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Reducing Your Commercial Auto Risks

April 17, 2014

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If you have company vehicles, you need to pay attention to who is driving them.

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Rise of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks for Manufacturers

April 17, 2014

The increasing use of networked manufacturing equipment is opening up factories to the benefits of flexible production and wireless mobile communications. However, the rising use of connected devices also is exposing production sites to security breaches and cyberattacks, compelling...

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Saw Choices Today

April 16, 2014

Advances in sawing and blade technologies are narrowing the performance gap between band and circular saws.

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Slotting and Grooving Cutters

April 16, 2014

Iscar has released the SD-SP15 family of narrow slotting and groove milling cutters, featuring 32-mm-dia. milling heads. These tools have eight teeth from 2 to 6 mm wide for maximum DOC up to 8 mm. The new cutters consist of interchangeable solid-carbide T-slot milling heads and...

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2014 Urban Manufacturing Summit

May 7-8, 2014
  • Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
  • Hamilton, Ontario
  • A two-day summit to showcase and discuss ways that cities can retain, expand, and develop their manufacturing base. This learning and networking opportunity will address why manufacturing is so important for a balanced economy; how to capitalize on current trends; how cities and provinces can be competitive; how to stave off further declines; and how to cultivate the return of manufacturing jobs. Learn through the successes of experts and case studies.

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    Royal Canadian Mint Increases Productivity With Two New Lines

    April 9, 2014

    The Royal Canadian Mint has ordered two minting presses from Schuler for its production facility in Winnipeg. The two MRV 150 lines will be put into operation this year to mint the country’s $2 coin. One press replaces an older model and will boost output to 750 SPM from 200 SPM. The second...

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    Spoiler Alert: Manufacturing Is Good for the Economy

    April 9, 2014

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    A new report from the Columbia Institute reports that British Columbia would see “significant” economic benefits from building its ferries locally. In another report, April has once again followed March. Unless this was a truly inspired April Fools’ Day joke, I’m not sure it was... Continue Reading

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    Carrying the Weight

    April 9, 2014

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    Family manufacturing business becomes synonymous with the overhead crane business.

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    CAD/CAM Software

    March 31, 2014

    Vero Software, Ltd. has introduced Radan 2014 CAD/CAM software. According to the manufacturer, simulation and time calculation have improved by moving away from NC verification to the area where sequences are defined. Enhancements to 3-D Workflow have reduced the time required to get parts...

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    Cutting Fluid for Difficult Machining Applications

    March 30, 2014

    QualiChem has expanded the Xtreme Cut family of water-based metalworking fluids with the introduction of Xtreme Cut 292 for difficult-to-machine alloys such as titanium, INCONEL ® alloys, and stainless steels. New lubrication technology in the fluid improves cycle times and tool life,...

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    Abrasive Belts

    March 29, 2014

    3M™ Cubitron™ II 947A abrasive belts are designed for low- to medium- pressure applications. The company states that the belts are flexible for use in operations using backstand, file belt, inline, and stroke sanders. A variety of grades and constructions are available, and they include...

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    Pull-type Vise

    March 29, 2014

    Kurt Workholding’s HD690 is a pulltype vise with a 9-in. jaw opening for clamping larger parts with minimal stationary jaw deflection. It combines the company’s AngLock ® design with a new pull-type design, which reduces stress in the vise body under load, resulting in more accurate...

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    Grades for Steel Turning and Cast Iron Milling

    March 28, 2014

    Sandvik Coromant has introduced two new grades. GC4315 is suitable for steel turning, and GC3330 is for milling cast iron materials. Both feature Inveio™, a unidirectional crystal orientation that, according to the company, makes them more predictable and extends tool life. Normal crystal...

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    FABTECH Canada Brings Fabricating Technology Together in Toronto

    March 27, 2014

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    Over 35,000 Canadian manufacturers took advantage of technical expertise, gained new industry insights, and viewed a wide range of fabricating equipment and accessories during FABTECH Canada. FABTECH Canada exhibitors moved into the Toronto Congress Center to discuss the needs of attendees and... Continue Reading