MultiCam Canada Blog

  • The Top 4 Tips That Will Help Increase Your Tooling Productivity

    Whether you’re new to CNC Machining or a practiced veteran, there are always ways to make your project more reliable and efficient. Here are few tips to keep in mind that will increase the productivity of your tools: The power of the shortest tooling If you’re routing a large part, that can certainly lead to […]

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  • How To Choose The Right Panel Saw

    Determining which panel saw is right for you is the equivalent of opening Pandora’s box and often leaves you asking more questions. Our founder, the late Gene Olson invented the vertical panel saw in 1958 and we’ve been America’s Leading Producer of Vertical Panel Saws ever since. Our machines are proudly made in Minnesota, and […]

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  • Video: MultiCam 5000 Series CNC Waterjet Table cutting 3/4″ Aluminum

    Watch how The MultiCam 5000 Series CNC Waterjet Table cuts 3/4″ Aluminum at 32 inches per minute (IPM) utilizing 80 Grit Abrasive Garnet and a 90,000 PSI KMT intensifier pump.  

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  • Waterjet Cutting for Sign Industry

    waterjet cutting for sign industry at Ruggles Sign

    What is it about retail signage that makes it stand out? Size certainly matters—the larger the sign, the easier it is to see. Lighting is equally important. But in an age where Amazon Prime and online shopping give us fewer reasons to set foot in brick-and-mortar stores, drawing customer attention is crucial. For retail stores, […]

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  • How To Avoid The Top 10 problems in plasma cutting

    The old adage “measure twice, cut once” is as important for plasma arc cutting operators as it is for carpenters. The phrase could be reworded to “inspect twice, cut once” for the plasma industry. Careful preparation, setup, and maintenance can alleviate many costly problems which operators encounter. Strategy The following is a list of remedies […]

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  • 10 Tips For Growing Your CNC Machining Business

    Here are some tips and suggestions that may help in establishing or expanding your small CNC shop. 1. Develop Partnerships For many machine shop owners, the early days can be an uncertain time in which numerous concerns, such as volume expectations, client lists, or even floor plans, have yet to be resolved. In these circumstances, […]

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  • MDF vs. LDF Spoilboards

    MDF, or Medium-Density Fibreboard, is a composite wood product that is sold in large, thin sheets with a density between 0.5g/cm3 and 0.8g/cm3. It is a type of hardboard with two smooth surfaces, made from wood fibres and particles glued under heat and pressure.

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  • How To Increase Your CNC Machining Speed

    Are you sending your own stress through the roof because you’re cutting it way too close with customer production deadlines? Or, are you the type who acts before you can see problems happening so they never actually occur? Everyone in CNC machining wants more speed…without sacrificing quality. So what are some ways you can get […]

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    Why would you get a CNC waterjet? You can get all kinds of different CNC machinery. So if you’re evaluating the different CNC machine types, here’s why you’d consider a CNC waterjet: Cut a Wide Variety of Materials When it comes to cutting versatility, you don’t get any more flexibility than you do with a CNC […]

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  • 6 Effective Ways To Cut Aluminum With Your CNC Router

    When you think of CNC routing, usually plastic and wood materials come to mind. But CNC routers also cut aluminum, a weaker metal, quite well. At the same time, you have to watch out for a few things. As you might expect, cutting aluminum has its intricacies (versus wood and plastic). The first to be […]

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