OSG's XOPRO WHO-Ni drill series can handle the heat when processing Nickel Alloy, Inconel 718 and other hardened steels.

Hot pass pipeline welding

Welding takes on a different flavour depending on the region in Canada in which you work. 

Bridge-type CMM for precision scanning

Carl Zeiss' Micura coordinate measuring machine is a high precision, compact, bridge-type CMM featuring precision scanning technology with the VAST XT gold active scanning sensor.

Additive manufacturing for motorbikes

Additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw improves bike's front suspension system

TransFIORmers, a Moto2 race motorcycle, is defying conventions by racing with a front suspension system that is radically different compared to any other Moto2 race bike; a suspension system inspired by Christian Boudinot's mentor Claude Fior, a maverick bike designer.

A Shop’s Secret Weapon

by Jim Barnes

Unique facing head gives boring mill six axis capability

The Problem: Capacity crunch with new orders

The Solution: Heavy duty table-type horizontal boring mill

Fabricating in Canada

FABTECH Canada is the country’s premier event for metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing

Maximum flexibility chuck jaws

Schunk’s ROTA-M flex 2+2, is a low-maintenance chuck jaw with a compensating mechanism that provides a very long compensation stroke.

Celebrate SteelDay in Canada

On September 16, steel product manufacturers will be able to celebrate what they do by opening their doors to the public. SteelDay is an interactive and networking event created by The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction.

Machine tool distributor celebrates new facility

Machine Tool Systems celebrated the opening of a new facility -- and a new chapter in its history -- with an open house for customers and industry colleagues. The machine tool distributor recently announced it had become the exclusive Canadian distributor for GF Machining Solutions.

CNC machining guitar pickguards

Sometimes when you are into heavy metal, you have to cut some plastic. Check out this video showing CNC cutting of stacked PVC and plastic to create some pretty sweet looking aftermarket pickguards for your favorite axe.

Rego-Fix partners with Belder Tool in Ontario

Rego-Fix Tool Corp., Indianapolis, IN, has partnered with Belder Tool Solutions, a firm of manufacturers' representatives in Hamilton, ON.

A competitive advantage

Cutting tool suppliers do more than sell tools; they help you compete

by John Mitchell

Gone are the days when your competitor was down the street. In today’s fast paced global manufacturing environment our competitors are everywhere. According to China Daily the average wage in China is $6,800 per year or about CDN $3.27 per hour. Canadian machine shops will not be able to compete with that

Cutting aluminum with waterjet

OMAX abrasive waterjet systems in action cutting aluminum. OMAX says its waterjet systems cut aluminum with ease without any thermal distortion.

Asking the Impossible

by Andrew Brooks

An insistent customer helped Fidelity get used to going above and beyond

WATCH: Smartphone manufacturing in China

OPPO has come out with its flaghip Android smartphone the R11. Watch how the phones are made at the OPPO factory in Shenzhen.

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