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Watch how commercial drones are made.

 

Turning, grooving and parting tools for high pressure coolant

The new JET HP line from Iscar, JetCut, tools fo high pressure coolant.

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.

Cobots, workers of the future

Learn how Amazon is using robotics and exploring the use of collaborative robotics to improve efficiency at its fullfilment centres in this video snippet from Vice.

Mazak smart factory concept exceeds ISO standards

The recent ISO recertification of Mazak Corp.'s Florence, KY, manufacturing operations, comes on the heels of the company's adoption of a new manufacturing concept it calls "iSMART Factory."

21 pallet RPS for horizontal machining centres

Doosan Machine Tools' multi-level RPS (Rotary Pallet System) works with Doosan’s NHP Series horizontal machining centres, specifically the NHP 4000 and NHP 5000.

IMTS 2014: Digital technology takes centre stage

The digital world was front and centre at the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), held September 8-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

The Makino A81M Advantage

Chicopee’s newest Makino machining cell is comprised of two a81M horizontal machining centres with fifth axis rotary tables and a Makino MMC-R robotic fixture plate distribution system. The cell is controlled by a Makino MAS-A5 cell controller.

Paying a Premium

by Kip Hanson photos by David Afriat

Quebec manufacturer Usinage DDR rejects the job shop status quo in favour of automation

Fiber laser cutting system with Rotary Index

The Amada ENSIS 3015 RI fiber laser transitions between sheet and tube/pipe cutting.

Words of encouragement from Titans of CNC

Titan Gilroy, master machinist and CEO of Rocklin, Calif.-based machining academy Titans of CNC, shares some words of encouragement that are especially meaningful during the uncertainty created by the global economic lockdown. 

Quebec landing gear maker boosts US business

Precision SF Tech, an aerospace landing gear manufacturer based in Terrebonne, QC, has secured a significant order with an American aerospace giant with the help of a loan guarantee from Export Development Canada (EDC).

Machining a cube in a cube...in a cube, on a lathe

Watch as this machininst produces a three-level cube using only a lathe.

3X3

by Kip Hanson

Three countries, three machine shops, and a long history of successful manufacturing

Ted Callighen to head Canadian Tooling & Machining group

Ted Callighen has been named president of the Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA). He will hold the position for two years.

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