Additive manufacturing at BMW GroupClick image to enlarge

 As additive manufacturing continues to grow, many major manufacturers, like BMW Group, continue to incorporate the technology into their product processes. This video demonstrates the use of metal additive manufacturing technology at a BMW Group facility.

Additive manufacturing at BMW Group Click image to enlarge 

Getting an educational edge on machining

Local manufacturers had the opportunity to learn about the latest machining innovations at a joint supplier event held at machine tool distributor Ferro Technique's Mississauga, ON, facility.

Plasma Cutting for Beginners: Amperage and Travel Speed

When it comes to plasma cutter setup and technique, setting the correct amperage and using the right travel speed are key.

Metalworking in space

A 3D startup company that has been operating 3D polymer printers on the International Space Station, is developing tools for on-orbit metal manufacturing that could be ready for launch in 2018, according to a report by SpaceNews.com.

DMG MORI open house: machining innovation in action

A novel approach to additive manufacturing, an iPad for machine tools and 66 different machine tool demonstrations were part of the draw of a DMG MORI open house in Pfronten, Germany, for more than 6,000 manufacturers from around the world, among them more than 40 Canadians.

Hypnotic CNC milling

Mazak, Seco and a few others get to show off in this look at some eye-catching CNC milling action.

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.

Seeking the perfect weld

Anything that’s done at the highest level of skill can be defined as a form of art.

Making Your Mark

article by Kip Hanson photos by Jim Barnes

Ontario mouldmaker tackles whatever comes its way, and does it faster than the competition

The Problem: Reducing manufacturing lead time from weeks to hours
The Solution: Five axis, high speed universal machining technology

Online resource benchmarks metals prices

A new online resource aims to level the playing field for metals buyers by creating an objective and anonymous materials pricing platform to help them benchmark raw material market prices.

Canada's bedrock: Job shops in Canada

G B Fabrication
Ghislain Levasseur, a certified truck and car mechanic, and his brother Bruno,

TIG welding thin aluminum

Thin aluminum can be difficult to weld, but with the proper settings and procedure your TIG welds will turn out perfectly. In this video, Wyatt Swaim shows you how to weld 6061 aluminum using a Lincoln Electric Invertex V205-T.

Canada's Gold

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s mining industry has its ups and downs, but a positive value proposition will always bring work

Automotive Appeal

by Andrew Brooks

Anchor Danly finds the gold in the automotive market

Drone walks dog

There's been a lot of very serious news about self quarantine lately. This is not that.

Costly crashes

CNC crashes aren't deadly but they can sure get expensive.

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