Fiber laser cutting in action at Calgary, AB, shop.

Tracking difficult welding joint variations

ABB Robotics' Weldguide IV is a powerful Thru-Arc tracking sensor based on patented technology and designed for ABB robotic welding systems. It's designed to track difficult welding joint variations resulting from cast components or other pre-process problems.

KMT Waterjet gets new owner

American Industrial Partners (AIP) has purchased 100 per cent of the shares of KMT Group, Baxter Springs, KS, a value of US$147.5 million.

Structural Superstar

Article by Kip Hanson

Photos by David Afriat

A few key pieces of metalworking equipment can open big doors for a fabricator

Feds invest $49 billion for aerospace innovation

The Federal Government of Canada is investing $49 billion in aerospace innovation to support competitiveness in the sector.

Testing Sandvik's new turning grade

Predictable tool wear has become increasingly important in modern turning, especially where there is limited supervision in lights-out production.

Vertical automation for fabricating

Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.

Shale gas boom good for business: RBC Report

The low cost of natural gas will have a positive impact on manufacturing and create a competitive advantage for Canadian and US companies, according to a report released today by RBC Capital Markets and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Burning beams in no time

This Washington fabricator turned to a Canadian robotic beam line system for exponential efficiency gains.

Robots producing robots

KUKA robots producing robots together with workers.

FIELD NOTES: Plasma cutter

Supplier: MicroStep Canada

End User: All Seasons Equipment

CNC plasma/oxy-fuel and flame cutting

Koike Aronson's Mastergraph EX2 metal cutting machine is manufactured in the US and designed to work in challenging environments. The Mastergraph EX2 can be fully customized to fit production needs and increase your productivity. Multiple plasma stations, oxy-fuel stations, oxy-fuel stations, marking options, as well as, full contour plasma beveling, which is controlled through a very easy to use operator interface.

Italy's top metal fabricating show: Lamiera 2019 in Milan

If you operate a metal fabricating business in Canada, the Italian Trade Commission wants to hear from you. It is inviting candidates to contact the office for a trip to Milan, Italy to attend the country's largest metal fabricating trade show, Lamiera 2019.

High speed machining on an Okuma five axis machine

Watch how an Okuma five axis machine handles high speed machining.

CMMs: Choosing the right one for your shop

by Shop MT staff

Quality is critical in manufacturing and coordinate measuring machines play an important role in ensuring that quality.

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