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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,”

Tackling challenges

by Mary Scianna

Shop Metalworking Technology’s 2nd annual Job Shops Roundtable sheds light on the highs and lows of operating a manufacturing business in Canada

Turning tools - MetalTech Report

Iscar
Deeper face grooving and turning
Iscar has expanded its Minicut line of inserts and cutting tools for deeper and wider face grooving and turning.

CMM checklist

To decide on a CMM for your operations, a quick run through a checklist will help you find the best one for your applications.

Learning Lessons from Large Parts

By Ed Robertson

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

Welding Metaltech Report

Lincoln Electric
Travel carriage  delivers 60 lb/hr  deposition rates
Lincoln Electric’s self-propelled modular Cruiser Tractor brings increased mobility and operator-friendly features to longitudinal submerged arc welding applications common in bridge and barge decking, large tank fabrication and shipbuilding. 

Shop Thought

Have you had trouble finding skilled trade workers for your manufacturing operation? If so, how have you addressed the issue?

Rock hard

New generation of tougher cutting tools for hard metals

by Tim Wilson

In the world of cutting tools, hard metals don’t have to be hard-to-cut metals.

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.

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.

Choosing the right CMM

By Jeff Bourque

Assessing the CMM that will work best for your shop

As many manufacturers know, a coordinate measuring machine (or CMM) is a three dimensional device for measuring the physical characteristics of an object.

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.

Climbing out of the pit

by Jim Barnes

While recent resurging North American auto sales have led some to celebrate, it may be more of a reprieve for the Canadian automotive industry than anything else. 

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.

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