Horn's 312 grooving system with a groove width for face grooving of 2 to 3 mm and grooving depth of  tmax = 3 mm. From the outside diameter depth is  Dmin = 20 mm.

 

Time for school

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Outsourced wire EDM work increases costs and lead-time

The Solution: Invest in EDM technology

Ontario mouldmaker takes a lesson on wire EDM

Riding high

by Tim Wilson 

The problem
Workholding that can’t handle production volumes for niche industrial demand.

The solution
A high density, low profile clamp to improve machining efficiencies, cut material waste.

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.

Machining Knives: The Best in the World

by Kip Hanson | all photos courtesy Grimsmo Knives

Grimsmo Knives turns a commodity item into a labour of love, passion and machine tool technology

Machining large parts: World Class

Ontario manufacturer continues a legacy of investment in high quality machine tool technology 

Five Axis Made Easy

By Jeff Fritsch, CAMplete Solutions

More than ever, it is crucial that North American part manufacturers constantly improve their technology and processes to compete globally.

Better clamping with new toolholding system

Rego-Fix's new slim-nose powRgrip 6 series and new secuRgrip tool-locking option and expanded line of HSK 40 E holders will further enhance the capabilities of the company’s existing poweRgrip toolholding system.

Toolholders boost rigidity, repeatability

Tungaloy Corp.'s new interchangeable PSC standard series of toolholders for flexible machines and turning centres, the TungCap Tooling System, has been created to increase the rigidity and repeatability of turning, milling and drilling toolholders.

Federal government supports advanced manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and Siemens are getting a helping hand from the Federal government to support a project for training and certification for youth for careers in advanced manufacturing fields.

This machine acts like a whole shop

The PUMA SMX2600ST 5 axis mill-turn centre acts like a high-end machine shop all on its own.

Megatel Discovery Days

Megatel held its "Discovery Days" on April 9-11 at its Mississauga, ON, facility. The machine tool distributor focuses on large unique machines such as 6000 rpm 9 m long boring mills or large gun drill systems.

7 Steps to probing accuracy

How to ensure you’re getting the most out of your machine probes

Association celebrates apprenticeships

The Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA) awarded its annual Apprentice Bursary Awards to four apprentices this year. The awards were presented at CTMA's Annual General Meeting in September at Elm Hurst Inn, Ingersoll, ON.

Helping You Succeed

by Kip Hanson

Buying the right machine for the job helps this Oldcastle machine shop prosper

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