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Cutting Tools | Articles | Canadian Metalworking

The Need for Feed

January 30, 2017 | By Canadian Metalworking

High-feed milling achieves higher metal removal rates, increasing productivity and decreasing machining time regardless of material.

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Left to right: Christian Ouimet, managing director of machining and integrated structures operations; Patrick Deschenes, CNC programmer; and Christian Perry, CNC programmer team leader, technical services, of ATEP Laval are on the bridge of the company’s new Makino T4.

Metalworking | Articles | Canadian Metalworking

Conquering the Complexities of Titanium

November 1, 2016 | By Canadian Metalworking

Alcoa provides multimaterial lightweight metals, technology, engineering, and manufacturing services for companies across the globe.

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Five-axis machining excels at the simultaneous machining of complex geometries.

Metalworking | Articles | Canadian Metalworking

The Need for Speed

July 13, 2016 | By Canadian Metalworking

Simultaneous machining with five axes constitutes the elite class of milling technology, especially in machine configurations with high-speed spindles and dynamic direct drives. Markus Rehm, managing director of Deckel Maho Seebach GmbH, a part of the DMG Mori Group, was asked about the...

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Business Profile: Build-A-Mold

January 25, 2016 | By Canadian Metalworking

 Build-A-Mold, of Windsor, Ontario decided the company motto for 2014 would be ‘change.’“One of the core challenges we were facing was how to apply a production system to our custom mold shop,” says Rob Caixeiro, moldmaker manager at Build-A-Mold (BAM). “We wanted...

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The top 10 stories of 2015

December 31, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

It's always interesting to see what stories and articles our readers enjoy the most. Is it a news item about the auto industry or an in-depth look at a machining process or perhaps a machine shop profile?Here is a look at the most popular metalworking posts of 2015:GM sends strong message to...

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A hollow-hexagon
turret lathe driven by
a Westinghouse Type
S motor (1905).

Metalworking | Articles | Canadian Metalworking

Looking Back: Introducing Electric Motors

December 30, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

There have been many major turning points in the evolution of metal working and manufacturing machine shops, and the introduction of the electric motor fixed directly on machine tools to drive the systems marks one of those times. Electric motors are something we take for granted today, but the...

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Metalworking | Blog Posts | Canadian Metalworking

10 Gifts for Manufacturers

December 14, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

What’s the best way to impress your favorite manufacturer this holiday season? Give them a gift from our Top 10 list, of course! There’s something here for everyone, from the professional tinkerer to kids who might grow up and take over the family business someday. Check out these gift...

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Automation and Software | Articles | Canadian Fabricating & Welding

FABTECH 2015 promotes automation, Industry 4.0 and the latest technology

November 18, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

FABTECH 2015 has officially come and gone. North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event kicked off on November 9 and ended November 12 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.This year's event was one of the largest in the show's history and it was...

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Looking Back: Products of the past

October 19, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

As we continue celebrating this magazine’s 110th year of publication, in this issue we’ve scoured the pages from 1905 to resurrect some of the advertisements and products illustrating the leading edge of metalworking technology at the time.While this issue hosts a preview of the 2015...

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The punch
department at
the Canadian Westinghouse Co.

Metalworking | Articles | Canadian Metalworking

Looking back: Plant tours

September 22, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

For as long as this magazine has been around, pages in each issue have been devoted to exploring the inner workings of manufacturing plants across the country. As we continue to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Canadian Metalworking, in this issue we’ll revisit a...

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Originally from Kitchener, Ontario, Darryl Sittler starred
with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League before being selected in the first round of the 1970 NHL
draft (8th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs. At the age
of 24, Sittler became the second youngest captain in
team history. He played with the Leafs for 12 seasons,
ending his playing career with stints in Philadelphia and
Detroit. He was inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in
1989. Meet the Leafs Legend at the CMTS Job Shop
Appreciation Night, Wednesday, September 30.

Metalworking | Blog Posts | Canadian Metalworking

CMTS Countdown: Special evening for Job Shops

August 20, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

If you’re one of the thousands of small- to medium-sized manufacturers vital to Canada’s supply chain, the country’s premier manufacturing event has an offer you may find hard to refuse.SME, organizers of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)—to be held September...

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CMTS Countdown: Showcasing additive manufacturing

July 23, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

As 3D printing continues to gain swift momentum—growing by leaps and bounds in manufacturing, aviation and medical industries in particular—Canada’s comprehensive additive manufacturing/3D printing tradeshow and conference is returning to Toronto.SME announced that RAPID...

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Looking Back: Canada’s first auto assembly plant

July 13, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

In this issue our celebration of Canadian Metalworking’s 110th anniversary takes us back to the December 1905 issue where in a section entitled “Modern Canadian Manufacturing Plants” the magazine profiled the all-new Motor Car Department of Packard Electric Co. in St. Catharines,...

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Planting the seeds for change

July 9, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

The energy in the air was contagious on the evening of May 27 at the Prairieland Exhibition Grandstand in Saskatoon as over 500 adolescent competitors from across the country were assembled, grouped by their provincial or territorial colours and then, armed with noisemakers and the excitement of...

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Business Profile: Rotomaster

July 6, 2015 | By Canadian Metalworking

Rotomaster, a manufacturing company located in Surrey, B.C., provides aftermarket turbocharger products to the automotive industry. Turbochargers harness otherwise wasted exhaust pressure to force air into a combustion engine to increase power and improve efficiency. Rotomaster specializes in the...

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