Canadian Metalworking

Editor's Picks

  • Diamond and borazon grinding pins added to microfinishing tool line
    Titan Tool Supply Inc. has introduced a line of microdiamond and borazon grinding pins for extremely small, precision ID grinding. The grinding pins, starting at a 0.016 in. dia., are on a carbide shank, which provides extra strength and precision.
  • Intersection warning system alerts workers to approaching traffic
    Rite-Hite has introduced the Safe-T-Signal intersection warning system. The ceiling-mounted system alerts workers when traffic is approaching from other directions using LED lights in the shape of red stop signs (octagon) and amber yield (triangle) signs. The system uses unidirectional
  • Touch probe universally replaces touch probes after collisions
    Heidenhain offers the TS 642, a universal replacement for the touch probes of the TS 6xx series in case of a collision. The original transceiver can remain in the machine, and all the original cables can be used. Styluses also
  • Cutting fluid extends cutting tool life
    Walter Surface Technologies has released the Coolcut S-50™ soluble cutting fluid. This cutting fluid increases cutting tool life and reduces heat buildup and friction on workpieces, even in tough applications on hard-to-machine metals, the company reports. Special EP additives in