Okuma and 5ME demonstrate cryogenic machining on an Okuma HMCClick image to enlarge

5ME and Okuma demonstrate cryogenic machining on an Okuma MA-600H II horizontal machining centre. The suppliers say the process offers up to five times increased processing speed and decreased tool wear.

 

Turning Large

by Kip Hanson

Canadians manufacturers are known for their ability to tackle challenges that come their way; for a Canadian machine shop in Alberta and one in  Ontario, the challenges are quite large.

Automated part positioning with weld verification software

A product overview of Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner, which combines automated part positioning with step-by-step software enabled weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

Direct Diode laser cutting technology

Mazak's new FG-220 DDL 3D laser cutting machine in action.

Grinding Know-How

For Mike Truic, CNC grinding operator at Northstar Aerospace, the grinding seminar hosted by United Grinding and its Canadian distributor Machine Tool Systems Inc., is a must-attend event.

The sweet spot for machine retrofits

At times, getting the most out of conventional turning machines can require as much work by accountants as by operators.

The horse

by Mary Scianna

The Problem
Diversify into more complex machining work

The Solution
Purchase high end five axis machining centre

Shaping up

by Tim Wilson

Canada's die and mould industry is on an upswing

Coatings boost aerospace milling applications

Taking civil aircraft, military, missiles, space, and numerous related products and services into account, the global aerospace and defense industry represents hundreds of billions of dollars in annual sales.

ERP: Navigating changing waters

Choosing the right ERP system can be tricky

Implementing MTConnect

by Neil Desrosiers

Tracking and measuring manufacturing operations

Ontario college expands advanced manufacturing facility

Canadore College in North Bay, ON, has opened the doors to its ICAMP 2.0 facility, an expansion to its Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP).

Aerospace manufacturing: A New Era

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

Ford opens doors to Canadian suppliers in Michigan, Germany

Canadian suppliers interested in supplying Ford Motor Company will have their chance September 18 and October 13 during the company's Canadian Innovation Days.

Machining Case Study: Going Vertical

by Kip Hanson

Vancouver job shop takes turning in a new direction

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