Founded in 1905, Canadian Metalworking is Canada's only national, monthly magazine dedicated to complete coverage of the metalworking industry. Our topnotch editorial covers a wide range of topics, including machine tools, cutting tools, metals, automation, software, quality, and more.
March 16, 2017 | By Sue Roberts
Drilling small-diameter, deep holes calls for added attention to process details from toolholder to tooling selection to clean coolant.
March 15, 2017
Small changes in setup routines, equipment maintenance, and work flow can make big differences in setup time.
March 10, 2017 | By Nate Hendley
New manufacturing trends must compete with political developments to make headlines in the Canadian aerospace sector.
March 2, 2017 | By Sue Roberts
RWP manufactures a diverse range of products, from small, intricate, threaded electrodes to large weld gun arms for some of the largest and most demanding customers in the automotive sector.
February 27, 2017 | By Joe Thompson
Producing a deep hole with a good finish, accurate diameter, and straightness control is the goal of deep-hole drilling. Hole quality is key to the development of high-quality products.
The ultimate measure of a manufacturing project's success is return on investment (ROI).
February 22, 2017 | By Joe Thompson
As manufacturers begin to machine new materials it pushes cutting tool manufacturers to develop new coatings and new ways to apply coatings to support these demands.
February 15, 2017 | By Lucian Toma, PhD
Mechanical engineering programs at Centennial College in Ontario are dedicated to continual improvement as well as educating the next- generation industrial workforce.
February 2, 2017 | By Adam Grabowski
Whether your company is a medium-size to large manufacturer or a small job shop, performing these 10 common must dos will enable you to cut costs, operate in a lean and efficient manner, and maintain a commitment to excellence.
January 30, 2017 | By Canadian Metalworking
High-feed milling achieves higher metal removal rates, increasing productivity and decreasing machining time regardless of material.
January 26, 2017 | By Joe Thompson
Graphite typically is the standard electrode material for most electrical discharge machine (EDM) applications because they enable faster roughing cycle times and cost less than copper electrodes.
January 19, 2017 | By Sue Roberts
Manipulating turning speed, feed, and depth of cut can result in higher metal removal rates. High-pressure coolant directed at the cutting zone and high-speed inserts help.
January 10, 2017
Hand tools manufacturer Gray Tools Canada, Brampton, Ont., has acquired a new vertical machining centre to strengthen its ability to produce its product domestically. The commissioning of the equipment was the final step in a nearly 18-month process that involved countless hours of study,...
January 6, 2017
The latest evolution of robots, known as collaborative robots, can work side by side with humans to serve their needs and, in doing so, reduce fatigue, improve results, and increase the level of control and process integration. But how is it possible for humans and robots to work together?According...
January 5, 2017 | By Joe Thompson
No matter if your work is in tool and mould construction, the aerospace industry, or the energy sector, a clear trend in all of these production environments is the creation of highly complex, high-quality workpieces with large dimensions.