program.

Canada's Carrots

by Mary Scianna, Editor

Growth in the manufacturing industry in Canada occurs in two ways—through domestic companies and foreign direct investments.

Waterjet MetalTech Report

Bystronic
High efficiency pump

Bystronic says it’s ByJet Smart waterjet cutting system is economically priced to acquire and maintain, and the customer benefits from a low purchase price and from reduced operating costs. 

Holemaking MetalTech Report

Emuge
Multi-purpose tap
Emuge Corp.’s MultiTap is what the company describes as the industry’s first high performance tap designed to cut a wide range of materials including carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper, brass, and bronze.

Training for Canada's manufacturers

The work is there, the skilled workers are not

by Tim Wilson

There is good news for Canada’s manufacturing sector.

4 Steps to better machining

CAM software enhancements offer machining benefits

by John Welch

“In the Ontario market we have seen a high surge of CNC multi-axis machinery being shipped out to various types of manufacturing outfits,”

Cutting cycle times

Software enables Select Tool to reduce cycle times on three axis work

by Jim Barnes

Times are tight in Canadian job shops, and most owners are looking for effective ways to improve productivity without excessive cost or effort.

Lasers MetalTech Report

Bystronic
High quality cutting
Integral to the high efficiencies achievable with the BySpeed 3015 state-of-the-art laser cutting system, is the ByLaser 6000 W resonator, a power package that delivers up to a steady 6 kW to the cutting head, ensuring consistently high quality cutting across a broad range of materials.

A new reality

Will challenges hobble automotive industry’s recovery?

by Jim Barnes

In January, you could almost hear the sigh of relief in the automotive industry.

Toolholders MetalTech Report

Emuge
Tool clamping for high speed
Emuge Corp.’s tool clamping system, the PGR, is designed for carbide and HSS cutting tools, taps, thread mills, and end mills.

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