Canadian Metalworking

Editor's Picks


  • Milling machine incorporates 30-tool, swing-arm ATC
    At IMTS 2016, Hardinge will display the Bridgeport Conquest V1000, a milling machine with rapid traverse rates of 1,692 IPM on the X and Y axes and 1,417 IPM on the Z axis. It features a Mitsubishi M70V control with
  • Modular interface clamps carbide cutting tools
    Haimer USA will introduce the modular Duo-Lock® holding interface for carbide cutting tool heads at IMTS 2016. This system, which creates a stiff, precise interface to provide maximum stability and stiffness, is based on a patented thread and double-cone connection
  • Software provides new toolpath strategies
    3D Systems is releasing GibbsCAM® 2016 software for increased efficiency, accelerated programming speed, and enhanced visualization and accuracy for CNC machine programming. New features and functions are enhanced thread milling, including support for multipoint tools, tapered threads for both single
  • Wire EDM includes two-wire spool
    At IMTS 2016, GF Machining Solutions will introduce the AgieCharmilles CUT X series of wire EDMs featuring an automatic wire changer (AWC) two-wire spool for automatic changing between different wires for initial and finishing cuts. The series of machines includes