- September 26, 2011
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.
Will challenges hobble automotive industry’s recovery?
by Jim Barnes
In January, you could almost hear the sigh of relief in the automotive industry.
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.
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.
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.
By Mary Scianna
Paul Ellery, owner of Ellery Manufacturing, a 34-year-old Surrey, BC, machine shop has had so much trouble finding good skilled machinists for his CNC shop that he’s hired head hunting companies in Toronto, the UK and the Philippines.
Have you had trouble finding skilled trade workers for your manufacturing operation? If so, how have you addressed the issue?
To decide on a CMM for your operations, a quick run through a checklist will help you find the best one for your applications.
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.
Solid carbide thread mills
Emuge Corp. has expanded its line of solid carbide thread mills in its Threads-All program.
By Ed Robertson
Improve machining tolerances on large parts and maintain competitive edge.
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.
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
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.