Yaskawa Motoman arc welding with RWV2 compact positioner, MOTOMAN MA1440 robot and DX200 controllerClick image to enlarge

Yaskawa Motoman's arc welding system with the RWV2 compact positioner, Motoman MA1440 robot and the DX200 controller.

 

Untapped Talent

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

Renishaw showcases additive technology solutions

Renishaw Canada's Solutions Centre for Additive Manufacturing is located in Kitchener, ON. The centre, which opened in 2017, provides insights into additive manufacturing technologies. View the video to learn more.

Additive manufacturing at BMW Group

 As additive manufacturing continues to grow, many major manufacturers, like BMW Group, continue to incorporate the technology into their product processes. This video demonstrates the use of metal additive manufacturing technology at a BMW Group facility.

7 Safety tips

by Mary Scianna

Reducing welder safety hazards

Welding processes pose risks to workers if the proper precautions and safety steps are not implemented properly.

Time lapse suspension bridge construction

Time lapse sequences make the construction of this massive suspension bridge – the Osman Gazi bridge over the Gulf of Izmit in Turkey, opened in 2016 – look a lot easier than it actually was.  

Wired for Success

What you need to know about selecting a compact wire-feed welder

With so many choices of welding machines on the market today, how does a novice welding operator choose what he or she needs? There are a couple of key questions that can guide you through the process and narrow down your selection to make the choice a little easier.

Bystronic Canada's new Experience Centre

In May 2021 Bystronic Canada announced the opening of its new Experience Center in Mississauga, Ont.

Seven real-life transforming vehicles

Here's a look at seven "transformers" that actually exist.

Fume extraction at the source

Translas has released two new fume extractors to reduce welders’ exposure to hazardous fumes and provide a healthier, safer work environment.

3D printed pizza and 17 other 3D printed objects

A 3D printed pizza from NASA and 17 other ojects made using additive manufacturing.

Reaping Robotics Rewards

A Quebec manufacturer’s embrace of robotics pays off

Managing cutting tools in the digital age

Zoller's solution for tool identification and data transfer is a simple and reliable process, claims the company. It offers reliable data transfer without network connection using Zoller's zidCode.

AM to play significant role in nuclear systems

The U.S. Department of Energy and its national labs are supporting early stage research on additive manufacturing that can ultimately be adopted by industry to drastically reduce the time it takes to design, build and certify nuclear systems.

Welding In Circles

by Nestor Gula

Orbital welding shines in tube and pipe applications

Union welcomes Chrysler $2 B investment in Windsor

Chrysler's announcement that it's investing $2 billion in its Windsor, ON, minivan plant was welcome news by workers in the automotive industry.

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