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Prima Power Laserdyne laser system

Laser System With up to 20-kW QCW Fiber Laser

July 30, 2014

Prima Power Laserdyne offers the 430 laser system for cutting, welding, and drilling of 2-D and 3-D component parts. Available with up to 20-kW QCW fiber lasers, it offers a suite of standard options and multiple configurations from 3 to 6 axes for processing parts in various market...

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Big-bore turning center

Big-bore Turning Centers

July 30, 2014

Haas Automation has released six models of its big-bore turning center. The ST-25 has a maximum capacity of 15 by 21 in., with a 31.75-in. swing over the front apron. The machine’s A2-6 spindle has a 3-in. bar capacity and is equipped with a 10-in. hydraulic chuck. The spindle, powered by...

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MDC-Lite micrometer

Coolant-proof Micrometers

July 29, 2014

Mitutoyo Canada now offers enhanced versions of its IP65 coolantproof and MDC-Lite micrometer line with newly developed Absolute sensor technology. This patented electromagnetic sensor improves measurement dependability by increasing resistance to harsh workshop conditions, the company...

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Vertical Integration chart

Vertical Integration Is a Risk That Pays Off

July 27, 2014

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Losing vertical integration within a company separates a manufacturer from the end user of the product and, in turn, adversely affects the company’s ability to innovate and expand.

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Fronius DeltaSpot weld gun

Resistance Spot Welding Process With New-generation Gun

July 27, 2014

Fronius Intl. GmbH has developed a second-generation weld gun for its DeltaSpot resistance spot welding process. The new weld gun has a simple interface and maintenance design. Its core elements include a newly configured base body and reworked arms and drive motors. With the previous...

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Gary Goodyear

Building Ontario’s Manufacturing Base

July 27, 2014

Ontario manufacturers need to take advantage of government programs.

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VClamp

Vise for Gripping Oddly Shaped Parts

July 27, 2014

Lexair has introduced OML’s Vari- Clamp modular clamping system, which uses a floating mechanism of fixed and movable jaws with numerous gripper forms to enable the clamping of irregular-shaped workpieces, including round, curved, elliptical, rectangular, stepped, and slanted parts....

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Leaching autoclave system

Leaching Autoclave System Cleans Industrial Parts, Components

July 26, 2014

Designed for operation with caustic solutions at elevated temperatures and pressures, a new leaching autoclave system from WSF Industries Inc. cleans industrial parts and components by mechanical agitation of an internal basket and other processes. The new system features a 30-in.- ID by...

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CPO 315 roller feed automatic cold saw

Automatic Roller Feed Saw Touchscreen Controls

July 25, 2014

Scotchman® Industries has added touchscreen controls to its CPO 315 roller feed automatic cold saw. The saw provides uninterrupted cutting on tubes, solids, and extrusions; with the new controls, the user can store profile settings such as speeds and feeds, which helps speed material size...

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Scott Harnett, owner Sable Metal Fabrication

CIM Leadership Summit Stirs Discussion and Freshens Perspectives

July 25, 2014

The 2nd annual CIM Leadership Summit, organized by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, CIM’s educational affiliate and leading association for the metal forming and fabricating industry, offered insights into advancing manufacturing in Canada, ideas to improve...

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Gaining Financial Support

July 25, 2014

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Programs exist for manufacturing SMEs in need of funding.

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Sisma S.R.L.

TRUMPF, Sisma Enter JV for 3-D Printing

July 25, 2014

TRUMPF has entered a joint venture in additive manufacturing with Italian laser manufacturer Sisma, with both partners bringing expertise, human resources, and capital to the effort. The newly formed TRUMPF Sisma S.r.l. is based in Piovene Rocchette near Vicenza, Italy. There the companies...

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WIDIA Victory grade

High-performance Cast-iron Milling Grade

July 24, 2014

The new WIDIA Victory™ grade for cast-iron milling, WK15CM, is now available for the company’s face mills, shoulder mills, and copy mills with dedicated geometries for castiron milling. A fine-grained alumina layer gives better wear resistance by improving coating integrity at elevated...

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Eppinger shaping attachment

Attachment for Single-step Machining of Complex Features

July 24, 2014

The Eppinger shaping attachment recently introduced by Exsys Tool enables single-step machining of numerous difficult-to-cut features, including grooves, chamfers, Torx® screw heads, splines, and gear teeth. Permanent grease lubrication of the attachment’s bearing surfaces helps reduce...

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Hyphen Services Management

Speed to Market One Layer at a Time

July 16, 2014

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Multiple additive manufacturing processes, rather than being tied to a single process, can encourage innovation and efficiency in part development and design.

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